Posts about festival

  • F is for Festival

    The latest in a alphabetic series on aspects of my life: this time, the letter F is inspired by this weekend’s Glastonbury Festival.

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  • New book of my photos available

    My first non-personal book is available for preview and purchase in my Blurb online bookstore.

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  • Street Parade, Zürich (2012) – preparing for the off

    I was at the Street Parade dance festival on the streets of Zurich again this past weekend. This first set of photos shows some of the participants of the floats, as they wait patiently to take their position in the parade which leads through the centre of the city.

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  • Emmental fire festival

    Emmental fire festival

    The Fire Festival in Signau, a small area in the Emmental valley, is a Swiss folk and artistic festival; a smaller equivalent of Burning Man in the U.S. My friend and independent filmmaker Yannick de Zordo – who plays bass guitar for Choo Choo and who produced the great video for their song “We Go” […]

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  • Images Festival in Vevey

    The Images Festival of Visual Arts is the only open air photographic festival in Switzerland, which takes place in the picturesque town of Vevey, on the shores of Lake Geneva, every two years.

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  • Street Parade, Zürich (2009)

    The annual techno- and rave parade through the streets of Zürich, Switzerland.

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  • Street Parade, Zürich (2005)

    A gallery from the 2005 techno- and rave parade through the streets of Zürich, Switzerland.

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  • Seenachtsfest Spiez

    The Seenachtsfest took place last weekend in Spiez, so Jo and I headed up with our friend Beat to the vineyards near our home, where there is a commanding view across the castle, lake and surrounding mountains.

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  • Content being shifted

    As is pretty common for me, I have once again decided to shift things around here at Permanent Tourist.

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  • Dream come true

    When I was in my late teens and early twenties, I dreamed of becoming a band photographer. I couldn’t imagine being stage-front because of the regularity of the shots, but more a portrait photographer; taking bands out and taking photographs of them looking moody in grotty locations. Thanks to Dan and the rest of the […]

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  • Choo Choo at Funk am See, Lucerne, Switzerland

    Swiss band Choo Choo call their music “60s garage pop”, drawing influences from 60s teenage beat, pop and soul as well as contemporary garage rock. I have photographed them in the Dälhölzli woods and back lanes of the old city of Switzerland’s capital, Bern, as well as at the Funk am See open air festival […]

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