After many years of dreaming, I finally made it all the way to Patagonia.


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The mountains at the end of the world called and they did not disappoint. Rising suddenly with vertical towers to which glaciers still cling to, majestic and temperamental, they stay mostly hidden in the clouds they create for themselves. The fierce winds are also their creation, maybe a way to feel the surrounding landscape with invisible fingers.

But what surprised me the most was the abundance of intense colors everywhere. I don’t even know how I could describe the way the entire sky lights up in the morning in vibrant colors every direction you turn your head to and stays like that for tens of minutes, then disappears, only to come back shortly after, before fading away until the next day. It’s a truly jaw dropping show and, as a photographer, it’s hard to concentrate on one subject.

And the trees... Huge Lenga trees with leaves the size of a fingernail, colored more intense than I have ever seen. This was an adaptation to the fierce winds in Patagonia, but even so, there were many victims. The forests are full of twisted, fallen, dead and rotten trunks, and they transform radically over short distances. You go up on a hill and all the trees are small and twisted by the powerful winds, resembling beautiful bonsai trees. Descend in the immediate valley and they are straight, wide and 30 metres tall. In some other part they are the size of fruit trees, but thinner and wildly shaped. Everywhere among them, fallen trunks and huge rocks. It’s an incredibly beautiful chaos and sometimes difficult to photograph.

A part of my soul remained behind, hanging from these windblown trees, admiring shapes and colors never seen before. And this part left behind is growing with every day spent in cities filled with noise, pollution, haste, anger, hustling, long after hours and other unnatural things.

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Orsolya 3 months ago

As if the mountains were glowing in the background...

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Troux 3 months ago

What a place!

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Denise Mirto 3 months ago

heavenly

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Kelliwithani 3 months ago

Pure. Gorgeousness!

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Suzanne Linch 3 months ago

I would love too paint a couple of your photos ?.Are they enhanced at all please.

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Dorianne Dorianne 3 months ago

Magic

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Martina Třešková 3 months ago

The perfect combo of winter and autumn.

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Kelliwithani 3 months ago

THIS one is spectacular! <3

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Kelliwithani 3 months ago

These are my faves. Looooove the blending of the seasons!

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Monessa Kelly 3 months ago

this is not chaos... this is beautiful symmetry in the way of Natural Fractals as discovered by Benoit Mandelbrot. If you really look you can see the patterns, from the shape of leaves to the form of the tree to even the spacing of tree roots and the actual shape of the forest. At this point you realize that we are not in Chaos but ordered perfection.

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Maggie Dougherty 3 months ago

This one looks like a Hurricane, went through here! I love, how it's so desolate!

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Kelliwithani 3 months ago

I love the dichotomy between the Fall and Winter seasons in this one!

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Maggie Dougherty 3 months ago

Pure magic, poking it' s head through!! I love this one, in it's singularity!! <3

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Elizabeth Gardner 3 months ago

stunning colours

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Russell Emmons 3 months ago

Marvelisimo aqua lago !

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Hope Floats 3 months ago

The colour of the Autumn are stunning in this photo, especially against the snowy mountains in the background...

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JillVille Child Care 3 months ago

Can you spot the Unicorn? This looks like where they would have hung out, hidden amongst the trees. Amazing.

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Aahzmandus Pervect 3 months ago

Torres del Paine.

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dora sim 3 months ago

I think I need to visit Argentina...

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Julie Lynn 3 months ago

WoW, again!! The patience you must have to catch these :) :)

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Denise Mirto 3 months ago

don't let any cruise ships come here

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Elizabeth Gardner 3 months ago

a work of art almost woven

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Martina Třešková 3 months ago

I feel so weird about the fact that I never had an idea that such landscape exists. It looks like out of a pc game!

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