Evening Glory

Mt Feathertop, The Razorback and Mt Buffalo, Alpine National Park, Victoria, Australia

I'm always drawn to photographing Mount Feathertop and the Razorback in winter. Since I was kid, Mount Feathertop has held something special to me. From the views of it from Mt Hotham, to walking up its steep slopes and the view from its summit, it has drawn me back to the Victorian Alps time and time again. Mt Feathertop is the second-highest mountain in the Australian state of Victoria, rising to 1,922 metres and is usually covered in snow from June to September. Unlike many other Australian mountains, Feathertop has steep summit slopes instead of a rounded summit dome. It's this aspect that makes it great to photograph in winter, as it's the only real Australian alpine 'peak' that gets covered in snow. On this evening, after a great sunset I decided to remain at this location a little longer and was rewarded with the sky on the horizon lighting up with the great colours you see here. It made for a terrific contrast against the snow covered Razorback and Mt Feathertop.

This photograph is exclusively available as a limited edition print. Edition size: 500

AWARDS

2013 | Bronze award - Epson International Pano Awards

2012 | Bronze award - Creative Asia Awards

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