TIFA 2023 Events / Sport

White Gold - A Skier'S Dream Amidst Climate Change

  • Prize
    Silver in Events/Sport
  • Photographer
    Giovanna Arnaud Fleming
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  • Photo Date

A lone skier soaring through a pristine winter wonderland. The image is a striking contrast of vibrant colors against a serene backdrop. Towering evergreen trees, heavy with snow, form a natural gateway that the skier fearlessly navigates, gliding gracefully between their branches.

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