Wide vistas with blue skies and imposing mountains may be good camera fodder, but they can also become a bit monotonous.
Historic towns in Switzerland make the Christmas period especially magical for the photographer. In particular during the “blue hour”, between sunset and darkness.
Spitzi Flue is the very Swiss-German-sounding name of a huge promotory of rock on the “Sigriswilgrat” (or mountain ridge). Although the rock looks a bit small in this photo, it’s actually the tip of a rockface around 500 metres high. (Compare with this photo, in which a climber stands atop the pinnacle.) I hiked up to Unterbergli from Wilerallmi on…
A photograph of one of the most photographed trees in the English Lake District in the truly appalling conditions I encountered this January.
The Rosengarten (Rose Garden) in Bern is high on the hill to the east of the city, with fantastic views across the Aare meander and the lower part of the old city.
Pink pine cones amongst a mass of natural colour on the trees outside our window at home.