Welcome to the peak of Dhauladhar mountains.

© Mukesh Srivastava

Welcome to the peak of Dhauladhar mountains.

Uploaded: October 18, 2008


It was shot at Bir-Billing(2290m high), HP, India in Sept,08.
This site is regarded as among the best in the world for Paragliding.Billing (2290 m) is the take-off site and Bir (1400 m) is the village at the landing site.The road distance between the two is 14 km. Bir is sheltered by the Dhauladhar mountains and the ridges behind keep rising to 3000 mtrs, 4000 mtrs, 5000 mtrs + one after the other so a pilot can fly at 4000 mtrs and still watch the mountains tower above. Bir is a beautiful village surrounded by tea gardens and spectacular scenery, whereas Billing offers unique opportunities for high altitude and cross country flying and flights of 180 kms have been achieved from here.

We reached to hours late so, we missed the paragliding shoot.

Entry for Catch All Cat.*

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 250.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70s


Jennifer L. Alder October 19, 2008

Beautiful work, Mukesh! Silos and presentation here are wonderful :) #1019099

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 19, 2008

beautiful silhouette and capture! #6621006

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 19, 2008

Beautiful, Mukesh!! Love the silhouettes against that beautiful sky!! #6621034

Tiia Vissak October 19, 2008

great colors, silhouettes & pov! #6621049

Tommy E. Burgess October 19, 2008

A truely wonderful capture Mukesh! #6621102

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 19, 2008

Terrific capture, Mukesh. Wonderful perspective and silhouettes against a beautiful sky. #6621112

Tarun Bose October 19, 2008

Excellent silhouette against beautiful sky. Good work Mukesh. #6621126

Renata Gusciora October 19, 2008

Great capture and silhouettes,Mukesh! #6621127

Lynne Morris level-classic October 19, 2008

Excellent silhouetted image Mukesh, lovely work. #6621226

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 19, 2008

Lovely Silhouetted image here, Mukesh.

Dominick #6621262

Kate Baumgartner October 19, 2008

Stunning silhouette, beautiful sky and your written details add so much to your composition. Well done, Mukesh. #6621320

Jessica Jenney October 19, 2008

Fantastic image, Mukesh! You do such beautiful sihouettes! So wonderful against a dramatic sky! #6622003

Jennifer L. Taranto October 19, 2008

that sky is amazing!! awesome silhouettes too!! #6622005

Dr. Harmeet Singh October 19, 2008

Very beautiful capture.Loved the scene here.. #6622140

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic October 19, 2008

Beautiful image here. I really like the texture that the fence convey. #6622682

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 19, 2008

FANTASTIC blue sky and silhoustees capture Mukesh!!! #6623196

Kim Dietrich Elam October 19, 2008

GREAT image! #6624053

Nadya Johnson October 19, 2008

Wonderful photo here, Mukesh! The sky is fabulous, the silhouettes are perfect! #6624491

Evy Johansen level-classic October 20, 2008

Wow.. this is such a wonderful image, Mikesh!! Wonderful sihouettes against the beautiful sky!! #6625319

Max Aureli October 21, 2008

Wonderful this capture!! Great BG and silhouette design, Mukesh!!! #6630634

Kimi A. Phillips October 21, 2008

Awesome image, Mukesh!:) #6633874

A P October 21, 2008

Wonderful silhouette against a vivid blue sky. Beautiful Mukesh #6634558

Brett Dolsen November 02, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderfull POTD Mukesh!!Brett #6694943

Karen Engelbreth November 02, 2008

A big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Mukesh.... #6694951

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 02, 2008

Congratulations Mukesh on your POTD Win.

Dominick #6694990

Les Rhoades level-classic November 02, 2008

Congrats on your POTD selection! #6695008

Josselyne Klecanda November 02, 2008

Great image.congrats. #6695070

Jessica Jenney November 02, 2008

Congratulations, Mukesh on your fantastic POTD!!!! #6695115

Deb Koskovich November 02, 2008

Great work, congratulations! #6695229

Joy Rector November 02, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6695239

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 02, 2008

Wonderful silhouettes and sky. Congrats on the POTD, Mukesh.

