View from Sellisberg down to Rütli meadow. On this place representatives from the three forest cantons around the lake – Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden - met to sign a pact of eternal mutual defence against thread of Habsburgs. This is foundation of the Swiss Confederation as it is today. The date was August 1st, 1291. First of August is as the Swiss National Day.
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jemaflor (85548) 2014-08-01 8:36
Nice view with an impressive pov on 3 houses and blue water, good result with the diagonal and thetwo parts of the photo.
lousat (77896) 2014-08-01 9:05
Hi Kari,beautiful capture of this very important corner to the swiss history,the choice of point of view makes the difference,creating a magnificen view caught in the best way,great detail,colors and exposure,i like it! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
Silvio1953 (123689) 2014-08-02 5:08
Ciao Karl, fascinating landscape, great view of lovely place, excellent clarity, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio
saxo042 (37580) 2014-08-02 11:48
A very fine view and an interesting note. A well composed picture with the shoreline as a strong diagonal across the picture.
Nicou (123350) 2014-08-03 1:02
quelle diagonale de ce champs en pente superbe avec les bosquets et les maison et le plan d'eau quel contraste et parfait captage.
bravo et amitié
siolaw (38284) 2014-08-08 4:22
The dominating POV gives a strong visual impact to the view, with textured water a nice background!
Good quality and subject too.
- Copyright: Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) (24950)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-06-25
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 7D, Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-08-01 7:55