My Perspectives of Night Rides

The image shows a nocturnal photograph of cars from behind on a snow covered freeway while it is heavily snowing.
The Lost Highway

The Lost Highway - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 15

8.8 mm - 1/50 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 6400

I was driving on the A1 towards Bern one evening when it started to snow heavily. Traffic slowed down and stopped. My chance for taking a quick shot through the windshield. I like the composition and the mood.

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The Image shows a photograph of a street and a tram in Lisbon by night.
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 16

8.8 mm - 1/40 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 2500

I took this photo in Lisbon close to the metro station Restauradores. I like the mood in this photo. It reminds me of the play "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams.

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The image shows the photograph of a cyclist riding through a rain storm in the night.
Wet Night Ride

Wet Night Ride - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 17

35 mm - 1/40 sec - f/8 - ISO 25600

I took this photo through the window of our house, which is located in the west of Bern next to a busy street.

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The image shows a photograph of main train tracks, building and train compositions at Zurich Main Station while the sun is setting.
Zurich Main Station

Zurich Main Station - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 18

20 mm - 1/20 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 320

There was a georgous sunset while I was waiting for my train to arrive at Zurich main station one evening. I walked to the very end of the platform, sat down and took this shot (amongst others ;-)

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The image shows a photograph of a winterlandscape with mountains, fir trees and a full moon rising over the horizon. There's a road in the left part of the image with light tracks of cars that passed.
The Super Moon Drive

The Super Moon Drive - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 19

10 mm - 30/1 sec - f/2.2 - ISO 125

This is a long exposure photo that I took on the Gurnigel, a mountain pass in the canton of Bern, while the so called supermoon was rising.

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The image shows an aerial photograph of two cars moving in opposite directions; the road is divided by a guard rail.
Cars in Opposition

Cars in Opposition - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 20

8.8 mm - 1/8 sec - f/11 - ISO 125

I took this photo early in the morning from a bridge in Bümpliz, a neighborhood in the west of Bern.

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The image shows the long exposure photograph of rail tracks and blurred ground and walls.
Railspotting

Railspotting - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 21

24 mm - 4/1 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 125

This is a hand-held long exposure photo that I took through the front window of the fast moving Gurten Funicular Railway.

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The image shows a photo of a snow covered street with crash barriers on both sides and a single car from behind.
Winter Night Driving

Winter Night Driving - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 22

9 mm - 1/15 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 6'400

I took this shot long after Midnight through the windshield of the fast moving car while a friend was driving us home towards Bern. It had been snowing hard before and there was very little traffic. I like the composition and the mood.

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The image shows a night photograph through the window of an airplane; part of the wing, the lights of civilization and the dark sky are visible.
Night Flight

Night Flight - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 23

9 mm - 1/4 sec - f/2.8 - ISO 12'800

I took this photo through a window of the airplane during our flight from Accra (Ghana) to Paris. It's a hand-held long exposure shot with very high ISO, which - I think - gives this image a special kind of aesthetics.

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The image shows a nocturnal photograph of a road going up a hill and a tree in the light cone of a car's headlights.
Nocturnal Cross Country Drive

Nocturnal Cross Country Drive - - My Perspectives of Night Drives / Photograph No 24

9.75 mm - 1/125 sec - f/2.5 - ISO 6400

I took this photo through the windshield of the fast moving car while my son was driving us from Laupen to Bern on small roads. It was shortly after nightfall.

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The image shows the night photograph of a snow coverd street lit by the headlights of a car and whirling snow flakes.
Driving through a Snowstorm

Driving through a Snowstorm - - My Perspectives of Night Rides / Photograph No 25

9 mm - 1/50 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 6400
I took this photo through the windshield of the fast moving car while a friend was driving us from Meiringen (in the Bernese Oberland) home to Bern long after Midnight.

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