studio

Backstage at AvatarDay 4

Barbara Hess organized the fourth in an annual series of studio days for this afternoon in Bern, Switzerland, to which anyone could come along and get a free portrait photo taken for their online profile pages. I took my X100 along for the afternoon and took photos “behind the scenes”, whilst Barbara and George Eberle did all the hard work.… (Read More)

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Nadav Kander talks about his portraiture

Photographer Nadav Kander talks about his portraiture in this 13 minute film.

Studio workshop

I ran the latest of my photographic workshops last weekend and chose (mainly because of the time of year) to hold it in the studio. Thanks to the ready availability of the studio space at Satzart in Bern, we were able to use the spacious room to cover basic introduction to the Elinchrom equipment and… (Read More)

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… (Read More)

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We Go

Friends Choo Choo release their next music video, conceived and filmed by their bass player Yan.

Isa in the studio

A portrait shoot in the Satzart studio in Bern.

First lighting workshops completed

I’ve carried out the first of my photographic lighting workshops for 2011 and there are still places available for the next one in Zurich in June.

Swiss Strobist – the next level

I’m happy to announce that starting in June, I’ll be taking the Swisss Strobist workshops to the next level. Moving away from the previous days with large groups of attendees, I’ll be leading affordable half- and one day courses both on location and in the studio. Each course is specially prepared for photographers who have learned how to use a Cactus trigger or PocketWizard, but who have only covered the basics in Strobist photography and now want to know what to do with this comparatively new technical know-how.

Habi and Nina in the studio

One of the reasons I organize photographic meetup days is so that I can learn new techniques and use equipment that I might not have encountered before.

Revenge

One of my favourite pictures of the year, which was shot at the end of a studio session a couple of weeks ago.