A Dying Glacier


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Title     A Dying Glacier
Photographer     turgon/Tomasz (1,128) Send mail to this user
Portfolio     Main portfolio
F-stop     f/6.3
Shutter speed     1/500 sec
Categories     Abstract
Nature
Travel
Camera     Olympus E-20
Content advisory     G (general audiences)
Submitted     December 14, 2012 4:05:32 PM CST
Views     224
Rating     1 Thumb-up

As global warming increases, alpine glaciers receive less and less snow inflow, thus, with the flow of ice still present, the glacier breaks with not enough new ice support and gets more crevasses. Here Mittelbergferner seen from Linker Fernerkogel, Ötztal Alps, August 2009.

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Thumb-up    from dickm865/Richard (2,951) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 5:59:48 PM CST (3) Early critique

A very interesting story and the photo illustrates it, but without your narrative the photo doesn't say anything at all. I've seen text incorporated into such a photo and maybe that can work for you. The image lacks any sense of scale and technically parts are blown out and other parts are too deep in shadow. It just doesn't work as presented.

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