Cloud inversion (Nebelmeer / mer de brouillard)

Susten Pass, Switzerland

The view around the corner at Susten Pass

Finding a magnificent view of a scene I know well, by going up a little road and turning a corner.

Faltschen, Kandertal, Switzerland

Dense, grey fog on the lakes in the Bernese Oberland means that it’s best to head for the surrounding hills and mountains to get above the cloud and into the sunshine. We took a drive up a road we’d never used before – an unrestricted, toll-free one for a change – and ended up high… (Read More)

Above the clouds for lunch

I’ve never been one for sitting around at lunchtime. Give me time to do nothing, either during the day or in the evening, and I’ll end up dozing off. I like to use the midday hour for something productive; whether spending time with team colleagues, working on personal projects, catching up on email, walking the… (Read More)

Gassenboden, Switzerland

Achieving a long-held goal of hiking from Grindelwald First to the Faulhorn mountain hotel.

Creux-du-Van

Yorkshire meets Switzerland in the limestone landscape of Creux-du-Van, above Neuchâtel.

Zugspitze

Fear and exhilaration on the other side of the safety fence, at the absolute “Top of Germany”.

A day above the clouds

Shots from a day trip to the small, local alpine ski resort of Melchsee Frutt in canton Obwalden.

Above the clouds

The “Nebelmeer” (lit. sea of cloud) is a fabulous meteorological phonemenon at this time of year, caused by a band of dense cloud sealing cold air beneath it in alpine valleys.

Schilthorn in the clouds

Small gallery of photos from a 2005 summer trip to the Piz Gloria revolving mountain-top restaurant above Mürren, made famous by the 1969 James Bond Film “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”.

Brienz Quay – print auction for Haiti

I am auctioning off a single print of one of my photographs to the highest bidder to support the earthquake victims in Haiti.