Landscape

Feel It Still

Posted on Oct 29, 2017 in Landscape

It’s autumn, walking with family and friend in the leafs, simple pleasure. Shot in Gorges de l’Areuse, near Bôle, Switzerland

Theater Island

Posted on Sep 29, 2017 in Landscape

It’s the end of summer, the evening became cold. The night comes early and you are surprise by a sunset. Shot in Cronay, Vaud, Switzerland.

Summertime

Posted on Jun 25, 2017 in Landscape

Less adventurous holidays, family holidays. Spending time on near the sea and taking care of the loved ones. Shoot in Lavandou, south of France.

Another Day of Sun

Posted on Apr 19, 2017 in Landscape

The fields are yellow, green and brown. The nature is born again and you can feel the heat of the sun during your outdoor activities. Spring feelings

Shot from the St-Martin Tower, Molondin, Vaud, Switzerland.

Growing Up

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in Landscape

This image is may be easy but I needed to shoot it. I like the moment when I made it. A simple picture for a simple moment. Shot in Morges, Vaud, Switzerland.

Come

Posted on Dec 30, 2016 in Landscape

This the kind of mountain you hope to climb one day, it seems hard. I put its name on my bucket list and may be one day. It’s called Aiguille de la Tsa (3668 m), Shot from Satarma, Valais, Switzerland.

Out of this place

Posted on Jul 29, 2016 in Landscape

I spent twelve days above the 78th parallel, trekking, kayaking and hunting for the good picture. During the first part of the trek we reach this place by boat, the beginning of an adventure. Shot in Billefjorden, Spitzberg, Svalbard.

The Shore

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 in Landscape

Hiking during a work week is like taking fresh air. I have the luxury to leave just next this UNESCO heritage site, in front of the lake. The photography can help you to get out and walk. Shot in Lutry, Lavaux, Switzerland.

J’nous imagine

Posted on Apr 30, 2016 in Landscape

I hiked along the Casacade du Herisson in France, I could post a classic long exposure picture of a waterfall but it is the easy way. I decide to post an atmospheric shot of this unique forest. Shot in Ménétrux en Joux, Franche-Comté, France.

Space Oddity

Posted on Jan 18, 2016 in Landscape

The wake up after New Year’s party is always though. This year, I was in the mountain, when I woke up I see the golden lights between the clouds. I put my trekking clothes on and went into the nature. Totally worth it. This mountain is called the Petit Clocher du Portalet (2823 m). Shot in Praz-De-Fort, Valais, Switzerland.

My Silver Lining

Posted on Dec 22, 2015 in Landscape

This year the winter is not coming. It’s a pity. So we spend some time hiking in the nature. Shot near La Dôle (1677 m), Vaud, Switzerland.

Guaranteed

Posted on Sep 28, 2015 in Landscape

This mountain (Matterhorn, 4478 m) is a the subject for a lot of photographers. In this picture, I tried to give my own feeling of this tremendous place. Shot in the area of Sunnega (2228 m), above Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland.

Slow Life

Posted on Aug 30, 2015 in Landscape

After 3h30 of hiking we reach the top of the Mount Baselgia (2682 m). Just above the summit, we discovered this lakes, a gem hidden the Swiss National Park. Crystal clear water, wild cotton plants and quiet. Shot in Macun Lakes, National Park, Grison, Switzerland.

Desire

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in Landscape

Hiking in the country side is really a way of living. Meeting your friends, walking on the top of a mountain, enjoying the view and going back and having a few beers. Maybe that’s the real life ? Shot from the top of the Millets (1886m).

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Nothing Changed

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 in Landscape

Sometimes I give myself a break during the week. As soon I get out of the job, I take my car and I go straight to the mountains. After a one hour of backcountry skiing and this kind of view your sleep is better. Shot last week, from the top of the Folly (1730m).

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Les Hautes Lumières

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in Landscape

In a cold Sunday morning, I catch this unique landscape during a ski hike in the Jura area. During the night, all the tree became frozen. Shot in Prés-d’Orvin, Berne, Switzerland.

Something To Believe In

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 in Landscape

Over 20 centimeter of snow had fallen this night, we had to plan carefully our itinerary. We choose the safe way and we followed a snowy road just below the Petit Clocher du Portalet (2823 m). Shot in Praz-De-Fort, Valais, Switzerland.

