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29-year-old Karol Nienartowicz is a photographer from Poland whose main passion is to shoot the Alps. Nienartowicz was born and raised in Jelenia Góra, a tiny town located in the south-western part of the country, but now lives in Gdansk. He still remembers with vivid detail one particular day during the summer of 2003, when his mother took him on his first mountain trip. It was during that impressionable visit that he saw the incomparable beauty of mountains, and it was a visual experience that he wanted to share with other people.
Light painting has surely spawned its share of enthusiasts, one of which is Stephen Orlando. Light painting is a photographic method in which exposures are created by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long exposure shot. This is done either to illuminate a subject or to shine a point of light right at the camera. Light painting can also be works where the camera itself is moved at the moments of exposure. Orlando does this fun little trick, but brings it to the next level with his kayak stroke motion exposure photography.
The self-taught Canadian photographer Elizabeth Gadd grew up with a passion for traveling, hiking and nature. Gadd shoots breathtaking landscapes and self-portraits as she walks by the hills outside Vancouver, usually accompanied by her two dogs. Through her photography, Gadd intends to depict an affirmative and serene interaction between man and nature.
Jerome Berbigier specializes in landscape photography as shown in his images shot in Iceland, Australia and Northern Italy. The Sydney-based Berbigier explains his work by breaking it down this way. “The camera captures the time I spend in unique places, living the moment and showing fractions of it through photographs. The final images are sometimes surreal interpretations.” Prints are available through his website, and can be signed, mounted and framed on request. A pretty much straightforward process.
Whether a rock is from India, Antarctica, the Alps, Lipari, Canada, Madagascar or from Veneto, their different histories is not really very important. Rocks all share the general attribute of concealing an unobserved world. Professor Bernardo Cesare calls it micROCKScopica, that “along with an exciting geological history, every piece of rock hides an universe of colors and shapes, that can be disclosed with a microscope and utilizing polarized light.”
The story of man and weather has been one of cooperation. We basically cannot do anything, as we adjust accordingly with the weather each day. It could be the heat, the cold, or in some instances something much more extreme, such as thunderstorms and twisters, especially in the Central Plains of the U.S.