Posts about night

Scotland at night

Scotland at night

Wonderful and unusual drone and time-lapse sequences from the Visit Scotland YouTube channel.

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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 […]

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Löscher bar, Bern, Switzerland

The old fire station

A goal for 2016 is to avoid putting things off when there is no good reason to do so. I’ve driven past the fire station in Bern’s Viktoria quarter on the way to and from work for five years now. Last summer, the fire brigade moved out and the erstwhile garage was converted into a bar, […]

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Zürich, Switzerland

Paradeplatz in Zürich is a central tram stop, where several lines come together under the watchful eyes of bank headquarters. Here, fresh rain and the addition of Christmas lighting lit up the square to provide a festive scene.

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Solothurn, Switzerland

Solothurn, Switzerland

Historic towns in Switzerland make the Christmas period especially magical for the photographer. In particular during the “blue hour”, between sunset and darkness.

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High ISO performance with the X-T1

I haven’t really been “into” photography for a while, so I haven’t put my new Fujifilm X-T1 through its paces properly. But I have fiddled with it, taken a few photos to see how it deals with certain situations, and begun trials with using the built-in JPG conversion and film simulation modes. One of the great […]

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Faulensee by night

An unedited JPG straight out of the camera, to show the low-light, high ISO performance of my Fujifim X-T1. Note that Flickr has compressed the full-size original, so it contains JPG artifacts. #grrr

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