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280 | Matterhorn Sunset | Zermatt, Switzerland
Matterhorn Sunset
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When we travelled to one of the most photographed mountain lakes in Switzerland, we've met numerous photographers who were hoping for a beautiful sunset at the Matterhorn (4478m) as well. In the afternoon we were joking about how red the sky would be at sunset. We weren't actually thinking that the colors would be so intensive. Even the photos taken with mobile phones were looking superb. One hour after sunset clouds moved in and at an altitude of 2600m the visibility was almost zero. Never had such a luck with the weather. What an experience!


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366 | Alpine Meditation | Innerthal, Switzerland
Alpine Meditation
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Most of my tours I plan according to one image that I have in mind. It is a successful trip if I’m able to capture this very image. It wasn’t any different this time. Mount Tierberg (1989m) is a real beauty if you see it from the correct side. You can almost feel how the rocks have pushed against each other and built this peak. When I was standing on the summit of Mount Bockmattli and the sun was slowly rising behind Mount Tierberg, I had to watch my steps because one meter next to the summit cross there was a vertical drop heading down to the canton of Glarus. Therefore, I was standing still and waited for this unique moment when the first sunrays touch your skin. Exactly due to such moments the landscape photography is my passion.


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549 | The Art of Lava | Kalapana, Hawaii
The Art of Lava
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After days of trying to see the flowing from up close we felt every muscle in our bodies. Therefore, I was exploring the surrounding of our accommodation. Within 100m I was busy for hours. When I was standing by this half heart shaped crack in the lava, the goddess of weather presented me with an incredible sunset. In this picture you can see that nature finds its way even in the harshest environments.


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575 | Autumn at the Matterhorn | Zermatt, Switzerland
Autumn at the Matterhorn
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The autumn changes the landscape around the Matterhorn (4478m) into a colorful paradise. One of the most beautiful places is Lake Grindjisee where the Swiss landmark and the golden larches reflecting like in a mirror.


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637 | Vista of my Ancestors | Schönenberg, Switzerland
Vista of my Ancestors
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For more than 30 years I’m visiting my family for Christmas in the canton of Zurich. When on that morning thick fog was lying over Lake Zurich I brought my camera for the first time with me. Arrived at the farmhouse of my ancestors the vista was just breathtaking. The fog was slowly moving over the hills vegetated with solitary trees. What a great view from the garden of my grandparents.


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628 | Morning Glory | Luzern, Switzerland
Morning Glory
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After a cold night on Mount Pilatus (2128m) I was looking forward to the rising sun. The last stars vanished and at the horizon the morning colors were visible. Slowly fog was moving over the city of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne. What a breathtaking view from the proud of Lucerne.


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394 | One Golden Second | Oetwil am See, Switzerland
One Golden Second
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Sometimes I have the feeling it has to be destiny. For a long time, I wanted to take a photo of a sunflower field at sunset. Until now I could find one close to home. Last week on the way home from work we took a detour and did find this magic place! I could believe that this place is just 10 minutes from home. The setting sun made this moment perfect. Breathtaking!


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112 | September Sunrise | Zürich, Switzerland
September Sunrise
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The panorama of the city of Zurich from Mount Uetliberg on a wonderful morning in autumn.


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205 | Last Day of Summer | Arosa, Switzerland
Last Day of Summer
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Lake Älplisee in Arosa in the canton of Graubünden is located at 2156m and is famous for its calm surface therefore it shows a perfect reflection of the surrounding mountains Aroser Rothorn (2980m), Älplihorn (3005m) and Tschirpen (2728m).It was a relatively easy 1,5h hike from Arosa with 17kg in my backpack. The idea was capturing the sunset, the Milky Way and the sunrise. Here is what I got. The weather was pretty ugly when I reached the lake, raining and 3°C. Luckily it stopped after a half an hour that I was able to capture the reflections of the mountains. Unfortunately there was no weather change in sight so I decided to walk back and put the sunrise on my 2do list for next time.


