Photos from the collection spring

Graustock and Trübsee

Lake Trübsee (currently frozen over and covered in snow, in the foreground of this photo) lies above the town of Engelberg and below the massive heights of the Titlis peak. Alongside the more famous neighbour is the Graustock, in the right of this picture, which is the junction point of the three cantons of Bern, […]

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Dan Choo

First proper attempts at high speed flash sync with a D7000, SB900 and SC-28 cord. First results indicate that even a couple of feet away, you can only overpower the sun at f/4. (Geeks see EXIF information for full details.)

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Lili Choo

Photographed during an evening video shoot at the river in Bern. www.choochootheband.com/

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Yan Choo

Photographed during a video shoot yesterday evening on the shores of the lake at Wohlensee. www.choochootheband.com/

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Dan Choo

Photographed during a video shoot yesterday evening on the shores of the lake at Wohlensee. www.choochootheband.com/

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Rosengarten, Bern

Any ideas what flowers these are? Primroses perhaps? www.bestofhotels.ch/en/2011/04/07/rose-garden-before-the-…

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Rosengarten, Bern

Any ideas what flowers these are? www.bestofhotels.ch/en/2011/04/07/rose-garden-before-the-…

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Reed beds, Lake Neuchâtel

I’ve been in Switzerland long enough that whilst I appreciate how wonderfully beautiful the landscape is here, it takes an exceptional scene to make me stop and stare. Our first visit to the reedbeds at Lake Neuchâtel yesterday evening, with acres of gently waving, backlit reed-heads, bowled me over.

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Reed beds, Lake Neuchâtel

I’ve been in Switzerland long enough that whilst I appreciate how wonderfully beautiful the landscape is here, it takes an exceptional scene to make me stop and stare. Our first visit to the reedbeds at Lake Neuchâtel yesterday evening, with acres of gently waving, backlit reed-heads, bowled me over.

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Sion’s Castles, Wallis

The fortifications on top of the hill at Sion in canton Wallis are distinctive and easily recognizable. On the left, Chateau Valère (actually a small walled citadel, the core of which dates back to Roman times and which is named for the mother of a Roman city prefect) and on the right, Chateau Tourbillon, dating […]

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Guttet-Feschel, Wallis, Switzerland

The ubiquity of tourist information in Switzerland and the wide-ranging coverage of the internet means that it’s usually pretty easy to find out about places. However, as was the case for the Brentjong satellite station, details of this massive tower – a television and communications broadcast antenna – are, as yet, unlisted anywhere that I […]

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