Photographer Prices in Switzerland
For surprise engagements, couples, weddings, elopements, and family vacations.
Price for the Swiss Official Civil Ceremony (Ziviltrauung) – please ask for a specific offer.
Official Wedding in Switzerland
Interlaken, Harder Kulm and Grand hotel, Giessbach
Spiez Castle, Schloss Oberhofen, Thun, Zermatt and other places in Switzerland
Elopements, Before Wedding, Couples, Maternity, Engagements and Family Vacations
Elopements, Before Wedding, After Wedding, Couples, Maternity and Engagements.
Prices do not include your travel tickets for the train, bus, boat or cable car / gondola.
No deposit required to secure a booking.
Surprise Engagements: There is nothing fake or staged. I take pictures as it happens.
My prices are not negotiable. I review my prices all the time. If you notice that your original price has changed – do not worry. I accept the price we agreed in our e-mails.
Engagements and couples photo shoot
-Photographer prices in Switzerland-
–Interlaken City It does not include Iseltwald or Harder Kulm
— Interlaken – Harder Kulm
— Iseltwald Pier
— Schilthorn – Piz Gloria
— Lauterbrunnen Village
— Overlooking Lauterbrunnen Valley
— Männlichen Royal Walk
— Grindelwald First
— Bachalpsee Lake
— Giessbach Waterfall
— Zermatt & Matterhorn mountain
— Included in the price.
Interlaken : from CHF. 250.- for 2 people.
The price will depend on the travel costs to the location.
Indicative price for Beatenburg, overlooking Interlaken: CHF. 300.-.
Here is a previous photo shoot from Beatenburg.
Interlaken – Harder Kulm – CHF. 290.- for 2 people.
The viewing platform on the Harder Kulm.
Elevation: 1,322 m (4,334 ft.).
Open: April 7 – November 26, 2023.
This location opens late and we can get some nice sunset pictures (weather permitting).
It is popular! An early morning photo shoot is recommend.
I have done photo shoots when it is busy. Patience is required finding some space!
On a busy day: https://johnspixs.com/marriage-proposal-on-harder-kulm/
The price includes my tickets on the Harderbahn railway up and down the mountain.
Photographer prices in Switzerland
Iseltwald Pier : CHF. 300.- for 2 people.
Situated on lake Brienz. (Netflix “Crash Landing On You” location).
Early morning photo shoot. It is a popular tourist destination. We can do a photo shoot during the daytime but be prepared to wait before you can use the pier.
It will cost CHF. 5.- per person to use the pier. Read more here.
Four locations in Iseltwald. (About a 10 minute walk from the pier.)
The photo shoot takes between 90 minutes to 2 hours.
I am available from sunrise.
There is a hourly bus connection with Interlaken.
Here is a report from my blog
Lauterbrunnen: CHF. 300.- for 2 people.
With the church and valley in the background. We can walk to the waterfall afterwards.
Here is a previous engagement.
I recommend the Lauterbrunnen Valley if the weather is okay for better views.
Overlooking Lauterbrunnen Valley: CHF. 300.- for 2 people.
We ride on the cog railway from Lauterbrunnen railway station towards Wengen and a spectacular viewpoint of the valley.
Open all year. Your train tickets are not included in the price. People with Swiss Pass travel free from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen and up to Wengen.
Here is previous photo shoot.
Männlichen Royal Walk – CHF. 400.- for 2 people.
On the mountain that overlooks Wengen. You can ride the cable car up from Wengen (stand on the top!) or the new cable car from Grindelwald Terminal. This is a morning or afternoon photo shoot and includes a 25 minute walk uphill to the summit. Please remember that I have to carry all my equipment. We are together for over 3 hours.
*Wengen to Männlichen cable car (Luftseilbahn Wengen-Männlichen) Closed April 11 – May 26, 2023.
*Gondola Grindelwald Terminal – Männlichen: Closed April 11 – May 26, 2023.
*Both are in operation from May 27 – October 22, 2023.
Grindelwald First – CHF. 360.- for 2 people.
Elevation 1,955 m (7,106 ft). On Grindelwald First including the Sky Cliff Walk. Several locations.
Grindelwald village to Grindelwald First gondola is in operation from November 11, 2022 to November 5, 2023.
