Monthly Archives: September 2008

Trying to escape

NIKON D40X (18mm, f/10, 1/402 sec, ISO100)The Castello di Rivoli panoramic balcony length has been emphasized by the short lens, and the boy hurrying on it, together with the flare effect, adds something surreal to this image.

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Different

NIKON D40X (200mm, f/5.6, 1/400 sec, ISO100)My attention was captured by the difference among the white pole (squared section) and it’s shadow, where the “hat” is still thin, but the body is much more wide, like if the shadow would … Continue reading

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Mont Cenis lake at dusk

NIKON D40X (18mm, f/7.1, 1/80 sec, ISO100)The dusk is one of the best moment to take HDR shoots. I took this one on the Mont Cenis lake border just before the dusk became night.

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Mont Cenis lake in the evening

NIKON D40X (32mm, f/7.1, 1/60 sec, ISO100)We decided to stop on the northern side of the Mont Cenis lake for a picnic dinner. The Variselle fort on the side of the dam had a small cloud frozen in the sunlight. … Continue reading

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Diagonal shadow

NIKON D40X (31mm, f/5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO100)Graphic effect in the grass of the Castello di Rivoli, a magnificent Savoy residence now a well known Contemporary Art Museum.

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Salin-de-Giraud

NIKON D40X (200mm, f/9, 1/125 sec, ISO100) On the less known side of the Camargue (eastern side) there is a extraordinary location in the Salin-de-Giraud, a salt mine still in full activty. The water is really red, and the polarizer … Continue reading

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Mont Cenis lake

NIKON D40X (18mm, f/7.1, 1/125 sec, ISO100)Sunday afternoon at the Mont Cenis lake. The time passed among the different shoots to comepose this HDR image gave the clouds a three-dimensional appearance

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Mont Cenis lake

NIKON D40X (18mm, f/7.1, 1/80 sec, ISO100)Afternoon on the southwestern side of the Mont Cenis lake. I carried the tripod with me, so I took this HDR picture.

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Sunset

NIKON D40X (95mm, f/6.3, 1/640 sec, ISO100)In the evening these clouds came up quickly in front of the sun. I just finished the dinner, and the camera was close to me. I took several images, this is one of them.

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Lavender fields

NIKON D40X (28mm, f/6.3, 1/60 sec, ISO100) A classical picture of the lavender fields took in Valensole, just few days before the harvest period in July, when tha air is hot, the fragrance is strong and the bee buzz is … Continue reading

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Renegades

NIKON E990 (23.4mm, f/9.9, 1/320 sec, ISO100) A couple of pilots by the Renegades Acro Team, flying in front of the Saint Hilaire du Touvet takeoff during the 2007 Coupe Icare. An amazing show which also who is not into … Continue reading

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Rochemelon sunrise

NIKON D40X (200mm, f/5.6, 1/500 sec, ISO400)I was going to work in the morning and I saw the Rocciamelone (Rochemelon) in the sunrise light. Luckily I had with me the camera, but overall the moon position was perfect (a pure … Continue reading

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Grape-vine pattern

NIKON D40X (130mm, f/5.6, 1/100 sec, ISO100)These vineyard grape-vine rows in Monforte d’Alba (in the zone where the famous Barolo wine is produced) have a nice pattern effect. The telephoto lens helps to isolate them from the surroundings different shapes.

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Gourdon shops

NIKON D40X (52mm, f/4.8, 1/80 sec, ISO100)I were in the nice small town of Gourdon (southeast of France) when I saw these small shops full of colors. I did not forget to take a picture.

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War Age

NIKON E990 (14.4mm, f/3.1, 1/5 sec, ISO100)

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