Category Archives: Weddings Switzerland

Weddings in Switzerland

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…

Civil Marriage Interlaken

Civil Marriage Interlaken Photographer for a civil marriage in Interlaken, Switzerland. Here is some information about getting officially married in Switzerland I have photographed a few civil marriage ceremonies in Interlaken. I’m known with all the officials. They know that I’m not a photographer to disturb the ceremony with the clicking of my camera every…

Wedding Photographer St. Gallen

Wedding Photographer St. Gallen Photographer for the wedding in St. Gallen of Silvia and Christoph on the 18th August, 2018. The start of a long day! We started the day together with a photo shooting before the ceremony in the church. This was in the Botanical Gardens, St. Gallen. We had a pre wedding photo…

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…

Wedding Kartause Ittingen

Photographer and DJ for a Wedding Kartause Ittingen. This was a very nice wedding celebrated with family and friends. The blessing was in a church in the region. Afterwards the couple were surprised with a helicopter ride to Kartause Ittingen. The Aperitif or ‘Cocktail Hour’ was in the gardens before the group moved into the…

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 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…

Hong Kong couple photo shoot

Hong Kong couple photo shoot in Interlaken, Switzerland. My week started with a photo shoot with a couple from Saudi Arabia. (Unfortunately, I cannot show you any pictures.) It continued with a pre wedding photo shoot in Interlaken with Heidi and Paul. That was at lunchtime on Tuesday. In the afternoon I met Ellen and…

Australian wedding Interlaken

Claudia and Darrin travelled from Sydney Australia (+32ºC) on Friday to be officially married in Interlaken, Switzerland on the following monday morning. The official ceremony was conducted at the Zivilstandsamt in Interlaken in English. It was not a long ceremony. Afterwards a walk back to the Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel for champagne and canapés. Later…

Wedding photos Wengen

Andy and Kelly were married in England and contacted me for their photos in Wengen, Switzerland. We met in the afternoon of the 30th December 2016. There was no snow anywhere in Switzerland over the Christmas holiday. Nevertheless it was sunny but cold. In fact the sun was the biggest problem as it was low…

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…

Wedding Grand Hotel Giessbach

Wedding in Grand Hotel, Giessbach. This location is one of two where you can be legally married outside of the registry office in Interlaken. A beautiful location by Lake Brienz. This Swiss historic hotel is a popular venue to be married.— The other location where you can be legally married in Interlaken, Switzerland is the…

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…

Photographer and DJ

Photographer and DJ An exclusive wedding in the western part of Switzerland. Location was the lake side Hôtel Jean-Jacques Rousseau, CH-2520 La Neuveville. I managed to get the happy couple on their own for a 20 minute photo shoot. Afterwards, I was the DJ for four hours! Not a problem for me as I have…

Married in Interlaken

Andrea and Gregor came from Holland to be married in Interlaken, Switzerland. Andrea and Gregor invited family and friends to their official wedding in the Registry Office in Interlaken (Zivilstandtamt) A truly international wedding with Andrea’s family traveling from Peru. Gregor was kept busy with the guests. I heard him speaking four different languages fluently….

Pre wedding photo shoot in Switzerland

A pre wedding photo shoot in the Stadtweiher park in the ancient city of Wil. The park is situated in the center of town and is perfect for a photo shoot. It’s the middle of the day, 29 centigrade, and no clouds around. So we head for the trees to provide the shade. Fortunately, it’s…

Chinese Pre Wedding photo shoot

A pre-wedding photo shoot with a couple from Hong Kong. Wing contacted me earlier this year to organize this photoshoot in Interlaken. I also had to organize a make-up artist and contacted Michelle. She’s Swiss and speaks English and Mandarin! We jumped in my car and visited three locations around Interlaken, Switzerland. I have used…

Riverside photo shoot

A picturesque riverside photo shoot in the Dolomite mountains. Lauren and Zach get close to the waters edge for some spectacular pictures. The images will look good in their Graphistudio photo album.— Having the ability to create scenes like this doesn’t happen overnight. It comes from looking at others on the Internet or attending a…