ARCHIVE 98 – KILIMANJARO (MONO)

 

 

Kilimanjaro
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Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, seen from Kenya’s Amboseli Game Reserve; July 1978.

OM-1 with 75mm-150mm Zuiko; Agfa CT18 colour slide rated at 64 ISO; converted to mono in Silver Efex Pro 2.

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12 comments

  1. Well, I can definitely say that there was more snow in ’78 than there was when I saw and climbed this back in 2007. An obvious and significant shrinkage of the snowcap. Evidence of climate change most certainly. I love this image too – eerie, cloud wreathed and that extraordinary semi-symmetrical bulk. What a mountain!

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    • That’s interesting, Andy. I can remember the very small and retreating glaciers on Mt Kenya from sometime around 1978 too – maybe none of these snowcaps will last. Well, I’m a geologist – and things come and things go! Glad you like the shot – thank you. Adrian

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  2. Stunning… and so perfect.
    Wonderful composition and tones… there’s a silent feeling in this one and I can only imagine the feeling you must have had in you…

    Enjoy your weekend, my friend. Hugs from Sweden.

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