Tag: Lauterbrunnen

Ballenberg Museum: Swiss Chalet

Ballenberg Museum: Swiss Chalet

| March 20, 2011

As the wind swept the clouds across the sky, the fleeting sunlight illuminated the landscape for a brief but glorious moment. I don’t always know what attracts me to a scene, I just feel it. This photo was one of those occasions when I looked up and and clicked the shutter without thinking. The drama […]

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Travel Photo: Swiss Barn on the Blumental Trail

Travel Photo: Swiss Barn on the Blumental Trail

| February 27, 2011

The day we arrived in Murren, Switzerland, the weather was a little unsettled. Clouds were making their way over the Alps causing unpredictable bursts of rain. Without a care, we grabbed our umbrellas, donned our rain-ready windbreakers, and headed out for a hike on the Blumental Trail. Blumental means flower. How could we resist? After […]

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Lauterbrunnen Valley – Exposure Blending to Capture the Scene

Lauterbrunnen Valley – Exposure Blending to Capture the Scene

| February 10, 2011

Exposure Blending the Lauterbrunnen Valley There is a bit of a trick to pulling an image like this off. The wide dynamic range of this scene from the brightly lit clouds to the shadows in the trees are beyond even my $4,000 camera’s capabilities. What to do? Since I did not have any graduated neutral […]

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Rainy Day Swiss Chalet

Rainy Day Swiss Chalet

| December 7, 2010

I am just kicking back tonight having some fun going through my Switzerland pictures from last August. Taking up photography has been a true blessing for me. I love the memories that my photographs rekindle of my travels with Donna. It was raining the day we decided to visit the Ballenberg Museum near Brienz. At […]

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The Olive Press

The Olive Press

| October 5, 2010

Gears, grease and weathered wood. A perfect medley of ingredients for an interesting photograph. Believe it or not, this monstrosity is for pulverizing tiny little olives. You know, those delicate little things we throw in our martinis. While exploring one of the barns at the Ballenberg Swiss Open Air Museum in Switzerland, I found this […]

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Picture Perfect Barn at Ballenberg Open Air Museum

Picture Perfect Barn at Ballenberg Open Air Museum

| September 26, 2010

We are back from China and not suffering jet lag so I thought I would revisit Switzerland tonight. This shot is from an amazing place called the Swiss Open Air Museum in Ballenberg, Switzerland. The museum showcases Switzerland as it used to be. It is host to more than one hundred century-old buildings from all […]

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Awestruck in the Lauterbrunnen Valley

Awestruck in the Lauterbrunnen Valley

| September 9, 2010

This is the beauty that awaited us after our two days in Bern. The Lauterbrunnen Valley is perhaps the most beautiful natural scenery I have ever seen in my life. My knees became weak when I saw this first hand. This is what I had been dreaming about since booking our flights last March. I […]

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Tales from the road – Switzerland Teaser

Tales from the road – Switzerland Teaser

| August 26, 2010

As I sit in the guesthouse here in Murren Switzerland with the Alps filling the view out of the window, I wanted to take a moment to share a picture from the road. For those that have not been to Switzerland, I have to say that the scenery is beyond description. Words cannot do it […]

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