Posts about friends and family

Niels and the Showgirl

An unplanned shot, taken of volunteer Niels for the One Frame Movie set of photographs I was working on a few weeks back.

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Au Voleur*

The next in my series of theatrical photographs, featuring fellow photographer Tilman Jentzsch.

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Lessons in lighting

A photograph from a session in Zurich, and the lessons in lighting and technique which make it one of the more successful session shots of the past few months.

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In the Old City

Another of my One Frame Movies, of friends Habi and Nina in the Nydegg area of the old city of Bern.

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Iron Mauro

The next in the series of One Frame Movie shots which I’m cramming into this and next week is of a colleague from work: Mauro (also known on Twitter as @ironmauro).

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Running Scared

Continuing on the theme of photographic ideas, here’s another image from a photo session in Zürich a couple of weeks ago, in which lighting played a key part in the shoot. The idea was born when I came across the unusual road markings in the middle of a four-way junction.

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It’s the idea that counts

The most inspirational photographs are often those where the lighting plan doesn’t play a major role; those where the idea and aim of the picture takes the lead.

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Krist and Corinne

The next in a series of portrait sessions which I’ve shot for free, this time at and near my home in Spiez of friends Krist and Corinne.

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Love of my life

You know how the saying goes: behind every good man stands a great woman.

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Katrin in Interlaken

A portrait gallery of my friend Katrin, taken at three locations on the shores of Lake Thun near Interlaken.

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Outtake

An outtake from a photo shoot with a friend this weekend; Jo and Katrin on the shores of Lake Thun at Neuhaus, near Interlaken.

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Subtle lighting

A new colleague joined our team at the day job this week, so as usual, I was called into service to take portrait shots for our team’s blog and website.

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Smogging

One of my Gran’s endearing terms was “smogging” (which the rest of us know as “snogging”).

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My little sister

Photographed on Freshwater East beach during a family trip to Wales, where we used to go on family holidays.

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