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tony47
03-05-2006, 08:47 AM
I first approached twenty years ago, in one way by chance and in another way perhaps because it was supposed to about motorbikes.I travelled a great deal, but in those days i just looked rather than observing.Even then, i was a photographer, but only with my eyes, if that counts, and i can still see many of those images, despite the passing of the years. Then, one day, the chance encounter with Airone magazine, wich at the time was practically the only nature magazine around, released a hidden spring within me.
I discovered an unexpected and wonderful new world, a new way of observing and looking around myself. I was struck by the images and by the amount of "detail" that could be "observed" - "new eyes for knowing how to see" - of wich Proust had spoken in his phrase that has accompanied me in all these years. What followed is today's history.
Meeting up with nature clubs did the rest and from there to wanting to "fix" what i'd seen on film was just a short step. i love the world's extremities and its fascinating places and when i'm on the move, whenever possible, i always get the urge to look for setting and places where manking has still not left its mark.

Although this is becoming increasingly difficult!

To all nature and photography fans, "Goodlight".

Antonio Benetti
http://www.occhisullanatura.it

plg3
03-05-2006, 09:06 AM
Antonio -

Welcome! I really enjoyed looking through your pictures and commentary on your web site. Wonderful eye for nature! Especially enjoyed "Il Delta del Po" and the "Raccoglitori di vongole nella luce infuocata dell'alba".

Regards -

Pontiac005
03-05-2006, 10:20 AM
Welcome! I hope you are enjoying your stay here as we are enjoying it. I checked out your Atmosphere photos and really enjoyed viewing them. Hope to see more of your photos in the future.

AnnF
03-07-2006, 12:10 AM
Welcome. You have an interesting web site. Nicely set up.

Ann

george_online
03-07-2006, 12:23 AM
Tony,
come va? Bennevuto. Yo spenduto un anno in Italia ventici ani fa. Scusa me per gramma per favore :).
Ciao, George

tony47
03-09-2006, 01:55 AM
Thanks for the warm "Welcome" everyone !
Antonio