Landslide Zone, by Shikchit Khanal

To get to Heaven’s Lake, one must first pass through this dangerous landslide area in the Manang District of Nepal. It took some time to build up the courage to get to the other side, but I knew what beauty awaited me once I reached the other side. The risk was well worth it.

Landslide Zone, by Shikchit Khanal

Nikon D90 | Exposure 1/200s @ f/18 | ISO 200 | Focal Length 18mm
Landslide Zone, by Shikchit Khanal

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 15
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12.5, Composition 17.5, Style 12.5, Skill 11.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Landscape Photography
Photograph Location: Manang, Gandaki Zone | Nepal

Photographer: Shikchit Khanal (Kathmandu, Nepal) Registered
Since he was a young boy, Shikchit Khanal always found beauty in everyday life. Born in Kathmandu, Nepal, he never realized that he had very little. He always longed for a life less ordinary, less conventional. Making photographs in his mind of the things he saw around him. He dreamed of one day being able to document the way he viewed the world. He dreamed of travelling and knowing the world through his own eyes and sharing his vision with others. In May 2010, he finally bought his first camera and for the past two years he has been living his dream of travelling and taking photos throughout India and his home country of Nepal where he is currently living with his wife and child to be.


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