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Photos from the collection Interlaken

Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – Stéphi

Setup using one strobe (1/8 power) mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera right. All shots in this series were shot on high contrast b+w mode using a 50mm lens on my D80, with cropping in post production.

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – Stéphi

Setup using one strobe (1/8 power) mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera right, and one undiffused strobe at 1/1 power behind Stéphi pointed at the wall behind her. The huge over-exposure of the background turned the concrete wall – which you can see in the darker shots in the series – completely white. […]

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – Veronica

Setup using one strobe mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera left. Shadow area balanced with shaded daylight. All shots shot on high contrast b+w mode with my 50mm lens on a D80, cropped and minor burning-in on the background in post production.

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – John Harnden

Setup using one strobe mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera left. All shots shot on high contrast b+w mode with my 50mm lens on a D80, cropped and minor burning-in on the background in post production. Thanks to John, who thought he was just standing in for lighting tests! :-)

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Swiss Strobist, Interlaken 2010 – John Harnden

Setup using one strobe mounted behind a large white umbrella, high camera left. All shots shot on high contrast b+w mode with my 50mm lens on a D80, cropped and minor burning-in on the background in post production. Thanks to John, who thought he was just standing in for lighting tests! :-)

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Katrin in Unterseen

Strobist information: optically triggered SB-26 through white umbrella, camera left. Ambient underexposed two stops. More information, additional exclusive images and a larger version of this photo is at Permanent Tourist.

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Katrin in Unterseen

Strobist information: optically triggered SB-26 through white umbrella, camera right. Ambient underexposed two stops. More information, additional exclusive images and a larger version of this photo is at Permanent Tourist.

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Katrin in Unterseen

Strobist information: optically triggered SB-26 through white umbrella, camera right. Ambient underexposed two stops. More information, additional exclusive images and a larger version of this photo is at Permanent Tourist.

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Katrin in Unterseen

Strobist info: 2 x optically triggered SB26. 1 (zoomed 50mm) at 1/2 subject left front (c. 5 metres); 1 at subject back left, 1/4 (c. 15 metres, zoomed 85mm) as rimlight. Ambient -1EV, vignette added in post. More information, additional exclusive images and a larger version of this photo is at Permanent Tourist.

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Katrin in Unterseen

Strobist information: optically triggered SB-26 through white umbrella, camera left. Ambient light totally underexposed, on-camera flash at -3 EV to add a hint of light to the shadow areas. More information, additional exclusive images and a larger version of this photo is at Permanent Tourist.

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Katrin in Unterseen

A preview shot from this afternoon and evening’s fun portrait session with Katrin. Thanks for coming all the way to the Bernese Oberland, we had a great time! More photos coming online over the course of the next week. Strobist information: optically triggered SB-26 through white umbrella, camera right. Ambient underexposed two stops. Vignette added […]

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Shy butterfly

Which hid on the other side of the flower when I tried to take its photo.

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Wooden glow

Another lesson in the power of natural light; in this case, reflected from the sunlit gravel path.

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River Aare at Unterseen

Just a quickie from last weekend’s wander through Interlaken. I’m swamped with work and stuff for this Sunday’s Strobist meetup in Bern, so I’ll probably be quiet until next week.

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Church of The Holy Spirit, Interlaken

Another one for the Aisles and Altars set. I’ll write more about this church (and the one next door) in a blog post later this week. I particuarly wanted to post this one in time for my dear aunt’s birthday on Monday, as she takes particular pleasure in my aisle photos.

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Bödeli, Interlaken, Switzerland

Photographed from the cog wheel train to Schynige Platte. "Bödeli" is the Swiss German name for the plain between the lakes of Thun and Brienz, upon which Interlaken, Bönigen, Unterseen and Matten lie.

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