Posts about blue hour

The time between sunset and complete darkness is known in photographic circles as “the blue hour”. By photographing night scenes while there is still colour in the sky, the overall effect is much more pleasing to the eye than the same scene featuring a black sky. That’s why you’ll see more experienced landscape photographers out with their tripods at this time of the evening than at night time.

Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

Astoundingly, construction of the massive palace – now part of the Uffizi museum and gallery – began over seven hundred years ago.

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Morcote, Ticino

A little bit of summer feeling on this cold, grey day. More from the area at

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Market Square, Solothurn

It’s that time of year again: time to get the tinsel out, dose up on Glühwein, take some creative shots and tag them with fliCHristmas to share the prettiness of Switzerland with those fans of the country who can’t be here this festive season! A slideshow of Swiss Christmas photos from previous years is at […]

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