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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

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Eternal search for the perfect angle

Searching for viewpoints, poring over maps, dodging power lines, and coming home with classic landscape images.

Romont from the Route de Bossens

Better lighting conditions can make a good landscape photograph great. Being in the right place at the right time is a skill which you can learn.

Glacier 3000

Glacier 3000 is the name of a tourist destination in the French Swiss region of Les Diablerets; the number in question being the (approximate) height in metres above sea level of the upper part of a sizeable glacier, easily reachable by cable car and snowed-over the whole year round. As well as the usual outdoor… (Read More)

Open Show in Lausanne

I was delighted to be invited to submit to the upcoming “Open Show” in Lausanne, an evening of photographic presentation by a small selection of photographers, and honoured to have my submission confirmed earlier today. I’ll be showing twenty photos from my One Frame Movie series next Thursday evening, 18th August, at the Espace Carbu… (Read More)

Cailler Factory, Broc

The Cailler chocolate factory in Broc, Switzerland, photographed in picturesque late afternoon light.

Images Festival in Vevey

The Images Festival of Visual Arts is the only open air photographic festival in Switzerland, which takes place in the picturesque town of Vevey, on the shores of Lake Geneva, every two years.

Lac Léman at Montreux

A panoramic view of Lac Léman from the top floor of the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic in Montreux.

Suisse Majestic, Montreux – Valerie

The first set of photos from a portrait session in the Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic in Montreux

Cully from the vineyards

A panoramic sunset view across Lac Léman and Cully in western Switzerland.

Cailler Factory on a Sunday