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Regarded as one of the finest mountain photographer ever, Vittorio Sella travelled the world to immortalize on film peaks and mounts that for the most part hadn’t been previously recorded. The aesthetic quality of his photographs prompted Ansel Adams to comment “the vastness of the subjects and the purity of Sella’s interpretations move the spectator to a definitely religious awe. In Sella’s photographs there is no faked grandeur; rather there is understatement, caution, and truthful…

Regarded as one of the finest mountain photographer ever, Vittorio Sella travelled the world to immortalize on film peaks and mounts that for the most part hadn’t been previously recorded.

Vittorio Sella (1859–1943) was an Italian photographer and mountaineer, who took photographs of mountains which are regarded as some of the finest ever made. He made a number of significant climbs in the Alps, including the first winter ascents of the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa, and the first winter traverse of Mont Blanc. He took part in several expeditions, to the Caucasus, to Mount Saint Elias in Alaska, to the Rwenzori in Africa, and the 1909 expedition to K2 and the Karakoram.

This Week in Photography History Death of Vittorio Sella, mountaineering photographer, on August His work focused on shooting mountain peaks and glaciers at high altitudes, and was praised.

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