Far From Any Road

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Landscape

Autumn is always a great season for going outside. The nature give us nice colors and light like this tree in a field. A minimalist picture from the beautiful Jura area. Shot near Aiguilles de Baulmes, Vaud, Switzerland

Aerials

Posted on Sep 28, 2014 in Landscape

On the right side of the picture is the south face of the Haute-Cime (3257m), part of the Dents-Du-Midi. This picture was shoot on the morning before the 4 hours trek to climb this peak. Shoot from the Col de Salanfe, Valais, Switzerland.

Life’s for The Living

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Landscape

There are places on this planet that I want to see once in my life. This beach was on the list. After a few hours of hiking we discovered this place that you can reach only by foot. It is very well-preserved and you can cross the path of others hikers who camps in this area. Shot in Kvalvika beach, Lofoten, Norway.

Kingdom Come

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in Landscape

Sunrise at 6 A.M, the atmosphere was special. A cold morning after a short night of sleep. I was above three lakes, lake of Joux, Léman and Neuchâtel to see the first lights of the morning. A great experience that I like to share here. Shot from the top of Mont-Tendre (1679 m).

Stolen Dance

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 in Landscape

Backcountry skiing (with ski skins) offers you the most beautiful landscapes during the winter season. You leave the city and after less than one hour you can feel yourself in the mountains. On this picture you can see the Dent de Lys (2104 m) and in the background the Vanils, a famous mountains chain that I plan to cross this summer. Shoot from the top of Teysachaux, Switzerland. (1909 m)

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A Quantum of Sun

Posted on Feb 23, 2014 in Landscape

Starting from Lourtier we decided to climb up the Mont Rogneux (3084 m). On the way up we stopped at the Brunet Hut, to have a look of the surrounding mountains especially the Becca de Sery (2863 m), the sun was low so we have this wonderful shadows. Shot above Lourtier, in Val de Bagnes, Switzerland.

Reflektor

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 in Landscape

This a view of the Miroir d’Argentine (2422 m). I’m always happy to see it, I climbed his Northwest face this summer, no need to say that I’m very proud. It also a nice place to walk in the nature and you can get around it in a one day hike. I came back here this morning in backcountry ski and have a powder snow experience in this beautiful landscape. Shot in Solalex, above Villars, Switzerland.

Southern Snow

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 in Landscape

Beginning of the winter season, the first backcountry skiing expedition. The weather is not so snowy and cold here, but we have some wonderful landscapes. We expect more snow to come and we are really looking for it ! Shot near Solalex, above Gryon, Switzerland.

Ho Hey

Posted on Oct 29, 2013 in Landscape

We start our hike from l’Erié and we climb to the summit of the Grand Chavalard (2899 m). We met some alpine Ibex and this view on the valley of Rhone. Shot above Fully, Valais, Switzerland.

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Steal My Kisses

Posted on Sep 22, 2013 in Landscape

Sometimes you have a strange feeling when you visit a place. You feel that the place is unique and you want to share it with your friends and relatives. It’s not only this picture that I want to share, I would like to share the entire place. So, If you have a week or two days to spend somewhere, go into this place, hike around, I’m sure you’ll love it and please get back to me to say how much you liked it. Shot in Gran Paradiso National Park, near Aosta, Italy.

Something Biblical

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in Landscape

We went on the top of one my favorite spot to have a outdoor dinner. During the meal the rain began. When we turned back we saw this rain clouds coming directly on us. We decided to climb down the mountain and going back home. It was a thrilling Tuesday evening. Shot from the top of the Dent de Jaman (1875 m), Switzerland.

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Heavenfaced

Posted on Jun 4, 2013 in Landscape

During a sunny walk on the Jura ridgeway, we cross so many landscapes. I stopped here and I tried to compose with the sky, the clouds, the forest and the herbs to create a natural mosaic. I used the work of the master Ansel Adams as a source of inspiration. Shoot between Staffelegg and Hauenstein, Switzerland.

The Fabled City

Posted on Jan 17, 2013 in Landscape

My city, Lausanne after a snowy night. It was one of this cold day of winter, when the sun is low and the bright light beautify everything. Shot from the Montriond Hill, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Winter Winds

Posted on Dec 14, 2012 in Landscape

Another shot from the Lavaux, a few weeks later (see my previous post). This time, winter is coming. I tried to catch the unique atmosphere of this breathtaking place under the snow. It was a cold afternoon of december when the light went down very early in the day. Shot from the Route de la Corniche, near Epesses Switzerland.

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To Build a Home

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 in Landscape

During a perfect day of autumn, I went with a couple of friends in the Lavaux region. This area is part of the UNESCO world Heritage Sites since July 2007. You can cross the vineyards and enjoying the view on the Alps. On the left of the picture you can see, the Dent of Jaman (1875 m) , Tours d’Aï (2331 m) and the entry of the valley of Rhone. Shot from Chexbres, Switzerland.

