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Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio2006) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4566 W: 106 N: 6071] (54757)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-12-24
Categories: Nature, Architecture
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-12-26 0:26
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Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Castelluccio is one locality of the common one of Norcia (PG). The country is found in top to a hill that is risen on omonimous plateau, one of more goes of Italy centers them and inserted in the National Park of the Sibillini Mounts. The height of 1.452 m s.l.m. of ago the inhabited center more elevated of the Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano and of all the Appennines. Of imposing forehead to it erge the shape of the Monte Vettore (2,478 m). The country is found to approximately 28 km of distance from Norcia, and you can come there through one panoramic road. According to the Istat data of 2001, it is lived from 150 residents. The presence of the man in the zone is testified sin from the roman age, with the recovery of some objects in terracotta near the Source of Canatra, in locality Uses. Moreover, in the foundations of a house century was recovered in the centuries passes to you to various going back coins roman to the period of the emperor Claudius II the Gotico (III), and long the road that leads to Pass of Lend, found also the tomb of a roman soldier. The nucleus puts into effect them laughed them to XIII the century, even if some searches stretch to backdate of the foundation. The economy of the country closely is tied to the activity of the pastorizia, than still good part constitutes one of the returns of the inhabitants. To it it goes added agriculture, with the production of typical products which the famous lenticchie of Castelluccio. The tourism is present all the year: in the winter period, the locality of Canapine Pass accommodates systems of gone back working for sciistiche activities, while in the summery period the hiking attracts a great number of gets passionate to you.

Castelluccio Ŕ una frazione del comune di Norcia (PG).
Il paese si trova in cima ad una collina che si eleva sull'omonimo altopiano, uno dei pi¨ vasti dell'Italia centrale ed inserito nel Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini. L'altezza di 1.452 m s.l.m. ne fa il centro abitato pi¨ elevato dell'Appennino Umbro-Marchigiano e di tutti gli Appennini. Di fronte ad esso si erge imponente la sagoma del Monte Vettore (2.478 m). Il paese si trova a circa 28 km di distanza da Norcia, ed Ŕ raggiungibile attraverso una strada panoramica. Secondo i dati Istat del 2001, Ŕ abitato da 150 residenti.
La presenza dell'uomo nella zona Ŕ testimoniata sin dall'epoca romana, con il rinvenimento di alcuni oggetti in terracotta presso la Fonte di Canatra, in localitÓ Soglio. Inoltre, nelle fondamenta di una casa furono rinvenute nei secoli passati diverse monete romane risalenti al periodo dell'imperatore Claudio II il Gotico (III secolo), e lungo la strada che conduce a Forca di Presta, si trov˛ anche la tomba di un soldato romano. Il nucleo attuale risale al XIII secolo, anche se alcune ricerche tendono a retrodatarne la fondazione.
L'economia del paese Ŕ strettamente legata all'attivitÓ della pastorizia, che ancora costituisce una buona parte degli introiti degli abitanti. Ad essa va aggiunta l'agricoltura, con la produzione di prodotti tipici quali le famose lenticchie di Castelluccio. Il turismo Ŕ presente tutto l'anno: nel periodo invernale, la localitÓ di Forca Canapine ospita impianti di risalita funzionanti per attivitÓ sciistiche, mentre nel periodo estivo l'escursionismo attrae un gran numero di appassionati.

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2012-12-26 0:34]

Hi Silvio.

The village looks like its from a fairytale, set in Never Never Land. The light aids the appeal, your pisitioning gives an interesting perspective.

Stv ;0))

Lindissima imagem de Castelluccio.caro Silvio.
Parece um daqueles cart§es postais feito para comemorar as
festividades prˇprias desta Úpoca do ano.
Excelente profundidade.

Hello Silvio,
Beautiful landscape,very well balanced and nice exposure.
My regards,

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2012-12-26 8:13]

Hi Silvio,
A lovely small village on top of the mountain. The image is adorned with fabulous lighting. Colors are very natural and sharpness is excellent.
Perfect details in the snow.
Such neat work.

Francis Xavier

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2012-12-26 8:43]

Hello Silvio

Avec la montagne en fond et la belle neige quelle vue et image superbe compo et captage, ce village ces maisons grandiose vue.
Bravo et amitiÚ

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 0 N: 886] (8448)
  • [2012-12-26 13:09]

Hi Silvio,

Splendid architectural view of the place, a amazing winter landscape.
Great POV and perfect light, frame is beautiful.
Have a good week, my friend.

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  • eosnut Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 647 W: 285 N: 2085] (13374)
  • [2012-12-27 1:50]

Hi Silvio,
Beautiful scene, great lighting, and very well handled.

The snow is not over exposed, and there is good detail in the shadows.

Compliments of the season to you and your family.

PS, it is 11:50pm and still 22C here in NZ.
I;m just showing off ;)

Hi Silvio, good job with the light in this, plenty of detail still showing with the bright snow. Looks like you have a few spots in the sky though. Fiona

Ciao Silvio,
Just an incredible scene, well taken and TFS.

Beautiful! But it look so cold! Nicely captured with good lighting and dof with nice details even the snow which is hard to do. Very well done, tfs.

Hello Silvio, the snow makes a lovely backdrop to this little village.The colours are beautiful and quite natural, and you have managed the light really well.
Tfs, regards Jean.

Hi Silvio..nice winter shot. Excellent tones. Excellent control of your exposure making the whites perfect.


Hi Silvio. The blue and white provide an attractive contrast especially in the bright sunlight. Good pov to show the road leading to the community. Interesting shot and notes. TFS

Hi Silvio
Bellissimo scatto.

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