See a photo of two men looking toward snow-covered peaks in the Caucasus by Vittorio Sella and download free wallpaper from National Geographic.
Higher Ground - Aperture Foundation NY
Vittorio Sella, born in the foothills of the Italian Alps, combined his passions of photography and mountaineering to capture the elevated beauty of the world’s most inhospitable places.
Pioneering Photographers: Vittorio Sella
None less than Ansel Adams said that Vittorio Sella's photographs inspired "religious awe". Sella was born in 1859 in Bielle, Italy, in the shadow of the Alps, and he began climbing at an early age. He was the first to climb the Matterhorn and the Monte Rosa, Italy's highest peak, in winter and the first to traverse Mont Blanc in winter, too. That prowess enabled him to haul the bulky large-format camera and gear of the day, including the fragile 30x40cm plates upon which the image was…
itwonlast: “ Regarded as one of the finest mountain photographer ever, Vittorio Sella travelled the world to immortalize on film peaks and mounts that for the most part hadn’t been previously...
Vittorio Sella, Pionier in de bergfotografie - Italië Uitgelicht
De Italiaan Vittorio Sella groeide op in de schaduw van de Italiaanse Alpen. Uitgeverij Terra publiceerde een omvangrijke uitgave van Sella's foto's.