Interesting Photo of the Day: Candy-Like Patagonia

Landscaper photographer Artur Stanisz has spent the last few years hiking and photographing some of the world’s most remote areas, including a recent trip to Patagonia. While in the Salto Grande Rio Paine and Torres del Paine range, he experienced the ever-changing Patagonia weather, mainly the strong, harsh winds that create fast-moving clouds and cause the sky to change colors constantly, allowing for pictures like this:

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Candy-like Patagonia by Artur Stanisz (Via Facebook. Click image to see full size.)

Stanisz says the constantly changing weather means you never know what you’re going to get. He waited three days for the rainy, snowy weather to improve so he could capture a clear, beautiful shot of this location. What he got was better than anything he expected.

“When I saw what was happening on the sky that morning, it was like a candy in my mouth. A very strong wind, caused clouds to move rapidly. The light was constantly on the move influencing changes in the colour of the sky. When I was watching these quickly moving clouds, I feared that the light would never appear. I was really thrilled when for a few minutes the sky exploded with these candy like hues.”

Stanisz used a Nikon D800 and a 14mm focal length to capture this shot.

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