Ski Slope in Summer

December 2, 2007

Ski slope in summer, Unterwasser by Daniel Kazor

Ski slope in summer, Unterwasser
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Switzerland is famous for it mountains for fine skiing. However, these slops are beautiful year round.

Here we see a slop near Unterwasser. A beautiful green rolling hill, a lonely ski lift and an old rustic building waiting for another ski season to come.

Prices for Ski slope in summer, Unterwasser begin at $38.49 and can be purchased by clicking the image or here.

 


Lucerne Reflection

November 15, 2007

Lucern Art Museum by Daniel Kazor

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The beautiful city of Lucerne is reflected here in the window of the art museum. The Modern Art Museum or Neus Kunstmuseum was designed by Jean Nouvel, the most famous architect of France. The museum’s architecture is impressive with windows opening onto panoramic vistas of Lucerne, the city and the lake.

This photograph is available as Fine Art Giclée print by clicking in the image or the link here.

Also, is are cards and gifts at Zazzle.

All the photographs featured here are from the book Switzerland in View – A Photographic Essay that can be purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.


Hinter Rhine Reflections

November 2, 2007

Hinter Rhine Reflections 1 by Daniel Kazor
Hinter Rhine Reflections 1


Hinter Rhine Reflections 2 by Daniel Kazor
Hinter Rhine Reflections 2

The Rhine River is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe at 1,320 kilometres. The Rhine’s origins are in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, where its two main initial tributaries are called Vorderrhein and Hinterrhein.

In these two images we see the rock walls of the Rofflaschlucht (Roffla Gorge) reflected in a calm pool of glacier water of the Hinterrhein. Both photographs are available as Fine Art Giclée prints by clicking in the individual images or the link below the photo.

Also, available are greeting and note cards at Zazzle.

All the photographs featured here are from the book “Switzerland in View – A Photographic Essay” that can be purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.


Roses of Thun

October 17, 2007

Roses of Thun

Thun is an ancient city, from before Christ. The name is from the Celtic term Dunum, meaning “fortified city”. It fell to Rome in 58 BC, and was one of the main centres of Roman administration. Thun became a part of the Holy Roman Empire in 1033. In 1195 Duke Bertold von Zähringen, built a castle in Thun and expanded the city. Today it houses a museum of Swiss history.

This image is available as a fine art print, just click on the photo or here. Other photographs by Daniel Kazor can been seen and purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.

A greeting or note card with this image is available at Zazzle.com.

The picture is also one of the photos featured in the book “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” which is available at blurb.com .


Whirl-pot Via Mala Gorge

October 11, 2007

Whirl-pot Via Mala Gorge

The Via Mala Gorge, 5 km from Thusis, is the largest gorge in the canton of Graubünden. The gorge in parts is only a few meters wide, with rocks up to 300 m high. This narrow gorge was formed by the Hinterrhein River, a headstream of the Rhine.

One of the most wild and picturesque gorges in Switzerland, the Via Mala is walled by vertical limestone cliffs as the Splügen Road passes above the gorge. To experience the Via Mala fully, one should descend the 321 safe steps to the Rhine, admire the and dramatically carved cliffs”whirl-pots” as seen in this photograph.

A fine art print of this photo is available for purchase buy clicking the image or here. You may also want a greeting or note card with the image and this is available at Zazzle.com.

The picture is also one of the photos featured in the book “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” .


Verzasca Valley, Ticino

October 4, 2007

Verzasca Valley

One of the most beautiful valleys in Switzerland has to be the Valle Verzasca. The jade green glacier water and incredible rock formations are stunning on a sunny day. In this gorgeous valley one can find the smallest municipality in Switzerland, Corippo (see post Village of Corippo, Ticino) as well as the Contra dam (or Verzasca dam). The dam forms Lago di Vogorno, an artificial reservoir. It is the 25th tallest dam in the world. The dam is famous for the opening scene of the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye.

This photograph really highlights the green river and interesting rock formations that can be enjoyed during a trip up the valley. A fine art print of this photo is available for purchase buy clicking the image or here.

The picture is also one of the photos featured in the book “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” .


Wisteria, Ascona, Ticino

October 2, 2007

Clematis, Ascona, Ticino

A municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino Ascona is a popular tourist destination that lies on Lake Maggiore

On June 26th – July 8th 2008 will be the 24th annual New Orleans Jazz Festival Ascona. The first Ascona Jazz festival was in 1985 when the event moved from Lugano and saw fifteen thousand spectators in three days. It has grown to 10 days and in 2006 had an attendance of 60,000.

This photograph was taken in a courtyard in Ascona on a beautiful sunny spring day. The Wisteriacontrasted well with the orange wall.

Continue to watch for more images from “Switzerland In View – A Photographic Essay” which can be purchased here.

Also, all the images are available as fine art prints, just click on the photo or here. Other photographs by Daniel Kazor can been seen and purchased at www.stolenshadows.com.