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Rock climbing
28 Feb 2021    Haute Route 
Rock climbing    
28 Feb 2021    Haute Route   
 
 
 
 

We'd been hiking for hours—it was after five in the afternoon—when we encountered this wall of rock. We were tired so it was a slow climb.

 
 
 
 
     

You might notice some coloured spots in these photos, especially in the one above. This lens' weakness (it's a Tokina 12-24) is a tendency to flare. It does this even when using a hood, and I always use a hood. With the first photo I used the clone tool in Lightroom to remove the worst spots but as you can see there are some remaining.

 
 
 
     

You might notice some coloured spots in these photos, especially in the one above. This lens' weakness (it's a Tokina 12-24) is a tendency to flare. It does this even when using a hood, and I always use a hood. With the first photo I used the clone tool in Lightroom to remove the worst spots but as you can see there are some remaining.

 
 
 
     

You might notice some coloured spots in these photos, especially in the one above. This lens' weakness (it's a Tokina 12-24) is a tendency to flare. It does this even when using a hood, and I always use a hood. With the first photo I used the clone tool in Lightroom to remove the worst spots but as you can see there are some remaining.