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Switzerland

Vagueness and Washi Paper

Washi is a translucent Japanese paper. It’s made from the bark of trees, often mulberry and hemp. In the Echizen prefecture such paper is manufactured for 1500 years.

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Switzerland

The First Snow and Magic Colours in BW Film

I recently used the nightscape camera mode of my smartphone to scan roll film. Then something unexpected happened. There were colours in the black and white film!

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Switzerland

Fog Lines and Other Limits

Fog covering the lowlands creates two worlds. One is above, the other below the fog line.

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Switzerland

A Film Tear

Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.

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Switzerland

Panoramic Mist

November is a month when the landscape of the Jura mountains lays in mist – sometimes for days and weeks. It can come as thick fog making orientation in the mountains difficult, or as a light mist obscuring trees. The Horizon S3 U-500 is a panoramic film camera going back to a Russian model developed […]

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Switzerland

Autumn Leaves

My annual dose of colour photographs in autumn from the Jura mountain in the backyard. All taken with the OnePlus 6 phone camera and processed in Snapseed.

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Switzerland

Capturing a Galaxy from my Balcony

The tiny Corona virus has large effects, one of them making travelling to interesting places difficult. So instead of exploring the underwater sphere, let’s have a look in the opposite direction: the sky. Might it be possible to take a photo of deep space from home?

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Portugal

Underwater Photography in Black and White

I long wanted to do a black and white underwater series, and finally here it is… The photographs are from the Azores.

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Portugal

Azores Underwater Video

The Azores are a phantastic spot to see marine life, especially Mobula at Princess Alice Bank. This underwater video is a collaboration with my son who did most of the wide-angle shots, and composed the music.