Sound to the Faces

Enjoy the per­for­mances of the 2 bril­liant singers Elissa Huber and Estelle Poscio with the pianist Jens Fuhr. Both sopra­nos are stu­dents of Jane Menge­doht Thorner and David Thorner. The video­clips are from the final per­for­mance of the 37th Sum­mer Acad­emy in Lenk, Switzer­land. Con­tinue read­ing

Singer’s Face

Sascha KramerLast week, I had the priv­i­lege to take pho­tos at the Singer’s Mas­ter­class of Jane and David Thorner at the Inter­na­tional Sum­mer Acad­emy in Lenk, Switzer­land. Eleven young pro­fes­sional singers, guided by these two incred­i­bly inven­tive, kind and bril­lant teach­ers! These faces show every­thing: total­ity, pres­ence, pas­sion, alive­ness, joy and love for music and singing. Con­tinue read­ing

Unnamed Beauty

Unnamed-2When I’m out with a cam­era it hap­pens some­times that some­body looks at me and then looks in the direc­tion I’m aim­ing. Then comes the ques­tion: “What are you pho­tograph­ing?” — In a joke­ful mood, I will tell the story of an invis­i­ble object, a rare bird or what­ever comes to my mind. But most of the time all I can say is: “Beauty!”. Con­tinue read­ing


Bättligorn from RiederalpA cou­ple of days ago, while on a trip to the Wal­lis Alps, my web­sites have been hacked. — For­tu­nately, I had good back­ups, so every­thing is online again.
To cel­e­brate the recov­ery,  I’m gonna show­case a mixed array from my last Swiss pics: a “Best-Of-The-Last-Week” kinda thing. — Above the Bät­tighorn seen from Rieder­alp Con­tinue read­ing

Early Morning at Chellechöpfli

Chellechopfli 1An early morn­ing photo trip together with the fero­cious table ten­nis player Alex Ziehe, who turns out to be a pas­sion­ate pho­tog­ra­pher, fly fisher and mush­room finder as well, brought us to the Chel­lechöpfli, the high­est point at Basel­land. — That it was very beau­ti­ful becomes obvi­ous if you look at the pho­tos Con­tinue read­ing