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234 | Frozen Sunrise | Zürich, Switzerland
Frozen Sunrise
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I live in Zurich for seven years now but I never had such a clear sight of the Glarner and Schwyzer Alpes. At this January 2nd the sunrise was predicted for 8:11. I got up while it was still dark and escaped the foggy city towards Mount Uetliberg 869m. Unfortunately the tower at the summit was closed due to ice, nevertheless the view was breathtaking. Just before sunrise I was able to capture this photo which shows the Albis with the Alpes in the background. I think this is the most beautiful picture that I was able to take in Zurich, despite the city is actually not visible.


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251 | Tramonto di Lugano | Lugano, Switzerland
Tramonto di Lugano
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This picture has been taken from top of Monte Bré (925m) just before sunset. Luckily the last descent of the cog railroad was at 18:05 and sunset at 18:20, means I was pretty much alone on the summit of the mountain. On the photo you can see the Lake of Lugano with the city of Lugano. On the left there's S.Salvatore (912m) which is the other famous point to ascend. Lugano lies at the border to Italy therefore some of Italy’s National Parks are located around the corner Parco Nazionale della Val Grande, Campo dei Fiori Regional Park and Parco delle Cinque Vette. Due to the shape of the Swiss/Italian border on the right hand side in the distance some of the highest peaks in Switzerland are visible Parrotspitze (4432m), Signalkuppe (4554m), Zumsteinspitze (4563m), Dufourspitze (4634m) and the Jägerhorn (3970m).


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265 | Swiss Dreams | Innerthal, Switzerland
Swiss Dreams
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After we set up the tent on top of Mount Brüschstockbügel (1488m) and mounted our cameras on our tripods we were ready for the sunset. Sometimes it is worth to take a look behind you when the sun is setting. The cloudy sunset gave the mountains Redertenstock (2295), Mutteristock (2294), Silberen (2319m), Fluebrig (2093m) above the Lake Wägitalersee and the Glarus Alps in between a very nice glow.


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269 | Tesla Tower | Schwyz, Switzerland
Tesla Tower
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This image shows Mount Rigi (1798m) hit by a lightning during an intensive thunderstorm. For two hours there were a lot of flashes in sight. Three of them hit the radio tower on Mount Rigi of which this one was the most spectacular. The flash almost looks like a tree which is heading towards the sky. The photo has been taken from 27km away at 200mm where the sky was clear and there was no wind at all.


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276 | Waking up in Switzerland | Arth, Switzerland
Waking up in Switzerland
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What’s so special about Switzerland? Well, for me there’s nothing like a sunrise in the Swiss mountains. The fresh air and the breathtaking panoramic views are truly magical. Waking up early is worth it even the sight shouldn’t be so clear for once.


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279 | Derborence Sunrise | Derborence, Switzerland
Derborence Sunrise
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There are many mountain lakes in Switzerland, in my eyes this place is one of the most beautiful sceneries. The route leads through a wide wine country, narrow roads carved into the rocks and one of the most native forests of our country. Steep cliffs and high mountains are a common sight in this region. In other words the journey is an adventure for itself.
In September we met cold temperatures during the night. The ground was frosty and therefore I was able to place the tripod closer to the water. The shore was already covered with ice and due to the cold the lake was like a mirror. When the clouds began to glow the valley awoke to new life.



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281 | Into the Abyss | Kandersteg, Switzerland
Into the Abyss
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The Bernese Oberland is famous for its steep cliffs and a paradise for action junkies. On this September evening the Bernese Alps showed off with perfect light, when this paraglider dropped into the ocean of clouds. Since the quiet environment is more my business, I was waiting with the right composition until such a "bird" crossed the frame.


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364 | Bockmattli | Innerthal, Switzerland
Bockmattli
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This photo was for a long time a project what I had in my heart. For almost 32 years now I look up to the steep rock face of Mount Bockmattli and every time I think, what a mountain! I’ve never been up here because of the steep and exhausting hike, but last week it was about time. I packed my camera, my tent and a lot of water and carried my 19kg heavy gear at 30°C up the 1022m in altitude. When I reached the summit at 1932m the view was as fantastic as I thought it would be. Just perfect!


