“I chose the ND filter to avoid overexposure and control the powerful glow"

"Silence of Eternity", Lago di Limides, Italy
"Silence of Eternity", Lago di Limides, Italy (Image credit: Daniel Costa)

Entitled "Silence of Eternity", Daniel Costa captured this golden moment at Lago di Limides, a beautiful lake in the Italian Dolomite mountains. He talks to us about how the photo was taken, and why it works…

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Daniel Costa Portrait
Daniel Costa

Costa is a pro photographer from the town of Sintra in Portugal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located inside the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. He is a brand ambassador for both Formatt-Hitech and Sunwayfoto, and has travelled to 23 countries around the world over the past few years. He has published two books and now focuses on writing magazine reviews and articles and on running photography workshops and tours.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.

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