Entries from September 2009

Strobist day in Lausanne

A gallery of photographs from the Strobist portrait day at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Hacer in blue

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

Running Scared

Continuing on the theme of photographic ideas, here’s another image from a photo session in Z├╝rich 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.

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.

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.

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.

Love of my life

You know how the saying goes: behind every good man stands a great woman.

Crossmedia Team at Burson-Marsteller

A gallery of portrait images I’ve taken of team colleagues at work, for use on the team website.

Eight years on

I stood and looked out of our window at home early this morning, as I was getting ready for work, remembering another beautiful, crisp autumn morning far, far away.

Death of a cemetery

Sad news comes today for the family and fans of the “Autofriedhof”: the site must be cleared. Here’s an article about the closure, which I’ve translated from the German article at the Swiss newspaper “Tagesanzeiger”.