Posts from the ‘photography of sky’ Category
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.
A day along with changing clouds over Sardegna,
Sunrise aside Chia tower, 6 am
Stangioni de Su Sali, freshwater lagoon, 8 am
Stagno di Capoterra and windmill park seen from the State Road 195 Sulcitana, 2 pm
Faro di capo Spartivento (lighthouse), 6 pm
Storm over Domus de Maria, 11pm
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A last check at the departures …
… and here are the planes ready to fly us to …
… or are these ones?
Hard to image a flight on those up there …
Now they are landing, leaving the airspace free …
… to the right one! Not all Swiss-flagged flights are Swiss. Patrouille Suisse made the air show! Pictures shot at the 70 years celebration of Zurich Airport. Click to enlarge and see the pilot smile.
Shooting stars over Zurich as seen from Hönggerberg (North side of the city). Despite that light pollution is intense above the city, it was still possible to capture the most intense shooting stars at 15”, f/4, ISO-400. Click the picture to enlarge.
What is what? Click the picture below to tell airplanes and planets from shooting stars.
Pictures shot in the night of 12.8.2018 in Continuous Mode with Nikon D800; 16-35 mm f/4 and blended in Photoshop.
Just above the horizon in Zurich-West. The blood moon is still purple in the blue light after dusk
The red moon across Zurich Niederdorf (old town)
Nobody to catch it? It looks so close!
Not passing unobserved through the Grossmünster
Temporarily pinned by the City Hall of Zurich
The beginning of the end of this red moon 2018, captured through the trees along Zurich lake. A red moon long-lasting enough to be hunted across the city, from Zuri-West to Lake Zurich
All pictures shot hand-held with Nikon D800 plus Nikon 70-200 VRII 1/15 sec, f/3.5
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