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960-pink beauty -EDOARDO GOBATTONI

PROGRAMMA ORARI MAPPE

Originally posted on castelnuovofotografia:

Scarica e stampa il programma di CASTELNUOVOFOTOGRAFIA 2014, con il dettaglio dei giorni e gli orari degli eventi. Un calendario ricco di appuntamenti, ingresso libero.


SABATO 11 OTTOBRE


  ore 11:00  [Sala  Cento Passi ] Inaugurazione e saluto delle autorità. Presentazione del programma del festival e del concorso fotografico  ExtraurbanaFotografia 2014 (regolamento e premi qui )

ore 11:30  [Sala Cento Passi] Diego Mormorio presenta Persistenze di Vasco Ascolini, per la sezione “Visioni d’autore”

ore 12:30  [Sala Cento Passi] Presentazione delle Mostre fotografiche, a cura degli autori.
“DELLA NATURA E DEL PAESAGGIO NELL’ ERA DELLE EMERGENZE AMBIENTALI”

ore 15:00 [Spazio Canon - B] Incontro Fotografia naturalistica “Wildlife” a cura di Flavio Oliva (Wildlife Chronicle) e Canon – Camera Service Roma

ore 16:00 [Sala Cento Passi] Paola Paleari presenta YET, magazine quadrimestrale di fotografia

ore 17:00 [Sala Cento Passi] Presentazione editoriale Lewis Carroll Scrittore e Fotografo di…

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wild cyclamen

960 wild cyclamen - EDOARDO GOBATTONI

More is Less in Afghanistan

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:

The Law of Diminishing Returns

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West Kabul, Afghanistan, 1995

 

Recently General McChrystal was quoted as saying that Marjah in Helmand Province is a bleeding ulcer.  McChrystal is under pressure from every side to produce better, faster, and more effective results.  We have more troops in Afghanistan than we have ever had, and yet the security situation continues to deteriorate.  Many don’t know what the mission is and wonder how they will know when the mission is “accomplished.”

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Nangahar, Afghanistan 1989

 

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Kabul, Afghanistan, 1995

 

As much as outsiders have tried to create the country in their own image, Afghanistan  has been able to absorb the blows of superpowers and remain essentially the same. The interesting thing  is that the people trying to change it often change more than the country does even after Herculean efforts of well-meaning governments, NGO’s, and coalitions.

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Uzbek fighters, Kabul, Afghanistan, 1992

 

AFGHN-12759NF Afghan Mujahadeen with surface to…

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Gran Zebrù

Gran Zebrù - EDOARDO GOBATTONI

The Königspitze (Italian: Gran Zebrù; German: Königspitze) is a mountain in the Ortler Alps on the border between South Tyrol and the Province of Sondrio, Italy. It is the second highest peak in the Ortler Alps, at 3,859 meters, following Ortler.The mountain was first climbed on August 3, 1864.The mountain can be dangerous in warm weather, when the snow and ice can become unstable. The worst day for climbing fatalities occurred on August 5, 1997, when seven were killed in two separate accidents. On June 23, 2013, six were killed, also in two separate accidents. The top of the mountain Königsspitze is second from the left covered by clouds. I made this panoramic photo by merging three single shots.

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