Posts about Eiger

The Eiger is a 3,970-metre-high mountain in the Bernese Swiss Alps: the easternmost peak of a ridge crest that extends across the Mönch to the Jungfrau. The northern side of the mountain – known the world over as the “North Face of the Eiger” or the Eigernordwand – rises about 3,000 m above Grindelwald and other inhabited valleys of the Bernese Oberland. The southern side faces the deeply glaciated region of the Jungfrau-Aletsch, covered by some of the largest glaciers in the Alps.

Experiments in HDR

I’ve been meaning to spend a little time to sit down and really get to grips with the High Dynamic Range editing process. For the unititiated, the HDR is a photo which contains detail within a much wider range of tones than is possible through an individual shot, from deep shadows to bright highlights.

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Beneath the Eiger

Available to buy inexpensively as a greetings card, poster or framed print from Redbubble.

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Brandegg

The lowest of the three stations along the Eiger Run sledging route, beneath the massive cliffs of the Eiger itself.

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Eiger North Wall Chairlift

The new 6-seater chairlift running from to the base of the north wall of the Eiger, photographed from the Eiger Run sledge track above Grindelwald.

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Eiger North Wall Chairlift

The new 6-seater chairlift running from Arvengarten to the base of the north wall of the Eiger, photographed from the Eiger Run sledge track above Grindelwald. In the background, the peaks of the Jungfrau and adjacent mini-peak of the Silberhorn. View larger at Permanent Tourist.

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Eiger Run

A photo and video from the Eiger Run sledge route, between the mountain-top hamlet of Kleine Scheidegg and tourist centre at Grindelwald.

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Männlichen in summer

Gallery of photos from Männlichen, an alpine plateau high above Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland.

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Summer on Männlichen

A panoramic view of the Männlichen plateau, high above the Lauterbrunnen and Grindelwald valleys. The mountains in the distance are Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, three of the highest peaks in the area. This panorama is a combination of 14 individual photographs; my contacts can download the full sized version as a 40 megapixel JPG version, […]

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Proper Sledging

Jo and I go sledging in subzero temperatures from Kleine Scheidegg to Grindelwald, along a hairpin 7.5 km route through the forests beneath the north wall of the Eiger.

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Bussalp sledge run

Photographed on the way down to Grindelwald in 2005. Part of a reminiscent gallery at Permanent Tourist.

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Marzili funicular, Bern, Switzerland

I’ve been wandering the streets of Bern at lunchtime all week, taking photos of buildings, views and scenes: most of which have been series of individual pictures to bring home and stitch together on the computer. This is one of my more successful results, which is a stitch of 12 pictures to show the panoramic […]

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Desktop wallpaper – Holenstein, Grindelwald (right)

I’m feeling generous: here’s a large image which my contacts can download at full 1920 x 1200 resolution, for use as a computer desktop wallpaper. For those lucky enough to have two screens, the images will match up to provide a panoramic image across both screens. Let me know if you’ve used this and how […]

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Desktop wallpaper – Holenstein, Grindelwald (left)

I’m feeling generous: here’s a large image which my contacts can download at full 1920 x 1200 resolution, for use as a computer desktop wallpaper. For those lucky enough to have two screens, the images will match up to provide a panoramic image across both screens. Let me know if you’ve used this and how […]

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Permanent Tourist Calendar 2009 – February

I thought you might like to see my 2009 photographic calendar. The calendar, which I am publishing through the Lulu website, costs €28 plus postage and is printed at 34.29 cm x 48.25 cm, with coil binding, white interior paper (100gsm weight) and full-colour interior ink. It contains photos I’ve taken over the past couple […]

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Filming on Männlichen

I was asked at the end of last week by the director of a t.v. show to come along to Männlichen, above Grindelwald, and take stills from behind the camera.

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