My Perspectives of the City of Bern

The image shows the photograph of Europaplatz Bern with some people crossing the square, a stopped red tram and a huge concrete overpass.
A Morning at Europaplatz Bern

A Morning at Europaplatz Bern - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 176

10 mm - 1/60 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on my daily commute to the center of Bern. Europaplatz is located in the west of Bern. The huge concrete construction is a freeway overpass. - I like how the people divide up the space.

=> This photo has been favorited by a National Geographic Editor on YOURSHOT (now discontinued).

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The image shows the black and white photograph of a vintag tram crossing the Kirchenfeldbrücke in Bern.
Vintage Tram

Vintage Tram - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 108

25.7 mm - 1/320 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo one late winter afternoon from the Münsterplattform, a large terrace next to the minster in Bern. I was lucky that a vintage tram was circulating (for some kind of event, I guess) and crossing the Kirchenfeldbrücke at exactly the right moment.

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The photograph shows an atmospheric image of people skating on an ice skating rink in front of the federal palace in Bern.
Ice Skating in Front of the Federal Palace

Ice Skating in Front of the Federal Palace - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 109

25.7 mm - 1/320 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

A well established tradition in Bern: Free ice skating in front of the Federal Palace.

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The photograph shows an image of wrought iron window grilles in the foreground and the walls and windows of the bernese cathedral in the background.  Bild von Bern.
The Cathedral

The Cathedral - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 111

9 mm - 1/80 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo through the window of an old building in the heart of Bern.

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The image shows the blurry photograph of train tracks and people moving and standing on a platform of Bern main station.
Rush Hour at Bern Main Station

Rush Hour at Bern Main Station - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 193

8.8 mm - 1/2 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125
I took this photo during rush hour at Bern main station while waiting for my train to arrive. This is a handheld, long exposure shot.

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The photograph shows an image of a statue of a bear, heraldic animal of the city of Bern, and a bird flying by (Bild von Bern).
Free As a Bird

Free As a Bird - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 110

16 mm - 1/500 sec - f/5.6 - ISO 125

The bear is the heraldic animal of Bern. This statue is located near the Bear Park.

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The image shows the blurred photograph of the old town of Bern through a window stained with raindrops.
City in the Rain

City in the Rain - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 112

26 mm - 1/640 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo of the old town of Bern through the window of a restaurant while waiting for the heavy rain to stop.

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The image shows a black and white photograph of a snippet of the roof construction of the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.
Snippet of Zentrum Paul Klee

Snippet of Zentrum Paul Klee - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 113

25.7 mm - 1/500 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo during a sunday afternoon visit of the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern.

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The photograph shows an image of a reflection of the federal palace in Bern, Capital of Switzerland.
A Reflection of the Federal Palace

A Reflection of the Federal Palace - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 114

12.5 mm - 1/4 sec - f/7.1 - ISO 125

This is a photo of the Federal Palace in Bern as it is reflected - and distorted - in the wet federal square. The latter is equipped with a water display with 26 fountains, one for each canton.

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The image shows the nocturnal photograph of snow covered houses of Bern's old town. The houses are lit by steet lights.
Snippet of Bern's Old Town

Snippet of Bern's Old Town - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 196

8.8 mm - 1/10 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 6400
I took this photo from the Nydeggbrücke in Bern looking towards the Unertorbrücke. This is a handheld shot. - I like the mood and the warmth.

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The image shows a photograph of buildings with lit windows in the night. The location is Schwabgut, a neighborhood in the west of Bern.
Schwabgut by Night

Schwabgut by Night - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 115

8.8 mm - 1/30 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 3200

I took this photo in Bümpliz, a neighbourhood in the west of Bern. The flat builidings are gymnasiums that are used by the local shool.

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The photograph shows an image of a snippet of the facade of the Westside Shopping Center. Part of the facade consists of a  window that reflects the opposite building.
Snippet of the Westside Shopping Center

Snippet of the Westside Shopping Center - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 116

25.7 mm - 1/125 sec - f/5.6 - ISO 125

This photo shows a snippet of the Westside Shopping and Leisure Centre on the outskirts of Bern. It was designed by international architect Daniel Libeskind.

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The photographs shows an artistic image of a snow covered piece of the baldachin near the main station in Bern. Bild von Bern.
A Piece of the Baldachin

A Piece of the Baldachin - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 117

9 mm - 1/500 sec - f/4 - ISO 125

This is a photo of the snow covered canopy - a glass roof in the shape of a wave - that covers the bus and tram terminal near the main station in Bern.

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The image shows the photograph of some of the water fountains installed on the Federal Palace in Bern (Switzerland).
Water Fountains

Water Fountains - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 121

26 mm - 1/30 sec - f/7.1 - ISO 125

This is a snippet of some of the 26 fountains - one for each canton - of the water play on the federal square in Bern.

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The photograph shows an image of a close-up of a statue playing the flute. Bild von Bern.
Flute Player - Rathausgasse

Flute Player - Rathausgasse - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 122

15 mm - 1/50 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 250

I took this photo on a walk around the old town of Bern.

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The photograph shows an image of an urn wall with one single red grave candle. The cemetery is in Bümpliz, the western part of Bern.
Cemetery in Bümpliz

Cemetery in Bümpliz - - My Perspectives of Bern / Photograph No 123

16 mm - 1/125 sec - f/4 - ISO 125

I took this photo on an evening walk around Bümpliz, a neighborhood in the west of Bern.

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