Classes on Tuesday Evenings in Zurich
Dynamic Group Learning
Unique Practice Shoot Experiences
Custom Portfolio & Gallery Event
Fully Equipped Studio & Models
Diploma Certificate for Graduates
Matt is the principle instructor of the Advanced Study program. As a young photographer he worked for three daily newspapers in the USA, acquiring a broad base of skills and experience, covering multiple assignments per day — always under deadline pressure. These days he shoots for the Zurich-based Keystone agency and with other clients in the Zurich area. Matt’s work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists (USA), the National Press Photographers Association (USA), and the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. For Matt the Advanced Study program is a unique and fulfilling opportunity to work with highly motivated students. A portfolio of Matt's diverse cultural and travel images can be found at: www.Photo-Matthew.com.
Erwin’s photography career has taken him around the globe and introduced him to many of the world’s best and brightest. After cutting his teeth as an agency photographer in Zurich, he moved on to photograph for the biggest brands in fashion, living in Paris and New York for more than 20 years before returning to his home country of Switzerland. In addition to photographing for Vogue, Elle, GQ, L’Oreal, and Yves Saint Laurent, Erwin frequently shoots for Swiss Universe (1st and business class magazine for Swiss airlines). A powerhouse of energy and creativity, Erwin is as approachable and thoughtful as he is enthusiastic for the craft of photography. A portfolio of Erwin's dynamic portrait and fashion photography can be found at: www.erwinwindmuller.com.
Susi picked up her first camera 30 years ago and has never looked back. The switch to digital photography allowed her to push her creativity further and intensified her desire to produce more images. Susanne grew up in Kanton Valais, here in Switzerland – which helps explain her fascination with beautiful landscapes. Macro photography is one of Susanne’s biggest passions and she takes pleasure photographing the details that others miss. Susanne’s enthusiasm for nature is infectious and fun. Her landscape and macro expertise come in particularly handy on workshops and macro photography courses where she helps students find compositions where others wouldn’t look. A portfolio of Susanne's impressive macro and nature photography can be found at: www.susannevenditti.ch.
Mike Bissig feels at home while photographing in the Swiss Alps. Although he lives near Zurich, he spends much of his free time in the alpine region of Uri, base-camping at his family's farm house in Urnerboden. As a Swiss adventure and lifestyle photographer he concentrates mainly on shooting for the outdoor industry. His photographs of outdoor athletes get used by companies like Mammut, the Swiss Alpine Club and various tourism agencies. Mike is able to draw on his extensive mountaineering and athletic experience for his outdoor projects at home and abroad and helps Viewfinder students learn how to get great shots in spite of stormy weather.