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The Eternal Rivers by RobertoBertero The Eternal Rivers :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 472 15 Alignment: Mars, Saturn and Jupiter by RobertoBertero Alignment: Mars, Saturn and Jupiter :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 301 37 The Creation by RobertoBertero The Creation :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 254 13 Magic in the Moonlight by RobertoBertero Magic in the Moonlight :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 162 9 Interstellar by RobertoBertero Interstellar :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 144 5 Grande Rousse at Dawn by RobertoBertero Grande Rousse at Dawn :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 105 3 Valle Maira by RobertoBertero Valle Maira :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 163 4 A Light into the Dark by RobertoBertero A Light into the Dark :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 93 3 Brec de Chambeyron at Moonlight by RobertoBertero Brec de Chambeyron at Moonlight :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 90 5 Dark Towers by RobertoBertero Dark Towers :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 214 10 Mont Dolent at Moonlight by RobertoBertero Mont Dolent at Moonlight :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 71 4 Aiguille de Leschaux at Moonlight by RobertoBertero Aiguille de Leschaux at Moonlight :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 107 10 Mont Blanc at Sunrise by RobertoBertero Mont Blanc at Sunrise :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 96 7 Chapel at Sunset by RobertoBertero Chapel at Sunset :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 87 5 Sunrise With a Friend by RobertoBertero Sunrise With a Friend :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 111 5 Ecrins at Twilight by RobertoBertero Ecrins at Twilight :iconrobertobertero:RobertoBertero 107 8


The Eternal Rivers
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As in all my photographic work, I have obviously a deep interest in portraying the worldly elements but, I must say, especially when they are in connection with what goes... far beyond.
Hence the title "The Eternal Rivers", as the Milky Way here seems to find continuity in the clouds of our tiny planet.

Photograph taken in Val Cenischia (Italy/France), shortly after midnight on June 17th, 2018, thanks to the union of two shots taken with different exposures.
I saw that the mountain ridge in front of me was caressed by slowly floating clouds, so I immediately understood that in order to get a dreamy-looking scene I would have to dedicate a quite long exposure to the clouds + the classic "30sec" exposure for the starry sky.
So I did, and my beloved clouds turned out like rivers of cream and the stars perfectly spot-like. Result obtained! :-)
The clouds, however, also benefit here from some lunar lighting, as the moon (27%) had just set. Enough light reverberation to still offer some three-dimensionality to the earthly things without compromising the darkness that the Milky Way requires.
Alignment: Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
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Shot taken on July 10th, 2018, from the summit of mount Rocciamelone (3.538 meters / 11.603 feet), Italy.

Undoubtedly, the most special thing of that night has been the opportunity to observe an excellent planetary alignment
left: Mars
center: in the band of the Milky Way there is Saturn
right: Jupiter

Then you can see the silhouette of another guy who also spent the night on the summit, which stands out clearly thanks to the underlying lights of the Susa Valley.

Data, tips, informations, photos, personal preferences about night photography, based on my 11 years of experience in the most remote areas of the Alps:

Night Photography on the Alps


Roberto Bertero
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I am a professional musician (a classical organist), seriously interested in photography since 2007.

As well as through the years I've adored to perform concerts in the largest cathedrals of the world, immersed in centuries of architectural history, I live the exact same feeling when I'm temporary witness of the immense scenarios of the Alps, where the play of light unravels the mystery (like the mystical sound of the organ in a Gothic nave) creating forms and suggestions in the millennial natural scenery of "our" planet.

The resulting pictures are just the top of an "iceberg" that symbolizes a personal path of continuous and deep research about the ancient mysteries of this world and the universe.

Sometimes I think that photography is just a personal excuse to return in certain places, look for new ones... and so continue the "endless journey".

I am conscious concerning the difficulties to render, respectfully, in a single image, all the magnificence I see, on place, with my own eyes... That's why I am devoting a profound sense of discipline and responsibility in this activity, as a due tribute to the wonderful places I am visiting and also because I can't stand the idea of wasted beauty.

Sometimes I am successful in my efforts, other times less...

In any case I feel as interacting with impermanence, somehow "freezing in time" landscapes that will never appear the same again, in a constant immense flux of no fixed nature.

Some achievements, publications:
- The Daily Telegraph
- Daily Mail
- Daily Record
- Éditions David
- Ev Magazine
- Earth Shots
- Meridiani Montagne
- Global Footprint Network
- Photo of the Day on National Geographic
- yearbook "Beyond"
- PetaPixel
- Rai Educational


Please don't use my images on websites, blogs or other media without my explicit permission. © All rights reserved


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mecengineer Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2018
Happy Birthday Roberto!
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Happy Birthday!
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happy birthday!
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VKA3 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday, Roberto! And many more.

Happy Birthday 1 by VKA3  Your pictures are amazing.
mecengineer Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017
Happy Birthday Roberto!
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all the best Roberto !
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Hope you have an amazing Birthday!!! :airborne:
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