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Big oak of Nottoria

Big oak of Nottoria
Photo Information
Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14783 W: 131 N: 30345] (174250)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2000-04-09
Categories: Nature
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): natura, Favourites, My favorite photos (3) (Gatti Matti), Impressive Shots, Light, CULT OF THE WEB, Parce que 100 ne suffisent pas, Tipica Italia, La Quercia di Silvio in Nottoria!, More than 400 points – photos, Heavenly Light, Kasia's Favourites 6 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-07-30 3:32
Viewed: 26148
Favorites: 49 [view]
Points: 528
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Italian]
The Nottoria's oak is the largest tree (quercus pubescens) of Umbria.
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Amazing light and misty atmosphere!!


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  • Bos Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 166 W: 48 N: 25] (628)
  • [2006-07-30 4:16]

Great light throug this old tree, and well a well composed shot, well done. A pity though that it's such a small picture.

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  • Runs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 261 W: 80 N: 178] (1072)
  • [2006-07-30 4:21]

Hi Silvio and Welcome to TrekEarth,

Great picture and effect with this venerable tree. Great foggy ambiance. It could be better with more sharpness and a resolution of 800x600 ou 800x533 pts. Good job.

Regards, François

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  • marom Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 137 W: 0 N: 83] (467)
  • [2006-07-30 4:35]

Hi Silvio
I love the whole composition of this photo. The tree and the light are beautiful but the country elements take me back in time when our ancestors knew only horses as transportation. This is really lovely – congratulations.

Very, very good light. I love this kind of photo.
VEry nice work.

Hi Silvio, great photo here! You captured the feel of the place perfectly with the sun's rays through the tree branches. Maybe a little sharpening and a frame? Good work though.

Hi Silvio
Nice shot - excellent capture of the light, you've done well to avoid over-exposure. Great colours, great composition.
Welcome to TrekLens!!

Ciao Silvio, ottima foto, l'effetto luce fra i rami rende un'atmosfera fiabesca che si accorda benissimo con l'antichità dell'albero.

Hi Silvio,

wow, amazing light! I love this, superb!

take care, Ivana

Hi Silvio!
Great colors and amazing light. Excellent POV. Well done!
thanks for sharing

Ciao silvio, è una foto meravigliosa, bellissimo controluce.

A beautiful shot! Would look great on a cd-cover for my band!

Bella foto Silvio, belli i raggi di sole nella foschia, creano una bella atmosfera di campagna, la presenza di quei resti di ruote e la recinzione creano nell'insieme un paesaggio romantico e poetico, complimenti.

Bellissima foto,
sembra quasi un dipinto.!!

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  • MayaG Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 212 W: 15 N: 429] (2415)
  • [2006-08-14 14:12]

Hi Silvio,
this is magic. I really don't know what else to say. Bravissimo:)))

Anche questa foto, come l'altra, è davvero originale. Hai scattato nel momento migliore, in cui il sole veniva filtrato quanto basta dai rami di questa stupenda quercia in maniera da ottenere questo fantastico gioco di ombre.

Fantastic light and misty atmosphere.. Great shot..

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  • drago Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 154 N: 802] (4832)
  • [2006-08-29 8:42]

Silvio hi,this is a fantastic compo,the sunrays trying to find a way through the tree.Great capture!A larger version though would be perfect.

Ciao... Silvio (mio omonimo !!)
Questa tua immagine è veramente superlativa, sembra lo sbarco degli alieni in un film di fantascienza..
Perfetta l'inquadratura con il sole ai terzi.
Bellissimo il controluce ed i singoli raggi che si dividono tra i rami.
Complimenti !!


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  • jaspe Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 71 W: 1 N: 38] (947)
  • [2006-09-03 14:17]

What a wonderful image!

Hello, Silvio!
What a wonderful play of the light! It's very beautiful!


Bellissima foto, i raggi del sole attraverso i rami creano un'atmosfera magica. Complimenti!

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  • prumod Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1085 W: 148 N: 296] (8300)
  • [2006-09-25 10:12]

hi silvio
its really a magical shot... those rays are draining through the branches... beautiful tree and silhouttes at bottom....

Hello Silvio,
Perfect light, nice POV and fine result. Marvelous shot indeed, excellent colors!
Best wishes...
Ali Rıza

Ciao Silvio!
I don’t know if there is a kind of “Top Ten Photos” on this website but I think this is the most beautiful picture I’ve seen here and the reasons are obvious. I thank you for sharing it.
Nelu Goia

Hi Silvio,
This is so wonderful. Like in haeven.
I like it very very much!
Greetings from Warsaw :-)

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  • emirer (43)
  • [2006-09-27 5:49]

Wonderful picture

Hi Silvio!
Great photo! Amzing light and magic climat! I'm delighted!!!

Ciao Silvio.
Beh! che dire, mi lasci senza parole. Semplicemente stupenda.

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  • cessy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1883 W: 90 N: 2350] (13647)
  • [2006-09-28 5:07]

Halo Silvio
Looking at your wonderful portfolio, I notice that this oak tree is your favourite subject :)
and this one is awesome, great lights

Hi Silvio,
This is like a painted canvas and perhaps there is no better artist than nature. Simply love the way you have captured the diffused rays of the sun. This is a top shot.
With Greetings from India

Hello Silvio,
I like this landscape very much.There are such misty light and fog... Super!!!
Regards, Edyta.

Hello Silvio,
great oak! I oike these light and pastel tones. Nice work.

