Haut Val de Bagnes – Valais – Switzerland

Haut Val de Bagnes – Valais – Switzerland
The Haut Val de Bagnes, in Valais canton of Switzerland, has been a protected zone since 1968. With a surface of 150 km2, this is the second biggest nature reserve in Switzerland, among its 1600 reserves, after the Zernez national Park. Hiking in the Haut Val de Bagnes will let you encounter the swiss Wildlife, with many ibexes (mountain goats, reintroduced in Bagnes from 1926), chamois and marmots. I didn’t see that many that day, even after exploring those mountains …

Bisse de Savièse Torrent-Neuf, Switzerland

Bisse de Savièse Torrent-Neuf, Switzerland
The bisse of Savièse Torrent-Neuf, in the Valais in Switzerland, is a bisse old of more than 500 years. Built between 1430 and 1448, this impressive Valais bisse remained in operation until 1934. In 1935, it was replaced by a tunnel dug through the mountain Le Prabé. It was not until 2005 that it was rehabilitated thanks to the work of the Association for the Safeguarding of the Torrent-Neuf and the Town of Savièse. A path that runs over 4 …

Swiss Wildlife

Swiss Wildlife
Hi photographers and nature lovers! It’s been a while since I published an article, but today, I will share with you a bit of the swiss Wildlife, with a brand new presentation of the articles and photos. Slowly, previous articles will start to look like this one, allowing to enjoy larger images. As everywhere in the World, Wildlife has to be respected and protected. Being a Wildlife Photographer, I really hope that my pictures will encourage you to do so. …

Zernez National Park, Switzerland

Zernez National Park, Switzerland
The Zernez National Park in Switzerland, is located in the Engadine area, in the Canton of Grisons. Only Switzerland National Park, and first national park in Europe, it was founded in 1914 (August 1, the Swiss National Day). Its history dates back to 1909, when Swiss naturalists wanted to protect nature from human activities in development. Inspired by the United States which already had many national parks, they founded the Swiss League for Nature Protection (LSPN), currently known as Pro …

Sport Photography – Beach Volleyball

Sport Photography – Beach Volleyball
Dedicating this article about sport photography, to my beach volleyball player friends. The photos were taken in 2014 during The 25th edition of the CEV Beach Volleyball Satellite Lausanne, and the FIVB Beach Volley World Tour in Gstaad, in Switzerland. As I practice beach volleyball, I saw an opportunity to try some sport photography during these two events. I wasn’t an official photographer, so I took shots from anywhere I could access. Photographs were taken with Canon camera EOS 7D …