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History book

Posted on Oct 9, 2012 in Landscape

The Aletsch Glacier, is the biggest glacier in the Alps. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage since 2001. There is an easy walk that you can do along this beautiful place, it is well named “The Glacier trail“. I made it with a friend of mine who have never seen any glacier before, she was so amazed at the end ! Shot from Bettmerhorn, Switzerland.

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Cold Summer

Posted on Sep 4, 2012 in Landscape

The Vatnajökull is a glacier. It’s one of the largest in area in Europe. It’s located in Skatafell National Park in Iceland. After a hiking trip with my friend we sat and had a meal with this breathtaking view.

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Crash Tactics

Posted on Aug 17, 2012 in Landscape

On the 24th November 1973, a DC-3 of the United States Navy ran out of fuel and crash-landed. There were no fatalities. After a few researches on the net and with the use of a GPS device my friend and I located this plane wreck. A great adventure. Shoot on Sólheimasandur beach (N63 27.547 W19 21.891), South Iceland.

Knights Of Cydonia

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 in Landscape

I organise an expedition to climb my first 4k (4000), we choose the Wiessmies (4017 m) above Saas-Grund, Switzerland. Five of my friends and I woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning to reach the top. The target was to be back to the hut before 12 o’clock. It was a huge success and everybody were proud of their efforts and glad at the end.

No Ceiling

Posted on May 29, 2012 in Landscape

Another experiment in long exposure night shot with a friend of mine. Unfortunately it was not a starry night. Nevertheless, this standing structure in the border of the lake catch our attention. Shot in the Parc du Sélaz, St-Prex, Switzerland.

Nightcall

Posted on May 22, 2012 in Landscape

There is always a special atmosphere during the night. After a few beers, a friend of mine and I went this saturday night in St-Sulpice, Vaud, Switzerland. We try to catch this unique ambiance. Comparing to my last picture, it was more difficult to catch the stars, to much light from the other side of lake. It was a good experience anyway.

Frozen

Posted on Mar 11, 2012 in Landscape

Almost abstract image taken on the Perito Moreno in Patagonia, Argentina. The idea is to express the simple beauty of this huge glacier during a blue sky day.

Wild and Wasted Waters

Posted on Feb 29, 2012 in Landscape

This is the first picture of a serie about my last trip in Patagonia. In the background you can see the Cerro Torre (3128 m). This picture was shooted at Laguna Torres, Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, Argentina.

We Own The Sky

Posted on Dec 15, 2011 in Landscape

It was a cold and grey day, we walked across the forest, not enough snow for ski hiking, we reached the top, opened a bottle of wine and waited a moment. The clouds went away and we enjoyed the view. Shot from the top of Dent de Vaulion (1482 m), Vaud, Switzerland.

Battery Kinizie

Posted on Nov 27, 2011 in Landscape

Starting from L’Erie then the Col de Fenestral (2453. m), we reached the Lac Supérieur de Fully. Shot above Fully, Valais, Switzerland.

It’s Oh So Quiet

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 in Landscape

After a few hours of walk across a beautiful forest in the south of Switzerland, we reached this lake. We had the chance to see a blue sky behind the clouds. Shot at Lago di Mognola (2003 m), Ticino, Switzerland.

Moonlight Shadow

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 in Landscape

Cheillon Glacier and the Mont-Blanc de Cheillon shot from the Cabane des Dix (2928m) in Valais, Switzerland. This was a almost full moon during this night, I try to catch this unique atmosphere with this shot.

Your Protector

Posted on Jul 2, 2011 in Landscape

Shot in the Sequoia Park, California, USA. Massive old trees in this beautiful forest. During this walk we also met “General Sherman” the biggest tree on earth, 2200 years old.

Weekday Escape

Posted on Jun 15, 2011 in Landscape

Shot on the road the between the Death Valley and lake Isabella, California, USA. Joshua Trees and local flora create this unique sunset atmosphere.

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All Along the Watchtower

Posted on Feb 9, 2011 in Landscape

Shot from the top of Mont-Tendre, near Mollendruz, Switzerland. This mountain is the highest in the Jura Vaudois area. On the right side, in the fog, the City on Lausanne. In the background, the Alps.

What Goes Around Comes Around

Posted on Jan 25, 2011 in Landscape

It’s always hard to wake up early in the sunday morning but it’s often worth the effort.