Bonjour Silvio,
Superbe ! j'aime ces compositions ou les contrastes sont forts. C'est très réussi. Bravissimo
Amicalement - Michel

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  • batalay Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6787 W: 476 N: 12169] (41257)
  • [2006-10-02 18:12]
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I posted a note about your other shot (presumably) of the same tree. There was a French Artist named Jules Dupré (1811-1870), who was a preimpressionists. In 1840 he painted a huge oak, which my family purchased when I was a young boy, and we lived in Paris. In the next 30 years, he painted the same tree(s) again, and the 1870 version he painted hangs in the National Gallery in Washington, DC. The mood is different, and on display is his evolution. Van Gogh, writing to his brother Théo, described Jules Dupré's works as "...a symphony of colors." I like very much the idea of capturing the same sites in different seasons, different light conditions, different atmospheres. Well done. And thanks for the comment about my image "Bubble about to burst," Bulent PS If you don't mind, I will put select your work as one of my "Favorites."

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  • Feruza (18)
  • [2006-10-04 8:39]

Hello Silvio
What a fantastic picture~!
Thank you for uploading beautiful picture.^^
Best regards_

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  • soma Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 91 W: 32 N: 96] (937)
  • [2006-10-06 15:10]
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hi silvio ,
wow the light effect is realy cenimatic.the compostion is great and the whole feeling of the photo is magical...

good composition, heavenly atmosphere.
great job, thanks for sharing

This is a very special photo. You have captured the brilliance of the dawn and the refracted light through the tree extremely well.


Fantastic! What a nice flare effect.
Great work.

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  • licici (86)
  • [2006-10-08 6:04]

Wow! How u do that! It give me fantasy feeling...i love it so much!

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  • robob Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 585 W: 59 N: 762] (3648)
  • [2006-10-13 7:14]

Bonjour Silvio,

La photo est superbe et les rayons du soleil filtrant au travers des branches lui donne un aspect féerique. Cet arbre magnifique me fait penser à Raintree County, en français « l’Arbre de vie » film d’Edward Dmytryk avec Montgomery Clift et Elisabeth Taylor… Bravo !

Ciao Silvio! Quest foto e absolutamente fantastica. Hai fatto un buono lavoro! Super! Lili

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  • JanP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 85 N: 265] (1705)
  • [2006-10-24 5:24]
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Hi Silvio.
Wauv! This is amazing!
Excellent composition and beautiful light. Soft and warm...
Very good!
Best regards, Jan


tres belle photo avec le soleil ds les branches de cet arbre - Presque un reve


Questa è davvero una bellissima foto, che si discosta dalle classiche foto di alberi. complimenti!

Hi Silvio
Great picture,excellent light,well done

* Piotr *

Ciao Silvio.Bellissima foto,complimenti.Questi raggi che passano attraverso i rami danno alla foto una tonalità assolutamente magica...Ottimo lavoro.Copmplimenti e Grazie.


Great composition, great mood.

Hi Silvio,
A nice contrast you have managed to get for this directly facing the sunlight picture. A well composed picture with nice sharpness and clarity. Best regards.

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  • sedun Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 18] (87)
  • [2006-10-29 15:09]

Superb sunlight game of rays...

Wait for your new posts..

Ciao Silvio! come ho fatto a farmi scappare questa immagine così spettacolare??
La vedo sempre quando apro il tuo ero convinta di avertela già commentata!
Beh è davvero bellissima!!

Ha catturato un momento fantastico di controluce, molto ben bilanciato, con una composizione perfetta!!!

Hi Silvio,
Nice shot. Good geometry of lines and curves.
Good colors and POV.
Well done.
Cheers from Hong Kong.

Complimenti Silvio,
anche vedendo le altre tue foto si capisce il tuo legame con la natura e la tua sensibilità nei suoi confronti. In questa foto in particolare sei riuscito a trasformare una situazione reale in una immagine fiabesca, ci si aspetta solo di veder comparire dal fondo del vialetto una bella fata su un cavallo bianco. Bravo

this is something I cannot believe in...
The way how you were able to manage the light is amazing. Maybe it has one deficiency - I am not able to jump into the picture and enjoy it by my own:-)

You played well with the sun's ray in that tree. It looks like a mist, but the sun seems high.

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  • Lix Gold Star Critiquer [C: 256 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-11-07 16:49]
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Fantastica...l'ho messa tra le mi preferite!


Hi,Silvio you have a lot of pictrue I hope some day I will there. LISA

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  • naval Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 17 W: 10 N: 2] (172)
  • [2006-11-12 21:59]

Its just like a dream !!

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  • HOBO Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 836 W: 29 N: 1057] (5282)
  • [2006-11-13 4:45]
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Buongiorno Silvio,
what a masterpiece and what a light!
I'm really curious why you choose such a small format and such a high compression loosing lots of details and sharpness; would be great to know more about the original and perhaps do a workshop...
Which camera / lens did you use; what about the original resolution?
But anyway - great!

The light is great!
I love it!!! Perfect!

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  • Ioan Silver Star Critiquer [C: 16 W: 0 N: 19] (49)
  • [2006-11-14 17:32]
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Wow! When I look at this picture, stories with pixies and whitches come to my mind... Amazing light! The fact that you didn't include all the tree in the photo makes it seem that his branches are streching endlessly... I like it!

Wow this one is beautiful!
The rays of light and the burst in the middle where the sun is at are amazing. Nice colours and light. Good compo by having these bundles off light off center and the oak slightly centered. The silhouette of it is great.
Just wished you could have posted it a little bigger.
Thanks for sharing.

Hi Silvio,

Amazing photo. I love how you were able to capture the sun's rays. There's someting divine in this photo.

By the way, thank you for your nice comment about my post Friends at a "sari-sari store"


Hi dear Silvio ,
excellent shot , i like it.

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  • catz (6)
  • [2006-11-18 10:52]
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amazing effect here - brill!

