Tag Archives: Saastal

Line of Descent

Winter and shorter hours of daylight brings benefits, one is more time indoors to catch up on some long overdue processing, particularly B&W conversions. The three images in this post go back quite a few years, two of them to … Continue reading

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I remember when…

“I like to come and sit here, on this bench, every now and then. The river Visp is only a few metres away and I find the sound of the water very calming. And it shuts out all the other … Continue reading

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Beach

Calm turquoise water, silver sand, a few rocks. Where in the world is this? Answer: 7,000ft up in the Swiss Alps at the southern end of the Saas Valley. This is the Mattmark Reservoir. The colour of the water reminds … Continue reading

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Hohsaas

Today we dropped down to Saas Grund and took the Cable Car up the opposite side of the Saas valley, first to Kreuzboden, and then on up to Hohsaas at just over 3100M. Do please click on these images, WordPress … Continue reading

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The improbable ridge

Mountains attract drama. Mountains are also cloud magnets. The higher the mountain, the greater the drama. Click the image to see a larger and sharper version. This is the Almagellhorn (10,815ft) in the Saas Fee valley, Valais Alps, Switzerland. Not … Continue reading

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The view from Almagelleralp

It’s mid June and so far we’ve had a mere handful of warm sunny days. In less than a week’s time it will be the longest day and then the evenings will draw in on the long descent into gloom … Continue reading

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Snow Crossing

It feels good to put a B&W image up on the blog today. For the first 15 years of my Photographic ‘journey’ I was a B&W developer and printer, initially working in darkrooms in Cambridge and then London, and then … Continue reading

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