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Last picture regarding the Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen). Then, before showing other details, sides, and particular aspects of this lovely area, obviously in different conditions of light, I'll move the "photographic journey" to other places of the Dolomites, just to offer a more varied palette.
Shot taken on October 5th 2012, at 01:16 a.m.
This landscape is entirely lit by the moonlight, which was already pretty hight on the east.
Here you can see the mount Paterno (left), my trusted tent (lit with a torch from inside) and the Tre Cime di Lavaredo north faces in the distance.
This particular spot has proved an excellent location. It allowed to include, in a single shot, all the most significant peaks, without incurring excessive use of wide-angle... that would have flattened the entire panorama, something I generally detest (except for very specific issues) then carefully avoid, for a simple matter of love and respect to the original forms of the mountains I want to portray.
Before taking a photo, I usually first care to get a correct shape, then I look for the proper light. Because a light without form would generally make no sense.
Temperature here at night was around zero degrees centigrade, maybe a little less because of some humidity. So, indeed very comfortable.
I generally use the tent because it is easier to cook inside providing repair from the wind, and also when planning a multi-day trip allows you to return home still with a... human aspect
besides it's basilar to have a shelter if the weather turns out to be problematic. Also, let's say it, the tent is the icing on the cake in the photographic compositions!