Silvio this is most beautiful.

did you have to get up really early to capture this?

this is my favourite picture so far. i imagine riding my bike along that lane... lovely

tree's give life to things in many many ways.

thank you


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  • pippo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 106 W: 0 N: 64] (596)
  • [2006-11-28 15:41]
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ciao silvio,
bellisima foto, incredibile l'effetto della luce.....hai avuto proprio un bel c... !
grazie mille!


Almost religious Silvio .. great positioning of the subject to cut the glare out .. nice work indeed

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  • danyy Gold Star Critiquer [C: 8943 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-12-04 14:57]
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Bonjour Silvio,
une photo aux lumières plus que fantastiques, elle a beaucoup de succès et en aurait eu davantage si le format avait été plus grand.
L'arbre est bien choisi, très majestueux.
Bien à toi.

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  • bogus (10)
  • [2006-12-09 7:02]

Distinct rays of sunshine, wheels and fence at the bottom left corner impart special character for the photo. And background looks like bathed in mist.

Je suis fascinée par cette photo.
C'est une vraie merveille.
J'aimerais bien l'avoir prise celle-là!
Un GROS merci Silvio, de l'avoir publié!


ciao Silvio,

gran bella composizione con questa imponente quercia.


Bonsoir Silvio
comme beaucoup de membres je m'arrête sur cette photo car c'en est une que j'aurai aimé faire ! l'ambiance est excellente avec ces rayons filtrés par les branches et la brume ajoute à ce côté magique. Très belle prise

An amazing shot. I'm speechless. Thank you very much.

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  • sebcz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 667 W: 149 N: 348] (2345)
  • [2006-12-17 4:21]

Hi Silvio!
Let me just express my 'oh!' at your work. Amazing, fairytale-like.

Ola Silvio , fantastica foto e um belo momento , a luz e as cores estão muito boas !!!!

Hi Silvio,

I'm really impressed by the beauty of this picture, I love the light here nad the "tools" in the left bottom are super, they just add mood without being distracting. I also love the foggy effect on the BG. Is it post processed?



molto bella questa foto
Maestosa e imponente.
I raggi di luce rendono la foto fiabesca

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  • vonp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 337 W: 0 N: 294] (2235)
  • [2006-12-28 18:02]

Caro Silvio,
Sono a ripetere quanto scritto pochi istanti fa...
Qui sei riuscito a fotografare un sogno e non è poco!
Veramente un bel lavoro.
Tanti Auguri di Buon Anno

Hi Silvio,

Absolutely STUNNING!!!

Those rays of sun are probably the most beautiful I'f ever seen and fantastic how you have managed to achive the green colour of the grass and a deep blue sky.

Happy New Year and all the best in 2007.

:) Tina

Hi Silvio
Wonderful. Let there be light for 2007.
Happy New Year
Pierre Lacombe

Magnifique ce soleil à travers les branches de ce chêne vénérable. J'aime les rayons du soleil bien marqués par leur passage dans la brume. Une excellente photo !

Ciao Silvio,
Wonderful effect of the ray filtering through the oak,perfect exposure,a tree like that should be protected as a treasure,
best wishes for 2007,

What is there to say that hasn't already been said? This photo has a haunting peacefulness about it. Absolutely stunning!


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  • alainh Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3770 W: 143 N: 6587] (33209)
  • [2007-01-08 3:27]

hello Silvio
it's was necessary i let a comment in this incredible shot. a splendid capture full of magestic and mysterious.
have a nice week Silivio

Hi Silvio!
Fantastic! great composition! Bravo!

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  • faubry Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3066 W: 340 N: 4524] (35447)
  • [2007-01-14 5:38]

hello Silvio, very beautiful composition and i like light throught tree, good work

Hallo Silvio,
This is really wonderful! Such an atmosphere you captured.Fog and sun in nature is an ideal couple to photograph.I wish I was there,too!

Wow, what a light. Great work.

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  • DLM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 752 W: 2 N: 489] (6479)
  • [2007-01-16 14:17]

Silvio this is awesome you are truely gifted,TFS

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  • paura Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7887 W: 56 N: 3986] (27422)
  • [2007-01-17 12:26]

Amazing photo here. Excellent composition and lighting.



Ciao Silvio,
un tiro muy difícil para controlar la luz directa del sol sobre tu lente, intentando esconder sus rayos tras las ramas de este espléndido y enorme árbol. Has obtenido un gran resultado con la luz, los rayos de sol, las siluetas y las sombras.
Un trabajo muy bello y estético.
Un saludo,

....and you caught it in a wonderful moment with all the light streaming through. A beautiful picture it pleases my eyes very much. Those wheels by the fence add rather than detract from it.

Ciao Silvio,
mistica atmosfera ed eccellente gestione della luce.
Un sorriso

very good light.

a fantastic shot of this sunrise ! lovely with the mist and the casts od the sun and the tree ! the pic is too small though !!


p.s. i have now seen the ws its nice ... well done

Hi Silvio - I really like the way the sunlight streams in through the tree here. Wonderful light & atmosphere in this shot, well done.

ciao Silvio

thank you for thisd great image, very powerful..
good game of lights, fog, and sun..


What more csn be said - IMHO this is perfect!

Silvio è fantastica, in tutti i sensi.
Sono venuto a dare un occhiata alle tue foto dopo il tuo commento sul mio tramonto e .... WOW .
Belle foto davvero.



Beautiful Atmospheric Misty Shot! Like the rays of light! Well Done!


