Title: Stars Over Dingboche Location: Dingboche, Solukhumbu, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal, Asia (27°53’38” N 86°49’51” E) Description: Night photography in the Himalayas can be very special because of the clearness of the atmosphere. It’s my “Most stars I’ve ever seen in my life” place. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm Continue Reading →
Title: Sunrise And Prayer Flags Location: Dingboche, Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: Another in a series of digital creations, this one entirely rendered on my iPhone with Adobe Ideas (but it started as a background image from this post, which I subsequently traced and filled). This image was a Continue Reading →
There are beautiful blue skies in California today and maybe that’s why so many of the images in this post are of the gorgeous skies contained therein. Whatever the case, enjoy this trip around the world with the color blue. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions Continue Reading →
Title: Prayer Flags At Sunrise Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: Buddhist prayer flags fly above the high ground between Pheriche and Dingboche as the sun tops the distant Himalayas of Nepal. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/1000 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm Continue Reading →
Title: Sunrise On Prayer Flags Location: Dingboche, Nepal, Asia Description: Getting up early in the Himalayas almost always pays off with a spectacular sunrise. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/1000 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 28mm (45mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Continue Reading →
Title: Just Before Sunrise, Himalayas Location: Dingboche, Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: Frost covers the short scrubs that is brave enough to attempt to grow in the harsh conditions at 13,000’ above sea level. Soon clouds will roll in and obscure the distant mountains, but for a while, calm Continue Reading →
Back In Kathmandu and the day has turned to night. Most the stars have left; the ones that remain are not as bright. Every time I am here I dream of the Solukhumbu. One taxi, one flight and weeks of walking. And stars. Stars. Stars.