The famous Three Towers of Chile's southern Andes were probably the most impressive vertical granite faces I've ever seen in person. Both the central tower here and the one behind it rise almost a vertical mile sheer from near where this photograph was taken.

After a new autumn snow overnight fell atop the peaks, I made my way by headlamp for several hours up steep moraines and cliff bands behind the usual stopping point for visitors at the lakes below, in search of some more imposing wide-angle perspectives. What I found was an amazing water park with innumerable cascades rushing at high velocity over the polished granite. Fortunately, the skies cooperated that morning and I was granted some pretty nice light for shooting about 20 minutes after the sun first made an appearance.

Please let me know your thoughts. This is a single RAW file processed twice from a 14mm lens with no additional blending.

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