My Perspectives of Landscape Photography

The image shows the nocturnal photograph of the Niesen and its reflection in Lake Thun.
Niesen by Night

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 65

24 mm - 25/1 sec - f/20 - ISO 5000

I took this photo from the shore of Lake Thun in Merligen (Bernese Oberland) on a beautiful winter night. Since I did not bring a tripod I put my camera on a small table that I placed close to the waterline. The pyramid shaped mountain is called Niesen. It's an iconic landmark of the region.

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

............................................................

The image shows a black and white photograph of mountains that are partly hidden behind fog and lightly covered in snow.
Sugared

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 66

104 mm - 1/125 sec - f/16 - ISO 1250

I took this photo on a walk in the vicinity of Safien Platz (Canton of Grisons).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of shore landscape in soft morning light.
Morning Light

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 67

8.8 mm - 1/8 sec - f/8 - ISO 125

I took this photo in the early morning while hike from "Plage de l'Escalet" to "Cap Lardier" on the French Riviera (in Ramatuelle). - I like the soft light and the spring colors.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a part of Lake Maggiore with one of the Brissago islands and the shore with mountains. The water is very still and there are two bathing rafts in the foreground.
All Is Quiet

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 68

10 mm - 1/250 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

All is quiet on Lake Maggiore in the early morning. In the background you can see one of the two small Brissago Islands. I like the calm of this photo.

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

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a small mountain cabin in a winter landscape by night. The lights are on inside the cabin.
Mountain Cabin

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 69

9 mm - 1/3 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 12'800

This is a hand-held photo that I took in Hasliberg, which is located the Bernese Oberland. It's very high ISO, which accounts for the graininess and the special kind of aesthetics.

............................................................

The image shows the aerial photograph of mountain ranges partly covered in fog.
A Topographical Study in Italy

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 70

25.7 mm - 1/160 sec - f/5.6 - ISO 125

I took this photo through an airplane window while flying from Cagliari (Sardinia) to Milan.

............................................................

The image shows a photograph of a cliff hole through which you can see the sea and a protruding rock.
Cliff Hole

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 71

8.8 mm - 1/250 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a hike along the southern coast of the Algarve near the Praia do Carvalho (Portugal).

............................................................

The image shows a black and white photograph of a winter landscape with snow covered firs.
Winter Firs

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 72

8.8 mm - 1/640 sec - f/4.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo while skiing in Elsigenalp, a small ski area in the Bernese Oberland.

............................................................

The image shows an evening photograph of a landscape with a sea of fog, some houses with lights, some trees and a colorful horizon.
Lights in the Sea of Fog

 My Perspectives of Landscape / Photograph No 73

47 mm - 1/50 sec - f/6.3 - ISO 25600

I took this photo while driving from Bütschelegg to Bern on small roads. The houses that you can see in the photo belong to Borisried, a small hamlet close to Oberbalm. - I like the mood and the lights of the houses.

............................................................

The image shows a photograph of a landscape with trees and grass and beautiful yellow, white and purple springtime flowers.
Springtime Color Explosion

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 74

25.7 mm - 1/250 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo while driving through the southeastern part of Portugal near the border to Spain. The colors of the wild flowers everywhere on both sides of the road were just unbelievably beautiful.

............................................................

The image shows a photograph of the Matterhorn on a beautiful day.
Matterhorn Reloaded

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 75

34 mm - 1/80 sec - f/18 - ISO 100

I took this photo on a hike from Gornergrat to Rotenboden (in the Canton of Valais).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a snow covered tree lit by the morning sun against the background of clouds, fog and mountains.
Illuminated

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 76

25.7 mm - 1/250 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo in the morning from a mountain cabin in Hasliberg. - I like how the morning sun illuminates this single tree.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a bridge with three arcades crossing a river. The bridge is reflected in the still water of the river.
Reflections On a Bridge

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 77

25.7 mm - 1/100 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a bike tour through the Jura Mountains in France. The bridge is near Baume-les-Dames.

............................................................

The image shows a black and white photograph of trees that are partly covered by fog, which is illuminated by sunlight.
FogScape

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 78

10.4 mm - 1/30 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo while hiking in the Canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden (in Eastern Switzerland). - I like the mood.

............................................................