Hello Silvio,
Great tree, sun rays and road. I like your composition here.. Sun light effect and foggy morning give definetly mistic atmosphere to this compo. Great colors. Very good shot, Bravo!
With BEST Regards,

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  • tce76 Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 40 W: 0 N: 23] (254)
  • [2007-03-12 10:44]

Salut, Silvio

Ambiance spéciale. les rayons sont accentués par la brume, c'est magique, même si la recette est toujours bonne.

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  • coco Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5177 W: 140 N: 6388] (30439)
  • [2007-03-17 6:16]
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Hi Silvio.

The composition is good and you manage the light in a great way.

Thanks for sharing.

PD: with this vote, 201 points

Ciao Silvio

Very fine and very impressive use of lighting through this tree. Excellent work.


Hello Silvio,
I've seen this photo for many times before, but now I decided to critique it.
You have excellent light here with great shadows. The fence and the wheels add a special countryside atmosphere to the photo.
Anyway, in my opinion it could've stand a bit more contrast. I sent a ws, hope you don't mind!
Best wishes,

Bonjour silvio,
J'arrive après tout le monde, que dire de plus sinon MAGNIFIQUE.
Bon Dimanche
A+ Jospeh

Your photo is really fantastic. Light is super. Congratulations.

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  • rozana (60)
  • [2007-04-11 6:01]
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silvio, this is amzing ! it looks like a dream or magic.
did you edit the light or was it like this originally ?
wonderful !
best wishes

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  • Didi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8687 W: 4463 N: 15271] (61475)
  • [2007-04-13 3:31]

Ciao Silvio
This picture got the maximum of succes in spite of the short size.
I appreciate well theese divine lights.

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  • dip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3341 W: 0 N: 2971] (23892)
  • [2007-04-13 16:48]

Hi Silvio,
Great use of lighting and shadows.
I think that is more Artwork instead of photo!
Ciao. -Dimitris-

Ciao Silvio!!
What a nice shot!!!
The light is amazing!!!
Beautiful post!!
Natàlia i Joan

Silvio, this is an old post but still very spetacular! It certainlt deserves all the critiques that you got so far here and I'm sure that this will go on!
TFS, Peter

i ve just realised that i havent rated this fantastic shot... (rigoletto has a similar one, but a night shot)...all s been said, just "fabuloso"...

buon weekend silvio


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  • briclo (58)
  • [2007-05-26 10:21]

I love this picture. I feel it is the morning and the mist is just magical.

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  • sined Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 482 W: 0 N: 21] (4523)
  • [2007-05-29 10:58]

magic light for a monument !

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  • utkue Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 655 W: 12 N: 498] (3420)
  • [2007-06-10 4:27]

Ciao Silvio,
Bellissima photo, wonderfull backlight and excellent composition. Very well done.

:) Today

WOW!!! This is a fantastic shot! You must feel very lucky to have been the one to capture it! One of the most gorgeous images I have ever seen!


ciao silvio
molto bravo nella composizione e nell'inquadratura .
bravissimo anche se stavi contro luce almeno a te riescono mentre a me non riescono quasi mai .
ciao Matteo

Bonjour Silvio, un seul mot,wow, superbe, bravo. :)

Stupendo, splendido !
I found this on TE's first page, it is really a beautiful, moody picture,
Bravissimo !
(Plus, it was taken near Peruggia, one of my favourite cities in Italy !)

Ciao Silvio,
Cette photo est sublime avec la brume du matin et les rayon de soleil qui la transperse ainsi que le chêne.
Bravissimo. Olivier

Anche la tua foto con l'albero è veramente affascinante.
I raggi di sole che filtrano fra i rami creano un'atmosfera da favola.
Bel lavoro, bravo!

I've seen this in your featured photos a few times, Silvio, so I thought it was about time I added a comment. I love the light and atmosphere that you have captured in this, although each time I looked at it I felt there was something missing. I have just seen Marci's workshop and could only say Wow! That has really brought out the full potential of your shot. Cheers . . . David

Hello Silvio,

I like this picture very much.Amazing a painting.My congratulations.

With regards from Luxembourg


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  • KKar Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 118 W: 0 N: 76] (486)
  • [2007-08-02 1:20]

Silvio I think that 243 points are very few for this picture
Thank you for sharing

Ciao Silvio,
This picture is on the TrekEarth main page now... what an amazing image!
Light crossing the tree like that is really beautiful!
Maria do Carmo

very nice effect of light..

Ciao Silvio,

İmpressionante questa foto!

Bellissima composizione..

Luce fantastica..


mamma che foto
sembra finta!! :)

wouaw, quelle ambiance extraordinaire, dans cette image. Fabuleuse !

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  • ifanik Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1824 W: 52 N: 3687] (21679)
  • [2007-09-14 7:53]

Hi Silvio
This light inyour photo is really impressive
Very good work

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  • aofl Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 62 W: 4 N: 68] (1088)
  • [2007-09-16 14:44]

Magnifica é tudo que me ocorre dizer

Ciao Silvio,
questa foto ha velamente qualcosa di magico!!!

Dovrò sicuramente andarla a vedere. Complimenti, belli i riflessi di luce. Giampiero.

Hi Silvio
This is a very beautifull light throught the old oak.
Nice picture and great succes.

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  • kipli Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 125 W: 2 N: 193] (1009)
  • [2007-09-25 4:50]
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Questa luce è strepitosa!!!
ambiente suggestivo...catalizza l'attenzione!
Affascinanti i pezzi del vecchio carretto lungo il viale...fanno pensare a tempi lontani, e bellissimo l'albero!

Ti voto questa foto perchè voglio che arrivi a 1000 punti.
24.000 (600x400) pixel d'ingegno italiano.

