THE KEEP Self-made Trailer

I would set a  show in to University of Torino for DAMS’s pupils ,just a matter of weeks for define any aspects,so This is I guess,my last thing, about THE KEEP.. after this great post named  Alex Thomson Caretaker of Vision 

Enjoy my self-made trailer.. I used the last part from Tangerine Dream Dominion’s Logos and I it fit perfectly.

 

Location manager : Castle of Graines

GrainesPixlrIn to a remote,quiet, part of Val D’Ayas(Valle D’aosta) out of big tourism fluxes due the small road to drive, theres a place named The Castle of Graines (LAT 45.73835539404461 LON 7.7541146520996636).As Wikipedia Say The Castle of Graines is is located near the village with the same name in the municipality of Brusson, Aosta Valley, northern Italy.
It occupies the summit of a rocky spur which commands Brusson and most of the Val d’Ayas. In medieval times, it communicated through flag or mirror messages with the nearby Bonot Tower and the Villa Castle in Challand-Saint-Victor.
According to a legend, a large treasure lies buried under the castle.
The fief of Graines is documented since 515, when King Sigismund of Burgundy donated it to the newly formed Abbey of St. Maurice. The castle was perhaps built in the 11th century by its monks, who built the Romanesque chapel which is still visible in the interior.
In 1263 the abbey sold the fief to Godefroi of Challant, a faithful vassal of the House of Savoy, whose family held the castle until the 18th century. The castle was a stronghold of Catherine of Challant in her struggle for the family’s inheritance. When the Challant disappeared in the 19th century, the castle was bought by Passerin d’Entrèves family, who later sold it to the commune of Brusson. The castle was restored in the early 20th century by Alfredo d’Andrade and Giuseppe Giacosa.
The castle had the typical layout of Aosta Valley early medieval castles. It had an irregular line of walls measuring c. 80 x 50 mt(262×164 ft.), which housed a series of structures such as the large donjon (square tower) and a small chapel, the only ones remaining now. The donjon and the chapel:
-The donjon is square in plan, with a side of more than 5.5 mt.(18 ft) It was the castle’s keep and the residence of the castellan or the lord. The entrance was at some five metres from the ground, and could be accessed only by a ladder which could be removed during sieges. A wing was later added to enlarge the tower.
-The Romanesque chapel, dedicated to St. Martin, has a single nave with a length of eight metres, ending in a semicircular apse. The ceiling had crumbled down.

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The propriety of the castle is the Brusson’s City Hall info@comune.brusson.ao.it

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Enjoy my pictures taken Jan 2011 and info.100_3122

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My Flickr is going over 100.000

That’s what I call gratification ,My Flickr(CHECK) is going over 100.000 visits since March 2009,almost more than 20.000 visitors a year ,55 a day.. good , a couple of tips for be a good photographer,good tools camera and lenses(at least f 2.8) make differences(but be careful you should read the manual and do test for discovers the hardware’s skills) and last be able to look at Light,for this last one training  watch many films(can’t give any focused list about that) ,go in museums or read books about painters(among many you should consider first Magritte,Caravaggio,Picasso,Kandinskij,Rembrandt and Bruegel) and classic Photographers(Bischof,Bresson,Capa,Erwit,Atget,Brassai and maybe, some others).

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MY TOOLS

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GIFT A MOVIE

X-MAS is around the corner , GIFT a MOVIE… that’s not simple,personal tastes sometimes are far from others..so trust me that’s are amazing,unfinished,evergreen,enjoyable merry go round films
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CONFESSIONS BLU RAY REGION A

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A BRONX TALE BLU RAY A/B/C Region

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CORALINE Special 2 Discs BLU RAY 2D

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BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA BLU RAY Region A

The_Iron_GiantTHE IRON GIANT Special Edition DVD Region 1

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LEMONY SNICKETS BLU RAY Region 1

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CLOVERFIELD

Joshua Budich Ferris Bueller

FERRY’S BUELLER

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CHARLEY VARRICK

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WESTWORLD

SMC PENTAX State of art view

I spent more than 800 dollars for this digital camera PENTAX K30 and after more than 3600 shot I had to clean the sensor..so pissed off because that was  without a reason , I just used 2 lenses in 5 months,never change or opened twice times…… but holy shit..now is clean and despite this common reflexs problem this camera has great real quality expecially if you use Classic PENTAX SMC A f1.7  lenses  I bought one for 70 euros.. prefect glass.. perfect focal.. stunning colours… can’t describe, hard to change with others  snap·shot around will never be the same!!P1020661

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BOKEH 1/4 ” Manual Focus


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Testing SIGMA 18-50 f 2.8-4.5 DC OS HSM with my PENTAX K30

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So here a simple TEST about SIGMA OS System with SR (Shake Reduction) of my amazing Pentax K30,I had found it in a store with the box coverd by dust,this is  a UNDERRATED and Almost UNKNOW amazing lens made by SIGMA ,the focal is 18-50 f 2.8-4.5 nicely sharp with a nice Price(199€) and a not constant aperture at f 2.8(50 mm f 4.5) much better than any kit lens that PENTAX can provide.This Lens has OS System that could perform well with the inner and sensor Shake Reduction system of K30.Shame on Pentax that are selling with price out of market f 2.8 lenses…16-50 f2.8 more than 1000$ what the hell are you trying to do,legal robbery?

BELOW 3 PHOTOS THAT CAN HELP UNDERSTAND WHAT I’M TELLING HANDHELD MODE FOCAL 20 MM

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SECOND TEST H A N D H E L D

20 mm +0.3 EV ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR On OS OFF

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20 mm +0.3 EV ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR OFF OS On

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20 mm ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR OFF  OS OFF

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20 mm ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR OFF  OS On

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20 mm ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR On  OS On

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20 mm ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR On OS OFF

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20 mm ISO 800 f2.8 0.3″ (1/3) SR On OS On AUTOFOCUS OFF-MANUAL MODE

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TEST on FIELD

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IMGP2645This lens work great on AF-C mode,highly-recommended.

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