Posts about landscape photography

Casino Kursaal, Interlaken

Casino Kursaal, Interlaken

The historic Casino Kursaal conference and event centre is one of the must-see stops on a tourist day in Interlaken. The gardens are beautiful and full of bright green lawns and well-tended flowers, with fountains in front of the “Jugendstil” building which must draw hundreds of tourists for a photo opportunity every day. Since 1st […]

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Schwellenmätteli, Bern

The Schwellenmätteli is a restaurant built on the banks of the Aare river, beneath the Kirchenfeld bridge and the old city of Bern.

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Late Rains

A very wet view of Lake Thun, taken and submitted for the New York Times’ “A Moment In Time” project.

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Bern city from Gurten

A panoramic view of the river Aare and much of the city of Bern, including the old town, the federal palace and minster. Photographed from the top of the viewing tower atop the neighbouring hill at Gurten.

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Changing tack

A photo I took a year ago today reminds me to put down the lighting gear and head out with just a camera and a pair of comfortable shoes, to capture the light which needs no help.

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Down our road

A wideangle view of our road, with a panoramic view to Aeschi and the Alps, photographed in January this year.

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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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Spring in Bournemouth

A panoramic view of the pier and the distant headlands at Studland, photographed from the East Cliff at Bournemouth in Dorset.

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Near Kirkbuddo

Taken from the road to Letham on my second trip to see Jo, in spring 2005.

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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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Spring on the way

Mist rising from the lake during the early morning in Brienz, Switzerland. Photograph taken in 2005.

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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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Just as day was dawning

Shot from near the train station in Spiez this morning, just as the first rays of sun found a way through the clouds to illuminate the town.

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View from here

One of my favourite aspects of our home in Spiez is the fact that we have such interesting and ever-changing views across the town and up to the wood behind our house. It’s particularly lovely to look out of the windows late at night, when neighbouring homes are sinking into darkness and when the surrounding […]

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Sulgenbach Park, Bern

One of my favourite finds during my lunchtime walks around the city of Bern, this park is a haven of quiet and surrounded by a mix of views and architecture from the earlier part of the 20th century and onwards.

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