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  • zmey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1234 W: 95 N: 1748] (7335)
  • [2007-11-08 8:06]
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ciao, silvio! a marvellous, radiant composition with this old man of umbria. well, most people already have said all that is to be said about this photo, but i could not resist adding my WOW to the sea of applause. bravo!

kind regards,

Caro SIlvio,
lo so che questa fotografia ha già ricevuto una marea di complimenti ma non ho potuto fare a meno di aggiungere anche i miei, da semplici oggetti e giocando con la luce hai saputo catturare una splendida immagine, bravissimo

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  • bizsu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 0 N: 109] (1015)
  • [2007-11-16 5:25]

Hi, Silvio !
Ollé !! Super foto ! Good POV, Good composition,congratulation !
Regards , Zsú

Olá Silvio
one word... Beautiful.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11914 W: 126 N: 21547] (110389)
  • [2007-11-22 5:13]
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prima o poi dovevo votartela..mi appariva sempre su TN ma ero in debito di voto per la foto nuova che mettevi...finalmente posso dirtelo..questa e' un capolavoro ,ciao Luciano

There is an element of Divinity in your image with the sparkle and the mist....
The anti-light effect is amazing...
It's a great snap, Sir

Ciao Silvio
İncredible and very impressive photograph.
Composition, colours and twinkle sunlight are very excellent.
Best wishes from Ankara

Ciao Silvio!!
anche se te lo hanno già detto in molti...è una foto fantastica!!

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  • Vames Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 0 N: 517] (4356)
  • [2008-01-11 5:54]

ciao Silvio che bella albero ? magnifico foto con ecellente colore!una momento molto buona ! salut Vames

Dear Silvio,
Your photo is very artistic and you are one
real artist.
WELL DONE.Like a postcard.

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  • chpp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 612 W: 50 N: 835] (4283)
  • [2008-02-14 13:59]

Ciao Silvio
bellissima immagene. I love how the tree is surrounded by the light and fog. Amazing management of lgith. a piece or art really

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  • anto86 (37)
  • [2008-02-23 5:53]

ciao silvio, complimenti davvero, la foto è molto bella e l'effetto dei raggi crea una atmosfera incredibile.
ancora complimenti


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  • Pat69 Silver Star Critiquer [C: 17 W: 0 N: 1] (112)
  • [2008-03-02 3:05] a painting. Thanks for this view!!!

Wow Silvio
I understand why this one has so many comments, it is amazing!
The effect of the sun breaking on the tree branches looks really good.

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  • fryz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 177 W: 29 N: 251] (1735)
  • [2008-03-21 21:18]

Exceptionnelle lumière
très bonne composition
A+ Silvio

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  • nes7 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 115 W: 3 N: 41] (735)
  • [2008-03-22 7:20]
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Really a magic shot...

What a wonderful image!

Hello Silvio!Excellent shot! I love the way the light diffuses out of the branches!

Fantastic lighting here, a masterwork blending of artistic eye, technical skill, and pure luck.

Hello Silvio!
What a great picture! The suns is shinig through the branches perfectly and you chose an excellent point of view. Also the depth through the path leading into the picture is good. A wonderful composition!

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  • Felip Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 677 W: 56 N: 779] (3907)
  • [2008-04-28 9:00]

Exceptional image with those sunbeams filtered by the oak's branches, Silvio. Ghostly scene. I like it a lot. :)



ciao Silvio,splendida foto con effetti surreali.complimenti

 Hello Silvio,
It's miracle photo!!
A fairy seems to emerge from the other side of the tree.Words annot convey how beautiful it is!!


Semplicemente splendida, ottimo lavoro Silvio...continua cosi.

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  • Sado Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 10 W: 0 N: 13] (52)
  • [2008-06-17 7:59]

I've never ever seen light rays captured so elegantly. Great work!

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  • DzULA Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 145 W: 65 N: 50] (840)
  • [2008-06-22 3:22]

Great one! Very good moment, the sunbeams are somehow... like in stories... very, very good moment and composition


OK ho fatto quaranta clik, all'andata e quaranta al ritorno, per cercare un commento mirato.
In Sicilia commento mancante e non sei della famiglia.
Ma anche tu, una bella foto di una quercia, ma "mal..... toscani" ci avete disboscato la Sardegna per fare carbone, come possiamo trovarne una da fotografare
Scherzo, ma non troppo , con affetto

Olá Silvio,
ficou muito bonita essa captura sua, com os raios do sol atravessando a cerração. Um tanbto bucólica essa foto também, gostei.
Parabéns e Abraço

Ciao Silvio!
Mi ero abituata a vedere tua quercia sotto differenti angolazioni, ma non avevo aggiunto mia critica! Dove essere un monumento di Umbria, e vedendo suo successo su TE, penso che molta gente vengono a visitarlo!
Questa foto (fatta nella mattina?) è magnifica.
Hai catturato benissimo il sol levante e la natura nella nebbia mattutina. Potrebbe essere una immagine di un romanzo fantastico como "The Hobbit".

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  • PsycoZ (8)
  • [2008-08-30 16:02]

Foto stupenda,bellissimi i raggi del sole che filtrano uno ad uno attraverso la chioma dell'albero fantastico anche il paesaggio.Complimenti

Ciao Silvio,
accidenti che atmosfera misteriosa!
La grande quercia e il sole, che nascosto dai rami, filtra i suoi raggi ove può, creando un effetto flou di grande impatto.
Il tutto, viene avvalorato dalla vista della rete di recinsione sulla sinistra e dalle due ruote poggiatevi lateralmente.

Una foto di grande cultura fotografica, forse tra le tue migliori.



Amazing tree! I send this tree my love and a promise to keep it in my memory forever.....


ohh my god... :) its very gooodd... You are perfect Sir...

