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Shot while walking along the trail from Everest Base Camp just above Namche Bazaar. Sagarmartha National Park, Nepal.
Nikon D200, 18-200 vr lens
f/11, 1/320 sec., 105mm, SO: 100, EV: -1.0

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avalanche, thamserka

I love doing photography in remote and beautiful places.

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  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 5 years ago

    Awesome capture, was that a landslide or just a cloud?

  • Yes – definitely an avalanche – we saw it happen. The ‘cloud’ was gone within minutes.

    – Richard Stanley

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 5 years ago

    It is neat seeing these things happen as long as you safe. Lucky you

  • Harry Oldmeadow
    Harry Oldmeadowalmost 5 years ago

    yep, awesome indeed — you wouldn’t want to be in the wrong place…
    Magnificent ice flutes on Thamserka!

  • Yes it was covered with stuff that was about to fall – we were across on the other side of the valley.

    – Richard Stanley

  • ralph arce
    ralph arcealmost 5 years ago

    Marvelous! :D

  • Thank you.

    – Richard Stanley

  • E.R. Bazor
    E.R. Bazoralmost 5 years ago

    Amazing!
    It’s great that you were back a bit from it happening.
    Otherwise you would probably have been taking photos the whole time the snow was covering you up.

  • Thanks ER – yes, we were about half a mile across the valley from it.

    – Richard Stanley

  • JanT
    JanTalmost 5 years ago

    Thunderous movement conveyed in your photo, Richard. Beautiful shot even without the action.

  • Thanks you Jan – it was very exciting.

    – Richard Stanley

  • Hope Ledebur
    Hope Ledeburover 4 years ago

    Awesome! …Hope

  • Thank you Hope.

    – Richard Stanley

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