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375 | Iceland | Melchsee-Frutt, Switzerland
Iceland
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When I visited Melchsee-Frutt for the first time after 25 years it felt almost like Iceland. The landscape remembered me of the vast green spaces of the volcanic island. Already in the afternoon the light was playing with the clouds and created magical looking rays. At sunset the moment was so intense that I almost dropped my camera off the tripod. Nice to know is that this place is very close to the geographical center of Switzerland. I didn’t know that before a local told me so.


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403 | Golden Lake | Sils, Switzerland
Golden Lake
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The Autumn in the Engadin is very special. For a short time, the Larks turn the whole region in a valley of gold. When we spent a couple of days in the canton of Graubünden, we could witness the most colorfull day, as the owner of the only house at Lake Sils told us. The blue color of the lake and the snowy summit of Mount Piz da la Margna (3159m) made this image even more beautiful.


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436 | Frozen Silence | Engelberg, Switzerland
Frozen Silence
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When we got up on this winter morning it felt a bit colder than usual. After a foggy night in the valley the surrounding was frozen. There was a magical silence. We couldn’t see enough of this surreal place. The thermometer showed -19°C and my fingers hurt after a couple of minutes. Why oh why I had forgotten my gloves in the car?


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485 | Glacier Tales | Glarus, Switzerland
Glacier Tales
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The Linth Valley called Glarnerland is a fascinating symbiosis between mountain and human. Everyone who’s coming from this region seems to be proud of his homeland. It is a real paradise for mountain lovers. Even I discovered my passion for astro- and mountain photography underneath this peaks. After an adventurous arrival I was able to capture this panoramic view in which you can see the villages Niederurnen, Oberurnen, Näfels, Mollis, Netstal and the city of Glarus. The valley is surrounded by Mount Fronalpstock (2124m), Schilt (2299m), Gross Chärpf (2794m), Hausstock (3158m), Vorder Glärnisch (2328m), Vrenelisgärtli (2903m) and Mount Rautispitz (2283m). I’m already excited to see this picture on a large print.


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532 | Lava Land | Kilauea, Hawaii
Lava Land
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At the foot of the volcano Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii, we started our journey to finally see flowing lava. This was already my fifth visit to the island and it had never worked out in the past. When we reached the Pali after a two hour hike our Hawaiian friend told us that there is no lava today. Again, I missed it. The flowing lava from the day before was gone but still very hot on the surface. So hot that the shoes of my girlfriend melted. At least there was a beautiful sunset that we didn’t go for nothing.


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546 | Nature Untouched | La Paz, Costa Rica
Nature Untouched
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In Costa Rica I felt like traveling back in time. In its beautiful nature you find yourself in jungle with no human soul for miles. Sometimes I had the feeling there has to be a dinosaur around the next corner. Some plants I was seeing for the first time and they were just huge, like this 1,5m large leaf in the picture. Never before I was standing speechless in the green that often like in this Central American paradise. This was for sure not my last visit to this wonderful country.


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561 | Still Dreaming | Seegräben, Switzerland
Still Dreaming
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After a short night I decided to go see the sunrise at Lake Pfäffikersee. When I was standing there the fog was slowly moving over the water and the ducks and swans were waking up and looking for food.
Am I really standing here or is this still a dream? Magic moments.



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577 | Changing Seasons | Zermatt, Switzerland
Changing Seasons
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The larches in Zermatt surround the Matterhorn in Autumn with wonderful colors. This lonely larch on the ridge was in the Beginning of the color change, whereas the trees down the slope already seemed to be out of gold.


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583 | Wine of Epesses | Epesses, Switzerland
Wine of Epesses
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The small Village Epesses is located at Lake Geneva amidst the vineyards of Lavaus and is famous for its splendid wine. This picture shows the golden time of the year in autumn.


