The Mountain and the Moon

I shot this photograph a little more than a month ago when I was in Ladakh. I was staying at the village of Ang. Darkness was just setting in and the glorious near full moon rose over the mountains.

Mountain and the Moon
Mountain and the Moon

One of the things that you will remark about Ladakh is that it is very hard to escape the mountains. You are hemmed in by very tall mountains all the time. It is almost impossible to get a photograph of anything without a bit of a mountain jutting in it. So much so that when you leave the place and head back to the plains, you are almost a touch agoraphobic.

But anyway taking this photo reminded me a bit of my earlier photos of Mt Fuji taken by the moonlight. Another mountain another moonlit night…

Mt Fuji from darkness to dawn
Mt Fuji from darkness to dawn

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Nirmala says:

    So peaceful,looking at these pictures

  2. Mabel Kwong says:

    Your photos and the moon around Ladakh and Mount Fuji are absolutely mesmerising. You do make that moon look so big and crisp, larger than life. Those mountains sounded like everywhere where you were walking . They are certainly massive but I think here the moon shines alongside it. Beautifully done 🙂

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