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Traditional Shepherd’s Weekend in Belalp

Once a year, the little known jewel of Belalp above Brig hosts the traditional sheep and shepherds' descent and festival, the Schäferwochenende.
by Dominique Schreckling
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Montreux Jazz Festival 2011 – Roundup

45th Montreux Jazz Festival Round up of the 45th edition The Montreux Jazz Festival takes place in the city of the same name on the border of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. What started in 1967 as a three day festival has become t...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Zibelemärit – Onion Market in Bern

On the fourth Monday of every November, a traditional event fills the old city of Bern, the capital of Switzerland: the Zibelemärit or Onion Market.
by Dominique Schreckling
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Gstaad Beach Volleyball Grand Slam 2012 – A Competition on the highest level

An amazing 2012 edition of the FIVB's Beach Volleyball World Tour stop in the most unusual location. This edition was not short on surprises in the women’s competition. It marked the first time in the 13-year history of this ...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Combats de Reines 2011

The Swiss Canton du Valais hosts each year a series of a very typical Swiss event, the Combats de Reines, fight of the Queens. Unlike bullfighting in which humans fight bulls, this cow fighting is a bloodless fight with cow aga...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Geotagging without GPS connected to camera

Geotagging is inserting the geographical position where a photograph was taken to the EXIF information within the digital photo captured by the camera. It also works with cameras without built-in GPS receivers.
by Dominique Schreckling
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Emanuel-Alison (BRA) vs Fijalek-Prudel (POL)

Beach Volleyball Grand Slam Gstaad 2011

Beach Volley Grand Slam Gstaad 2011 When one thinks about Gstaad, the first thing that may spring to mind first is probably the celebrity-filled hideaway nestled in a magnificent valley in Southwestern Switzerland surrounded by...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Belalp Hexe, the craziest ski competition in the Alps

The Belalp Hexe is certainly among the craziest ski competitions in the Alps. Taking part in one of Switzerland's weirder traditions, hundreds of wannabe witches dressed up and got their skis on over the weekend, competing in a...
by Dominique Schreckling
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Silver Efex Pro 2 For Color Photos

There is more to Silver Efex Pro than black and white photography. The wide collection of settings also allows post processing color photos.
by Dominique Schreckling
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