My Perspectives of People

The image shows the aerial view of three girls swimming in a river.
Swimming Trio

Swimming Trio - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 1

25.7 mm - 1/80 sec - f/4 - ISO 125

I took this photo from the Monbijouxbrücke in Bern on a warm summer day.

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The image shows a black and white photograph of the silhouettes of two photographers standing at the coast of the Algarve (Portugal).
Ooutward - Inward

Outward - Inward - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 2

25.7 mm - 1/15 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo after sundown near the Cabo de Sao Vicente, the southwesternmost point of the European mainland (in Portugal). I like how these two photographers stand very close to each other but seem to display very different orientations (outward vs. inward).

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The image shows the photograph of a blurred cyclo-cross racer in full speed.
Focused

Focused - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 3

9 mm - 1/13 sec - f/6.3 - ISO 125

I took this photo by trying to match the high speed of the cyclo-cross racer (in Bern, 2017) with my camera.

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The image shows the photograph of five people crossing a road in a snowstorm.
Crossing a Road in a Snowstorm

Crossing a Road in a Snowstorm - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 4

25.7 mm - 1/800 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125

I took this photo near the main train station in Bern during a snow storm. I like how the people divide up the space and how you can see the snow flakes on the dark clothes.

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The image shows a photograph of children playing football (soccer) on the town square of Manarola (Italy).
Manarola's Town Square

Manarola's Town Square - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 5

8.8 mm - 1/800 sec - f/5.6 - ISO 125

I took this photo in Manarola, one of the 5 villages of Cinque Terre (Italy). Manarola is a small town built on the cliffs of the Ligurian coast. There is no space for a football field. So the local kids play on the village square.

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The image shows a bird's eye view of a man pushing his bike up a steep hill; the bike throws a shadow on the ground. The photograph is black and white.
Urban Biker

Urban Biker (on a steep hill ;-) - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 6

19.6 mm - 1/400 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125

I took this photo from a public terrace near the Federal Palace in Bern.

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The image shows a photograph of a part of the fishing port at Jamestown in Accra (Ghana)
Fishing Port at Jamestown

Fishing Port at Jamestown - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 7

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

The fishing port at Jamestown (Accra) is a fascinating microcosm. I took this photo from a slightly elevated spot next to the road that leads along the coast of Jamestown. 

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The image shows an aerial photograph of a man joggjng next to the Aare river in Bern.
The Runner

The Runner - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 8

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

I took this photo from the Kirchenfeldbrücke. I like the composition and the different shades of blue.

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The image shows the aerial photograph of many bike racers waiting for the start.
Before the Start

Before the Start - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 9

50 mm - 1/50 sec - f/7.1 - ISO 200

I took this photo through the window of the second floor of an old town house in Bern. The shot shows some of the racers shortly before the start of the fourth stage of the "Tour de Suisse" in 2017.

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The image shows the photograph of a boy jumping from a bridge into the water of the Wohlensee (Lake Wohlen).
Summertime

Summertime - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 10

50 mm - 1/50 sec - f/7.1 - ISO 200

I took this photo from the shore of Wohlensee (Lake Wohlen), a reservoir fed by the Aare river near Bern. The bridge is called Wohleibrücke. Jumping from it is very popular with young people.

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The image shows a night photograph of people gathering around a fire in front of the protestant church in Bümpliz.
Easter Morning

Easter Morning - - My Perspectives of People  / Photograph No 11

8.8 mm - 1/4 sec - f/1.8 - ISO 5000

Gathering around a fire - here lit in a bowle in front of the local protestant church in the western part of Bern - before daybreak on Easter Sunday is a tradition that is upheld in many western countries.

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The image shows an photograph of five people crossing a road on a yellow crosswalk.
13 Shoes

13 Shoes - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 12

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

I took this photo near the main train station in Bern. If you look carefully you can see 13 shoes.

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The image shows a photograph of an old man getting ready to enter a Tram (Ascensor da Gloria) in Lisbon. It is night an the street is lit by street lights.
Last Ride of the Day

Last Ride of the Day - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 13

10.6 mm - 1/10 sec - f/2.5 - ISO 2000

I took this photo from a slightly elevated spot above the upper station of the "Ascensor da Gloria" in Lisbon.

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The image shows a blurry photograph of two little girls running through a field of grass.
Summer Fairies

Summer Fairies - - My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 14

25.7 mm - 1/6 sec - f/10 - ISO 125

I took this photo at the birthday party of an extended member of my family in Eastern Switzerland.

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