© Alessandro Zocchi


Uploaded: February 17, 2008


Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200


Robert Baer February 17, 2008

what a fantastic capture. I have never seen anything like this. Just beautiful alessandro! #856727

Karen L. Swigart February 17, 2008

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I too have never seen anything like this. Can you tell me where this was taken? Karen #5506211

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 17, 2008

What a beautiful find! Cool ice formations! Gorgeous! #5506222

Alessandro Zocchi February 17, 2008

Thanks everybody. It was taken yesterday in the Genova Valley, that is one of coldest valleys in the Italian dolomites. Temperature was about -10°C (15°F)at noon, as sun never reaches the bottom of the valley. I was shocked by the beauty of the ice formations. #5506269

Jim Huffield February 17, 2008

GORGEOUS(((*))) #5506420

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 17, 2008

This is beautiful Alessandro, great details.

Dominick #5506474

Eva Pastor February 17, 2008

Gorgeous! Neat ice crystal formations. #5506765

Matt Quaid February 17, 2008

this is awesome and very unique, I see contest winner on this one, great catch #5506874

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe February 17, 2008

Outstanding image, Alessandro. A beautiful rare find. Very well done. Thank you for the added info.


Michael G. Marshall February 17, 2008

WOW! Absolutely stunning Alessandro! Love it in B&W! We'll see this one again! - Michael #5507183

Tiia Vissak February 17, 2008

a beautiful capture! #5507426

Colette M. Metcalf February 17, 2008

Beautiful capture!!! #5508615

Laura L. Gonzales level-deluxe February 17, 2008

Outstanding capture! Just beautiful! Fantastic detail. Laura #5509121

Summer A. Kozisek February 17, 2008

This is absoluely amazing, gorgeous capture Alessandro! #5509252

Matt Quaid February 23, 2008

thanks for the comment on Arctic Fire, but this photo of yours is just awesome, very unique, and I believe you will beat me. #5540160

Debra R. Harder February 25, 2008

This is incredible, Alessandro! One of my all-time favorites! GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS! Deb #5549504

Kristy M. Cannon March 01, 2008

Alessandro, THIS is nature at its best! You have truly captured the spirit of this place and I want to thank you for sharing this amazing image with us! I'm a newbie here at BP and new to shooting landscapes myself, but this is just magnificent and I'm so glad I found it! Kristy :) #5577810

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 06, 2008

Living where it is warm, THIS photo wants me to join the cold spirit of this wild area...This is awesome and a sure winner!!! #5752575

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