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Nikon Coolpix 990

Shutter Speed 1/250

F-Stop f/8

Focal Lenght 70mm

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Castel Toblino – Trentino – Italy

Renowned for the romantic legends associated with it, and as the pleasure retreat of the episcopal court, Castel Toblino is a rare example, in Trentino, of lake fortification.
It was probably a prehistoric fort and Roman site, on an island in the middle of the lake which, due to the lowering of the water level later became a peninsula. It is a very old site, once occupied by a small temple dedicated to the worship of the Fates, as recorded in the rare 3rd century epigraph (walled under the northern portico of the castle). Its original religious function was soon replaced by a military function, given its strategic position. In the 13th century the castle passed from the hands of the lords of Toblino into those of the lords of Campo, who owned the castle bearing the same name in the Giudicarie (Castel Campo). Later on, the castle fell into the hands of the church of Trento (1495) and the Cardinal Bernardo Clesio had the place restored and rebuilt (1536-1537) on Renaissance lines, to become a lord´s residence: it was decorated by some of the artists working at the Magno Palazzo of the Castello del Buonconsiglio in Trento. The prevailing 16th century elements are due to the subsequent transformations (courtyard portico and loggia, round arches) ordered by Gian Gaudenzio Madruzzo. All that remains of the Medieval castle layout are the wall to the west, a turret to the north-west of the present enclosure and the 20 meter high cylindrical tower, which may be considered a keep, strengthening the fortifications closing the summit of the fortified rock.

Lake of Toblino

This valley bottom lake has marsh vegetation (in particular ) and lacustrine (a few samples of “lamineto” of the ninfea gialla type); At certain points of the shore there are willow groves. The site includes the surrounding hills, where holm oaks woods grow(Celtidi australis-Quercetum ilicis).

Hi buddies.I’m Paolo from Italy,love to take photographs and experiment new techniques.When I play with my camera I’m like a kid in a candy shop

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  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyover 5 years ago

    Aloha Paolo, this is an ethereal beauty! I would love to see this beautiful reflective landscape portrait in Dimensions. It is wonderful and I love the colours.

  • Hi Sharon,thanks for the invite to subbmit this photo in Dimension and thanks for your appreciation too……so happy you like this, comments like yours make it all worth while!



    – paolo1955

  • Colin  Williams Photography
    Colin William...over 5 years ago
    This is superb work !!

  • I appreciate your comment and for you taking the time to stop by

    – paolo1955

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellover 5 years ago

    WOW – fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks for visiting and adding your kind comment :)

    – paolo1955

  • Ian Stevenson
    Ian Stevensonover 5 years ago


  • Thank you , this is really a good feeling for me

    – paolo1955

  • Daniela Cifarelli
    Daniela Cifarelliover 5 years ago

    MARVELLOUS SHOT! TNX 4 adding it to "I LOVE ITALY " Group.

  • Thanks for your nice comment in my photo.

    – paolo1955

  • NatureGreeting Cards ©ccwri
    NatureGreeting...over 5 years ago

    Oh my how I would love to stand there in your footsteps!!! Thanks so much for sharing this with us, it breathtaking!!!!

  • Thank you so much for your much appreciated comment.

    – paolo1955

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesover 5 years ago

    WOW! I agree with Carolyn…would love to be where you were! Fabulous in every way!

  • I’m happy that you enjoy this photo.

    – paolo1955

  • PirateNeilsouth
    PirateNeilsouthover 5 years ago


  • Thank you

    – paolo1955

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 5 years ago

    Fantastic, wonderful angle

  • Hi Ann,this means a lot to me.

    – paolo1955

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 5 years ago

    This is so lovely! It is like flying over the landscape in a peaceful dream.

  • Thank you , this is really a good feeling for me

    – paolo1955

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