Col des Aravis, by Ola Cedell

The Col des Aravis is a mountain pass in the French Alps that connects the towns of La Clusaz in Haute-Savoie with La Giettaz in Savoie. At 1486 m, it is the lowest pass in the Aravis Range of mountains. The col des Aravis has been crossed no less than 40 times by the Tour de France. Photograph was taken in end of May when there were still snow on the mountain tops.

Col des Aravis, by Ola Cedell

Nikon D800 with 24-70mm | Exposure 1/400sec @ f/11 | ISO 400 | Focal Length 45mm
Col des Aravis, by Ola Cedell

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 02
Award Score: 64 (Value 11.5, Clarity 11.5, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Landscape Photography
Photograph Location: La Clusaz, Haute-Savoie, France

Photographer: Ola Cedell (Malmo, Sweden) Registered
Born in southern Sweden in 1969, Ola Cedell moved to Melbourne Australia in 1996, then to Aachen Germany in 2001, and returned back to southern Sweden in 2003. Food has been a big part of Cedell’s life, as he always enjoys tasting and trying new things. Besides his engineering career, he has been enjoying amateur photography since 1996. Nowadays, Landscape and food photography are his main categories, i.e. for the catering company Gazpacho. His inspiration comes form all around the world, but mainly in southern Sweden as well as France Alpes/Provence.


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