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Oh, the View

There are two houses on the Bürgenstock which are raised above the Panoramaweg (panorama path) which afford massive views of the lake and city of Lucerne. Held up by four concrete pillars each, and leaning out over the sloping landscape like homes in the Hollywood Hills, the unobstructed views from the front windows would almost […]

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House of Dreams

A second attempt of creating an infra-red effect using a digital image taken in East Lothian last weekend. Dramatic darkening of blue skies and the high contrast of brilliant whites are a feature of using this method, which can easily be achieved in Photoshop by switching to the "Channels" tab («Kanäle», for German users), duplicating […]

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I’ve always loved scenes like this, where there are an infinite number of tiny details to see in every last corner of the picture. This 16 megapixel image is a crop of a 30 megapixel image, which sadly can’t be fully stitched due to gremlins which affected the camera when I was taking the view. […]

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The View from Spiez Station

The harbour area of Spiez, taken from the train station. Poet Josef Viktor Widmann (1842–1911) wrote in his book Spaziergänge in den Alpen (Strolls in the Alps) that “the view from Spiez Station is one of the most beautiful in the world“. I’d imagine that the foreground of this view was quite different at the […]

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Another panorama, this one hand-held and shot (obviously) during the day. Composed of three 6 megapixel images, is shows the harbour area of Spiez, taken from the train station. Poet Josef Viktor Widmann (1842–1911) wrote in his book Spaziergänge in den Alpen (Strolls in the Alps) that "the view from Spiez Station is one of […]

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I took this inside a toilet cubicle at the Bar Rouge in Basle last weekend. They’re on the thirtieth floor of the Messeturm and one wall is a glass window, which overlooks the city.

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Toilets on the thirtieth floor of the Messeturm face outwards and one wall is a glass window, which overlooks the city. You can just see someone in the green window, who’s on the loo!

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