This image was taken at Plan PIncieux ( Courmayeur) in the Aosta Valley, which represents the starting point for the normal route, the southern one, of the Grandes Jorasses, as well as for many other peaks of the same chain.This delightful panorama is located in Val Ferret, a beautiful valley in all seasons with the majesty of Mont Blanc, and Aiguille Noire, the Dente del Gigante, the Grandes Jorasses. And it is they, the wonderful couple that I always love to immortalize, Mont Blanc and Aiguille Noire who dominate the scene even if the sun does not light up their imposing peaks, even on a gloomy day like this one. In fact, going down on foot through a long descent among the pines you can catch wonderful shots of these mountains even among different flowers.
I used a Nikon D5100 for this shot, underexposing slightly to increase the sense of charm and mystery given the darkness of the moment.These mountain, also manage to instill a profound sense of harmony and inner peace in the silence all around and in perfect contemplation of the landscape. Due to severe climatic changes, the Val Ferret glacier is highly endangered, there have already been several landslides and various evacuation measures and measures have been adopted. Actually there is a transition phase from the quiescent phase to the active phase, given the very rapid transition due to the melting of the snow from the winter to the summer situation. from the glacier there can be a significant collapse even now, although it is a very rare situation given the monitoring.So let's enjoy and preserve this precious gift from Mother Nature before it's too late.
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Dimitri Vasileiou • Editor