Ciao Silvio!
Wow! Ma che bella! Bellissima!
Sorry I don't know how to speak perfect italian to express my feelings about this picture in your native language, but I found this one in the comments today and... man... that's THE PICTURE!
Grazie Tanti!
Best regards,

Hi Silvio!
I'm just amazed of your photo! It is really poetic, deeply romantic and just unreal with these sun rays...
Stunning, just stunning.
You are going to my favourites photographers on TE! :)
Kindest Regards and greetings from cold Dublin.

Sono orgoglioso di aver ricevuto una critica positiva da un maestro come te. le tue foto sono bellissime, in special modo questa splendida quercia. Accetto tuoi consigli. Buon lavoro da Giorgio.

ciao Silvio ti volevo informare che oggi a pranzo hanno usato questa tua foto come sfondo del tg2 in un servizio sui cambiamenti climatici!

Hi Silvio
Top de l'addizzionat TE "big oah" .
M'arrête sur cette photo.
Un seul mot, chaque branche et de courriers du refuge de la enflammées épée bravò bravò bravò.
Un refuge une protection.
Marie Philippe

You sucked this one dry of points Slivero.....555!

215 on TrekLens and 340 on TrekEarth!!

I always thought duplicating shots on other Trek Sites is not allowed!!

Your quickly become my least favorite Trek member...

Hi Silvio,

Fantastic light, and that's what photography's all about, isn't it. TFS


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  • Vasa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2208 W: 0 N: 95] (515)
  • [2008-12-07 8:13]

Ciao Silvio, amico,

like all planet, I am waek in front of this wonderful moment. The king's picture! All compliments and friendship.



ciao Silvio,
mi unisco anch'io al plebiscito di complimenti per questa foto, non lo avevo ancora fatto ma la conosco bene per averla vista e ammirata più di una volta. Sembra uscita da una favola.
Poi questa sera, andando a zonzo per TE, mi sono imbattuto in un WS con la tua foto al TG2, cos'è questa storia? Sono troppo curioso, come sono andate le cose?

beh.. quando l'hai fatta 'sta foto.. nel 1500? :-)

bellissima, giochi di luce che nemmeno Spielberg...


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  • ChrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 14486 W: 1045 N: 29278] (138426)
  • [2009-01-15 3:01]

Ciao Silvio

I must have missed this one in July 2006. Absolutely stunning. I like the radial pattern of the sunlight, streaming through the tree. A masterpiece. Bellisimo!

Hi Silvio
Ok like Chris say i,m not sure how i have mised this one and i belive that everithing is already sayed

Hi Silvio,how are you?
Amazing picture!! you what great shot and in perfect time. Keep creating.
Have a nice day.

Best regards,Marianna

Amazing shot. The rays of light, the mist hanging in the air, and the silhouettes of the fence and may be a bicycle, all look terrific.

mist of dream.. bravo

Ciao Silvio,
Scatto perfetto con una magnfica cattura.

ciao silvio
veramente ottimo questo suggestivo scatto bellissimo!! con questa ottima foto l'effetto luce fra i rami accednde un'atmosfera da fiaba.

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  • tamoy Silver Star Critiquer [C: 38 W: 0 N: 9] (177)
  • [2009-03-27 1:02]

Excellent! The capture of lights as it peered through the leafy branches created this wonder.

Ciao Silvio

What a outstanding capture.So magic atmosphere.Impressive light and shadows.Perfect composition and sharpness.Congratulations.

Friendly greetings from Portugal

José Diogo

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  • LAPIAZ Gold Star Critiquer [C: 85 W: 0 N: 1] (3144)
  • [2009-03-28 12:42]

Ciao Silvio !
Mi piace tanto !!!!!!!!!!!!
Une image comme dans mes plus doux rêves, la composition avec le vieil arbre, la petite route et le portail en fer... Le tout nimbé par ces rayons de lumière qui jouent avec les branche, veramente bellissimo ;-)
Arrivederci !

Greetings Silvio,

I've seen this image before and Roberto pointed me to it again. It's definitely one of your best, in my opinion. It almost wants to have a nighttime, creepy feel to it. But then there is the blue sky, green grass, and the sun streaming through the branches, turning what could have been a lonely, brooding photo into a mysterious, playful, even hopeful one.

Lovely composition, and interesting choice not to show the entire tree.


Best Regards from California,


OH, this is fantastically get st. under control contrejour lighting . Congratulation Silvio

This is a very very BIG WOOOOOOOW.
A splendid photograph the lighting you have managed to catch here is exceptional.

Hello Silvio

Looks so heavenly, Thank you for that great eye of yours. Perfect

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  • berek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7512 W: 201 N: 7196] (50508)
  • [2009-05-04 13:13]

Hi Silvio,
I miss this beautiful one. so sorry about this. wonderful magic light and great light control here. congratulations. take care.
Best wishes

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  • boa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 568 W: 2 N: 1442] (7899)
  • [2009-05-28 2:16]

Hi Silvio,
wow..what a light..really impressive ! It`s like a dream. Perhaps a frame would have been even better?
Well done and Tfs !
Have a nice day !

Stunning shot! That's a real MASTERPIECE!
Amazing light

hi silvio
photo is knowitall.
best regard

This is an amazing picture,,when i saw dis i just said WoW,very nice light and misty composition,,
Miss SaiMa

Ciao Silvio,
each time when i look in your profile this picture catches my eye. It is really fantastic.

Hello Silvio
I think words fail me as to how beautiful this photo is. Incredible light beautifully captured and the little fence to the left gives the photo additional life.


