The precision of traditional landscape photography

A view of the river Aare at Unterseen, next to Interlaken, and some thoughts on the meticulous detail of traditional landscape photography.

Alpine Festival, Lenk

Mum and Dad were with us in Switzerland a couple of weeks ago, and we visited Lenk – in the mountains above the Simmental valley – to see the alpine festival.

Thun on an Autumn Morning

Sometimes a hunch pays off; here in the case of a quick diversion off the motorway on the way to work to take some shots of the “city of the alps”: Thun, on the fringes of the Bernese Oberland.

Seasons Change

The rain clouds lift and show what beauty they have strewn across the higher mountains in our region.

Simply Yannick

A portrait of a friend and work colleague, shot for a work project earlier this week.

A day above the clouds

Shots from a day trip to the small, local alpine ski resort of Melchsee Frutt in canton Obwalden.

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Alphorn on the Bonistock

A lone musician plays alphorn music on the Bonistock mountain peak, high above the lake and village at Melchsee Frutt in canton Obwalden.

Above the clouds

The “Nebelmeer” (lit. sea of cloud) is a fabulous meteorological phonemenon at this time of year, caused by a band of dense cloud sealing cold air beneath it in alpine valleys.

One Way Up

The single track road from Stöckalp in the Melchtal valley up to the ski resort of Melchsee Frutt is… an experience.

Black Forest in a day

Photos from a day on the road, travelling a total of around 720 kilometres from our home in Switzerland to the Black Forest in southern Germany.