Atera Gorge in Nagano: Japan Photo of the Month (July 2011)
It’s the end of July, two months into summer in Japan. Again, we have another tasty high-resolution Japan Photo Of The Month photo and wallpaper.
The humidity in summer here in Japan is very high, so this month we travelled to the Nagano Alps, the high altitude reduced the humidity and during our stay, we found a gorgeous swimming area in the Atera Gorge in the mountains.
This is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image, made from a composite of 3 photos. It gives a more realistic feel of what this scene actually looked like. See a larger version at JapanTravelMate.com’s Flickr set.