Persimmon tree

A ladder resting on the persimmon tree to collect these sweet autumn fruits.
A typical image of the Montefeltro hills.

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: PENTAX K-m
  • Taken: 24 October, 2010
  • Flash fired: yes
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/180s

Montefiore Conca

The silouette of “Rocca di Montefiore Conca” on sunset’s light

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: PENTAX K-m
  • Taken: 31 March, 2018
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s

Auditore

An overview of the town of Auditore, Montefeltro Italia. In the background the two peaks of Monte Catria, covered with snow

  • Aperture: ƒ/10
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 9 March, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/800s

“Sci fi” sunset

Like the black monolite from “2001 Space Odissey”, the profile of the Torre Cotogna contrasts with the clouds at sunset

  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 22 December, 2017
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s

Cavoleto

Almost camouflaged in the woods and fields, the village of Cavoleto is located on a hill in the municipality of Piandimeleto, Marche

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 16 November, 2017
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s

First fog

The first autumn mists, on Mount San Giovanni, disclose the last trees before the summit.

  • Aperture: ƒ/16
  • Camera: PENTAX K-m
  • Taken: 25 November, 2009
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/750s

Fireworks @ San Leo

At the end of the three-day event “Alchimia alchimie”, which are held annually in the village of San Leo, the fortress is lit up by a fireworks display.

  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 28 August, 2016
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 160
  • Shutter speed: 4s

Badlands

The Montefeltro is full of badlands, areas where the absence of trees and vegetation has given rise to the landslide, with the final result of the calanchus. Yet even these territories have their own charm.

  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 4 October, 2016
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/400s
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    San Leo

    This is the fortress of San Leo, in an impregnable position in Montefeltro; In this Rocca, August 26, 1795, he found the death Giuseppe Balsamo, better known as Count of Cagliostro.

  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Camera: PENTAX K-5
  • Taken: 1 August, 2016
  • Exposure bias: +3/10EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/800s
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    Noble roofs

    The whole city of Urbino was built with terracotta bricks, while the covers, including the Palazzo Ducale and the Duomo, with the characteristic “coppi”, which give the classic red color to the noble roofs.

  • Aperture: ƒ/9.5
  • Camera: PENTAX K-m
  • Taken: 13 May, 2010
  • Flash fired: no
  • ISO: 200
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000s
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