TIFA 2022 Nature / Sunset

Golden Glow

  • Prize
    Bronze in Nature/Sunset
  • Photographer
    Giovanna Arnaud Fleming
  • Agency / Studio
  • Photo Date

Autumn sunset in the Alps. Mountains give me peace, I force myself to leave work and worries behind and plan to hike up to capture the beauty at sunset. I don’t always get rewarded by good colours but I always try to find an interesting photo to justify the hike that becomes harder every year, especially carrying the heavy rucksack with my photographic gear. Having these images in my library is important for me, it reminds me of the beauty of our planet when I look at them

A consequence of growing up in mountainous areas is a sensitivity to the subtle cycles and seasonal changes of the landscape. The trees, the rivers, the fields, the snow cover, and the mountains, which show different aspects of themselves from one hour, one day, one season, to the next. The world’s wild places - mountains, glaciers, polar ice – are under increasing pressure, both from climate change and the relentless intrusion of human activities. One way to inspire people to value and make an effort to preserve these areas is by sharing images of them. These images need to convey not only