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Time’s up

Pictures shot at the shores of Obersee, Switzerland. Click each picture to zoom in.

Remember Neowise

The distance of Comet NEOWISE from Earth is now 143,663,347 kilometers


A few weeks ago it was closer to Zurich and I got the opportunity to shoot it from a city park. Here with a 14 mm f/1.8

It will come back in 6,800 years. Here I shot it with a 200 mm f/2.8

Let’s remember its proton thin but straight tail, as you can see in this cropped picture shot with the aid of a Skyguider pro mount. And its dusty white bent tail, too.

Pictures shot from Zurich. Click each picture to zoom in,

 

 

All what you miss with a light polluted sky

Make the invisible visible: 30 second long exposure of Zurich night sky with the fast wide angle Sigma 14 mm f/1.8

Facing West, do you see Corona Borealis and Arcturus (Bootes)?

The milky way above Zurich city, light pollution high to very high – level (SQM) up to 18.89 mag./arc sec2

Facing North, do you see Ursa major, Ursa minor, Perseus, Giraffe, Cassiopea and much more ?

Jupiter and its 4 moons, do you see all the 4 of them? (shot with a 70-200 mm objective)

Facing West, do you see the Andromeda constellation and its galaxy?

If you did not see the constellations, click here 🙂 Wide angle pictures shot with SIGMA 14 mm f / 1.8, 30 seconds, ISO 1250. Jupiter shot with 200 mm f / 2.8, 0.4 second, ISO 400. Click each picture to zoom in.

The skiing plateau

Alpe di Siusi (Seiser Alm) is a Dolomite plateau and the largest high-altitude Alpine meadow (German: Alm) in Europe (Wiki)… and you might need 5 hours for comfortably skiing it east to west and back (and shoot many pictures in between).

Your round trip might begin close to the Schlern (Sciliar) double peak

… pass along the Sassolungo (long rock) e Sassopiatto (flat rock)…

… further skiing towards Monte Pana

.. and slowly back to Compatsch

Pictures shot in Alpe di Siusi (Seiseralm), Italy. Click each picture to zoom in.

Human traces

Pictures shot in Engelberg, Switzerland. Click to zoom in.

Looking for directions

Click each picture to zoom in and find a direction. Pictures shot between Vevey and Lavaux at the shores of lake Geneva, Switzerland.

Free fall reloaded #zürifäscht

Airborne shows at Züri Fäscht 2019

Patrouille Suisse · PC-7 Team at #zürifäscht

20 meter springboard on Zurich lake.

Flaring Puma #zürifäscht

Urban slack liners at #zürifäscht

Patrulla Aspa at #zürifäscht 2019

The Stadthaus Big Wheel

Click each picture to zoom in.

Click here for Free fall #zürifäscht first episode

Free fall #zürifäscht

Airborne shows at Züri Fäscht 2019

Roaring 20 meter springboard at #zürifäscht.

Patrouille Suisse · PC-7 Team at #zürifäscht.

The Big Wheel at #zürifäscht

Patrulla Aspa at #zürifäscht 2019

Free fall at Sechseläuten square

Click each picture at to zoom in.

Skylight metering

Pictures shot with spot light metering on the skylight source.

A misty beginning

Blue Prime Tower and red construction cranes, the few colors of the day

A wider view towards west

Protruding fingers, Zurich modern skyline in the mist.

The Alps crowning a straight southwards view on the city.

Zurich city center with its tall buildings and church towers, the lake behind.

What will 2019 will bring us? Pictures shot on a misty, cold new day from Waidberg, a hill north of the city of Zurich, Switzerland. Click each picture to enjoy every single detail shot with a 50 mm on a Nikon D800 sensor.

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