Fine Art - Amateur

Lago di Resia

Volker Birke
Germany

Nominee

"Lago di Resia"
Nikon D800, steeple of the former village of Graun, Italy, South Tyrol, amidst the (frozen) reservoir "Lago di Resia" where Graun has been inundated since 1950.

Biography: I can't draw, but release the shutter. I've been fascinated with nature, especially sea and landscapes, all my life, and how it relates to personal feelings, atmosphere and moods. Got my first camera around the age of ten. Therefore, artistic landscape photography has always been a favorite subject, also viewing landscape paintings (e.g., created by Caspar David Friedrich or William Turner). However, I'm much interested in other genres of photography as well. For the last ten years I have primarily used digital SLR cameras, though still employing and developing (b&w 35 mm) film...

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