long exposure

Zurich scenes

A small set of photographs from Switzerland’s largest city, taken in a classically traditional square landscape format.

Photographing the Milky Way

I’m certainly no stranger to long-exposure photography. But during the few years that we’ve lived in a flat with a balcony and an unobstructed view of the night sky, I’ve come to realize that I’d never photographed the Milky Way properly. The first time that I can even remember seeing the Milky Way at all was… (Read More)

The wider angle

First shots with two new acquisitions: a super-wide lens and an RR90 shutter release cable.

Waldeggallmi, Switzerland

Ever on the search for “perfect” viewpoints in the Bernese Oberland, I sometimes end up driving up tiny roads in the hope that they’ll lead me to a new photograph. A (luckily tarmaced) single-track road, for which you have to buy an inexpensive day permit at the shop in Waldegg, leads through the forests and meadows high… (Read More)

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Filming in the dark at 4,000,000 ISO

Canon’s upcoming ME20F-SH can capture digital video at 4 million ISO. At a price.

The hardest part of the fun fair

Creating long exposure photographs with movement and blur leads to great images. But if you want a pin-sharp photo, you’ll need to be patient.

The Swiss Pyramid

The triangular Niesen towers over the Lower Simmen Valley and the towns of Spiez and Faulensee, on the shores of Lake Thun in Switzerland. The glowing clouds behind the mountains in the distance aren’t illuminated by towns, but by lightning storms above (respectively) Lenk and Gruyères.

Lightning on the calendar

One of my landscape photos is chosen for a 2014 calendar, complied from submissions from the Swiss Twitter community.

Oldshoremore

Beyond Kinlochbervie lies one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Sutherland: Oldshoremore.

Katzenstein, Spiez

A winter landscape photograph of the “erratic” Katzenstein rock, which once rested at Innertkirchen but which made its infinitely slow way west to now rest above the lake in Spiez.