BIOGRAPHY

Born in Bienne (Switzerland), in 1949
Schools in Bienne, Fribourg and Lausanne
1977-80 School for photography in Vevey (Switzerland)
1981-96 Working as a freelance photographer for advertising and industry
Since 1996 Travel photography as a freelance photographer

Publications in magazines and newspapers
National Geographic Traveler, Geo, Altaïr, Animan, Abenteuer & Reisen, Terra, Traveller UK, L'Art de voyager, Thalassa Magazine, Ulysse, Merian, Du, Mare, Madame, American Legacy, Reader's Digest, Stern, Schweizer Illustrierte, L'Illustré, L'Hebdo, Paris Match, Match du Monde, Gala, Vogue, Libération, Construire, Coopération, Le Temps, Das Magazin, Schweizer Familie, Schwarzweiss, Foto-Magazin, Nikon News, Camera Natura, Photographie, Leica Fotografie International, Photo Technik International, Ferment, Basler Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Weltwoche, Welt am Sonntag, Die Zeit and others.

Books
1995 Ísland (Flashback Publications, Nidau - Switzerland)
1996 America Blues (Flashback Publications, Nidau - Switzerland)
1997 Cuba (Flashback Publications, Nidau - Switzerland)
1998 Paysages fribourgeois (University Press, Fribourg - Switzerland)
1999 Shanghai (Edition Stemmle, Thalwil & New York)
2005 North-Nord (Flashback Publications, Nidau - Switzerland)
2007 Irlande & Irland (Editions Mondo, Vevey - Switzerland)
2007 Ethiopia (Flashback Publications, Nidau, Switzerland)
2007 Pékin (Editions Favre, Lausanne - Switzerland)
2007 Lumières d'Ethiopie (Editions Favre, Lausanne - Switzerland)
2008 Geheimnisvolles Island (Benteli Verlag, Bern - Switzerland)
2008 Islande d'ombre et de lumière (Ed. Favre, Lausanne - Switzerland)
2009 Föröyar (Flashback Publications, Nidau, Switzerland)
2010 Terra Borealis (Benteli Verlag, Bern & Ed. Favre, Lausanne - Switzerland)
2011 China Memories (Benteli Verlag & Editions Favre - Switzerland)
2012 France atlantique (Benteli Verlag & Editions Favre - Switzerland)
2014 My zen garden and other stories (Till Schaap Edition, Bern - Switzerland)

Exhibitions
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