Siddhartha De's picture

Royal Purple

July 13, 2017

A small bend in an offshoot of the Zanskar River, Zanskar Valley, Ladakh, India.
The Zanskar Valley is generally dry, windy, harsh and barren. The Zanskar River cuts a green swathe through the valley, with grasses and flowering plants providing a splash of colour close to the water. During the summer, melting snow and glacial ice cause the river to rise, forming pools and rivulets around which a local mini-ecosystem starts to thrive. This picture was taken at one such spot, where a bend in a rivulet provided a nice foreground against the mountains behind.

28mm · f/22.0 · 1/100s · ISO 900
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Rafal Hyps's picture

Excellent mood!

Siddhartha De's picture

Thank you, Rafal

Siddhartha De's picture

Hey, this photograph got selected for Fstopper's featured photo of the day on Instagram today! I'm over the moon! Thanks, Rex and Fstoppers!