summer

Never-ending story

The view across the river and weir at Schwellenmätteli in Bern is wonderful on a late summer evening, and will be vastly improved from a photographic perfectionist’s point of view once the restoration work on the minster is complete. If I understand this article on Swiss newspaper website Der Bund correctly, there has been scaffolding… (Read More)

Remember when…?

Sometimes I remember to take a photo just so that I can look at it one day in the future and say, “do you remember when we used to do this?” One day, this photo will be twenty years ago.

New Street Parade gallery added

On this grey weekend, I’ve continued with extensions to the website by adding a new gallery page for photos from Zurich’s Street Parade.

Incomplete without consumerism

I spent a couple of days in London in June, primarily to spend time taking documentary photographs on the streets I used to pound when I lived in England. One of the things which strikes me is how so many things seem to be commercialized by supermarkets: from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to the simple… (Read More)

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Aareschwumm

Swimming in the river at Bern in Switzerland.

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Street musician, Florence, Italy

I am enjoying the video capabilities of my Nikon, particularly to capture “moving photographs” such as this one. Filmed during our summer holiday in Florence, Italy, whilst we ate mint choc chip ice cream and enjoyed the music.

Road Trip 2010 – Switzerland to Belgium

The first leg of this year’s summer holiday takes us from home in Switzerland through France, Luxembourg and Belgium.

Pink Cones

Pink pine cones amongst a mass of natural colour on the trees outside our window at home.

Changing tack

A photo I took a year ago today reminds me to put down the lighting gear and head out with just a camera and a pair of comfortable shoes, to capture the light which needs no help.

Memories of Great Places

A panoramic view of the small, remote town of Malfa on the Italian island of Salina.