Photo Of The Day – Stupa Against The Mountains

Title: Stupa Against The Mountains Location: Solukhumbu, Nepal, Asia Description: A Buddhist stupa sits atop a ridge in order to command a view from all over the surrounding valley while sheer cliffs thrust upward through the fog and clouds. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Candle Lighting

Title: Candle Lighting Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’58” N  85°17’3″ E) Description: Devotional butter lamps are lit at the foot of Swayambhunath in Kathmandu, Nepal. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 800 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/30 Altitude 4,344.6 ft Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Peak And The Prayer Flags

Title: The Peak And The Prayer Flags Location: Khumjung, Solukhumbu, Nepal (27°49’30” N  86°43’12” E) Description: Give me a slightly cloudy morning any day of the week and as a photographer I am happy. I get excited when the forecast calls for “partly sunny” because I know there Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Flags And The Machermo Range From Gokyo Ri

Title: Prayer Flags And The Machermo Range From Gokyo Ri Location: Gokyo Ri, Solukhumbu, Nepal (27°57’22” N  86°41’15” E) Description: At around 5,357m, or 17,575 ft, Gokyo Ri affords tremendous views of the Himalayas. In this image I highlighted some of the near peaks which are so clear Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Taktsang Monastery – Tiger’s Nest

Title: Taktsang Monastery – Tiger’s Nest Location: Paro, Bhutan, Asia Description: Perched hundreds of feet above the valley below, Taktsang Monastery is steeped in legend and lore of the Guru Rinpoche’s time spent here meditating in the 8th century. The structure is built into and of the rock with Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tibetan Prayer Pole On The Inside, Bhutan

Title: Tibetan Prayer Pole On The Inside, Bhutan Location: Phobjika Valley, Bhutan Description: Prayer flags are strung around a central pole in the Phobjika Valley of Bhutan. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm EF Shutter Speed 1/30 Aperture f/6.3 ISO 100 Focal Length 10mm   Photograph Copyright Peter West Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Blue

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 →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Flags At Sunrise

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 →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Wheel Wall

Title: Prayer Wheel Wall Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Along the outer wall of Swayambhunath, or Monkey Temple, Buddhist prayer wheels wait for monks, paritioners or visitors to give them a spin and send forth prayers of peace. Kathmandu, Nepal. Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Trail To Mount Everest

Title: The Trail To Mount Everest Location: Solukhumbu, Just outside of Namche Bazaar, Nepal Description: Close, but still kilometers in the distance, Mount Everest (Sagarmatha to local Nepalis)keeps watch over trekkers stopping to rest at a Buddhist Stupa along one of many trails through the Himalayas. Warm weather Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mountains And Memorials

Title: Mountains And Memorials Location: Khumbu Region, Nepal Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/400 Aperture f/11 ISO 100 Focal Length 70mm (112mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to join me on my next tour to Bhutan or Nepal in 2013? Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sunrise On Prayer Flags

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 →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Flags Before The Himalayas

Title: Prayer Flags Before The Himalayas Location: Near Pheriche, Nepal Description: Early morning light brightens the snow on the peak behind the tattered prayer flags strung high atop of wing-scrubbed pass. The flags will remain, letting the wind pull them apart as the intentions of compassion spreading through Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Flags In The Himalayas

Title: Prayer Flags In The Himalayas Location: Gokyo Ri, Khumbu Himal, Nepal, Asia Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Interested in visiting Nepal for yourself to see what types of photos you can shoot?  Join me this October for a photo tour through the Himalayas! Photo Tours To Nepal, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tibetan Stupa And Himalayas

  Title: Tibetan Stupa And Himalayas Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to purchase this photo or license it? Email me. Subscribe to Photo Of The Day: Enter Your E-Mail Address Subscribe in a reader

Photo Of The Day – Prayers In The Hills

Title: Prayers In The Hills Location: Gokyo Ri, Khumbu Region, Nepal Description: Tibetan prayer flags are often placed on the summits of peaks to allow the winds to carry the prayers throughout the world. These flags are placed near the 17,575′ peak of Gokyo Ri. Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →