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Hitchcock reloaded: the Swiss syndrome

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Winter seagulls looking for (and finding) food on the shores of Lake Zurich. Click on each picture to magnify.

It’s raining men in Zurich! Capture them in DX mode at 5 fps with your D800!

After a long drought period, it started raining men in Zurich.

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Please appreciate the DX mode of the D800 which pushes this full frame camera to the warp speed of 5 fps ! Although not impressing, it is still enough for shooting some cool acrobatic jumps into Zurich lake! The middle guy is parachuting with the flag of Zurich.

Fire- and waterworks of Zuerifaescht 2013!

Every three years in Zurich the Zurifest opens: mind 2016 is coming soon!

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Don’t miss two consecutive nights of fire- and waterwork opera on the shores of Zurich lake artborghi-zuerifaescht-2013-fireworks- 4

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Come and experience what Switzerland’s down-town turns into during these three awesome days!

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The most beautiful (male) chick of the block …

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… has some though life on the shores of lake Zurich ..

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..and the story does not go further because of my slow SD card. Despite D800 generous buffer, writing RAW+JPG continuous bursts requires more than class 4 cards… class 10 recommended here.

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Animal patterns: Aix galericulata

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On lake Zurich there were also some black cormorants, greenish ducks and brownish sparrows … but somehow this mandarin duck was more attractive…

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