Category Archives: Swiss Wedding Locations

Civil Marriage in the Grand Hotel Giessbach

Civil Marriage in the Grand Hotel Giessbach A reminder that you will have to book very early to secure a slot for your civil marriage in the Grand Hotel Giessbach. The official Swiss wedding ceremony is held in this Swiss historical hotel only once a month. The couple I recently photographed told me that they…

How he asked

How he asked A couple drove from Luxembourg to Interlaken, Switzerland to be engaged to be married. Lucian’s girlfriend had know idea of what he had planned for her on Saturday. It was to be a weekend break in Interlaken. More to come including a fascinating story of the engagement ring. The pictures look amazing….

Wedding Grand Hotel Giessbach

Wedding Grand Hotel, Giessbach Photographer for a wedding in Grand Hotel, Giessbach. It had to rain but it didn’t dampen our spirits. Simon and Nurcan are not professional models. However, after some posing tips, they very quickly forgot about me and posed naturally. The Grand Hotel Giessbach is near Brienz, Switzerland It’s a twenty minute…

Surprise Engagement Interlaken

Surprise Engagement Interlaken Patrick asked Amber to marry him on the Harder Kulm, Interlaken on the 27th April, 2018. The viewing ramp and the restaurant overlook Interlaken (1,322 meters above sea level). It is a popular destination for tourists and finding a spot can be difficult at the wrong time of the day. Patrick booked…

Schloss Meggenhorn

An exchange of vows at Schloss Meggenhorn, near Lucerne, Switzerland. Steve and Violi live in Texas. They visited Lucerne during their European tour where they exchanged vows. Steve contacted me by e-mail asking for some ideas. Lucerne is a popular tourist destination. Trying to find a quiet spot in the city is difficult. I suggested…

Photographer Blausee

I have had several inquiries regarding photographer Blausee. A winter visit to Blausee, near Kandersteg, Switzerland. I arrived when the sun was shining on the lake. An hour later it had disappeared behind the mountains. It’s a popular place which is probably why they charge an adult CHF. 5.- to visit the park. There is…

Photographer Grindelwald

Photographer Grindelwald for a photo shoot with a lovely couple from Japan. Here we are in the clouds high above Grindelwald. Riding the gondola (Grindelwald Firstbahn) on the way up to the top! The weather was not our friend! The morning started well but the clouds rolled in after midday. We found ourselves in the…

Harder Kulm Interlaken

There is a lot of interest in proposing to their girlfriend on the Harder Kulm, Interlaken. You can either walk up the signposted trail or use the furnicular railway to get to the restaurant. It has a viewing platform at 1,322 metres above sea level, where you can look down on Interlaken and Lake Brienz…

Viewing Platform on the Harder Kulm

Viewing Platform on the Harder Kulm is a popular tourist attraction in Interlaken, Switzerland. This is one of three places where you can be legally married in the Interlaken area. More information here → The furnicular railway up to the Harder Kulm is a short walking distance from the Registry Office in Interlaken. The restaurant…

Yaroslava and Maksim After Wedding Photo Shoot

Yaroslava and Maksim “After Wedding” photo shoot in the Bernese Oberland. A couple of pictures from the photo shoot on the 5th May, 2017 in the mountains close to Interlaken. I am often asked to recommend another photographer when I am booked elsewhere. This is difficult. Everyone is different. The best I can do is…

Photo Shoot in Mürren

There are plenty of locations in and around Mürren, Switzerland. But it seems the mountain village does not come alive until the middle of June. I visited at the beginning of May and there was still snow on the ground. It was very icy in places and I slipped over twice. The place was like…

Spectacular locations

Spectacular locations in the mountains surrounding Interlaken, Switzerland. I have been out and about in the Swiss Alps. Looking for beautiful places to create memorable pictures. Ideal for a pre wedding photo shoot or “after the wedding” photo shoot. We can create some amazing pictures for your photo book. I’m keeping the locations secret so…

Ringgenberg Church and Castle

The church and castle at Ringgenberg is an ideal location for the blessing of your marriage. It’s about 15 minutes from the official Registry Office in Interlaken (Zivilstandsamt Oberland Ost). Overlooking lake Brienz, it’s a beautiful 12th century castle and church. The ship on the lake docks close by. I recommend a trip to the…

Wedding Harder Kulm Interlaken

The wedding ceremony for Karin and Leandro was on the Harder Kulm, Interlaken. It is 1,322 meters above sea level overlooking Interlaken. This is one of two locations in the Interlaken region where you can be legally married in Switzerland. The other location is the Grand Hotel, Giessbach. My report from a wedding in Giessbach…

Chinese Pre Wedding Photo Shoot

It was late afternoon when Ivy changed into her second bridal gown. It was really beautiful with a long veil. What normally happens when I photograph a bride in a gown with a veil is that the wind disappears! We end up with the fiancee throwing the veil in the end and running out of…

Pre wedding photo shoot near Zürich

It was a 90 minute car drive to Türlisee. The low cloud threatened the pre wedding photo shoot with Felix and Patrizia. But it cleared in time for our first meeting. I think this is a favorite spot of the couple as they seem to know there way around the lake. Our first stop was…