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Switzerland

A country of lakes and mountains.

Welcome to the Swiss Chapter!

We welcome members from both Switzerland and neighbouring countries

The Swiss chapter was founded in 2012 and we are now some 35 members of varying ages and experience. We have both professional and amateur photographers of different nationalities with a number of us possessing RPS distinctions. 

Every year we aim to have 5 or 6 meetings covering visits to exhibitions, workshops and distinction advisory days. Switzerland is not a large country; it is therefore quite easy to reach our meetings by train or car. The meetings mainly take place in Murten, Biel or Zurich. See 'Events'.

We also run a monthly e-circle where we critique each other's work and decide which one is our favourite of the month. See 'News'.

The chapter relies on volunteers and people willing to participate in its activities. If you are able to suggest an event please contact the chapter organiser, Rob Kershaw, via email:

rob.kershaw@bluewin.ch

If you'd like to help with any of the administration of the chapter, please also contact Rob.

 

'Lac Léman' By Jill Taylor LRPS SWITZERLAND
CREDIT: Jill Taylor LRPS

Committee:

 

Chapter Organiser: Rob Kershaw ARPS

 

Chapter Treasurer: Richard Tucker ARPS

 

Chapter Secretary: Jill Taylor LRPS

 

Read more
'Home Straight' By Chris Jenkins
CREDIT: Christopher Jenkins

Favourite monthly images

 

Each month the Chapter selects an 'image of the month'. See some previous images here.

Previous Favourites

News:

Urs Exhibition

Member Exhibition

 

 

 

Urs Albrecht LRPS has an exhibition of his work in 'galerie pellegrini' Murten in central Switzerland.

 

 

 

 

Urs Exhibition
'Dovercourt Outer Lighthouse' By Rob Kershaw ARPS
CREDIT: Rob Kershaw ARPS

'Dovercourt Outer Lighthouse' by Rob Kershaw

October Favourite
'Peony' By Candia Peterson ARPS
CREDIT: Candia Peterson ARPS

'Peony' by Candia Peterson

"The Peony is part of a series I have been working on all year of cut flowers shot on a black background, lit only by natural evening sun and converted to BW."  
September Favourite

Events:

NMB

October Event

Meeting at the New Museum in Biel/Bienne on Saturday the 23rd of October at 10:30am.

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled.

 

Meeting at New Museum Biel/Bienne
Picnic in Diesse
CREDIT: Rob Kershaw ARPS

Picnic in Diesse

 

 

A pleasant time was had by all for our first face to face meeting for some time in the garden of Marcel and Betty Meyer in Diesse BE.

 

Members' Work:

6 X 6 is a quarterly publication showcasing the variety and talent found in the membership of the Swiss Chapter. 

Distinctions:

CP02
CREDIT: Candia Peterson ARPS

Panel Image

"My project was inspired by an RPS workshop, Your Landscape Your Way run by Mark Banks. "

Candia Peterson ARPS

 

Distinction Success