Posts about niederhorn

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You can clearly see the level to which the freezing fog rose, because of the frost on the trees.

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Jo taught herself how to make a mini-igloo when we were up on the Niederhorn this Tuesday afternoon. She looks as though she enjoyed herself!

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Boxing Day on the Niederhorn: beats the crush of the sales at Marks & Spencer…

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Another panorama, this one hand-held and shot (obviously) during the day. Composed of three 6 megapixel images, is shows the harbour area of Spiez, taken from the train station. Poet Josef Viktor Widmann (1842–1911) wrote in his book Spaziergänge in den Alpen (Strolls in the Alps) that "the view from Spiez Station is one of […]

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Taken last night, this is a panoramic "stitch" of six images. Each of the individual images are 3 minute exposures, meaning that this photograph was taken over 18 minutes (plus a further 3 minutes between each shot for in-camera processing). The original version is a 36 megapixel image but has been reduced to 18 megapixels […]

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The Place

This is where I asked Jo to marry me; down on one knee before this bench at the small park of Wallrain behind the castle in Spiez, on the shores of Lake Thun.

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Don’t Look Down

A drop of at least two and a half thousand feet just to our right. People at the bottom would have looked like ants, if we’d been able to see them.

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Broadcasting to the Region

The little red dots on my nighttime photographs taken from our bedroom window – like in this one – are this tower, on top of the Niederhorn.

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In case anyone’s wondering about the lack of pictures recently, I’m in the process of scanning a lot of old negatives and slide film, both of my own and from my father. Friends and family will see that I have been posting some of them here on flickr – mainly to share with my family. […]

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