Posts about fliCHr

The nickname “fliCHr” is a play on the name of photo-sharing service Flickr and the abbreviation for Confederatio Helvetica. It was used as a tag and keyword between 2006 and around 2009 amongst the Swiss members of Flickr, who regularly met for social events at the peak of the service’s popularity.

FliCHristmas 2008

As in previous years, if you’re a Flickr photographer in Switzerland, please add a tag to your photos of Christmassy subjects to wish all of our “Switzerland fan” friends abroad a Merry Christmas! This year’s tag is __flichristmas2008__ and the photos are here… or will be, when there are appropriate photos! Please only tag photos of […]

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Swiss Strobist meetup on 21st September

We’re planning a day/afternoon of photography on the ETH Campus at Hönggerberg in Zürich, on Sunday 21st September. We’re planning on separating into a couple of groups, with one or more experienced strobist photographer/s with a group of people eager to learn. We’ll set up a couple of shots, explain the lighting setup and then […]

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Red Coat II, Winterthur, Switzerland

Taken during the zürlflickrdrinks portrait and lighting workshop, in Winterthur last Saturday. One cable-controlled flash at 45° right, one slave unit on the ground at 90° left. And Jo jumping her heart out. Details of future Swiss-based strobe (off-camera flash) fun here.

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Strobism, Winterthur, Switzerland

So, yeah. Quiet here. I’m working like a demon and I can’t tell you about my main private project – still – for fear that the information will leak into the wrong hands and spoil. Nothing bad at all, rather exciting, in fact, as many people who are in the know will be able to […]

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The Final Shot, Winterthur, Switzerland

Thanks to Jo for the idea, Eke and Victor for the lighting, Bruno and Beat for the acting! "Making of" photo here. Also looks great on a darker background. Strobist info: two speedlights on full power fired by radio transmitter, one from off-camera top left, one off-camera bottom left.

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All The Fun

Another shot from the top end of my tripod, just like last year!

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