Hi Silvio,

What a fantastic shot, it is very moody.... well seen and captured, excellent work. TFS


ciao my friend silvio
how are you?
magnificent picture and composition.well done.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

Hi Silvio
Amazing shot, great and wonderful, the sunrays trying to find a way through the tree.Great capture!
well done.

Regards Freddy (Bangkok)

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  • Juntas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1449 W: 216 N: 1809] (7960)
  • [2009-11-28 16:55]

Hi Silvio. This is a dream of a photograph. Light , color, and framing are excellent. A master's job. Have a nice weekend.

It surely must have been a nice moment for you as well..a magnifiscent tree lighten by morning sun (i just suppose..) really nice..thanks

Ciao Silvio,

Holy oak of Nottoria! The light look heavenly, good capture!


very nice photo and good shot!tanx

Great tree. The sunlight trying to pass makes a great theme, it was just wonderful, congratulations!

Ciao Silvio,
beautiful photo opositte the sun.
Fantastic lights and shadows.
And the things on the left side.
Best regards.
Happy New Year 2010 Tomas

Ciao Silvio,

I do not know when this TE photo has been published but the advantage is that I can go back and tell you that it's a masterpiece,
I wish you a happy new year filled with beautiful pictures,

Hi,magnificent picture it is a very powerful image,looks like 'La forza del destino'presented as a photograph.Best regards Wolf.

Ciao Silvio,
questa mi era sfuggita, non me lo sarei perdonato mai se non avessi visto questa rarità, cosa dire.....incredibile ma vera, complimentoni !!!!!!
grande Silvio

Ciao! Silvio

Wonderfull,Sencacional,Beautifull,Rare,this photo is Perfect,I never see a photo like that is very very interesting photo,congratulations!!!

Thank you for share!

Hugs from Brazil
I wish a great and nice end of Sunday and Begginning of Week,

Jose Tadeu

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2010-01-27 16:29]

Buona sera Silvio,
Oggi ho visto questa foto per caso e mi sento spettacolare. Meraviglioso raggi del sole penetrano attraverso i rami degli alberi e ti avvolge nella sua luce. Bravissimo!
Un caro saluto,

Hi Silvio, ciao,
WoW! This is amazing composition and presentation,
very nice ray of sun and I like the tree and country and misty scene with great details,
all my complimenti,
bonne journée Michel

Hi Silvio, amazing photography.
What a excellent effect of lights from brunch of the treeand. Very good color and exposer.
good composition.
Very well done

Ciao Silvio.

Wow, quelle lumière à travers les branches de ce bel arbre.
Les roues appuyées sur la barrière sont aussi superbes



Hey Silvio,
Amazing posting... the light is like a classical painting full of hope and life.

Bouna Sera, Silvio.
A superb picture with the sun-rays embarking through the giant tree's branchs.
Beautiful Image - you just been there when time was right.

Hi Silvio,
Excellent capture of light. I am really surprised by the way you managed the over exposure. Great composition. Congratulations.
- Kishore K

Hola Sivio:
Una foto maravillosa, me quedado sin palabras al verla.
Un saludo,enhorabuena es genial

Ciao Silvio,
amazing play of light rays with the tree branches.
Spectacular effect,

Hi Silvio

Great colors and amazing light. :)

Hello Silvio,
what a great picture, amazing. Incredible how the light
went through the the old tree.I love it. Super image!!!!!
Warm regards,

Nice shot which everybody will like and the details in this pic actually conveying a good story to us...

Ciao Silvio,

Spectacular this tree misty, fog and light are wonderful. Congratulation!

Best regards,



how can you do that Silvio??? crazy!

Hello Silvio,

What an amazing shot with these sun rays diffusing through the tree and creating that eerie and misty atmosphere. Very well done my friend.


Hi Silvio,

What a beautiful shot.. Very beautiful indeed.. rally like the mist and the rays of light.. wonderful..

Have a wonderful day.

Ciao Silvio, come ben sai ... mi sono incantato su questo albero che faccio vedere agli amici quando mi vengono a trovare e ... tutti sono d' accordo con me. E' incantevole. ancora grazie ed un saluto a te e Giuliana da Marino & Desy

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  • m00n Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 114 W: 0 N: 305] (2259)
  • [2011-10-19 10:46]

Unearthly ...

Ciao Silvio
Who cares about the oak?? But the light is of course wonderful! Exposure - very tricky for this subject I guess - is spot on, and the framing is rule of thirds-ish and very satisfying. Congratualtions!

Ciao Silvio
Ho visto tantissimi alberi ma mai uno così bello con questo intrccio di luci e dettagli. Dire fantastico ... è dire poco. Una foto appena uscita da una favola ... bellissima.Bravissimo sei un professionista :)

Un saluto,abbraccio a te e Giuliana da Desy e Marino

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  • Tweety Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 248 W: 7 N: 297] (4546)
  • [2011-12-15 11:06]

Bonsoir Silvio,
Quelle image incroyable ... Je rêve de faire une telle photo dans ma vie !
Toutes mes félicitations !

Hi Silvio..

just amazing image...a lot of atmosphere. Tfs


Hello Silvio,
a masterpiece, the lighting effects are fantastic, congratulations!
Wish you a nice weekend

That' a great shoot !
Amazing light !

