I recently had the pleasure of helping Lucy and Andy Studer with the final preparations of their new luxury catered chalet in Nendaz, Switzerland – ‘Les Etoiles de Montagne‘ (meaning the stars of the mountains). Nendaz is part of the 4 Vallees region of Switzerland and has access to a huge ski area (including Verbier). […]
People often ask me what I was doing in last winter in Switzerland. Apart from skiing, I was working for a ski school blogging and taking photos for their web site. I also did a shoot for Tourism Nendaz and took photos of a high end luxury chalet. Here are some of the photos: […]
After a week of rain, the sun came out for Terry & Ray’s wedding at Nita Lake Lodge. I did a quick walk around beforehand to check out the light and advised them that although it was sunny the wind had dropped the temperature to around -15˚C so they chose to have their ceremony indoors. […]
Today I went to take a look at The Great Cheakamus River Extreme Kayak Race. I’ve never watched a kayak race before and it was certainly very fun. At this time of year the river is running quite high after some warm weather and snow melt but it didn’t seem to phase the men and […]
I was very excited to be offered an assignment for Tourism Nendaz in Switzerland this winter. They needed photos of all of the ski itineraries (off piste, controlled tour routes) in the 4 Valleys ski region including Verbier. They wanted to capture the sheer size of the mountains and how it might feel to ‘drop […]
Today’s 365 project photo is courtesy of the Swiss Airforce practicing manoeuvres in the Rhone Valley near Nendaz. They have an airstrip in the valley at Sion and the do a lot of ‘dog fights’ and other training exercises. It’s loud but quite fun to watch!
The Whistler Presents Concert Series continued last weekend with a double bill of Alex Cuba followed by The Lost Fingers. Unfortunately bad weather kept the crowds away but the small, appreciative crowd was treated to a beautiful rainbow spanning the entire Olympic Plaza stage. The band were awesome too! Doing all covers, their style was […]