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Swiss Press Photo exhibition, Bern

Member of the Swiss Federal Council, Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf: a portrait shot by Ruben Wyttenbach in 2012 and hung in the Swiss Press Photo exhibition at Bern’s Käfigturm this year. (Proportion distorted by the angle at which I photographed the image: the original is here.)

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Swiss Press Photo 2008

The Käfigturm – a city prison for several hundred years until 1897 – is now a pretty unique centre for events and exhibitions. The current exhibition on show is a collection of photographs selected for the Swiss Press Photo Award for 2008, which opened recently as a free exhibition and runs until 10th October. I took advantage of the adjacent tram stop and went to see the photos this lunchtime.

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