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605 | Rising Glarnerland | Glarus, Switzerland
Rising Glarnerland
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The valley of Glarus called Glarnerland which you can see in this picture is a magical place. Here I was able to shoot my first astro photos. In this picture, you can see the entrance to the valley with the villages Oberurnen, Näfels, Mollis and Netstal. In the background, mighty Mount Vorder Glärnisch (2328m) is watching over the Glarnerland.


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609 | Sleep Well Zermatt | Zermatt, Switzerland
Sleep Well Zermatt
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The Matterhorn, it keeps an eye over Zermatt when the village goes to sleep.


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629 | Devils Sunrise | Schwyz, Switzerland
Devils Sunrise
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Standing on the summit of a mountain gives you sometimes the feeling that you’re still dreaming. The Swiss Alps are a masterpiece of plate tectonics. In this picture, you can see Mount Fronalpstock (1922m) in the foreground, the three spiky peaks of the mountains Chaiserstock (2515m), Fulen (2491m) and Rossstock (2461m) with Mount Schächentaler Windgällen (2764m) right behind, as well as the highest peak of Glarus Mount Tödi (3614m).


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633 | Good Morning Flumserberg | Flumserberg, Switzerland
Good Morning Flumserberg
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This image I was able to capture at a magical icy morning at the ski area Flumserberg. A thick layer of fog above the valley and the mountain range Churfirsten in the most beautiful morning light. On some days, I’d like to be a bird, able to fly above the clouds.


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638 | Breathing | Mythen Region, Switzerland
Breathing
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When I was looking over the sea of clouds to the far away alps I had the feeling I was able to take a deeper breath than usual. The air was that clear. In this picture, you can see Mount Kleiner Mythen (1811m) on the left, Mount Grosser Mythen (1898m) on the right and Rigi Hochflue (1698m) in the front. In the background, the Schwyz and Glarus Alps reaching into the sky.


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24 | Into the Wild | Alsaka, USA
Into the Wild
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26 | Soundwave of Silence | Alsaka, USA
Soundwave of Silence
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30 | The Last Frontier | Alsaka, USA
The Last Frontier
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263 | The Eye of Halemaumau | Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
The Eye of Halemaumau
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This photo has been taken from the Jagger Museum Overlook at the Kilauea Volcano (1247m) on the Big Island when the clouds where moving in above the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The weeks before I took this picture the lava lake had overflown into the Halemaumau Crater. Unfortunately some days before our arrival the lava lake had deflated and there was no more lava in sight. Nevertheless the glow of the volcano was stunning as always.


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100 | Bamboo Matrix | Hana, Hawaii
Bamboo Matrix
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143 | Swiss Dusk | Luzern, Switzerland
Swiss Dusk
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160 | Sights of Albis | Zürich, Switzerland
Sights of Albis
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165 | Clouds of Rotoiti | Tasman, New Zealand
Clouds of Rotoiti
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167 | Majestic Falls | Hinahina, New Zealand
Majestic Falls
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192 | Q, Iceland | Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland
Q, Iceland
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198 | Land Before Time | Suðurland, Iceland
Land Before Time
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201 | Guardians of Arosa | Arosa, Switzerland
Guardians of Arosa
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Recently I spent five cloudy days in Arosa, Graubünden. Actually I was hoping for some dramatic skies at the mountain lakes. This photo was taken at 06:29 on Tuesday morning. After getting up at 04:00 and a short 30min hike down to 1600m I had to wait for the perfect moment when the surrounding mountains (Schiesshorn 2605m, Sandhubel 2763m, Älpliseehorn 2725m) weren’t covered by clouds. Due to the low temperature of 3°C the artificial lake called Stausee Isel was really calm and showed these nice reflections.


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207 | Creation of Earth | Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii
Creation of Earth
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At the end of the chain of craters road in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park lies a vast lava field which spreads about 10km to Kalapana. Hiking here during the day when the sun is burning is not the most fun thing to do on the island. Whereas in the evening hours it's a great location to take photos and you will hardly meet other people here.This picture has been taken short after sunset. The clouds turned red while the volcano Kilauea was smoking as always. You can see its smoke in the upper right part of the photo. It's fascinating to see how nature slowly turns the dead black into a living green.


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246 | Sunset of the Dragon | Schwyz, Switzerland
Sunset of the Dragon
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This photo has been taken on top of Mount Rigi at 1798m. The mountain in the distance is Mount Pilatus (2128m) which is called the dragon mountain. Due to the breathtaking view of the summit above the clouds at sunset there were other photographers with their cameras ready. However I was the only one who took pictures from the very top. When shooting I realised why, the radio tower was shaking in the wind and from time to time it was hailing snow and ice. Luckily I didn't get hit.


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260 | Rising Giants | Näfels, Switzerland
Rising Giants
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Lake Obersee (952m) is located above Näfels in the Canton of Glarus at the beginning of the Glarus Alps. It is famous for its flat surface and the reflections of the surrounding mountains. Due to the early time of the year the hotel and the camping site were still closed and nobody else was up here. On the picture you can see Mount Brünnelistock (2133m) on the left and the Bärensolspitz (1831m) on the right reflected on Lake Obersee.


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305 | Reach | Maui, Hawaii
Reach
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This gigantic house sized banyan tree is located on the island of Maui. One of the most touristic islands of Hawaii can still be seen without any people on the trails. Getting up early helps a lot and fortunately most tourists on Hawaii miss the sunrise. When I stood in front of this tree I was overwhelmed and at the same time bitten by dozens of mosquitos. The glow effect of the lights between the branches I got due to an accident the day before when my camera was exposed to rain for a couple of hours.


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329 | Jurassic | Serra di Ferro, Korsika
Jurassic
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These Stones at the west coast of Corsica will be remembered for a long time. The shapes were incredible beautiful at this location. I could hardly decide which place I should capture due to the diversity. Before sunset I places my tripod at this narrow path and could not believe how lucky I was when the sun came out over Capo Nero for a blink of an eye. Here I could have taken photos for days. A magical place of silence and energy.


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333 | Coastal Flora | Ile Rousse, Korsika
Coastal Flora
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Sometimes you need a bit of luck in photography to be at the right place at the right time. This sunset I would have missed if my location spotter wouldn't have had the idea to walk the last 100m up the hill. Originally I've planned a picture with the lighthouse of Ile Rousse in the north of Corsica and the setting sun in the background. However, the sunset was even more stunning with the flourishing flora in the foreground.


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353 | Inspiring Moments | Alt St.Johann, Switzerland
Inspiring Moments
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Some moments will never be forgotten! Like this scene which I captured in the region of Toggenburg. During the sunset this cow was having a cozy dinner in the warm light. I think she was enjoying this moment just as I did. A couple of minutes later approximately 20 cows gathered around us and it felt like the whole family wanted to welcome us. Therefore, it is no wonder that I feel home and save in the Swiss Mountains.


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373 | Summer Glow | Innerthal, Switzerland
Summer Glow
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For this view it needed some effort. With the heavy backpack on my back I was hiking uphill for almost four hours. When I reached the top mother nature offered me a spectacular panoramic view. From Mount Tierberg (1989m) in the front to Mount Säntis (2502m) in the back all the summits were shining in the best light.


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377 | Panoramic Mirror | Melchsee-Frutt, Switzerland
Panoramic Mirror
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Lake Tannensee at almost 2000m is like a mirror when there is no wind. The 3000m high mountains of the Uri Alps would reflect in the lake. Unfortunately, on this evening the were some clouds around Mount Titlis and its rocky friends. There was also a little wind, therefore no mirror. Nevertheless, the panoramic view I had was just wonderful.


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396 | Matterhorn Sunrise | Zermatt, Switzerland
Matterhorn Sunrise
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When we reached Lake Stellisee at this September morning we’ve met countless other photographers. Some of them had spent the night in the cold. They told us in the morning they got up in a frozen sleeping bag. The temperature was cold but the shutter of the camera was burning when the sunrise was painting a wonderful panorama at the Matterhorn (4478m)


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398 | Holi Festival of Nature | Frutigen, Switzerland
Holi Festival of Nature
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Usually I’m looking for panoramic shots at dawn or dusk. In autumn that changes, when the trees are shining in vivid colors. We were on the way from Kandersteg to Grindelwald when we’ve seen those trees alongside the road. Such intense colors as in this photo I’ve never seen before. In the middle of the frame a fly was hiding, can you see it?


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405 | Autumn Mistery | Sils, Switzerland
Autumn Mistery
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Lake Sils in the Engadin is an oasis to relax. On this morning, the fog covered the valley and due to the wind I got cold fingers. When I captured this image Mount Piz da la Margna (3159m) showed me its snowy summit for a moment.


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408 | Männedorf Fire | Männedorf, Switzerland
Männedorf Fire
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Autumn is that time of the year with the most beautiful sunsets. On this evening we were very lucky that the sky had intense colors in our neighborhood.


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412 | Branches of Light | Schönenberg, Switzerland
Branches of Light
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When we were looking for solitary trees we found this beautiful pond called Teufenbachweiher in Schönenberg. The surrounding got a nice color due to the setting sun. Somehow I felt connected to this place, without knowing it. Later I heard that I was already here with my parents for a couple of times. Photography, sometimes a journey to the past.


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441 | Between Heavens | Wald, Switzerland
Between Heavens
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Some days start cloudy, dark, just dull. Like today when thick fog covered the landscape. But then suddenly there was light at the horizon! For a short magic moment, the sun came out, devoured the fog and showed off fantastic colors. We felt like flying between two heavens. A sunrise like this will be remembered for a very long time.


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442 | Lake Zurich Fire Snake | Männedorf, Switzerland
Lake Zurich Fire Snake
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Sunsets. Always a fascinating spectacle of mother nature. eye and soul can’t get enough of it. Last week above Lake Zurich I witnessed a cloud red like fire which was reaching from Mount Rigi over the whole lake basin. Amazing!


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454 | House by the Lake | Sils, Switzerland
House by the Lake
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The only house right by Lake Silsersee. Who is living at this beautiful place? When we walked by we met an old man who was working concentrated in the garden. A friendly “Hello” let him look up. He explained us that he wasn’t the master of repairing things but it is enough to fix the garden door. The house gets passed from generation to generation. Therefore, he was playing already at Lake Sils when he was a small boy. To live here is like a dream came true, he told us.


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468 | The Descendants | Hirzel, Switzerland
The Descendants
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This landscape looks like painted, especially at sunset. The hills reach from the canton of Zurich to Zug. Almost on every hill stands an up to 200 year old lime tree. These trees mainly remember a special political or historical event. However, some of those trees were planted when a descendant was born. My grandparents moved decades ago to this region and could already enjoy this beautiful vista. Ever since I was a small boy I was wandering through this landscape with my parents and I will do the same with my children. These lime trees, they will remember my forefathers as well.


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483 | Vrenelis Volcano | Glarus, Switzerland
Vrenelis Volcano
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After a crystal clear night in the Glarus Alps clouds were moving in and covered the glacier Vrenelis Gärtli. I packed my gear and started hiking down the mountain. When walking I realized that the clouds started to get a reddish color. Therefore, I sprinted back up the hill where I spent the night and mounted my camera on the tripod in a hurry. In that moment the spectacle kicked off and the clouds were burning. The timing of the clouds couldn’t be more perfect. Everytime when I see this picture I have the feeling that Mount Glärnisch (2914m) is a mighty volcano which is watching over the city of Glarus.


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502 | King of the Mountains | Innerthal, Switzerland
King of the Mountains
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The summer in the Swiss mountains is incredible beautiful. Even when the ascent seems endless tough I exactly know why I’m doing this. At sunset on the summit, overlooking the valleys, that’s the moment when I feel like the king of the mountains.


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570 | Long Way Home | Maui, Hawaii
Long Way Home
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This road at the volcano Haleakala remembers me always of the long journey which you have to travel until you reach the pacific paradise called Hawaii. It’s nice to see that the road is goes with the flow of the landscape. That is the reason why this drive is one of the most beautiful on all of the Hawaiian Islands.


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579 | Once upon a Time | Altendorf, Switzerland
Once upon a Time
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When the sun was rising behind Mount Stockberg (1217m) it lit the district March in the most beautiful light. On this morning I felt like in my childhood which I’ve spent here, magic moments at the upper part of Lake Zurich.
In the foreground you can see the chapel Sankt Johann with the vineyard in its autumn colors.



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580 | Gold of Switzerland | Zermatt, Switzerland
Gold of Switzerland
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At the foot hill of the Matterhorn the larches are shining in a wonderful golden light.


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581 | Autumn at the Matterhorn 2 | Zermatt, Switzerland
Autumn at the Matterhorn 2
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The autumn changes the landscape around the Matterhorn (4478m) into a colorful paradise. One of the most beautiful places is Lake Grindjisee where the Swiss landmark and the golden larches reflecting like in a mirror.


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584 | Autumn at Lac Léman | Grandvaux, Switzerland
Autumn at Lac Léman
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In autumn the vineyards of Lavaux changes its color from green into yellow and creates a wonderful contrast between vineyard, lake and mountains. In the background to can see the mountains Grand Muveran (3051m), Petit Muveran (2810m), Dent Favre (2917m), Tête Noire (2876m), Grand Dent de Morcles (2969m) and Grand Combin de Grafeneire (4314m).


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586 | Golden Wine of Lavaux | Grandvaux, Switzerland
Golden Wine of Lavaux
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A hike through the golden vineyards of Lavaux is a magical experience. Surrounded by by gold you can see the small village Epesses on the left hand side. What a picturesque scenery.


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596 | Spiderland | Seegräben, Switzerland
Spiderland
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When I was walking through the landscape of Seegräben at sunrise I’ve already seen from a distance bright shining patches hanging from the plants. As I got closer I realized that these patches where uncoutable of spider nets.


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606 | Lavaux Sunset | Epesses, Switzerland
Lavaux Sunset
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After a stroll through the golden vineyards of Lavaux we stopped in a small village called Epesses. The narrow alleys between the old houses made us feel like in the old times. And when the sunset painted beautiful colors in the sky over Lake Geneva we were mesmerized.


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612 | Descendants of T-Rex | Maui, Hawaii
Descendants of T-Rex
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On a hike through the jungle of Maui we discovered this stone covered by roots. It almost looked like a dinosaurian egg which was lying here for thousands of years.


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618 | Washed Away Maui | Maui, Hawaii
Washed Away Maui
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Witnessing a sunset at the coast of Maui is a wonderful scenery. Walking on the slippery rocks however is quite challenging sometimes. I always had to be careful not falling into the water with my camera. Sometimes I see people wandering around with flip flops, I can hardly watch them.


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631 | Peaks of Switzerland | Schwyz, Switzerland
Peaks of Switzerland
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On this morning, I had a fantastic view from the peaks of Mount Kleiner Mythen (1811m) and Mount Grosser Mythen (1898m) to the mountain range called Glärnisch. I was very pleased to see the glacier Vrenelisgärtli (2904m) because I’ve never seen it from this side.


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665 | 17 Years | Rapperswil, Switzerland
17 Years
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The wooden bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden was built back in 2001. Approximately a thousand times I came by this bridge but never visited it. On this cold winter morning, I finally took some time and enjoyed a moment of peace on the bridge after 17 years. At sunrise, the icy bridge was defrosted and painted in gold by the rising sun.


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668 | Swiss Fine Art | Schönenberg, Switzerland
Swiss Fine Art
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These solitary trees in black and white create a unique mood. It seemed like the fog would cover the border between the cantons Zurich and Zug.


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