Unter den Dolomiten - Sheltered by the Dolomites (Villnöß, St. Johann in Ranui)

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Little Baroque church solitarily situated in the head of the Valley of Villnöß (Funes, South Tyrol), built in 1744. The chapel is dominated by the imposing rock towers of the Geislergruppe (Odle; main summits: Furchetta, left, and Sass Rigais, 3025 m).

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Comments (94)

Norbert “bergfreund2… on October 5, 2013

Wunderbares Foto.


Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Norbert

Rikimer on October 8, 2013

Herzlichen Dank, Norbert, freut mich sehr! Dir noch einen schönen Tag, Willi

Zlatan Olić on October 28, 2013

this is something very special my friend, congrats

Rikimer on November 2, 2013

Thank you very much, Zlatan! Have a nice weekend, Willi

borjan11 on November 2, 2013

Wonderful! YSL. Best wishes, borjan.

Akbar&Armaghan Nouri on May 24, 2014


Rikimer on June 1, 2014

Thanks a lot, Akbar&Armaghan! I feel honored!

Have a nice sunday, Willi

Fonfon (NO Views!) on August 11, 2014

I love your composition with the different grounds and the mix of warm colors. A great photograph deserving YSL.
Greetings, Fonfon


Rikimer on August 11, 2014

Merci beaucoup, Fonfon! Des compliments d'un maître photographe comme toi sont vraiment réjouissant!

Cordialement de Heidelberg, Willi

Fonfon (NO Views!) on August 11, 2014

Hi Willi thank you for your compliment but this is to much, I'm just an amateur trying to do his best.
Hope to see you soon, you may also visit my website (please leave comments).
Friendly greetings, Fonfon


Berpoelv on October 22, 2015

Der Herbstwald im Vordergrund und dann die Dolomiten als Hintergrund! klasse. 46/73 Viele Grüße, Bernd

Daniele Bacigalupi on October 30


Sirka on January 30

Picturesque view!F47&L74

Mars283 on April 7

Ciao Willi Masterly shot and , at the same time, greatliy involving in the fascination of the atmosphere of the place!! L&F Friendly greetings, Bea

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Photo taken in Villnöß, Province of Bolzano - South Tyrol, Italy

Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 1, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Rikimer
    • Camera: SAMSUNG WB600 / VLUU WB600 / SAMSUNG WB610
    • Taken on 2012/10/25 17:44:35
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 10.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash