In the mountains, the light never seems to be the same from one day to the next. That is especially true early in the morning, when low-lying cloud and valley mist start to clear and brief gaps allow the sun to shine through.
This is part of the long undulating summit ridge of the Breithorn in the Valais Alps in 2008. The conditions on that particular morning saw the light pick out that ridge line to perfection. I’ve never again seen it quite like this.
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