Photos from the collection home

Daily view

We moved into our new home in Faulensee last Friday. Thanks to some grotty weather, this morning has been the first time when a photo can truly do justice to the view from our balcony; to the left, the village of Faulensee; straight ahead, the view across the Thunersee to Merligen and the Justistal valley; […]

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Daily view

Our new home (from September) in Faulensee, currently in the final stages of an almost complete re-build. (Steel girders in the bottom of the photo are the frame of the glass-fronted balcony, which will be completed next week.)

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House and driveway

Our new home (from September) in Faulensee, currently in the final stages of an almost complete re-build.

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Sick leave

Self-portrait at home, after a week off sick with a long-lasting cold. Strobist info: snooted SB900 high camera right. Would you like me to take your portrait? Details of pricing and examples of my work are on my website.

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Jo

More details about this photo and a full-screen gallery are in this blog post at Permanent Tourist.

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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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Week 33 of 52

The last rays of sunshine on a Sunday evening, signalling the imminent end of the weekend.

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Week 26 of 52

A typical Sunday evening: ready for bed whilst watching Katie and Peter head for their marital meltdown. Halfway through the year already; 26 weeks of 52 down.

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Week 22 of 52

"Into the Future": a new blog post at Permanent Tourist. (Photo by Jo.) permanenttourist.ch/blog/2009/06/11/into-the-future/

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Week 15 of 52

After a long weekend of walking (and several years’ service), my trusty walking shoes are in dire need of replacement or repair…

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Untitled

Single strobe off camera low right at 1/16 power with 1/2 CTO gel (yes, I finally bought some gels). Two shots merged in Photoshop.

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Week 13 of 52

A complete accident which worked out well. Slightly out of focus, misaligned, and the second flash didn’t fire because I was blocking the optical sensor. I like it, though. Strobist info: 1 speedlight on 1/16 power off-camera left (high). Background illuminated by feathered spill from the single light. Sepia toning and vignette courtesy of Adobe […]

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Week 2 of 52

The first "proper" set-up self portrait I’ve taken in absolutely ages. I have to practice and I anticipate that this "52 weeks" project will be a good self-training exercise in portraiture.

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Home

Home is not a place. It is something to which you return whenever you can, which warms your heart and which allows you to be comfortable; your true self.

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