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Marco Soggetto

Marco Soggetto



I am a serial mountain lover from Biella (Piemonte), Northern Italy. Here you will find some few shots between the sky, the forest and the plan. Mountain and glaciers, rock and trees, snow and stone; above all, my loved Ayas and Lys Valleys, in the Aosta Valley, as well as the Biellese land (my birthplace) and Valsesia, in Northern Piedmont. A gaze through my journeys. Please note that ALL these images are protected by copyright and therefore must not be used in ANY way without my explicit permission. This means no unhautorized download or copy, no posting on other blogs or websites outside or, like Pinterest, Facebook, etc. Since on Internet is really easy to trace back a stolen title or picture, don't risk to jeopardize your own rating or criminal record. It's therefore strictly forbidden to use these pictures on websites, blogs or whatever other media. Any violation will cause legal consequences. You are absolutely free to contact me in any way and moment ( for further information or to buy the pictures showed in this account. Feel free to join my new Mountain Photography group, here on
  • Canon SX 200 IS
  • Canon EOS 1100 D
  • Canon EFS 18-55
  • Canon EF 28-90 USM
  • Tamron AF 18-200

Organic Life’s Resilience - An avalanche story

Published March 19th, 2014

During the last years, I witnessed various cases of extraordinary resistance - most of them while on mountain but others in even harder environments, like hospitals. Although well remembered and absolutely remarkable, none of such events was captured by my camera. This time is pretty different - and you may see the brute force of Nature, crashing at full speed against a small, undefended scrap of life. I only regret, not to have better focus lens.

March 16, 2014. A quiet, sunny, strong-winded and perfect Sunday morning just under the magnificent Eastern Wall of the Monte Rosa Massif, Western Alps, Northern Italy - near the Italian-Swiss border.

With my two friends Audrey and Myo I left Pecetto (Macugnaga) and paced upwards, surrounded by shining 3000-meters ridges and peaks, heading toward the massive icy triad in front of us: the Gnifetti, Zumstein and Dufour summits. All well beyond 4000 meters height, surrounded by icy halos of snow crystals.

Climbing along the ski runs we soon r ...

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Lost souls...

Published October 28th, 2012

A steep and lonely walk on October 20, 2012, in my beloved Ayas Valley.

Up very early in the morning, the darkness of these hours surrounding me and my car during the trip towards the Serra hill and then down in the upper Canavese, driving as fast as I can to reach the promise of a fascinating day of nature and loneliness - the Aosta Valley.

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