Family Photos by Lac Leman

His oldest son was about to graduate from high school and was weeks away from starting university. Very far from home. In addition to this he explained that all his children were now teenagers and had grown up since the last family photo session. So this father from my kids’ school contacted me to get […]

Where to print digital photos in Switzerland – a test to find the best!

In this post I am sharing my comparison of the various options for where to print digital photos in Switzerland. I regularly need to print photos as proofs to show my clients during the ordering session. Touching and holding printed photos helps them decide on their favourite images and imagine how the final prints will […]

Mother-Daughter Double Birthday Photo Shoot

Be part of the picture This post is about a fabulous client called Doreen, who wanted to have a memento of where she was at a particular time in her life: her 50th birthday. She also wanted to bring her daughter – who had just celebrated her 16th birthday – to the photo shoot. Not […]

Graduation Photos by the Lake

Senior photos on display

Mia phoned me to book a session for her daughter’s graduation photos. She explained how she wanted to have some beautiful senior portraits of her daughter Manty, who had just started her final year at high school. What she didn’t tell me was the extra special reason for the shoot… that would come during the […]

Ultimate Guide to Photo Books in Switzerland

Updated 12 April 2022 I’m relatively new here in Switzerland (this time anyway…I was here before but that’s another story). Soon after I arrived I started to look for places that would print my family photo books. Having spent the last few years in the US, I came to rely on the wonderful services of […]

A Cherished Family Portrait Recreated Over a Decade Later

Krisztina booked a photo session with a very unique request: to recreate her favourite family portrait that had been taken 13 years ago. She shared the original photo with me, saying that it took pride of place on the wall at home. It showed Krisztina and her husband seated, with their son laying across their […]

The Valentines Day gift that lasts forever

Couple embraces during Valentines Day photo shoot

Valentines Day is a day dedicated to celebrating love. How do you like to spend it? My husband and I have had 28 opportunities to make February 14 a day to focus on celebrating us. I reflected on all the ways that we have celebrated Valentines Day and boy we’ve had some good ones. Although […]

Lake Geneva Autumn Family Photo Shoot

Family standing in vineyard at golden hour

This family photo shoot in the vineyards above Rolle ranks up there as one of the most stunning outdoor photo sessions that I have done. Katherine and her family recently moved to the French-speaking part of Switzerland and she wanted to get her family together for some pictures. She booked me to capture some family […]

Senior Pictures Session by the Lake

senior pictures by the lake

Since I wrote this I have moved back to Europe. I’m now based in Founex, Switzerland, located between Geneva and Lausanne and especially love taking senior portraits. I serve all clients in the area of La Cote. Among other places this includes Founex, Commugny, Coppet, Celigny, Crans, Nyon, Prangins, Cheserex, Gingins, Trelex, Begnins. Gland, Rolle, […]

Give me 3 hours – I’ll give you some timeless Mother-Daughter photos

head and shoulders portrait of a mother with her daughters

Let’s be honest, how many of us have a professional portrait with our children? Or with our own mother? Timeless portraits with those we love are something that many of us would love to have but for various reasons, we don’t. Here are some of the most common reasons that I hear: I’m too busy I don’t […]