Shingo Lal (5500m). We had to wait 2 days for the weather to improve before we ascended, then down the other side. The photograph was taken on a trip to Zanskar in 1984 with my Olympus OM-1 SLR using Kodak Ektachrome Colour slide film with an ASA of 100, and using a Sigma 35-135mm f3.5-4.5 Telephoto Zoom Lens, probably at 35mm. (This is the uncropped original image.) No other EXIF remains, however back in those days I wasn’t using filters. Along with several hundred other slides taken in the Himalayas during several trips, this slide was recently hand-cleaned then scanned at 4000 dpi, and saved as a 22 megabyte jpg. I then cleaned up the image itself a bit with Colour Efex Pro 4.

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