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    Edit Photo Details Gentle giants in misty forests   #nepal #mist #travel #forest
    Eastern Hills of Nepal is the gate way to the Eastern range of great Himalaya. Located above 1.5 km from sea, the misty Eastern hills are covered with wet forests housing diverse flora and fauna. These giant pine trees stand strongly in hilly forests. This was captured at Eastern Hilly district Ilam on a rainy day. The light is obstructed and scattered by a cloud coming down due to downwind which has made the water drops at edges of leaves glistening and giving a heavenly blurry brightness.
    WHAT MAKES THIS PHOTO GREAT?
    Composition 18
    Lighting 20
    Creativity 16
    Story 13

    A beautiful composition, lovely use of light in what appears to be fog. Great atmospherics. Conveys this sense of feeling what it is like there on this misty day.

    Dennis Dimick
    National Geographic Executive Editor, Environment
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Aug 9, 2014
    Date Uploaded: Aug 10, 2014
    Camera: SONY DSC-HX1
    Focal Length: 5.3 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/320 sec
    Aperture: f/4
    ISO: 125
    Copyright: © Lakruwan D.
    Categories: Adventure, Nature, Travel
    Assignments: Follow Me, Best of the World, Tree of Life, Show Me Your Wilderness