mountains

The view that isn’t quite there

Somewhere in the hills which push up the wall of rock on the western end of the Bernese Alps, there is a view. A view of rolling hills, green trees, little farm buildings and forested land. Beyond them, the sparkling turquoise-blue water of the Thunersee, with the impossibly white, impossibly high range of mountains which… (Read More)

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A year with a drone in Switzerland

By Christian Cueni.

Gwatt lake shore, Thun

The shore of Lake Thun at Gwatt is a great place to photograph the sunrise and the sunset.

Changeable Sunday

Views from home across the lake to the Niederhorn on a winter Sunday.

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Alpine Paradise – Beatenberg

Completely inappropriate to the season, but what the heck. A beautiful sequence of clips filmed – mainly with a drone – in and above Beatenberg, looking over the lake shores I call home. The film was made by Maximilian Eckmann whilst staying in a local holiday apartment.

The wider angle

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

Riffelsee to Riffelalp, Zermatt

Before the proper snow arrived at the start of this year’s winter season, we visited Zermatt and visited the famous, much-photographed view of the Matterhorn from Riffelsee.

Croick Estate, Scotland

A winter drive along a ten-mile single-track road in northern Scotland led to a remote church and a still, wet, beautiful landscape.

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)

Brienz, Switzerland

Going through my photo archives, I sometimes come across images from long ago which I’d forgotten about. This view of the lake next to the office where I used to work dates back to December 2006.