Free lighting and portraiture day in Oerlikon

Thanks to all of those who took part in a Doodle survey, the dates have now been set for two on-location lighting and portraiture days here in Switzerland this summer. Photographers are encouraged to come along and learn how better to use artifical lighting (in the form of portable flash guns) and available light to ensure great results when taking portrait photographs. Based on our experience during previous meet-ups (known as “Strobist days”), photographers with a wide range of photographic skills and styles attend, so it’s a great chance to learn or exchange ideas and come away with tips and tricks on how to improve your photography.

The first event will be in Zurich Oerlikon on Sunday 8th July; for those of you using Facebook, you can sign up here. Not a Facebook member? Then just leave a comment on this blog post, including your contact email address. (This won’t be published and won’t be used for anything except communications regarding upcoming events.)

If the weather is bad, we may need to change the location at short notice: if this happens, registered attendees will be notified by email or via Facebook.

Zürich Oerlikon: Sunday 8th July 2012

The modern residential and commercial area at Oerlikon is a short train ride from the central HB station at Zurich, and offers a range of locations from the MFO-Park to a large number of examples of modern architecture.

Meeting point: MFO-Park, James-Joyce-Weg, 8050 Zürich
Meeting time: 10:00

Thank you to the following models for volunteering: Sara Keller, Leila Licks

Notes for attendance

The attendance fee for the day is a nominal Fr. 20 per photographer, to cover the travel costs of the models and expenses incurred during the organization of the meetup. Please bring the money with you in cash, which will be collected at the start of the day’s events.

Please bring your own drinks and food for lunch, unless you know the area well enough to be able to visit a local takeaway or restaurant during the break. (Attendees are responsible for their own sustenance!) From experience, it’s usually easier to bring food with you, than spend the lunchtime trying to find something to eat.

2 responses to “Free lighting and portraiture day in Oerlikon”

  1. Stephane avatar

    Hi, I would like to take part in one of your strobist session but unfortunately I’m not able to be in Zurich before Sunday afternoon.
    Can you please keep me up-to-date on any similar event you are going to organize in the future? I could also help you if needed.

    1. Mark Howells-Mead avatar

      Sure; please subscribe to the newsletter or follow for news of future events!

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