Posts from September 2009

Matthias

An outtake from the Strobist meet. Not a model, but a fellow photographer, standing in for Hacer in preparation for this shot. The complete set of my photos from the day – including larger versions and exclusive pictures not published here at Flickr – is now online here.

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Hacer, Scott and Sandra

The final shot of the day, which took a little bit of pre-preparation. Scott and I organized that he would be drenched and photographed at the end of the day, and this is the best shot of the batch I took. (Coincidentally, not the one where he was the wettest!) Thank you to everyone who […]

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Behind the scenes at a Strobist shoot

A "backstage" shot taken during the execution of this photograph of model Hacer at our meetup in Lausanne this past weekend. See this blog post for technical details of how we achieved the tremendous blue effect. The complete set of my photos from the day – including larger versions and exclusive pictures not published here […]

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Hacer in blue

A shot from the Lausanne Strobist day, using in-camera colour balance to create a special effect.

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Scott

From the Lausanne Strobist day. Thanks Scott! The complete set of my photos from the day – including larger versions and exclusive pictures not published here at Flickr – is now online here.

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Scott

From the Lausanne Strobist day. Thanks Scott! The complete set of my photos from the day – including larger versions and exclusive pictures not published here at Flickr – is now online here.

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Scott

From the Lausanne Strobist day. Thanks Scott! The complete set of my photos from the day – including larger versions and exclusive pictures not published here at Flickr – is now online here.

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Running Scared

Continuing on the theme of photographic ideas, here’s another image from a photo session in Zürich a couple of weeks ago, in which lighting played a key part in the shoot. The idea was born when I came across the unusual road markings in the middle of a four-way junction.

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It’s the idea that counts

The most inspirational photographs are often those where the lighting plan doesn’t play a major role; those where the idea and aim of the picture takes the lead.

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Krist and Corinne

The next in a series of portrait sessions which I’ve shot for free, this time at and near my home in Spiez of friends Krist and Corinne.

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Krist and Corinne

View the complete set of portraits in a new gallery at Permanent Tourist: permanenttourist.ch/articles/2009/09/krist-and-corinne/

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Corinne

View the complete set of portraits in a new gallery at Permanent Tourist: permanenttourist.ch/articles/2009/09/krist-and-corinne/ Strobist info: white umbrellas left and right, mounted high. Left 1/4 power, right 1/8 power.

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Krist

View the complete set of portraits in a new gallery at Permanent Tourist: permanenttourist.ch/articles/2009/09/krist-and-corinne/ Strobist info: studio setup with clamshelled white umbrellas, mounted high to avoid reflections in the glasses.

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Steam train Strobist

Werner Rolli organized a special steam train event near Solothurn last weekend, and I was able to help out by publicizing the event through the usual Swiss Strobist channels, as well as attend the event and get some photos myself.

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Steam Train Strobist Day

From an afternoon and evening of regular and Strobist (off-camera flash) photography with the Pacific 01 202 steam train club. More information at www.dampflok.ch/ and swiss-strobist.ch/tags/steam-train-strobist/. Please note that this photo is fully copyrighted and may not be used for any reason without express permission.

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Steam Train Strobist Day

From an afternoon and evening of regular and Strobist (off-camera flash) photography with the Pacific 01 202 steam train club. More information at www.dampflok.ch/ and swiss-strobist.ch/tags/steam-train-strobist/. Please note that this photo is fully copyrighted and may not be used for any reason without express permission.

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Steam Train Strobist Day

From an afternoon and evening of regular and Strobist (off-camera flash) photography with the Pacific 01 202 steam train club. More information at www.dampflok.ch/ and swiss-strobist.ch/tags/steam-train-strobist/. Please note that this photo is fully copyrighted and may not be used for any reason without express permission.

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