new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
The Gathering of Heavenly Soldiers | by Feng Wei Photography
Back to group

The Gathering of Heavenly Soldiers

张家界-老屋场-神兵聚会

 

This magical place, seemingly out of this world, is in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern part of Hunan province, China. It is said that the geographic formation in the park inspired James Cameron to create planet Pandora for his blockbuster movie "Avatar".

 

To capture the first slice of golden sunlight shinning over the towering peaks (the heavenly soldiers), I have to get up 4 AM in the morning, hire a local driver to take me to the place beyond the reach of "normal" tourists.

 

Stitched together from 3 separate photos. No HDR.

 

© All rights reserved. You may not use this photo in website, blog or any other media without my explicit permission.

10,384 views
173 faves
362 comments
Taken on May 27, 2011