And here is my advice – go slow and take the pleasures and sceneries as you go. – John Muir So I did it.
Tag Archives: Woodland
On the hottest expected day of the last heat wave of July, I woke up early in the morning and went out looking for the rest of the cool night air. As I approached the banks of the little stream that flows throughout the western boundary of the municipality, I heard the murmur of aContinue reading “Heat Wave”
Last Days of November, First Winter Snowfalls
Yes, I know, strictly speaking, winter begins on 21st December, so, November ist not yet winter. Nevertheless, these last days of November, the landscape is covered with a thick layer of snow, and the temperatures are below 0º C, consequently, I may say, winter. As I said in my last post, November, a gray, coldContinue reading “Last Days of November, First Winter Snowfalls”
The Roaring Twenties Again?
I have curled mid the boles of the ash wood,I have hidden my face where the oakSpread his leaves over me, and the yokeOf the old ways of men have I cast aside. Ezra Pound. Personae. After a cold and rainy May, June hat brought unusual hot days, days during which the people spread acrossContinue reading “The Roaring Twenties Again?”
Hiking in winter between woods, marshes and cranes
Autumn Leaves and Fresh Air
I’ve talked about the drought that the country have suffered during the summer, which was very hot. But, luckily, autumn have brought some rain and fresh air. Time for a getaway to some nice woodland in northern Germany and trying to forget for some days the bad news we receive every day about the worldContinue reading “Autumn Leaves and Fresh Air”
The Party is Over
While summer is coming to a close, televisions and newspapers have reported about the drought that the country suffers. The woodlands are in a dreadful state, the trees died and the citizens have to save water. I wanted to say to summer goodbye and I visited the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park, in the middle of Germany.Continue reading “The Party is Over”
Do Trees Dream of Cleaner Soils, Water and Atmosphere?
One of the best things of landscape photography is that this craft allows a deeper look into the World around us. It is not only about aperture, shutter speed or composition rules. It is, as well, about, for example, Meteorology, Geography, and Biology. Working on my project Not Be Able to See the Trees forContinue reading “Do Trees Dream of Cleaner Soils, Water and Atmosphere?”
March, even Some Exposures..
Before the winter ended, I wanted to take, if possible, some exposures with a minimalist approach, to practise clean, perhaps semi-abstracts compositions. For example, selecting an isolated tree against a white backdrop. At the end of March, I visited the Black Forest, a large, imposing, forested mountain range in southwest Germany. Luckily I found aContinue reading “March, even Some Exposures..”