Davanti ad una foto così c'è ben poco da dire, c'è da solo stare ad ammirare.
Complimenti davvero

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  • kiks Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1482 W: 160 N: 1682] (12805)
  • [2012-02-18 9:18]

The tree of new life. Light, strong and misterious. Very poetic image.
Best regdards

سلام Silvio
اين يك منظره رويائي است
پرتوهاي نور خورشيد به زيبايي از لابلاي شاخه هاي درخت خيلي زيباست
زمان شناسي شما در ثبت اين اثر بسيار مناسب و قابل تحسين است
Hi Silvio
This is a dream landscape
Amidst the beauty of the sun rays are very beautiful tree branches
The effect of time your record is very good and admirable

Hi Silvio ...
This image is beautiful like a painting. Good combination with great exposure.
With respect

Hi Silvio
Beautiful dance of light and sun light in May with great light and attractive colors to display the appropriate box and taking

Hello Silvio,

What a wonderful play of light - I love everything about this image it reminds me of the days I walked to school along country lanes - I also get a wonderful fuzzy feeling of '' Bygone days ''

Well done Silvio excellent photo!!!
Kindest regards,

Wonderful backlighting. The fantastic light enhances the beauty of the tree. Well done.

Hi Silvio,

This is one of those shots I always try to capture somewhere, somehow.
What I have in mind is this photo,.Mystical, light beams, dawn fog and things to discover when you look longer and longer at this picture.
Looking at your total number if views and poins, I can leave out the technical part ; )
Gr Mark

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  • deberek (138)
  • [2012-06-25 10:18]

great picture, love it

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  • Pelje Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 43 W: 0 N: 21] (597)
  • [2012-07-15 12:12]

Hello Silvio,
wonderful, a little bit mystic motive. Exellent viewangle and very nice the shining sunrays trought the tree. well done!
Greetings from Germany, Hubert

عکس زیبا و جالبی است از طبیعت .
موفق باشی

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  • dale54 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 929 W: 0 N: 1504] (13209)
  • [2012-09-16 14:45]

hi silvio,this is what i call a WOW SHOT! its all perfect,love that light! dr

Hi Silvio
The mysty atmosphere is very well captured: there are three great characters in your composition: the tree unsually large, the myst and the sun. The tree characters interact and make this beautiful picture. Well done.

There you go again Silvio with a masterpiece of work!A marvelous tree becomes a great composition with excellent management of light!A great shot my friend!

Ciao Silvio,
Bella foto. Atmosfera misteriosa e grande illuminazione. Lo metterò nei miei preferiti!
Tanti saluti dalla bellissima Grecia

Hello Silvio,
Amazing light to highlight the long arms of this oak. Near where I live we have the Whose arms stretch further than any tree in Washington. They are beautiful and one of the hardest subjects to take due their immense size and girth. The lighting you captured added an element into the scene that makes the scene noteworthy and shows the early morning hour when life awakes and the sun begins to warm the soul.
Beautiful scene...

This is simply superb, I have no words to say how beautiful this image is. Thanks for sharing


Heil Silvio, przepyszne ujêcie,. Pozdrawiam - Adrian

Buon giorno, Don Silvio!

Una caratteristica a TE che mi piace è il fotos casuali che compaiono sul proprio profilo.

Oggi, mi ha mostrato questo capolavoro. Sono strabiliato la luce nella nebbia!

Grazie per aver condiviso questa fantastica immagine!

Migliori saluti!

Austin, Texas

Ciao Silvio,

Cet arbre imposant qui joue avec la lumière, comme un enchantement, me fait penser à l'esthétique générale du film d 'Ermanno Olmi 'L'arbre aux sabots' ( L'albero degli Zoccoli ), Palme d'or du festival de Cannes en 1978.

Buon Natale

ciao silvio. reading will's words under your most recent tree photo, i realized i had not yet appreciated your most famous work on TE. well, seemingly, no more words needed here, but i take this great opportunity to carry this photo to 500 points. 500 points and 46 favourites??? wow!!! this must be one of the icons of TE history.

Hi Silvio,
There is little that I can say that has not already been said on this image....magical, mystical, beautiful, heavenly, incredible. All are words that spring to mind, but I don't thinkI possess the words to do proper justice to this image. Perhaps my really big smiley face will say more, as I sit back and take in this amazing scene


Best wishes from Ireland

I see you have the wide photo collection here on TE, and this photo again is awesome. The light is beautiful and the whole scenery looks a bit mysterious. The huge tree fills nicely the whole image, and the fence and old wheels on the down left take my thougts to the countryside. This photo already have 502 points so all have been said....thanks for sharing this beauty.
Best wishes, Kaisa


Real masterpiece!!!

Buon fine settimana.

Hi Silvio
Amazing photograph! The sun rays shining the mist hanging over tree branches is breath taking.
Best wishes
Kasia this photograph or some dream.
Absolutely stunning.


Hi Silvio,
Uma foto incrivel, os reflexos dos raios de sol dão-lhe um certo misticismo

Amazing light and misty atmosphere!!

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  • PiotrF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4190 W: 2 N: 7159] (35044)
  • [2015-10-09 8:56]

Hello Silvio,
Magical light rays of sunshine you showed. A amazing composition, beautiful picture , with exquisite light and natural colours. Marvelous shot indeed

Hi Silvio,

Amazing shot. Excellent light management to create this backlighting effect against the tree. Did you use any filter for this?


Just like a dream, there is no words to express perfection my friend. A moment in time that will last forever in beauty.

Hello Silvio,
You have the most amazing light in this photo. The bursting ray and the silhouettes of the fence is brilliant against the trace of blue sky.
Top class shot and thanks for sharing.

Truly magical. The beams are fantastic. Congratulations.


YOu have managed to capture absolutely amazing light amd shadows. Looks more like a painting. Well done.


Hello Silvio,
Voici une photo que j'aimerai bien faire. C'est très bien réalisé et tout à fait mystérieux. Bravo !

Hello, Silvio!

An old photo of yours that I hadn't seen, and it's just fantastic! The light is incredible and the silhouette of this tree looks great! Wonderful job! It really deserves this much of points!

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