Between the end of May and the first days of July, the plateau of Castelluccio is witness of an event of particular importance, the Closing. For various weeks the monotonia chromatic of the pasture, it comes broken from a mosaic of colors, with variations of tones that go from the ocher yellow to the red one. Even if "the Bloomed" festivity of falls back in second Sunday of June, does not exist a precise day in order to admire this charming show. Every year all is entrusted the climatic course of the season. In this period there are a lot of species of flowers in the Large Plane and the Lost Plane, walking along the paths can meet: genzianelle, narcissuses, violette, poppies, ranuncoli, asphodels, viola Eugeniae, alfalfas, acetoselle and other.
Place to 1452 meters on the sea level Castelluccio is the highest inhabited place of the Umbria. Place on the top of a hill that separates the Great Plan from tight the Lost Plan is a delicious small village with narrow lanes and the houses leaned the one to the others, nearly to repair itself from the great cold of winter. The Plan is famous beyond that for its splendid closing, also for the cultivation of the lenticchia, plant annual that blooms between May and August, pertaining to the family of the leguminose.
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bema (26179) 2013-10-16 6:09
Hi dear Silvio,
really an very fascinating place to have a walk through alt these colors and flowers.. very good clarity here, like a lot the open space, too..
have a nice day, see you soon
un caro saluto, Bernd
dta (57008) 2013-10-16 6:39
Ciao Silvio ,
A beautiful feeling of early summer in Castelluccio , with the superb effect of the red poppies in the FG .
serp2000 (33405) 2013-10-16 7:12
It sounds some strange but this view reminds me Mongolian landscape. Just a masterpiece! Well done! Thanks for this interesting note, I am not a biologist, but I really like Nature. Good presentation of Umbria!
yquem46 (35636) 2013-10-16 7:16
Still 6 months to wait, I'm afraid !
A nice colorful and luminous scene, quite pleasant
best to you
photoray (6796) 2013-10-16 7:43
Excellent vertical view of the Castelluccio plateau, with the red lenticchia in the foreground, large groupings of yellow blossoms throughout, strolling visitors, and the rolling hills background, all in natural coloring.
saxo042 (33990) 2013-10-16 7:56
Marvellous colours with all these poppies in the foreground. There is a fantastic depth here and all the people add interest. A stunning view here!
holmertz (31552) 2013-10-16 8:03
This is a stunning view with superb colours. Although most of the area is rather flat you have made it exciting and interesting by placing the red poppies in the foreground and including the people passing across the field. This shows the importance of a careful choice of POV and composition.
danos (78330) 2013-10-16 9:16
nice this landscape view photography with the red poppies on the foreground to contrast perfect with the green of the land.I like the excellent light management as the beauty and the inviting of the image to go for a stroll.
ChrisJ (91360) 2013-10-16 10:09
It looks remarkably similar to the countryside around Erzurum, Kars and Ani on the Anatolian plateau. Good sharpness and nice repetition of the fg red poppies, which contrast well against the blue sky above to give a superb warm cold color contrast. The people add scale. Tfs!
rychem (13874) 2013-10-16 10:27
Bravo, so many layers, poppies in the foreground, a meadow with walking people, a patchwork of fields, mountains and sky. All together creates a fantastic view
best regards Ryszard
Romano46 (11871) 2013-10-16 10:45
sei tornato al tuo amore e sono certo che presto tornerai ancora ad esso in visione invernale.
Castelluccio è sempre insuperabile nell'offrire emozioni da qualsiasi punto esso venga ripreso.
Se poi c'è la tua mano il risultato è certo perchè nessuno conosce questo luogo come te.
Ciao e buona serata
siudzi (27869) 2013-10-16 11:41
Lovely landscape post executed with an excellent color management. Especially these poppies captured in the foreground gave a strong impact to the whole composition. Beautifully done! TFS.
cornejo (22736) 2013-10-16 11:41
Ciao Silvio, bella vista di questi bellissimi campi verdi con fiori bellissimi e il villaggio in fondo vicino alle montagne, molto ben catturato con un grande POV, in questo molto buona e bella foto. Una bella immagine con una buona nitidezza, profondità e qualità. Una bella, buon lavoro perfettamente fatto, complimenti amico mio. Grazie per aver condiviso questo bel lavoro.
Buona notte e resto felice della settimana.
Cordiali saluti dal sud della Spagna.
Sonata11 (31303) 2013-10-16 13:04
very beautiful photo of spectacular nature. Perfectly well done with fantastic colors, sharpness, clarity, fantastic POV.
I love it. Tfs, Barbara
tyro (15817) 2013-10-16 13:26
Ciao caro Silvio,
Again you tempt us with another beautiful view of Castelluccio, again with the patchwork of fields beneath the lovely mountains and sky and again with glorious red poppies in the foreground. But this time also with some fine human interest too - those people look like walkers just out for a pleasurable walk in the lovely countryside.
