Alpabfahrt – The Celebration of an Accident-Free Alpine Summer
During summer, cow herds feed on alpine pastures high up in the Swiss mountains. After a successful season in the alps and as soon as it is starting to get cold in autumn, the herders and their cattle descend back to the valleys, celebrating their (hopefully) accident-free summer.
Tips for Photographing Fireworks
It’s that time of year in Switzerland when we start making 1st of August BBQ plans and hoping for good weather. For keen photographers it’s also a chance to start thinking about about fireworks photography. Read on if you are planning to shoot a fireworks show and want some useful tips to increase your success.
Is it time to learn flash?
Mention the word “flash” in a photography conversation and many photographers will cringe or try to change the topic. “I don’t like the look of flash” is Greek for: “I don’t know how my flash works.” While many believe that flash is only used indoors or when it’s dark, you would be surprised by how it can improve your daytime shots and introduce special creative effects as well.
In this post, I described some typical situations where a camera-mounted flash comes in very handy.
Gear swap – buy or sell used photography gear
Do you have photography equipment that you don’t use and wish to sell? Are you looking for some good second hand deals on equipment? Then join us for the Gear Swap on the 15th of September!
DSLR 1-2-3 Course Recap
Everybody was talking very highly of Matt’s DSLR 1-2-3 Beginners Course. I wanted to find out myself and signed up for the class in May/June.