Ice coated rocks in snow on Etheridge Ridge, Kosciuszko National Park, Australia. Fine Art Photography Prints for Sale

Etheridge Ridge, Kosciuszko National Park, Australia. - Image: SN92P3L

Title: Wind blown

Location: Etheridge Ridge, Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia

Code: SN92P3L

Portfolio Type: Limited Edition Fine Art Portfolio


I’d stayed the night at Seamans hut and got up very early to climb to the top of Etheridge Ridge, which is right next to Mt Kosciuszko, to shoot from there, it was probably just under a kilometer away. The moonlight casts long icy shadows as I was making my way up icy Etheridge Ridge. Climbing with my backpack of camera equipment weighing close to 14kg and using my tripod as a stabiliser on the icy assent, the wind pick up and started pushing an eerie mist past the beam of my head torch. I was in a race against the first rays of dawn light, hoping I would get to the top well before first light. My legs felt tired and shaky and my breathing heavy, so I took a quick brake knowing that the conditions where slippery and if I did fall over it would be a slide that might not end so well for me. I didn’t rest long, probably only 30 seconds, just enough to realign my strength and resolve, I needed to get there, 10 minutes later I was on top of Etheridge Ridge. My balaclava was iced up but I was elated not to have lost any good shooting light. That morning turned into one, of the many great mornings, in my “office”.

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    Limited Edition imagery are printed on the most archivally stable materials available, they are digitally signed and numbered in my handwriting. The images can be reproduced in my Gift Collection product range, but no larger than a 10 x 10inch surface area in size. Gift Collection products, such as the Fine Art Mini print, actively promote the Limited Edition imagery and help increase their popularity. For further information on the Limited Edition Portfolio and the edition sizes see this link below “The Different Portfolio’s”.


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