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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:

'Betty' Richard Tucker ARPS

'Betty' by Richard Tucker ARPS

"At the age of 70, Betty shows a strength and character which make a fine person and a great model".

 

March Favourite
'Up On The Ridge' By Candia Peterson ARPS
CREDIT: Candia Peterson ARPS

'Up on the Ridge' by Candia Peterson ARPS

 

 


"I have entered the RPS landscape group project to take a photograph of the same scene six times through the year in a location near to your home.  You are allowed up to four locations, and this one - one of my favourites is one of my four."  

February Favourite
'The Road Less Trod' By Richard Tucker ARPS

'The road less trod' by Richard Tucker ARPS

 

"Walking at New Year along a forested hill, we were just on the border between the cloud and the bright sun."

 

January Favourite

Events:

NMB

Meetings in May

Sunday May the 8th in Biel/Bienne

 

Sunday May the 15th in Oerlikon, Zurich

 

Sunday May the 29th in Munsingen

 

Read more:

 

Meetings in May
Plateau De Diesse

Diesse Parish Hall Meeting

 

 

April 3rd 2022 from 10:30 to 16:00

Meeting to show members' work

Members' Work:

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

Distinctions:

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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