in the heart of the South Tyrolean Mountains and Dolomites
Welcome to Lumen Museum of
The room of mirrors offers visitors a chance to view real and rare artifacts from the world of mountain photography, while the mirror room displays an artistic-poetic consideration of the specific atmosphere of the mountains.
Light passes through a multiple-element lens system, reflecting the object to be photographed into the body of the camera. Here the rays of light hit photosensitive diodes, which are equipped with microlenses to optimize the concentration of light.
With the invention of the picture postcard in the late 19th century, mountain marketing was taken to the next level. Mountain motifs, which were depicted in the tradition of landscape painting, soon became highly popular and brought the mountains closer to the people, creating an “accessibility hitherto unknown”.
Doing justice to the variety of mountain photography would have never been possible without the support of our national and international partners. We are thankful not only for their trust but also for their constructive and tight-knight teamwork in terms of content.