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Pure simplicity

Black and White photography is an artistic medium that attracts descriptive terms: Pure, Simplified, Minimalist, Stripped back to basics. Evocative of the past. All are true, in my opinion. I am of a generation that grew up accustomed to a … Continue reading

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The View from the Trift Gorge

Our last day in Zermatt. It was a misty morning as I walked up the Trift Gorge mainly in cloud but on the way down I was rewarded with superb views of the Dom and Taschhorn – the two main … Continue reading

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After the storm – dusted with snow

Yesterday’s storm is in the past. Today dawned with mist swirling round the valleys and wreathing the peaks. A quick snap before breakfast. Do click any image to see an enlargement – the quality and sharpness is vastly better. By … 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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The Mischabel Mountains

Today’s image links back to a series of three Posts that I uploaded earlier this year about The Dom – Switzerland’s Highest Mountain – the central summit of the Mischabel Mountains. Click the link to go to the first in … Continue reading

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Lenticular Clouds

It’s a common occurrence in the Alps for a cloudless sky in the morning to be replaced by a slow build-up of Cumulus clouds over the mountains as the day progresses. Sometimes those cloud formations can be extraordinary, bizarre and … Continue reading

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Switzerland’s Highest Mountain

In two weeks we shall be back in Zermatt, Switzerland and increasingly my mind is already heading out there. So it seems an appropriate time to post something that is both Swiss and connected with my love of mountains. Click … Continue reading

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