Antarctic Avalanche

We were exploring the rugged coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. It was overcast and dreary. As the end of the day drew near, a gap in the clouds bathed this distant mountain face in soft warm light. It was a beautiful sight to behold and I felt lucky to be witnessing it. I used a long 200mm lens to frame the scene. Then, as I looked through my lens, something seemed to shift. I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me. I fired off a couple of shots before peering through my lens once more. As the cloud of snow from the avalanche blossomed, I suddenly realise what I was looking at and what I had captured moments before.

Date Taken: 08 Dec 2017
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Exposure Time: 1/1000s
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 200mm
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