My Perspectives of People

The image shows the photograph of a man with an umbrella walking on a snow covered street. There is a storefront next to him.
After Midnight Man

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 1

85 mm - 1/50 sec - f/6.3 - ISO 51200

I took this photo long after midnight through the living room window of our house in the west of Bern. I wonder where this man is coming from and where he is going at this hour. - I like the mysterious, timeless feel of this image.

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

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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

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 aerial photograph of a large crowd of people in colorful dresses celebrating a hindu holiday.
Portrait of a Crowd

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 171

26 mm - 1/100 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125
I took this photo from an elevated spot next to the House of Religions, a building in the west of Bern that houses worship rooms for eight faiths. The hindu congregation was gathered outside celebrating a holiday. I like the colors.

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The image shows the photograph of an aerial view of a man wallking along train tracks at a train station late at night. The platform is empty.
Midnight Traveler

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 174

9 mm - 1/30 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 6400
I took this photo around Midnight from an overpass at Spiez train station. I like the perspective and the mood.

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 3

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

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

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

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The image shows a photography of two women crossing a street in a snowstorm.
Walking through a Snowstorm

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 4

17.7 mm - 1/25 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
I took this photo through a window in the first floor of a building near the main train station in Bern during a short but furious snowstorm. - I like the mood and the contrast of the snow against the clothes of the two women.

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 5

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 6

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.

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

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The image shows the aerial photograph of two construction workers with helmets who are gesturing.
Constructive Decision Making

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 7

25.7 mm - 1/640 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
I took this photo from a platform near a large construction site while walking around in Bern. These construction workers take a short break in the shade and at the same time seem to discuss and decide on their next move. - I like the perspective and the gestures.

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

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

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The image shows the aerial photograph of a piano player on the shore of the Aare river in Bern. There are two men filming the piano player.
A Star Is Born ...

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 184

26 mm - 1/400 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
  I took this photo on a Winter morning from the Nydeggbrücke while strolling through Bern. I like the composition.

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The image shows the photograph of the back of the head of a bus driver and the windshield with the road ahead. You can see the driver's face in the rear view mirror, which is placed in the center above the windshield.
The Driver

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 9

25.7 mm - 1/500 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125
This man was driving us to a wedding service in a vintage Postbus of the Swiss brand Saurer. Although it was a rocky ride I managed to take a few photos. This is the best one of them. The signs tell you not to smoke and not to talk to the driver (in German, French and Italian). - I like the reflection in the mirror and the composition.

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

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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 on a Steep Hill ;-)

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 10

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 the photograph of a man sitting below a church window. The sun throws a yellow light an the hair of the man; his face is not visible.
Mystery Man

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 11

12.5 mm - 1/160 sec - f/3.2 - ISO 125
I took this photo while visiting the cathedral of Evora (in Portugal). The man sitting below the window is unknown to me. - I like that you cannot see the man's face; it gives the image a mysterious touch, I think.

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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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 12

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 the black and white photograph of four people crossing a street during a snowstorm.
Crossing

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 176

26 mm - 1/640 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
  I took this photo in the vicinity of the main train station in Bern during a snowstorm. I like the composition and how you can see the snowflakes against the dark clothes.

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 13

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

My Perspectives of People  / Photograph No 14

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

Gathering around a fire - here lit in a bowl 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.

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

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 15

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 16

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 the photography of a church statue, which is partly illuminated by sunlight. The sculpture is inside St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
Illuminated

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 187

26 mm - 1/125 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
  took this photo during a visit of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome. The sunlight was illuminating this sculpture, which I tried to capture. I like the mood.

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The image shows the black and white photograph of a man and four children flying kites on a cloudy afternoon in Winter.
A Sunday Afternoon

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 191

11 mm - 1/125 sec - f/3.5 - ISO 125
  I took this photo while taking a Sunday afternoon walk in the vicinity of the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern. I like the mood and the composition.

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

My Perspectives of People / Photograph No 17

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.

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

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