Andrea Securo Captures the Beauty of Dolomites Against the Milky Way

All images by Andrea Securo. Used with Creative Commons permission.

The grandeur of the Milky Way on a clear and moonless sky is one of the favorite celestial subjects of landscape photographers and astrophotographers alike. It’s easy to see why, despite the planning and preparation often involved. We see this in the breath-taking snaps taken by Italian photographer and geophysics student Andrea Securo during some nights spent in the Dolomites. Photographing the Milky Way in strategic locations remains on the bucket list of many photographers. Such locations allow us to document the galaxy’s passing along a patch of the night sky without the light pollution and obstructions of the city. Also, the natural formations and silhouettes provide interesting foreground elements that frame the resulting image.

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Andrea Securo: Breathtaking Images of Dolomites

All images by Andrea Securo. Used with permission.

Photographer Andrea Securo is quite lucky. He’s a geology student that lives by the mountains and that has a great talent for photographing dolomites. I found his work via Behance and was intrigued by his sense of composition, use of contrast, etc. He’s studied the work of many photographers such as Chris Burkard, Sebastian Salgado, Ansel Adams, and more. If he keeps at it, his work may even be up there with those wonderful photographers.

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