Please check operating times as they can change at the last minute or it is closed because of bad weather.
Bachalpsee Lake – I am no longer offering photo shoots at Bachalpsee lake.
Surface elevation: 2,265m (7,431 ft) altitude. It’s an hour’s walk from the Grindelwald First cable car to the lake. The first 20 minutes is uphill. Then it is uphill and downhill to the lake. It’s a tough hike for anyone not fit. Or carrying a backpack with heavy camera equipment!
Photographer prices in Switzerland
Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe – CHF. 650.- for 2 people.
Elevation: 11,371 ft. Snow all the year!
Quickest way up is with the Eiger Express cable car from Grindelwald Terminal. Connect with the train from Eigergletscher station up to the Jungfraujoch.
The Swiss Pass will only get you to Grindelwald or Wengen. You will need an extra ticket to get to the Jungfraujoch. I believe you get a discount on the extra ticket with Swiss Pass.
Here is a previous engagement on the Jungfraujoch.
Another engagement on the Jungfraujoch.
Photographer prices in Switzerland
Schilthorn – Piz Gloria – CHF. 600.- for 2 people.
The Schilthorn – Piz Gloria is world famous for its 360-degree revolving restaurant and as the film location for the James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”. Elevation: 2970 m – 9744 ft. Spectacular views of more than 200 mountain peaks from the viewing platform.
Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Mürren – Allmendhubel – CHF. 390.- for 2 people.
We can meet on the Allmendhubel above Mürren village. This is only possible when the furnicular railway is in operation. (Timetable here.)
We can combine it with a walk down the mountain back to Mürren.
Giessbach Waterfall – CHF. 360.- for 2 people.
Giessbach Waterfall and in front of the Swiss historical hotel.
We can meet in Interlaken and travel together to Giessbach.
Parking a car at Giessbach costs CHF. 10.- included in my price.
Zermatt – CHF. 600.- for 2 people.
I have to travel from Interlaken. It will take about 3 hours to get to Zermatt. Travel will take up 6 hours of the day.
I am a little uncertain about weather conditions in Zermatt. The iconic Matterhorn mountain might be covered in cloud and not visible.
I have a location by a bridge in Zermatt followed by a ride on the Gornergrat railway.
Swiss official Wedding in Interlaken Region
Photographer for wedding in Interlaken, Giessbach and on the Harder Kulm. All the locations have their special challenges. Get in contact if you plan to visit the location before your wedding. We can meet. Prices start at CHF. 650.- for up to 2 hours. (Ceremony, bridal photo shoot and guests.) Please ask me for a price. It is free and you are under no obligation to use me.
Official website for Civil Weddings in Interlaken.
Official website for Civil Weddings on the Harder Kulm.
Official Website for Civil Weddings in the Grand Hotel, Giessbach.
Swiss official wedding in Spiez, Thun, Zermatt, Kartaus Ittingen and other places in Switzerland
I will have to add the extra travel costs from Interlaken. Please ask me for a price. It is free and you are under no obligation to use me.
Indicative price for Schloss Spiez, Schloss Schadau in Thun, Schloss Oberhofen near Thun : CHF. 650.- for up to 2 hours. I can work longer hours.
Indicative price for Karthaus Ittingen: CHF. 790.- for up to 4 hours. I can work longer hours.
Included in the price
— Photo shoot with me. Nobody else. (Not a member of my family, etc.)
— Editing the images in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop (brightness, shadows, cropping etc. as seen on my website.)
— Pin protected online web gallery with free, unlimited downloads. Back up for 2 years.
— At least 200 – 300 pictures to download. (It depends on the time I am with you.) I will give you ALL the good pictures after editing.
— Picture size will be at least 4,000 pixels on the longest edge.
— Includes all my travel costs.
— All correspondence by e-mail. Easier for me to insert links from pages.
Payment in Swiss Francs paid on the day of the photo shoot.
Editing the pictures does take some time. Normally one and a half days for a couples photo shoot.
It would be expensive if I charged an hourly rate for this service.
It is not possible for me to edit all of the pictures on the same day as the photo shoot.
However I will edit the first 80-100 pictures, create the web gallery and send you the link.
You will get all of the pictures. Not the best 50 etc.