Paraglider at La Tournette, by Ola Cedell

From the golf course in Echarvines on Lake Annecy west side rises La Tournette the Massif des Bornes 2351 m above sea level. It is the highest summit of the mountains around Annecy and one of the most outstanding panoramas of the Alps. From the top, you see the half of the French Alps from Mont Blanc to La Meije and from Pointe Percée to Mont Aiguille. An area for the active traveler, which offers grand views, advanced activity and an extraordinary experience. The picturesque old town is located on the bank of the Thiou River and Lake Annecy, one of the Largest and arguably most spectacular natural lakes in France.

Paraglider at La Tournette, by Ola Cedell

Nikon D800 with Nikkor 70-200/2.8 | Exposure 1/2000sec @ f/8 | ISO 400 | Focal Length 200mm
Paraglider at La Tournette, by Ola Cedell

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | April 21
Award Score: 66.5 (Value 12, Clarity 13, Composition 17.5, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Adventure Photography
Photograph Location: Echarvines, Annecy, 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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