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Snowy Peaks at Sunrise
Photograph by Gordon Wiltsie

After a windy night camping on Lake Karakul, southwest of Kashgar, expedition member Mark Newcomb awakens to a view of Mount Muztaghata, a 24,757-foot (7,546-meter) peak whose name means “father of the ice mountains.”



Camera: Nikon 8008
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia 50
Lens: 35-70mm f/2.8
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Not recorded
Time of Day: Dawn
Lighting Techniques: Natural light





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