This is the little catholic church of Grindlewald with the Wetterhorn Mountain creating a stunning backdrop.
I said that it was the Eiger, but thanks to my friend John Cannon (tyro) my mistake has now been corrected.
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cornejo (34112) 2012-06-08 10:47
Hi Wilson, excellent and lovely photo of this pretty picture of winter this charming place. Very good image quality and technically perfect. My congratulations on this very good and very biennial nice job done. Tfs.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Best regards and best wishes.
mesutilgim (87452) 2012-06-08 13:09
What an amazing capture from Switzerland !
Perfect format which fits perfectly to the scenery.
Good layout and perfect ligth management.
At this daytime we still have 27 Degr. C, and this capture worked like an air conditioner for me !
TFS and have a nice weekend
bukitgolfb301 (37082) 2012-06-08 16:47
Hi dear Wilison, how are you?
Once again an impressive great shot!
Great and best vertical framework is marvelous!
Fantastic / tasetful color touch and sharp / clear image as usual. Nice color contarst!
The shaded mountain is very attractive.
Thanks for your sharing with nice job and have a good weekend!
Takero, from rainy Tokyo
danos (88993) 2012-06-09 0:40
Good morning Wilson,
nice Winter scenery with the little catholic church to be found on its root of it.
I like the fascinating backdrop as the excelelnt placement of the church in the frame.
Have a good weekend,danos
GiovanniG (2998) 2012-06-09 5:45
Outstanding capture with such wonderful details and depth. Well done & bravo!
tyro (21196) 2012-06-09 7:14
A beautiful photograph from Switzerland which just makes me want to go back and visit this stunningly beautiful country.
Your composition is excellent although I might have liked to see just a little more foreground at the bottom - that little church spire is perhaps just a little bit too much off into the corner. But the magnificence of the mountain is fabulous.
Gorgeous oblique lighting brings out every tiny detail in the church and its surroundings and also brings out the textures perfectly in the rock and snow of the mountain.
Lovely colours, perfect exposure and exquisite detail and sharpness.
P.S. Just one little quibble here - I think that this mountain is the Wetterhorn and not the Eiger. I rather think that it is! Anyway, I'm looking forward to meeting up with you again in a couple of weeks and if I'm wrong, I'll buy you a pint (or two)! Have a great weekend!
papagolf21 (88297) 2012-06-12 15:06
Bonsoir, cher Wilson,
Le petit village et son église au pied de la montagne présentent une beauté toute particulière.
Une image fort bien cadrée pour valoriser ce lieu protégé.
Le choix de présentation verticale est excellent.
Très belle réussite.
Bluejeans (64249) 2012-06-14 4:57
Ola Wilson ,
Um belo cartão postal deste local para passar umas férias de inverno na neve , bonita a igreja com a enorme montanha de fundo , boas cores e luz ,parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
gunbud (34066) 2012-06-14 8:07
This magnificent rugged snow capped moutain makes the perfect back drop for this charming village church
The white snow and blue sky contrast beautifully and make this a postcard winter scene.
emka (82800) 2012-06-16 23:36
I somehow missed this photo. You should post it round Christmas, it is wonderful winter postcard. Delightful view of this small church agai nst really stunning rocky wall superb composition with marvelous blue sky. Why you do not show more photos from uyour holidays in Switzerland .
sacimar (26069) 2012-06-17 4:47
this is an impressive landscape with the mountain in the back, the image is interesting with the snow all around, I like it,
Cricri (109851) 2012-06-27 22:26
Une image pratiquement en bleu et blanc, charmante église toute blanche en dessous de la montagne, bonne lumière et le format verticale est bien adapter
ChrisJ (101945) 2012-06-28 3:38
Fantastic alpine scenery and a wise choice of a vertical frame to accentuate the dramatic height of these imposing rocky snowcapped peaks. Good sharpness & the fg village adds scale. Excellent shadow detail & a marvellous deeo blue sky. Perfect exposure on the snowy highlights which enliven the graphism. Tfs!
Angshu (56406) 2012-06-29 2:23
Fine picture of the church nestling in the shadow of the mighty Wetterhorn. Exposure has been handled well depsite of abundance of snow. The blue sky provides a fine contrast!
pierrefonds (58842) 2012-06-29 4:52
The distance between the church and the mountain is giving depth to the composition. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the mountain and of the church. It is clear and sharp. There is a good contrast between the colors of the scene. Have a nice day.
SWEETFREEDOM (23086) 2012-06-30 23:03
a beautiful winter landscape with the church in fg and a fantastic mountain in bg.
siolaw (38292) 2012-07-03 9:04
Nice framing and interesting choice of the vertical format.
I like the luminosity and the church placement in the corner.
HimalAnda (10011) 2012-07-08 23:16
What an impressive mountain! You choose a very nice point of view with the village and the church in the foreground.
claudeD (34490) 2012-07-14 3:01
I have visited Grindelwald many years ago and your pictures gives very good memories of that trip. Excellent colors and very good clarity for a very interesting picture. Very well done. TFS.
With regards from Luxembourg
UlfE (14641) 2012-07-21 3:13
What a beutiful scene. You have captured it perfectly in all respects. The vertical format is of course necessary when taking a photo like this. The lighting was also very good and you make great use of it. Every detail of the shaded mountainside is visible. At the same time the church stands out against the background. I do not think you could take a much better photo than this. TFS and have a nice weekend!
MJR (3360) 2012-07-21 4:07
Just stunning !
A beautiful picture, beautifully presented. And of course the might of Mr Canon ensuring its technical brilliance !
I was here in 09/09 it was one of the most magical places I have ever been. ( I have been to lots of places - just not all magical ! )
You were surely lucky with the weather, we have a fair share of cloud and grey.
A worthy 2 pointer !
- Copyright: Wilson Beckett (jaywalker) (16101)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-02-05
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 60D DIGITAL, 18 - 55 mm EF-S 3.5:5.6
- Exposure: f/8, 1/2500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-06-08 9:58