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    Free Study 2018-12 :: To the lighthouse
    Extended Free Study 2018-02 :: The power of knowledge
    Structures At Night :: Curves
    Learn Something :: I learned that you need water when walking in the desert
    Politics :: Dark Council
    Total Lunar Eclipse :: Red night
    Lines IV :: Lines in the sky
    DNMC II :: Running in the rain
    New Year's Resolution VI ::  Find more places like this
    Stars II :: Carpet of stars
    Free Study 2021-05 :: Whispers at night
    Holy Places IV (ARCHIVAL) :: Seigantoj Temple
    Anatopism :: Who's that (spider)man?!
    Solstice :: Solstice Omen
    Extended Free Study 2017-10 :: The Eye of the Storm
    Black & White VII :: Dreams
    Commitment :: Commitment for life
    Archaeology :: Inishmore
    Extended Free Study 2019-02 :: Lost
    Oops! III :: Kitchen is not my kingdom!
    No-Sky Landscape :: The Path
    Playgrounds II :: I'm not afraid
    Spring or Fall :: Fairy Tale
    Fire and Ice :: Jon Snow and his icy Longclaw
    Landscape or Seascape II (DPL5-3) :: Warm
    Favorite Song :: Over the hills and far away
    Landscape in Portrait Orientation II :: Lights in the dark
    Human Portrait (Minimal) :: Portrait of a young monk
    Hidden Gem III :: The Enchanted Place
    Primary Colors II :: A Study in Colors
    Wide Angle II :: Over the sun
    Free Study 2011-08 :: Dawn of the dead
    High Contrast V :: Infinity
    Free Study 2020-09 :: The Uncanny Army
    Image Grain V :: Girl with a Pearl Earring
    Trees IX (ARCHIVAL) :: Dawn magic
    National Parks :: Elysian Fields
    Wacky Photographic Definitions :: Clockwork
    New Year's Resolution IX :: Chasing more storms!
    DPChallenge User Portrait II :: Waitingsilence
    Christmas Is Coming :: Gear Junky's Christmas morning
    Motion Panning IV :: 5 p.m. - Tea time!
    Photograph Becomes a Painting :: A Tribute to Salvador Dalì
    The Smile III :: Vintage
    Free Study 2017-12 :: Night Jewel
    Free Study 2015-02 :: Cold breath
    Dirds :: Wereparrot or... Weredog?
    Guns :: The Arrangement
    Color Portrait IV :: Blue
    Self Portrait Without People III :: Sometimes I feel like a Scarecrow in the ocean
    Pathways IV :: Civitella
    New Years Resolution X :: To face more challenges in my life
    Leap Day: In The Style Of: Natsumi Hayashi :: The Flying Paintress
    Body Parts III :: A Space Odyssey
    Day and Night :: Two sides of the same story
    Minimalist Landscape III :: Surreal RIver at night
    Musicians :: 7 strings of fury
    Extended Free Study 2016-07 :: Yggdrasill
    Free Study 2018-05 :: A study in orange and yellow
    Human Portrait (Minimal) II :: Haunting
    Friday the 13th II :: Morbid Angel
    Superpowers II :: Shapeshifting (She turns into smoke)
    Free Study 2017-05 :: Endless dream
    Chairs II :: Give me a chair and I will conquer the world!
    Barns, Farms or Rural Countrysides III (ARCHIVAL) :: Colorful hills
    Darkness IV :: A few minutes before midnight
    Art of 2013 :: Hell is round the corner
    160 Pixels :: We are so small
    Science Fiction Novel Cover :: Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
    Let's Get Minimal! :: Facing the Ocean
    Sun-Something :: Sunrays at Sunrise
    Postage Stamp II :: Nederland
    DIY Google Street View :: Strange views
    Bikes, Bikes & More Bikes :: Power Bike
    Minimalist Landscape II :: Sky is the limit
    HDR VIII :: Hidden Life
    Photographer Quotations :: Wherever there is light, one can photograph. Alfred Stieglitz
    Yes or No? :: The Rising Tide
    Extended Free Study 2021-06 :: Kissed by the rainbow
    Deep in the Heart of December :: December dawn
    Retro :: Enjoy Coca Cola
    Fan :: Fan-tastic sunrise
    30 Seconds or More IV :: Spreading out the earth upon the waters
    Free Study 2020-06 :: Is this heaven on Earth?
    Free Study 2022-02 :: The Stars are dancing
    Negative Space VIII :: The Solitary King
    Balloon II :: Take off
    People at their Jobs :: Points of view
    Yellow Still Life :: Hypnotic curves in yellow
    Night Sky II :: So many
    Passenger :: Downtown
    Feast IV :: Not the same feast for everyone
    Miniature III :: Sublime
    Urban Landscapes VII (ARCHIVAL) :: Shanghai
    William Shakespeare II :: When forty winters shall besiege thy brow
    Chiaroscuro (ARCHIVAL) :: Soliloquy
    Window View III :: Blue hour from the sky
    Cubism :: By the Sea
    Silhouette At Night II :: Oh my God, what have I done!
    Before :: It's too late Granny!
    Your Final Entry (December 21, 2012) :: Staring at the sun
    Ceilings :: Gothic Mood
    Untitled :: Untitled
    Joy to the World! :: Joy & Love
    Art of 2018: a Retrospective :: Stars and Paradise
    Free Study 2019-01 :: A Message for God
    Free Study 2018-11 :: Sunset at the end of the world
