Entries from February 2016

In action at Männlichen

Yours truly, in action whilst photographing part of a multi-image panorama at Männlichen in Switzerland last weekend.

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“Life of a Mountain: Blencathra” trailer

I enjoyed Terry Abraham’s earlier film “Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike” a great deal, so when I saw that Terry was making a new film featuring Blencathra, I jumped at the chance to contribute through a Kickstarter campaign. I can’t wait to get my copy of the film later this year and this trailer, recently completed, shows why.

Multilingual list of Swiss localities

We could do with a comprehensive, multilingual list of Swiss localities for work projects, so after a bit of digging and a suggestion from Habi, I came across a reference on which to base the list. After tidying it and converting it to tab-separated format (for optimal use in Excel), I’ve made it publicly accessible as… (Read More)

Better image compression settings for WordPress

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Processing time: 70 years

The Rescued Film Project discovers and processes 31 rolls of film shot by an American WWII soldier over 70 years ago.

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Alpine Paradise – Beatenberg

Completely inappropriate to the season, but what the heck. A beautiful sequence of clips filmed – mainly with a drone – in and above Beatenberg, looking over the lake shores I call home. The film was made by Maximilian Eckmann whilst staying in a local holiday apartment.

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