Photos from the collection strobist

Scott, Swiss Strobist workshop, Lausanne

After a break of almost two years, and a handful of small lighting courses both on location and in the studio, I’ve decided to organize more free days of photography and learning in the style of the Swiss Strobist days. The day will allow participants to work in groups together with models, to try out […]

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Jo, Swiss Strobist workshop, Zurich

After a break of almost two years, and a handful of small lighting courses both on location and in the studio, I’ve decided to organize more free days of photography and learning in the style of the Swiss Strobist days. The day will allow participants to work in groups together with models, to try out […]

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Sara, Swiss Strobist workshop, Lausanne

After a break of almost two years, and a handful of small lighting courses both on location and in the studio, I’ve decided to organize more free days of photography and learning in the style of the Swiss Strobist days. The day will allow participants to work in groups together with models, to try out […]

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Studio training course in Bern

I ran a course earlier in the year on the subject of portraiture and lighting, which was very well received by the attendees and which I really enjoyed organizing. I’ve been planning to run a similar photo course for a while now, and have decided that the next event will take place on the weekend […]

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Dan Choo

First proper attempts at high speed flash sync with a D7000, SB900 and SC-28 cord. First results indicate that even a couple of feet away, you can only overpower the sun at f/4. (Geeks see EXIF information for full details.)

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Nikon D7000

This is the new camera I have bought myself, after a great deal of research and careful consideration. I’ll be taking it out for a first full test run when I’m in the UK at the end of this week, after which I’ll write an article on my blog. The new camera is pictured here […]

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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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Four-Wheeled Tripod

Jo and I take our new VW Golf for a test run in the Swiss alps, visiting the Diemtigtal valley for the first time. Read more and view photo larger.

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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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Jo, ETH Strobist Day 2010

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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Jo, ETH Strobist Day 2010

Nice, simple flash to balance the ambient light: one flash with white umbrella on a high stand next to me. Mild vignette applied during post-processing.

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Jo, ETH Strobist Day 2010

Nice, simple flash to balance the ambient light: one flash with white umbrella from the left; hand-held reflector just out of shot to the right. Mild vignette applied during post-processing.

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Touring in the Alps – Victor

Victor on the Susten Pass; photographed on our way home from a drive over the high alpine passes. I wrote about touring the Swiss alpine passes on my blog last year.

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Touring in the Alps

Jo on the Susten Pass; photographed on our way home from a drive over the high alpine passes. I wrote about touring the Swiss alpine passes on my blog last year.

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Victor, Susten Pass, Switzerland

Bored of landscape photos? Whip out a flash gun and take some portraits :-) Victor on our trip over the Swiss alpine passes earlier today. I wrote about touring the Swiss alpine passes on my blog last year.

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