Glorious light and colours, excellent composition and exposure and exquiiste details and sharpness.
cargus (7586) 2013-10-16 14:29
Colour, light and contrast excellent, good together in a successful picture.
nikkitta (9179) 2013-10-16 16:49
Charming capture of the flowers and the landscape with people walking and enjoying it
Beautiful mix of greens given by the different kinds of vegetation
Buona settimana sono sole
fabbs99 (11396) 2013-10-16 21:30
Lovely image from the fields.The human presence has added elements to the composition.The flowers in the foreground look splendid.Nice sharpness and clarity and a great capture.TFS.
macjake (45832) 2013-10-16 21:38
Oh i think people are going to enjoy this one.
its bright, airy, cheerful, and with wide wide open spaces.
its as if the scenery continues on for infinity. and of course I love the clouds.
enjoy your day
jjcordier (67562) 2013-10-16 22:47
Très belle photo de cet endroit magnifique que tu sais si bien mettre en valeur dans tes splendides images.
SnapRJW (23982) 2013-10-16 22:59
Hello Silvio - I never get bored with your Castelluccio flower shots. This is s sight I would love to see with my own eyes. Th red poppies in the Fg make a wonderful feature and it's nice to see the people enjoy the natural display. Warm regards Rosemary
carlo62 (19729) 2013-10-16 23:27
certo se il Castelluccio offre queste bellezze, il viavai dei turisti/fotografi/naturalisti non finirà mai.
Questo è quello che dimostra ampiamente la tua bella foto.
Graal (92308) 2013-10-16 23:30
very nice landscape. Amazing picture from your archive. Fine composition with the red poppies on FG. Photo I like a lot.
Have a nice day.
mirosu (8406) 2013-10-17 1:08
Ero un po 'in silenzio nei giorni scorsi (senza Internet-sacco di viaggio); proprio ieri sono tornato dal mio viaggio in Kerala, ed è stato eccellente. Il mio silenzio è rotto. Ho già iniziato a postare foto da questo viaggio.
Grazie per il molto interessante introduzione nota.
What a glorious summer shot depicting the nature beauty and its peacefulness.
This photo is very nice for both the composition and very precise framing the landscape, perfectly favoring the rules of landscape photography, but especially for the colors that are credited with an abundant nature; you have been able to present it very well in the vertical frame thanks to an excellent photo work execution.
The perfectly lighted mountains are the main focal point of this photo. There is a great use of depth of field to hold the viewer in the foreground red popies as well as mountains in BG and the excellent lighting conditions have allowed for very good color saturation. The overall impact is very strong.
Miguel82 (14584) 2013-10-17 1:25
A picture showing trekkers in that wide valley, it's a nice report with deep fiels of vision, good idea to include the red flowers in the fg, they're superb
High resolution and pleasant colors, Warm regards
Oceania (3245) 2013-10-17 5:57
Spring in Umbria is wonderful! People were coming and going, enjoying the beautiful scenery very much. This is a very nice picture!
adramad (31151) 2013-10-17 8:20
Fascinating image, with this vast panorama, which lets us see this broad valley with the beautiful range of shades of green, red poppies in the foreground is an instant attraction to the image.
Good perspective with mountains in the background and beautiful sky.
Very good image quality, sharpness is also great.
Enjoy a happy day, my friend.
krzychu30 (12859) 2013-10-17 10:54
what a marvelous landscape!and what a great presentation of it!
I really enjoy your POV with some red poppies in the FG(strong and captivating focal point in the scene).
Also clarity of the image as well as colors and contrast between them are fabulous.
Excellently captured beauty of Umbria!
Have a nice evening
emka (64492) 2013-10-17 22:34
Ciao Silvio, Beautiful archive shot of Castelluccio. Nice poppies and yellow flowers. Nice summer memories.
WArm regrads MAlgo
Cricri (92527) 2013-10-18 4:42
Magnifique paysage de Castelluccio, joliment cadrer avec les fleurs rouges, bonne profondeur et couleurs agréable de la vallée, les montagnes en fond d'écran, très belle composition
Didi (51415) 2013-10-18 8:05
Magnifique vue avec une belle touche de rouge sur l'avant-plan
J'apprécie cette profondeur d'image
Va bene grazie
abmdsudi (32717) 2013-10-18 9:25
It's a scenic summer landscape and the vast open green field with the striking red flowers to lead in. Compo and exposure are spot on shaded by the lovely sky and is timely people interaction. Fine photo work, Congrats
ourania (18956) 2013-10-25 12:12
da noi c' e' ancora il sole ma i colori (naturalmente:) sono molto diversi. Fantastico il paesaggio con un aspetto primaverile assolutamente splendido ed accattivante. C' e' immensa profondita' e tutti gli elementi naturali sono utilizzati e presentati in modo intrigante. Mi piace come si commincia con i papaveri fragili e deliziosi per poi attraversare il paesaggio vasto e finire a guardare le nuvole passanti. Luce, colori e atmosfera sono gradevolissimi. Complimenti e grazie!
Tanti saluti e tutto il meglio,