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Cris Magsino's picture

The Sleeping Dragon

August 21, 2019

Our 6-day trip in Indonesia has brought us to some of the most amazing photographic spots that I have been to. But the one that stands out bar-none is the mighty Ijen volcano! The grueling hike up to its crater is nothing compared to the reward that this place gave me when I set foot on its summit as I stand there in awe letting the majestic sight around me sink in. Truly one of my favorite photographic spots to date.

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Jordan Butler's picture

That really is a beautiful shot.

Cris Magsino's picture

Thank you Jordan 😊

Sridhar Chilimuri's picture

That is stunning!

Mammatt Sora's picture

I have been in this location, it is the edge of Mt. Ijen crater. This is a fascinating place, I have tried similar shots here just at sunrise (nearly all tours go there for sunrise), I must say this one is really a brilliant shot! and those trees are fighting to stay there as you say (they are dried and stunted, I can only presume there has been increased volcanic activity in recent years that has killed them).

Jean Dawkins's picture

great shot

Christopher Suchocki's picture

Beautiful shot! I've definitely seen this conposition before but I like your take on it. Very light and airy.