TIFA 2022 Nature / Seasons

Cup Cake

  • Prize
    Silver in Nature/Seasons
  • Photographer
    Giovanna Arnaud Fleming
  • Agency / Studio
  • Photo Date

Winter sunrise. The name of this mountain is “Roc d’Enfer”, litterally "Rock of Hell". Even though it doesn’t look difficult to hike, its ridge has claimed some lives. It’s very narrow and it can be fatal in the wrong weather conditions. The photo was taken at sunrise.

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