Jun 272011
 

Switzerland is often thought as of a snowy and mountainous country. Yet, summer brings great weather and though Switzerland does not have any sea, many beaches can be found by the lakes. So when temperatures hit more than 30° celsius today, many headed to the shores of Lake Geneva for a bath or a picnic until sunset. And for those of you that see mist in the first shot, it is actually the smoke of some good food cooking on the numerous barbecues …

Note that I have put my M9 to rest for a few days and will use the DP2′s Foveon. Indeed, to me it is simply the best sensor for landscape shots in bright light.

Sigma DP2 at 40mm at F5.0, 1/800, ISO100


Sigma DP2 at 40mm at F5.0, 1/320, ISO100


Sigma DP2 at 40mm at F5.0, 1/500, ISO100


Sigma DP2 at 40mm at F2.8, 1/2000, ISO100

  6 Responses to “Farniente by Lake Geneva”

  1. Great use of light and atmosphere in these shots Yannick. Would this not be blasphamous for other cities situated around this lake then Geneva to call it Lake of Geneva rather then lac Leman? ))))))

    Tibor

  2. I call it the Lac Léman, Tibor, don’t worry ;) Yet the bad thing is that in English, it is actually Lake Geneva. It also makes it easier for other readers to locate it.

  3. The second photo is really amazing. Detail of love only you could catch.

    Regards

    Valery

    Barcelona Daily Photo

  4. “…and will use the DP2′s Foveon. Indeed, to me it is simply the best sensor for landscape shots in bright light”.

    I am right behind you in the trenches when the flak starts hitting ;-)

  5. Let’s see what I see when I go there in a few weeks! Thanks Yanidel, beautiful afternoon moments!

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