Posts from the category Portraiture

Swiss Strobist – the next level

I’m happy to announce that starting in June, I’ll be taking the Swisss Strobist workshops to the next level. Moving away from the previous days with large groups of attendees, I’ll be leading affordable half- and one day courses both on location and in the studio. Each course is specially prepared for photographers who have learned how to use a Cactus trigger or PocketWizard, but who have only covered the basics in Strobist photography and now want to know what to do with this comparatively new technical know-how.

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Picture This

The latest addition to my One Frame Movie series. Many thanks to Barbara and Anna for taking part!

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Found You!

The latest image in my One Frame Movie series, photographed on the covered wooden bridge at Hasle bei Rüegsau in the Emmental valley.

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Interview in Czech photo blog Odcloneno

I was contacted a while back by the editor of Czech photo blog Odcloněno, Michal Fanta: Michal asked to interview me and use some of my photos on the blog. The interview was published this morning; here’s the English transcript. Many thanks to Michal for the exposure and, as he’s mentioned; please do get in touch if you’d like to volunteer for this year’s continuation of the One Frame Movie series.

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The Call To Change Your Life

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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The X Factor

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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Into the world of TTL

With the money I’ve put aside for new camera gear, a new, reliable, fully automated flash gun was high on my “wants” list, not least because I receive a slowly increasing number of requests to take portrait photographs and cover events.

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Revenge

One of my favourite pictures of the year, which was shot at the end of a studio session a couple of weeks ago.

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Out of the blue

Jo posed for me in the stairwell to an underground car park during last Sunday’s Swiss Strobist practical day, whilst I fiddled with the camera white balance to create an unusual effect.

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Surprise

One of a small series of shots to portray different moods, shot during the Swiss Strobist day at the ETH in Hönggerberg, Zürich. Strobist info: one direct snooted flash from high camera left. Thank you Leila.

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Out of the Blue

The last shot of the day; a thousand thanks to Jo for putting her thigh and calf muscles to the test to get this shot! Strobist info: camera white balance set to 2,500 K (creating the blue effect) and a single zoomed flash from above with two full CTO gels to achieve regular white light […]

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All new Choo Choo

When Bern band Choo Choo were looking for a photographer for some new shots in June of this year, I was happy to step in and work with an art director to shoot the raw images for their website and new promotional material.

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