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49 Comments | Report
Anomaly1 PRO
 
Anomaly1 December 07, 2017
WOW is all I can say
Merlot
 
Merlot December 07, 2017
Awesome image love your gallery allery
verbildert
 
verbildert December 09, 2017
Stunning shot magical mood
Blionbg PRO
Blionbg January 02, 2018
Thank you so much!!!!
stevenkeen
 
stevenkeen December 13, 2017
Beautiful Composition!!
Blionbg PRO
Blionbg January 02, 2018
Thank you so much
BrianaK
 
BrianaK December 31, 2017
Congrats on winning my Italian Dolomites photo challenge! I love the tonal range you were able to achieve in this composite. Looks like Seneca?
Blionbg PRO
Blionbg January 02, 2018
Hi Briana! thank you so much! Looks like what? You meen Seceda?
Cruiser48 Premium
 
Cruiser48 January 10, 2018
Beautiful
Djwphotographer
 
Djwphotographer February 15, 2018
Looks like a painting!
NancyFlemingPhotography PRO+
 
NancyFlemingPhotography February 24, 2018
Amazing!!! This is a spectacular capture.
martinson-crusoe
 
martinson-crusoe February 27, 2018
Absolutely fantastic composition
susanmcfarland
 
susanmcfarland March 07, 2018
Beautiful!
Sarah_1990
 
Sarah_1990 March 31, 2018
Wow!
Robynweible
 
Robynweible April 20, 2018
This is an awesome shot! Great composition.
samanthawilson25 PRO
 
samanthawilson25 May 04, 2018
Join the conversation. Add a comment or even better, a critique.
samanthawilson25 PRO
 
samanthawilson25 May 04, 2018
Beautiful photo!
marcbaechtold
 
marcbaechtold May 14, 2018
great selection of tones!
bobbytaylor71 PRO
 
bobbytaylor71 July 21, 2018
Wow ... Awesome capture ... Congrats on your awards, well done.
Julia_137
 
Julia_137 July 26, 2018
Great picture! Come and check out a few of my photos sometime 😄
mirandawilder
 
mirandawilder July 31, 2018
I love the leading line of this photo. Excellent work!
robjac85 PRO+
 
robjac85 August 02, 2018
Terrific
LuceS
 
LuceS August 02, 2018
Beautiful!
mikekalkbrenner
 
mikekalkbrenner August 18, 2018
Beautifully Awesome!
aartpic
 
aartpic September 10, 2018
Super pic
aartpic
 
aartpic September 10, 2018
Super
Friendly
 
Friendly September 19, 2018
Breathtaking!
cjkelly
 
cjkelly October 10, 2018
Love this. Excellent composition.
Nathan_deNobz
 
Nathan_deNobz October 28, 2018
Love this!! Stunning!! Nature captured at its best
journeytoinspiration
 
journeytoinspiration November 05, 2018
How can this be a drone photo?
janicks
 
janicks November 06, 2018
Wow. Just wow!!
MEBJP
 
MEBJP November 07, 2018
Love it
Nikondudefin PRO+
 
Nikondudefin November 08, 2018
Awesome! What drone you used?
samanthariegelsberger
 
samanthariegelsberger November 09, 2018
I see hope and just inspiration in this. Fantastic shot!
Smi77y
 
Smi77y November 14, 2018
The composition is to die for!!! Incredible image. Truly.
iAnirbanDey
 
iAnirbanDey November 24, 2018
Fantastic
sharonotero
 
sharonotero November 24, 2018
Wow.
joannanicholson
 
joannanicholson December 20, 2018
Truly magnificent
christopherboatsoshana
 
christopherboatsoshana December 24, 2018
Awesome!!!
monicamengeler
 
monicamengeler December 28, 2018
Great shot. I have been to Dolomites too. Its a great place to see. Your picture is amazing.
MikeW PRO+
 
MikeW January 12, 2019
oh my! love it!
ClaudiaDeschamps
 
ClaudiaDeschamps June 04, 2019
wow !!
RickL PRO+
 
RickL July 24, 2019
Exceptional photography
Rockmann
 
Rockmann September 12, 2019
Wowzers
owlqueen PRO+
 
owlqueen September 12, 2019
Beyond breathtaking ♥
CristianZPhotographer
 
CristianZPhotographer September 18, 2019
Breathtaking picture. Amazing! Without words!
markgossman
 
markgossman September 19, 2019
Amazing !
JudyPowellPhotography PRO+
 
JudyPowellPhotography December 20, 2019
So stunning!
spm1photo PRO+
 
spm1photo Jan 16
Incredible shot!
theresadaly
 
theresadaly May 23
So beautiful
CPKphoto
 
CPKphoto Jun 15
Paysages magnifiques
TheraX
 
TheraX Jun 19
Superb mood

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo during one of my adventure in Dolomites. It was the first time in "Seceda" mountain, it was so cold and my hand (despite gloves) was litterally freezing as my face. I remember the sound of wind passing by the grass making a wonderful melody; in this cold and freezy night I could see the beauty of the earth and the opportunity to transmit this wonderfulness
Time
I waited for the night, I took the milky way shot at 12pm and the ground shot was taken during the blue hour
Lighting
I wanted this image to look dreamy and to draw the viewer into a dream. I personally use to think, how world is amazing and how I can communicate this amazeness to all people in the world, expecially for the people who can't see this beauty by person. By the way, for the ground, I decided to shoot during the blue hour beacause everything have more details (deatails that would be lost during dark night), while for the sky I had to wait for the arrival of the pure darkness to see milky way like this
Equipment
I shoot with a Canon 6D and Tokina 16-28mm f2.8 lens
Inspiration
I was looking for a new mountain to shoot milky way. I alredy know that Dolomites are gorgeous for the nightscapes beacause of minimal light pollution, so I took my car, and from the center of Italy in less than 5 hours I was on the starting point. I took the cableway to reach the top (I had a lot of weight in my bagpack), and I arrived on the top at 4 o clock so I put my bagpack on the shelter below (30min of walking from the top) and I went back to the top.
Editing
Landscapes take a lot of post processing; with this image, I took 2 shot for the ground to have more perspective and I merged them in photoshop. I took one shot for the milky way (15 sec f2.8 iso 6400) and after I edited and merged with the ground. [disclaimer: milky way is not in this position, I shifted it to make more awesome this image]
In my camera bag
I'm not a fan to talk about equipment because I think that you make the image, not the equipment... however, I want to share with you mine (of course why not?). I use to have my Canon 6D and a Tokina 16-28mm f2.8 and a Sigma 35mm f1.4, I also have a Canon 75-300 f4.5/5.6 and I use it for my distant close up shoot. I also have a Benro tripod, that I don't like so much because is a little bit heavy despite is alluminium, I want a carbon fiber tripod for the future (If some one is interested to make me a gift I will accept :D )
Feedback
Dolomites are amazing, If want to went in Italy to shoot this kind of photo I recommend you to have a great equipment against cold and wind, beacause at thes altidudes during the night, temperature are very low

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