    Old :: Three Hundred Thousand years ago
    Looking Down from Up or Up from Down (ARCHIVAL) :: Proportions
    Free Study 2022-12 :: The Mist
    Free Study 2011-05 :: At the end of the world
    Homage To The Bottom 1000 :: A Portrait of the Sky II
    The Arts :: The Dancer
    Friday the 13th :: Omen
    Signature Style II :: Eremo
    Free Study 2016-05 :: Eye of the Universe
    Free Study 2019-05 :: Between Heaven & Hell
    Physics :: Defying the laws of gravity
    Extended Free Study 2017-06 :: Moonchild
    Fake News :: A new Fight Club family has been discovered in town
    Free Study 2023-08 :: Guardian of the night
    Your Corner of the World IV :: My corner of freedom
    Water Bottle :: Wrapped
    Honorable Mentions
    Halloween VI :: Parental supervision
    Free Study 2018-08 :: Cradled by the waves
    New Year's Resolution VII :: Go over my limits!
    Male Portrait IV :: Say my name
    Self Portrait With Your Childhood Self :: 32 years later
    Light & Architecture: the Joy of Structure :: Hail to the King
    Best of 2018 :: That lone tree
    Free Study 2014-05 :: The Tree of life
    Biblical :: Jesus Walks on the Water - Matthew 14:22-33
    Bubble Gum :: French style
    Feast V :: Tasty
    Ugly to Lovely :: Edgar Allan Poe
    Pet Panoramas :: Shadows before light fades away
    Sci-Fi Celebration II :: Colonization
    The Elton John Effect :: Don't go breaking my heart
    In the Style of Peter Lik :: Amanecer
    Diptych - same scene, different focal lengths :: Facing the ocean
    Recipe (Food or Beverage) II :: Black Cherry Cake
    I am the Walrus :: Alexkc
    Foreground Bokeh III :: Doomsday Book
    Winter Landscape II (Archival) :: Winter is coming
    Heavy Metal Song Titles :: Countdown to Extinction (Megadeth)
    Free Study 2017-01 :: You can feel the power of Nature
    Good News/Bad News :: Wrong day to win the lottery!
    Light IV :: Last day of Don Quixote
    Architectural Detail - Triptych :: Different interpretations of the night sky
    Selfie! :: Where's the water, honey!
    My Drug :: How beer can be the sunset of a rockstar
    Emotive Architecture II :: Our History
    Free Study 2019-02 :: Light is fading in the house of prayers
    Surrealism II :: Eye of the Beholder
    Extended Free Study 2021-09 :: The Sentinel
    Quotes From The Princess Bride :: People in masks cannot be trusted
    The Nature of Time :: Away
    Paranoia :: They live among us!
    Free Study 2014-10 :: Who's Ned Kelly?
    Fine Arts: Exhibit IV :: Photographer's dream
    Portrait From Behind II :: Summer freedom
    Black & White Landscape IV :: Road to Perdition
    Automotive Detail II :: Vortex
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: The endless beauty of an amazing heart
     B Is For _______  :: B is for Bridge
    Exiled in Pandemia :: Not easy mate
    Free Study 2021-07 :: Homage to Ansel Adams
    Autumn II :: Autumn can be very cold
    Magic & Mystery II :: Roots
    Image Grain VII :: The Wise Man
    Emptiness II (Archival) :: Life on Mars?
    Deja Vu V :: Dreams of Grandeur (ID=1129493)
    Surrealism III :: CoNnEcTeD/AlOnE
    Landmarks III :: Ancient fishermen house
    Contre-Jour VI (ARCHIVAL) :: Come with me
    Extended Free Study 2020-07 :: Night of golden dreams
    April Fool :: Time's up Duckie!
    Back To School III :: Old Memories
    Tall!!! :: The tower is mine!
    Free Study 2023-05 :: A touch of light
    Free Study 2017-08 :: The Light of my Dreams
    Black and White Portrait V :: Inside the frame
    In the Beginning... II :: In the Beginning... there were stars and galaxies
    Mirrors III :: Back from the Dead
    Free Study 2021-11 :: Walking on the clouds
    Before And After Self Portrait :: I.............win?
    Umbrella II :: Contemplating
    Free Study 2020-08 :: Night of dreams
    Bridges V :: We are the Champions
    Autumn :: Red path
    You're Doing It Wrong :: I shouldn't drink at work
    Zodiac II :: Sagittarius - The Mighty Archer
    Free Study 2019-12 :: Echoes of distant planets
    If I Were an Animal :: Self-sealing
    Vintage II :: 49 years ago
    User Profile
    Name: Alessandro Petrini Age: 47
    Alexkc (Jun. 22nd, 2020)
    Alessandro_Petrini (Jun. 22nd, 2020)
    Gender: M
    Type: Member Location: ITALY
    Cameras: Sony Alpha a7R III
    DJI Mavic Air 2
    Sony Alpha A7 IV
    Lenses: Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM
    Asahi Optical 50mm f/1.4 Super Takumar in M42 Mount
    Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC fish eye
    Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA
    Sony FE 85mm F1.8
    Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 for Nikon
    Registered: Aug. 15th 2009
    Private Message
    URL: http://www.alessandropetrini.net
    Biography: 4th 5th

