Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Frozen Trees of the Arctic: Photography by Niccolò Bonfadini

Niccolò Bonfadini is a young photographer living in Monza, in the northern part of Italy. Since he was a child he has always been fascinated by Nature. Some years ago he discovered his passion for photography and since then he has started traveling intensively with his camera. For him nothing is more fulfilling that being out in the wilderness witnessing a sunrise or a starry sky. Photography motivates him to get out into Nature more often, experiencing  conditions and places that he wouldn’t probably have witnessed otherwise. Recently he has started collaborating with a group of talented photographer for the “Wildvisions Nature Photography” Project.

In one of Bonfadini's recent series titled “Sentinels of the Arctic”, the photographer captured images of snow covered landscape in Finnish Lapland during last winter where temperatures ranging from -40 to –15 degrees centigrade can completely engulf trees in solid ice.

“That morning I slept in my tent to watch the sun rise from the top of a hill; an eerie mist was forming around the trees, enhancing the mysterious atmosphere”, said Niccolò Bonfadini.

One of his pictures was selected as a photo of the day published at APOD-NASA, a project run by NASA along with the Michigan Tech University.

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5 comments:

  1. I'm just wondering why nature gets a capital "N?"

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    1. What a wonderful thing to wonder about

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  2. those look like cocks

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