From my blog: http://www.niophoto.com/matterhorn-long-exposure-in-bw/
I was in Zermatt, Switzerland, for a few days last week. Amongst others, I was there for a photo walk with the +Swiss Photography Club G+, as well as a climb up to the summit of the Breithorn (4,164 m / 13,661 ft) with +Wilfried Haferland and +Deborah Vos … pffff. The most dominant peak in the Zermatt region is the Matterhorn. Its summit is 4,478 metres (14,690 ft) high, making it one of the highest peaks in the Alps. It also one of the most photographed mountains of the world, so it is hard to come home with something original.
During one of my hikes last week, the cloud formations around the Matterhorn looked interesting enough to try something different: a long exposure. As it was quite sunny, I combined 3 Lee ND filters (10 + 3 + 2) to get to 15 stops of exposure reduction and with that an exposure time of 2 minutes. I processed the image in Lightroom 4.1 and Silver Efex Pro 2. I like the result of this experiment. Hope you do to!
Dedicating this one to +Yasmin Simpson. One of the nicest persons I have met here on G+ and a great artist, so make sure to go circle her!
Btw: shot this with a D800E instead of the trusted D3x. The D800E is really growing on me :)
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