    Proud member of:

    WPL 2011 Champions: gg3rd Mitalapo Alexkc RianBotes Tommy_Mac Dennisheckman Dr.Confuser

    2013: Proud member of Team Elysium

    Best image in season one of TPL:

    Really appreciated from other members:

    sherpet: for

    undieyatch: for

    Neat: for and

    NiallOTuama: for and

    ciaeagle: for and

    Dr.Confuser: for

    ubique: for

    This one in the Posthumous Fantasy Art Gallery: for

    ...and a Bronze Bear Paw!

    I live in the center of Italy, in Abruzzo, a wonderful region with high mountains and 200kms of coastline. I love travelling and taking landscape pictures (but I like every kind of photography). I'm here just to have fun and to improve my skills!

    Goals for 2017:

    I want to have fun on DPC like I did for years until 2014. No pressure, no specific goals, just a place and a way to express my creativity!

    Goals for 2014:

    Never complain of a score. Take all this challenge stuff less seriously and enjoy every moment here.
    To get a Top10 using my GoPro Hero3+

    Goals for 2013:

    Score a personal best (A new one - 8.09!!!)
    Get a 7+ with a landscape
    An average score over 6.30 (6.2598)
    See h2 behind me in the Points and Ribbon race on 8th January 2014 (I couldn't say I got it, since Oliver stopped entering challenges during the year)

    Goals for 2012:

    My top 9 photos with an average score over 7 9
    To reach 10 ribbons won 19
    An average score over 6.20 6.24
    Top 5 in the FSM Marathon 2012 5th
    Top 10 in the DPC Points Race 2012 4th

    Goals for 2011:

    - My top 5 with an average score over 6.5
    - A couple of 7 3 seven
    - 3 or 4 ribbons 5 ribbons
    - An average score over 6 6.10
    - Top ten in the FSM Marathon 3rd
    - Enjoy myself shooting for the challenges---
    A new one:
    - Top 25 in the DPC Points Race 2011 (4 months left and I'm around 50th place, so it's gonna be very hard!) - At the end of year I am 28th (without the DQ in the Lego challenge I would be 25th ;-))


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