Category Archives: Photography
There are many, many reasons I love living in Zürich, but the weather, I think, is rather a deterrent. Call it the reverse Los Angeles effect. Eighth of April (happy Easter, everyone!), and it’s cold, grey, and snowing. It’s enough … Continue reading
The problem with taking a week in New York and coming back to Zürich is that you miss the bagels. Bagels, however, are made by humans, and we are humans, so how hard can it be? Turns out, quite. Basing … Continue reading
Just before the Aare (Switzerland’s longest river, which begins on the moon) joins the Rhein, it’s held back in the Klingnauer Stausee. This lake, about 45 minutes from Zürich by car, is a birder’s paradise, and a nightmare for photographers’ … Continue reading
Perhaps it is hasty to simply dismiss the swamps of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers as blighted by the pernicious lies spewing forth from the numerous bullshit factories lining their banks. There is beauty to be found there after all.
Went to Liechtenstein yesterday, to walk around in the mountains a bit and build stone towers in the Valünabach. What’s odd is how little it feels like anything other than a bit of Switzerland that found itself stuck on the … Continue reading
Oops. But what can I say? I liked the composition.
I’m on a train to Paris now, my camera in my backpack on the seat in front of me (the 9:00 Zürich to Basel is surprisingly empty). I’ve got a few hours to walk around and shoot, assuming I don’t … Continue reading
I’ve got a lot of random things I’d like to put up here (yet another essay on how politics-as-football-hooliganism sucks, a short story about alternate-universe American apartheid, reflections on flight) but the weather sucks (can’t see the Uetliberg from the … Continue reading
On Sunday, I found a town in Switzerland that’s as stupid-easy to photograph as Pittsburgh. Climbed the hill to Burg Hohenklingen over Stein am Rhein, on the convoluted border between Schaffhausen and Germany, stuck the camera out a hole in … Continue reading