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Q2/2017 Competition: Leading Lines

  What makes the picture a good picture? Definitely composition with proper framing, the rightly chosen object, focus and depth of field and once you add emotions or the message you want to convey, you have almost everything. Is that really true? Is that all you need to get someone’s attention longer than a second? […]

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Q1/2017 Competition: My Switzerland

Did you know that we live in one of the top ten happiest countries in the world? Yes! This is Switzerland! Our current homeland… For whatever reasons we have picked up to be here, we can definitely enjoy hiking or skiing in the beautiful mountains, swimming in the refreshing lakes, relax with the idyllic Alpine […]

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Bridge to Success

We are very pleased to announce that the winning picture of our Q3/2016 competition on “Inspirational Landscape” is the photo by Janick Millasson. The jury had a headache choice as 18 photos capturing the essence of the competition theme were submitted. Most of photos offered a nice journey to distant geographies so that the jury members could feel […]

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Movement and Dance Workshop – post thoughts and pictures

As promised here a resume of our Movement and Dance workshop, held at Ruxi’s studio together with the photo gallery and our PDF presentation of techniques and gear used. We had an amasing time photographing our stars, Diana and Robert, final year ballet students at Tanz Akademie Zürich. Please have a look at the gallery attached to see some […]

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PHOTO LAUNDRY 3.0 – Invitation to collaborate

PiCZ club has successfully run PHOTO LAUNDRY twice, in years 2015 and 2016.  In order to continue running this project we need some help this year both to improve and make the street photo exhibition more of a festival. Please come back to us if you feel you can take a role of the Project […]

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Q4/2016 Competition: Eye 2 Eye Portraits

Our next competition is about expressing and conveying feelings through eyes. We can talk here about sensational eyes, emotional eyes, colorful eyes, exciting eyes, powerful eyes, spectacular eyes, spectrum eyes, human eyes, animal eyes, your eyes, my eyes… Just think about “eye to eye” contact with your model or between your models. For this quarter […]

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Golden Painting Wins

We are very pleased to announce that the winning picture of our Q2/2016 competition on “Painted with Light” is the photo by Lisa Bond. 5 photos submitted capturing the essence of the competition theme. Some of the pictures that were presented by our contestants were taken during the light painting workshop organized by PICZ in […]

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Q3/2016 Competition: Inspirational Landscapes

Summer season – time to go for holiday. But don’t forget to take your camera! Holiday is a perfect time for photography – maybe you will be close to the nature, maybe you will visit new places – regardless what you do take your camera with you and shoot! For this this quarter we would […]

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Priceless “Slow Motion” moments…

We are very pleased to announce that the winning picture of our Q1/2016 competition on “Creative Blur” is “Slow Motion Panning” by Hinnerk Weiler. 9 photos submitted capturing the essence of the competition theme. Each of the members of the jury selected top photographs evaluating the composition, creativity, technical quality and the content. As a […]

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Film Noir Photographic Guru joins PICZ’s Competition Jury

  We are pleased to announce that Roza Sampolinska, a well-known Colorado-based photographer, will strengthen jury of PICZ’s quarterly competition.  Her skills and experience will give a different eye to the artwork being submitted by our contestants. Roza specializes in black & white studio portrait photography and her very unique style is easily recognizable. Born […]

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