In my HUGS. TheTree Calling trees I embrace are almost always isolated. In fact, I rarely take pictures of attached trees and the reason is due to the fact that I can not perceive their individuality. It may happen, however, that if some trees are close together but in an open space, I feel them as an unicum. As if they supported each other and their energy came out multiplied by this closeness. Here’s one of those situations.
This is the same group of trees That I had discovered, by chance, driving on the Lessinia mountains …
Below are the other cases, so far, in which I had felt the same feeling. In order:
White poplar, Francolino – The beech trees of Monte Cucco – The two giants – White poplars 2 – Symmetries.
“HUGS” on Erodoto 108. But how beautiful this article is?
The storyteller Carlotta Alaura writes about my project dedicated to trees “HUGS. The Tree Calling” as if he had known me forever. A huge thank you to you and to the editorial staff of this compelling cultural magazine for having dedicated a space to this curious “man whispering in the trees”
I leave you with the words of the Director of Herodotus 108, Andrea Semplici, a wonderful man that years ago I was lucky enough to meet on the Pollino during one of my many trips in search of a “hug“:
“Luca, for years, has been approaching, unseeded, large trees. He photographs them, rotates around them and photographs them again and then confuses the images: Luca knows how to portray the soul of the trees”