Panoramic Mist

Mist in Jura, photographed with the Horizon swing-lens panoramic camera on Kodak Tri-X 400 black and white film.

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. Mist in Jura, photographed with the Horizon swing-lens panoramic camera on Kodak Tri-X 400 black and…… Continue reading Panoramic Mist

Four Exposures for One Bicycle Race

Stefan Kung of team BMC won the Swiss Time Trial Championship June 22, 2017 in Luterkofen, Switzerland.

Photographing the Swiss Time Trial Championship with a large format camera has been on my mind for a long time. Large format sport photography opposes the slowness of a 4×5″ camera to the speed of the athletes. Opposites attract. I used two kind of films: Kodak Tri-X 320 4×5″ in wooden film holders, and Polaroid…… Continue reading Four Exposures for One Bicycle Race

A Shepherd in Switzerland

A shepherd with his flock of sheep in Gossliwil, Switzerland 9March 2014.

In Switzerland, working in some sort of office appears to be normal. But not all the Swiss work in banks, some work outside, some even have one of the oldest occupation: There are still shepherds in Switzerland. This shepherd has been moving around the Swiss lowlands since December. The sheep of his herd come from…… Continue reading A Shepherd in Switzerland

Sand Play

Water and sand form constantly changing structures and patterns – ‘sand play’ gets a new meaning. The same happens at a rocky coast, but obviously the process takes much longer. In contrast to the previous blog post with iPhone snaps, the photos below were taken on film. Makina 67, Kodak Tri-X 400, developed in Rodinal…… Continue reading Sand Play