Hirafu Nikabe Night View

Scrambling to get a night pano done on the last nighter of the year ...yep "waited" for the last possible chance to shoot. The conditions weren't great ...strong winds, intermittent snow. I got half way through shooting the pano when the weather turned nasty and the last 2 shots were taken while it was snowing including the zenith ( up shot ) and i also forgot to shoot the nadir ( down shot ).  Anyway turned out ok with a bit of trickery. 

For anyone who has never been to the Niseko area the Hirafu resort where this pano was taken has AMAZING NIGHT SKING !!!!!!!! there is more terrain higher up out of view from this pano. Probably my favorite time to get out on the mountain.

Copyright: Glen Claydon
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11396x5698
Taken: 27/03/2010
Uploaded: 05/09/2010
Updated: 05/03/2015


Tags: hokkaido; niseko; hirafu; hanazono; spring; japan.night
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