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PICZ-Studio could happen with your help to find a home for the club

Here is how you can help PICZ to reach a whole new level! The club is looking for a studio, workshop place and place to feel home. Become part in finding a photography related social and work hub to intensify our club life.

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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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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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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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Chance to know the local community and the importance to print your best shots

Photo Laundry is not just an exhibition. It is a unique interactive exchange, where any member of the public who can take photos can also become a participant. When early this year a new member, Evelyn, joined PICZ, she told me that for her, the event was an opportunity for the exchange of perspectives. I really liked it.  This […]

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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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Google gives away a bunch of Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture Plugins

Ever heard of the Nik Collection? It’s a set of professional image manipulation plugins for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Apple’s Aperture and a few years ago it was worth around 500 US-Dollar. Since Google purchased the company they already dropped that price to a little more consumer friendly 129.- USD. But now it is even cheaper! – […]

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Drawn down by the “Reflected Desire”

We are very pleased to announce that the winning picture of our Q4/2015 competition on “reflections through the window” is ‘Reflected Desire3’ by Salvatore Longobardo. 16 photos submitted; all very interesting and capturing the essence of the competition theme. Each of the members of the jury selected top three photographs evaluating the composition, creativity, technical […]

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