Nature and landscape in Taro Valley

North Italy Apennines

Why these pages on the Val Taro in a site that mainly deals with photography? Well, essentially because Val Taro has been the cradle of my passions, and this nature and these landscapes have always accompanied and made me grow, also in my love for photography. I have to thank my father, who as a child, taking me with him to the river when he going painting his landscapes, made me appreciate these environments, this nature, its colors, its seasons, but above all the almost suspended time, magical, of when you isolate yourself from the world to dedicate yourself only to the things you like: drawing, photography, walking, bathing, fishing with your hands and a thousand other little adventures, just behind the house. 

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Poco più a valle dell'abitato di Roccamurata, una grande roccia nera, propaggine dell'imponente Groppo di Gorro sovrastante, si pone a ostacolo delle acque del Taro, che si trovano così a fronteggiare un intruso di grande tenacia. Le acque, per niente intimorite, hanno levigato e scolpito queste roccie, fino a renderle lisce come il vetro,...

Alcune immagini di vita sotto le acque del Taro, riprese in primavera. Uno strano quanto piccolo animaletto aggrappato ad un sasso sotto il pelo dell'acqua, un esiguo branco di pesciolini ed un'erba che fa capolino tra le onde.

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