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Looking Back
Photograph by Peter Essick

Tourists in the canton of Valais, Switzerland, stand at the site where the Rhone Glacier ended during the Little Ice Age in the mid-1800s. The glacier has since retreated up the valley as Alpine temperatures have risen. It can be seen in this photo peeking over a cliff in the distance.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS 1V
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 17-35mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/11
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Midday
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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