The image shows a photograph of faint sunlight on cliffs of the coast of the Algarve (Portugal).
Faint Morning Light

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 79

10.24 mm - 1/160 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo shortly after sunrise near Marinha Beach on the south coast of the Algarve (Portugal). The rock and cliff formations of the Algarve are stunning, I think.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of large jagged and stark mountains against a grey sky. There is an alpine meadow in the foreground.
Jagged and Stark

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 80

25.7 mm - 1/20 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this shot shortly before nightfall from a place close to the Mountain Hotel Tschingelhorn. The Hotel can be reached on foot from Stechelberg within about 2.5 hours. - I like the jagged rock and the stark mood.

............................................................

The image shows a photograph of a foggy lancscape close to the Napf (Switzerland).
Late Morning Fog

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 81

25 mm - 1/500 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a hike from the top of the Napf, a small mountain on the border between the Swiss cantons of Bern and Lucerne, to the community Luthern.

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

............................................................

The image shows a spectacular sunset over the atlantic ocean with lots of red, yellow, pink and blue shades.
Sunset at Zambujeira do Mar

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 82

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

I took this photo from the square near the church of Zambujeira do Mar, which is located on Portugal's west coast.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a winter landscape with firs and fog faintly lit by the sun.
Firs in Fog

Firs in Fog - - My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 83

19 mm - 1/640 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo while skiing in Hasliberg (in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland).

............................................................

The imag shows the photograph of a landscape with a lake and mountains drenched in mist below a deep horizon and blue skies.
En Route in Ticino

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 84

25.7 mm - 1/800 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo while hiking form Monte Tamaro to Monte Lema (in the Canton of Ticino).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a mountain range that is partly covered by clouds.
Moody Mountains

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 85

24 mm - 1/160 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo from a spot below Balisalp in Hasliberg (in the Bernese Oberland).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of tiered mountain chains in Switzerland and Italy. It's a beautiful day with blue skies.
Tiered Alps

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 86

24 mm - 1/160 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a hike from Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro (in Ticino).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of trees with colorful leaves in fall.
Autumn Leaves

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 87

24 mm - 1/160 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a hike in the vicinity of the Monté Bre (in Ticino).

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a rural winter landscape.
Across these Fields

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 88

26 mm - 1/30 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a winter walk west of Bern. I like the patterns and the faint colors.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a heart shaped mountain lake in a rugged mountain environment.
A View of Lagh de Calvaresc

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 89

9 mm - 1/250 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a hike in the canton of Grisons. I liket the shape of the lake and the bleakness of the landscape.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of light and shadow patterns in the water of Lake Lugano. It is after sunset and you can see the dark shapes of mountains in the background.
After Sunset

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 90

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

I took this photo from the shore of Lake Lugano. I like the patterns and the mood.

............................................................

The image shows the photography of a snow covered safety net with some mountains and a snippet of blue skies in the background.
A View from Planplatten

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 91

13 mm - 1/160 sec - f/5.6 - ISO 125

I took this photo while skiing in Hasliberg, a ski area in the Bernese Oberland.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of a moonlike landscape with a field of grass ain the foregroundand a mountain chain and a faintly colored sky in the background.
MoonScape

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 92

26 mm - 1/6 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 125

I took this photo from the top of the Gurten, Bern's local mountain.

............................................................

The image shows the photograph of the Italian village Manarola, which is built on rocks on the coast of the sea.
An Early Morning View of Manarola

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 93

10 mm - 1/60 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 125

I took this photo early in the morning from an elevated spot across the village of Manarola (Italy).

............................................................

BlueScape - View from Mount Rigi

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No 94

A Nocturnal View on Brig and its Surroundings (Valais)

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No  95

Engstlensee 

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No 96

An Arm of Lake Lugano (Ticino)

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No  97

Dawning@Creux du Van (NE/VD)

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No 98

Ice Fishing on Oeschinensee

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No 99

Walensee (GL)

My Perspectives of Landscapes - Photograph No 100

The image shows the photograph of mountains in the Bernese Oberland touched by a streak of evening sunlight under a clouded sky.
Vein of Gold

My Perspectives of Landscapes / Photograph No 101

8.8 mm - 1/50 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo on a summer evening from the terrace of the Mountain Hotel Tschingelhorn in the Bernese Oberland.

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

............................................................