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Oberhofen Castle

A thousand-year-old castle on the lake shore near Thun, with wonderful gardens, terrific views, and a hideously ugly restaurant.

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Oberhofen and Passing Rain

I needed to clear my head, so I abandoned my study books and headed for the hills on the far side of the Thunersee. My aim was to take some classical landscape photographs and let the fresh air and changeable weather clear my head. (It worked.)

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Park Hotel, Oberhofen

The Park Hotel in Oberhofen, with the Stockhorn on the far side of Lake Thun. I can think of worse places to stay on holiday. Photographed on a Sunday drive around the lake.

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Oberhofen jetty

Continuing from yesterday’s lesson, a further tip. Wear black from head to toe, and don’t stand still, because then you’ll appear in the picture.

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Oberhofen jetty

– Find a nice, dark area with little existing illumination. – Set the camera on a tripod and open the shutter for a 30 second long exposure, to capture ambient light. – Run around with a torch like a nutter, shining it onto the subject but keeping the light moving. Use a halogen torch to […]

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