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I'm a little late to this party, as I've been traveling and just now spotted this thread. I just want to say that a few (?) days ago, my husband turned his laptop screen towards me to show me "Kingdom of the Wind" posted on NPN. I was busy packing for our next hike, but dropped what I was doing and stared intensely at the photo. Without seeing the caption or knowing for sure who took it, the first words out of my mouth were, "Only Marc Adamus can do that."
I've seen enough photos of Patagonia to have an idea of what sorts of scenes represent its 'constellation' of possibilities, as defined by the very many great photographers who have created memorable images of the region. That one on NPN was a clear outlier, though; it registers a certain level of ambition and energy that verges on recklessness. It reminded me instantly of a shot you have of an ice cave with water splashing violently in all directions. These are photos that let us know there is a happy ending only because the photographer seems to have made it out alive. You can probably put "Boom" in this category too, though 'we' seem to be at a more comfortable distance from the water in that one (it's my favorite of the set, by the way). The pictures are probably unlikely to appeal to the masses as much as the scenes that look more 'safe' (you know, that "make you want to be there"), and you may find critics who will say that these are the photographic equivalent of a Hollywood action movie (a gratuitous display of effects and a glorification of danger, etc.). Regardless, I don't think anyone can deny that they are the photos that will see few imitations and that will remain vivid in the mind long after turning away from them.
Having said all that, I have to admit that "Rise" is the one that most gives me the warm fuzzies. It's just plain beautiful. And while other people may find this vantage point with this tree in the future and may create something similar out of it, you did it first. So congratulations on a highly original and memorable set of photos.