2014 Photo Contest, Sports Feature, Singles, 2nd prize

Kite skier on the mountain

Photographer

Anastas Tarpanov

13 January, 2013

A kite skier catches the wind on the slopes of Mount Vitosha, south of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

About

Anastas Tarpanov

Anastas Tarpanov was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in 1980, and was interested in photography from the start. He pursued photography as a hobby until his late 20s. Anastas has parti...

Background story

Mount Vitosha, Bulgaria

A kite skier catches the wind on the slopes of Mount Vitosha, south of the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The driving force for kite-skiing comes from the kite, and the sport has more in common with cross-country than with downhill skiing, where gravity provides the main impetus. It can take place on snow, ice, land or water.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/800
Focal length
180.0 mm
F-Stop
5.6
ISO
400

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