Souls of Castelluccio – Double Star Trail

Dario Giannobile
Location of photo
Castelluccio - Noto -Syracuse
Date/Time of photo
canon 7d, tokina 11-16 f/2.8
Many graves, encarved in the rocks like the ones in Pantalica UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE, lay on the ground in the necropolis of Castelluccio, between Noto and Palazzolo Acreide 's countriside in Sicily -Italy. Warm lights enhance the frame of the tombs from inside. The idea behind the use of the lights is to put the observer in the condition to feel the supernatural dimension of this magic place but at the same time the warm colors trasmit a feeling of confort remembering the hearth fire; the star trails transmit a feeling of time flowing over a very old place (2200-1800 b.c.). The use of a mirror allows to have in the same image both the north and south pole.
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