Dramatic, fog around Sassolungo in the Dolomites

A mountain landscape photograph in B&W, featuring Sassolungo (Langkofel) mountain in the Dolomites of South Tyrol in Italy enclosed by clouds and fog.

Selva, Trentino-Alto Adige/South Tyrol, Italy
July, 2014
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Camera & lens

NIKON D800E
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED

Camera settings

ƒ/11, 1/400s, ISO 100 and 38mm

Size original

7360 x 4912 pixels

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This fine art landscape in black & white features the mountain Sassolungo in the Dolomites. Sassolungo, or Langkofel in German, is quite striking because of its tall shape. It is the highest mountain of the Langkofel Group in the Dolomites (Southern Limestone Alps) in the province of South Tyrol in Italy. A thick layer of fog and clouds enclose the mountain, which creates a bit of a dramatic mood as a result. Undoubtedly the black & white presentation reinforces that mood.

The Dolomites in Italy are very different from the rest of the Alps. The landscape seems more open, and the mountains stand out from the valleys. Also, their rugged and jagged mountain peaks, as well as their lighter surface, make them quite unique. The Dolomites are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are a great location for hiking and skiing as well as landscape photography. Make sure to visit when you find yourself in the north of Italy, but try to avoid the summer months!

This photograph is part of our new Italian landscape Photography portfolio. For more landscape photographs featuring mountains, make sure to visit our Mountains & Hills landscape photography theme. Alternatively, consider visiting our Black & White Landscape Photography portfolio for a collection of fine art photography in black & white like this photograph of Sassolungo in the Dolomites.

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1 comment for Dramatic, fog around Sassolungo in the Dolomites

  1. Sergio Lami

    Dramatic indeed! The Dolomites can be like that. Hoping to see more Italian landscape photography from you Johan!

    • Johan Peijnenburg

      Working on my backlog as we speak Sergio 🙂 And hope to be there soon again!

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