UB. #6695364

Max Aureli November 02, 2008

:-) Congratulations on this POTD Mukesh!! Great composition!!! #6695387

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 02, 2008

Super image and SUPER Congratulations on this awesome POTD Mukesh! Well deserved.

jo ann c. #6695405

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic November 02, 2008

Beautiful!!! Congrats on your POTD!!! #6695441

Muna A. Al Zaabi November 02, 2008

Great work Mukesh, Congrats on the POTD. #6695755

Eivor Kuchta November 02, 2008

Wonderful, Mukesh! Congratulations on your POTD! #6695830

A P November 02, 2008

Congratulations Mukesh on your beautiful POTD> #6695989

Margaret R. Barry level-classic November 02, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Mukesh! #6696044

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 02, 2008

A fabulous POTD!
~Lisa #6696194

Anita Hogue November 02, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Mukesh! #6696269

Tiia Vissak November 02, 2008

Congratulations! #6696616

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 02, 2008

Congratulations on your vibrant and beautiful potd Mukesh!!! WTG!!! #6696914

Cary Rogers November 02, 2008

Congrats on your POTD, Mukesh! great composition of silhouettes against a billowy sky! #6697048

ronda chatelle level-classic November 02, 2008

Great image Mukesh! Congratulations on your wonderful POTD! #6697126

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 02, 2008

HUGE Congrats on your AWSOME POTD Mukesh!!! #6697151

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 02, 2008

WoW!!! A HuGe congrats, Mukesh on this incredible POTD!!! Certainly a place I would love to visit someday...beautiful! #6698148

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 02, 2008

Congratulations, Mukesh, on this wonderful POTD! The silhouettes are terrific against the fabulous sky. I really enjoyed reading the information that accompanied the photograph, too - thanks for sharing! #6698274

Laura L. Gonzales November 02, 2008

WTG Mukesh!!! Congratulations on this beautiful POTD!!! Great work!! Laura #6698448

Tommy E. Burgess November 02, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD Mukesh!! #6699283

Girish Vaghela level-classic November 03, 2008

Congratulations on this amazing POTD, GREAT, Mukesh!! #6701211

Dr. Harmeet Singh November 03, 2008

Heartiest Congratulations on this wonderful POTD .... #6702043

Evy Johansen level-classic November 03, 2008

BIG congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved POTD, Mukesh!! #6704059

Corinne M. Thompson November 03, 2008

Fabulous image, congrats on the POTD for it! #6704527

Pradeep K. Kaushik November 05, 2008

Congratulations Mukeshji on your awesome POTD!! #6709895

Tarun Bose November 25, 2008

Big congrats for your finalist, Mukesh. #6805850

Nadya Johnson November 25, 2008

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Mukesh! #6806219

Max Aureli November 25, 2008

Congratulations on your Finalist, Mukesh!!!! #6806246

Susan Fox November 25, 2008

Congratulations Mukesh :-) #6806671

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 25, 2008

CONGRATS on your spectacular finalist and POTD Mukesh!!! #6806714

Corinne M. Thompson November 25, 2008

Congrats to you! #6806928

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 25, 2008

WOOOHOOOO!!!! I missed out on the POTD!! Huge congratulations on the POTD and this finalist Mukesh!! Best of luck in the next round!! #6807197

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 25, 2008

WTG Mukesh...Congrats. and good luck in the next round.

UB. #6807286

Tommy E. Burgess November 25, 2008

Congratulations on the fantastic finalist Mukesh!!! Best of luck.
:) Tommy #6807457

Tiia Vissak November 26, 2008

Congratulations! #6807976

Dr. Harmeet Singh November 26, 2008

This has to be a winner,Mukesh ji..Heartiest congrats on this finalist... #6808195

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap November 26, 2008

Congratulations Mukeshji #6808220

Jessica Jenney November 26, 2008

Congratulations, Mukesh on your fantastic finalist! #6809147

Girish Vaghela level-classic November 26, 2008

Congratulations, Mukesh!! Sky is so beautiful and the image!!! #6809971

Michelle Alton November 26, 2008

Magnificent creation, Mukesh. Congratulations! #6811821

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 26, 2008

Fantastic finalist, Mukesh...congratulations! #6812072

Sirsendu Gayen November 26, 2008

Congratulations. #6813410

November 29, 2008

congratulations. It feels good to see the beaty of India through yor eyes Mukesh #6825650

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