Starting from Les Paccots, we went to Pralet then we reached the Col de Lys in Switzerland. At the top we enjoyed the view, the ambience, the effort… I try to recreate this feelings on this 360° panorama.

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Last Rays of The Day

Posted on Jan 5, 2011 in Landscape

Shot in Châtel-Sur-Montsalvens near Bulle, Switzerland. On a relax moment, taking fresh air after a Christmas meal. From this point of view surrounding the lake of Gruyère, you can see on the left : Le Moléson, on the right : Le Bifé and in between : Gibloux.

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Morning has broken

Posted on Nov 2, 2010 in Landscape

It was 6h30 in a cold morning of autumn. I was with my uncle in the forest, hoping to see and take pictures of wild animals. Nothing happens except this great sunrise. Shot in a forest near Mauraz, Switzerland.

Church with view

Posted on Oct 10, 2010 in Landscape

This is a panoramic landscape based on 24 pictures. It gives a view of the city of Copenhague in Denmark. Shot from the top of the Vor Frelsers Kirke (Church of Our Saviour) in Christianhavn.

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Look around

Posted on Sep 22, 2010 in Landscape

Twelve photos for my first panorama. Shot from the Grammont Mountain above Miex, Switzerland. This place is situated just above my previous image.

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The Calm Blue Lake

Posted on Jul 20, 2010 in Landscape

After 2h30 of walking instead of 1h because I had the great idea to take a custom path, I discovered this breathtaking view. This is the lake of Joux shot from the Dent De Vaulion, Switzerland.

Birds of sunset

Posted on Feb 7, 2010 in Landscape

Sunset from my favorite spot, the Dorigny shore in Lausanne, Switzerland. This my first picture with my new neutral density filter. In this HDR composition you can see the three expositions throught the birds movement. This “three birds” effect give movement on this static landscape picture.

Early evening

Posted on Jan 31, 2010 in Landscape

The main street of Helsinski, Finlandia. A long exposure shot near the road and the tramway. The night fall very early in the northern Europe, it was about 16h30 when I shooted this picture.

Shiny lights on icy water

Posted on Jan 24, 2010 in Landscape

The lights in Finlandia were suprising. You think this is the end of a day, you pack your gears the you look the sky and you decide you get your tripod for a final picture. Shot in the port of Helsinski, Finlandia.

Touch the clouds from the top

Posted on Oct 14, 2009 in Landscape

Imagine a place where the only reason to go is the food. I was there, it’s call Chiboz and it’s in Switzerland after 20 minutes driving one a tight road in the mountains you arrive in a cosy place to eat. In front of the restaurant I shot this landscape and for the first time I use my polarizator filter. No saturation added in the HDR processing. The food was great.

Fix the sky a little

Posted on Oct 12, 2009 in Landscape

The lake Léman shot from St-Sulpice, Switzerland. The place on the left side of the picture is the city of Lausanne. I like the differents types of clouds during this sunny day.

Sunshine from the temple

Posted on Oct 7, 2009 in Landscape

Take from the Prasat temple near Siem Reap, Cambodgia. It’s quite popular to watch the sunshine on the temple. It’s totally worth it, a peaceful moment after a hot day visiting temples.

Fisher’s Town

Posted on Oct 5, 2009 in Landscape

Taken during my trip in Asia, it’s a fisher’s town neart Siem Reap Cambodgia. I tried to work on the colour of the boats and the grain for this 3 exposures HDR shot.

Another shadowed green pond

Posted on Sep 21, 2009 in Landscape

In the same serie than a few of my recents pictures, I continue to work on water, shadow and green scenery. This time with this nice weather, I’ve got a cool reflect that I doesn’t except. Shoot in Saint-Blaise, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Green plant in a shadowed pond

Posted on Sep 2, 2009 in Landscape

Believe it or not, this picture has been taken in the Lausanne cemetery not very far from the place where the picture called End of a summer day has been shot.

At first, I planned to shot an HDR based on 3 RAW. Afer a few minutes on the spot I noticed that the water is moving, so 3 RAW can’t make it. So I use the one RAW technic. In this picture, I concentrate my attention on the green plant which is in the shadow. I’m pretty happy with the result.

Clouds and Leman Lake

Posted on Jun 1, 2009 in Landscape

Taken from the top of the Sauvabelin Tower (see previous picture) in Lausanne, Switzerland. You can see the roof of the Lausanne Cathedral in the left part of the picture. Colors and levels are modified through the HDR process.

Red trees

Posted on Jan 31, 2009 in Landscape

A alley of trees near the port of Vancouver, Canada. The special effect is a built-in function of the IXUS called “color accent”.