PHOTOGRAPHING THE DOLOMITES is a photography-location and visitor guidebook. The Dolomites in northeastern Italy is one of the world's most photogenic mountain ranges and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The areas tall limestone spires and towers are surrounded by high alpine meadows and pastures rich with flowers, all accessed by panoramic paths and high mountain passes. Fast flowing streams cascade down to medieval villages and churches in the valleys. Italy's Pale Alps are internationally renowned for their beautiful landscapes, warm alpenglow light and rich photographic opportunity.
52 locations and over 450 beautiful photographs
Detailed topographic maps, directions, and co-ordinates for each location * Location accessibility notes * Best time of day and year including seasonal highlights * Sun compass * Photographic tips and techniques * Special advice on long exposures for astro photography * Visitor information
Mountains, spires, towers and dramatic peaks, mountain passes, alpine pastures and flower meadows, woodlands and forest, streams and rivers, waterfalls and lakes, wildlife, villages and churches, castles and monasteries, historical war sites, Tyrolean culture, alpine sports, festivals and events.
James Rushforth has spent the last seven years exploring the Dolomites and has established himself as one of the leading authorities on the region. He is author of The Dolomites - Rock Climbs and Via Ferrata (Rockfax 2014) and Ski Touring and Snowshoeing in the Dolomites (Cicerone 2017). He has won 12 international photography competitions including the prestigious Siena International Photography Awards. His landscape and extreme sports photography has been published in numerous magazines and websites.