…and where better to realize a childhood dream than in the Swiss Bernese Oberland? U.K. band Rudimental chose to film a large amount of the video for their recent release “Free” (featuring Emili Sandé) in the Alps of the Jungfrau Region and not only is the song lovely, but the accompanying video sequences are sublime.
I like it when there is a lot of contrast between subjects in an image or film, or conflicting imagery vs. mood. Such as in the case of this recent advert for the Playstation games console, in which “participants” in “games” sing about how much they’re enjoying the experience.
I really like Austria (at least, the little I’ve seen of it just recently). We were on the border between Bavaria and Tyrol for our anniversary and it was the first time I’d done more than pass through a narrow sliver of the country on the south-eastern tip of Lake Constance to photograph a wedding. The weather…
Probably at number one on the list of “places I’d love to visit but probably never will” is the Mittellegi Hut, perched on the ridge of the same name near the summit of the Eiger. It’s famous amongst climbers as it’s along the approach route from the Eismeer station of the Jungfrau Railway, en route for climbers heading…
A twin-rotor transport helicopter carrying another helicopter from the BOHAG company from the Mittelleggi hut down to their base station at Gsteigwiler. Crazy stuff. (Although, thinking about it, how else would you transport a helicopter if it broke down on top of a mountain?)…
Using an excessive amount of noise reduction in Lightroom produces a lovely, subtle, painterly effect.
Just as summer arrived in the Bernese Oberland late this year, so the first snow fall has arrived early. But that’s OK: the sun is shining and it looks beautiful.
Lessons learned about working in the web whilst listening to the Big Web Show podcast. From keeping a project on track to dampening down your ego a little.
Fear and exhilaration on the other side of the safety fence, at the absolute "Top of Germany".
If it weren’t for the fact that I have a lovely, daily reminder, it would be difficult to believe that it’s been nine years since I first met Jo in person. We’d started exchanging e-mails ten months earlier and I visited her and her parents in Scotland in October 2004, since when we’ve been together. We planned our…
A beautiful little sequence by motion designer Al Boardman to represent some statistics from mountains around the world. Found via fubiz.net.
Information about the technical solution I've implemented for the grid layout in my photo galleries here on the website.
One of my landscape photos is chosen for a 2014 calendar, complied from submissions from the Swiss Twitter community.
The winding and bumpy single-track mountain road leading to the hamlet of Applecross, on Scotland's west coast, is quite a thrill.