This Milky Way shot was taken from at Furka Pass, close to Rhône Glacier in Switzerland. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 20s sec at f/3.5; ISO 6400. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

This one was taken in Switzerland. I found this spot at Göscheneralpsee lake, in the area of Göschenen. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 28-300mm f3.5-5.6; 1s sec at f/18; ISO 100. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Here’s a POV experience of a weekend trip to Salbitschijen, Switzerland. The Salbitschijen is a mountain in the Urner Alps, overlooking Göschenen in the canton of Uri. It lies at the southern extremity of the range of the Fleckistock. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salbitschijen

Took this shot at sunrise next to a small bivouac place that we stayed overnight, in Swiss Alps. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 1/800 sec at f/8; ISO 1600. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

I don’t have the luxury of living in a place where the light pollution is so low that it could allow to capture the Milky Way. That being said, last weekend I finally found myself in a position to photograph it, during my stay in Swiss Alps. Here are the results. (Click to see larger) Photo details: Nikon D800; 18-35mm f3.5-4.5; 20 sec at f/3.5; ISO 6400. More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Here’s a GoPro shot of a friend of mine with whom I went for a weekend trip in Salbitschijen, Switzerland. (Click to see larger) Photo details: GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition More photos at http://andrzejolchawa.com

Last weekend I went with some friends to see Salbitbrücke and take some pictures of it and the area. It is a high alpine pedestrian suspension bridge located on the way to the top of Salbitschijen in Göschenen, Switzerland. Soon I’ll publish some pictures, enjoy the video just for now 🙂

Greetings! I while back I wrote a blog post about my trip to Swiss Alps. Here are a couple of pictures from that trip I’d like to share with you 🙂

Hi guys, let me start of by saying that, this is not a moon light! Yes… I know it looks like it, the overall color and mood of the picture suggest that it was taken during the night, and a bit harsh shadows suggest that the main source of light is the high full moon. In fact, I took this picture at 13:00 from Schilthorn, 2,970m high summit of the Bernese Alps. It was high enough to be above the clouds, which means a totally clear sky, and…

Greetings folks! Earlier this year I went to Swiss Alps for a couple of days. Visiting some places around I saw paragliders. I immediately recognized this as a really nice opportunity for interesting pictures. I pulled off, grabbed my camera and started shooting. It was late morning and light was already quite harsh so I knew I had to shoot away from the sun. The only problem was that paragliders ware also landing away from the sun, which means that the only pictures of them I could get…