Videos

Look ma, no hands…

Look ma, no hands…

A video shot using my D7000 on a dry toboggan run, hand-held , whilst I was clinging on to the brake with the other hand.

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We Go

We Go

Friends Choo Choo release their next music video, conceived and filmed by their bass player Yan.

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Street musician, Florence, Italy

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.

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Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Inspiration: Gregory Crewdson

Whilst presenting my One Frame Movie photos at the Open Show in Lausanne this week, I mentioned Gregory Crewdson. I first became aware of his work in 2008 via David Hobby’s blog and have admired his process ever since. He’s technically more of a film director than a photographer, albeit that the result of his […]

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Annual siren testing

Annual siren testing

One of these days, I’m going to remember (without looking it up on Twitter) that the annual siren test takes place across the whole of Switzerland on the first Wednesday of February. More information on the Swiss government’s portal.

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Gallivant

A clip from the personal video essay by British filmmaker Andrew Kötting.

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Alphorn on the Bonistock

Alphorn on the Bonistock

A lone musician plays alphorn music on the Bonistock mountain peak, high above the lake and village at Melchsee Frutt in canton Obwalden.

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Timelapse – hike to Bachalp

As if the photographic splendour of the mountain hike from the Firstbahn cablecar station above Grindelwald wasn’t enough, I used the rest breaks we took on our hike this last Sunday to shoot a handful of timelapse sequences.

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Fun with timelapse photography

I’ve tinkered with timelapse photography at several points over the past few years, and have begun to refine my technique using a digital SLR over the past few weeks. This article explains how, with an example sequence of a cruise ship leaving Invergordon in Scotland.

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Eiger Run

A photo and video from the Eiger Run sledge route, between the mountain-top hamlet of Kleine Scheidegg and tourist centre at Grindelwald.

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The Hero

Where some advertisers choose the “viral” route of making a low-budget film to publicize themselves or their causes via YouTube, others still spend the time and make an effort to integrate some very cool interactivity to ensure that their offering or message gains widespread recognition.

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Cablecar to Cassonsgrat

Cablecar to Cassonsgrat

A video of an eight minute trip from Naraus to Cassonsgrat by cablecar, high above the village of Flims Waldhaus, filmed with my iPhone.

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Timelapse Tram Ride

Timelapse Tram Ride

A stop motion video of the tram journey between Zytglogge and Mattenhof areas of Bern in Switzerland.

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Pocket Rocket

In which I explain why I chose to buy an iPhone and what advantages it has brought to me. Post includes photos, multimedia and a healthy dose of geekery (which I’ve made understandable for non-geeks!)

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Classical accordion

Classical accordion

A lone man sat on a little fold-away stool, out of the way of people hurrying past, and played classical music wonderfully on an unaccompanied accordion.

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Transformation takes time

Take ten minutes out of your day to watch and listen to this video, even if you’re not a photographer, film-maker or artist. I wish I could make film like this.

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Snow in Spiez

Snow in Spiez

At work, we needed to buy both a point-and-shoot video camera and a new stills camera, so, on my advice, we bought a new Nikon D90 which can fulfil both requirements.

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