Interesting Photo of the Day: Yak in the Himalayas

Sometimes you have to travel far and wide—and in this case very, very high—to get the perfect shot:

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Yak in the Himalayas by Rajiv Sankarlall (Via Imgur. Click to see full size.)

Photographer Rajiv Sankarlall had the privilege of traveling to Himachal Pradesh, India to live as the monks do for a month. After getting over a pretty bad case of altitude sickness, he spent his time hiking around and photographing the amazing sights of the Himalayas. This amazing shot of a yak was taken in Spiti Valley, India at an altitude of about 12,000 feet.

Camera Equipment and Settings

  • Nikon D90
  • Lens: Rokinon 14mm Wide Angle
  • Aperture: f/9
  • Shutter Speed: 1/2000
  • ISO: 250

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