Ascension

Mount Damavand (5,610 meters tall) in the Alborz mountain range, north of Tehran, Iran. This is a composition of two shots, one from Mount Damavand and one from a village nearby.

Rise

Dawn at the Ekbatan Complex in Tehran, Iran. The mountain creating the gigantic light shaft is mount Damavand, which is 5610 meters tall. Prints can be purchased here.