Swiss Winter, a chalet with trees and snow at sunset

A Swiss winter landscape photograph, featuring a chalet surrounded by trees on a mountain slope with virgin snow in the Swiss Alps at sunset.

Ormont-Dessous, Switzerland
December, 2012

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Camera & lens

NIKON D800E
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR III

Camera settings

ƒ/11, 1/125s, ISO 100 and 200mm

Size original

7230 x 4825 pixels

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This landscape photograph in colour shows a typical Swiss winter scene. It features an old Swiss chalet with red window blinds. Various trees surround the chalet on a snow-covered mountain slope in the Swiss Alps. Soft sunset light subtly warms this otherwise frosty winter scene sideways. The chalet and trees recently received a fresh dusting of new snow. The scenery is very crisp and pristine as a result. The fact that the trees still have snow on them is an essential part of this Swiss winter landscape.

This Swiss winter scene was captured from across a mountain valley in Ormont-Dessous. Ormont-Dessous a small alpine town in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland. This area in the canton of Vaud is beautiful, especially closer to Les Diablerets, which is a massive mountain massif covered with ice. The region is not only excellent for landscape photography but also hiking and ski tours. Make sure to visit this part of the Swiss Alps when you get the chance!

Check out our Winter & Snow photography theme for more Swiss winter photography and winter landscapes from around the world. Alternatively, consider visiting our Swiss Landscape Photography portfolio to see more photographs from Switzerland. Lastly, have a look at our Black & White photography portfolio to see many Swiss winter landscapes in B&W.

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1 comment for Swiss Winter, a chalet with trees and snow at sunset

  1. Kim

    A beauty! Although I like the red blinds, it would be great to see it in B&W as well 🙂

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