Homo Helveticus on sale at Fnac in Fribourg

Thanks to my friend Pierre Bruchez for shooting this picture of my book Homo Helveticus on sale at Fnac bookshop in Fribourg.

Don’t be shy and offer the book as gift to your friends.

Homo Helveticus. Fnac Fribourg. (click image to enlarge)

Homo Helveticus. Fnac Fribourg. March 16th,2019. © 2019 Pierre Bruchez

The book Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

168 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

XL Semanal– Homo Helveticus

On the latest issue (February 24, 2019) of XL Semanal in Spain, you can look at six pages on my book Homo Helveticus.

XL Semanal. February 24, 2019. Pages 22-27 (click image to enlarge)

XL Semanal. February 24, 2019. Pages 22-27


“Homo Helveticus in XL Semanal (PDF)

The book Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

168 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

Homo Helveticus on sale at Musée de l’Elysée

Thanks to my friend Olivier Vogelsang for shooting this picture at Musée de l’Elysée bookshop in Lausanne.

Don’t be shy and offer the book as a gift to your friends.

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Homo Helveticus. Musée de l’Elysée. February 19th, 2019. © 2019 Olivier Vogelsang

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Thumbs up by the photographer Yves Leresche. February 19th, 2019. © 2019 Olivier Vogelsang

The book Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

168 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–
ISBN 978-3-03878-025-0

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

Fête de Santa Domenica, Scorrano (Italie). Workshop Photographique avec la Leica Academie Suisse / July 4-8, 2019

“Festa di Santa Domenica”. Photographic workshop in Scorrano (Apulia), Italy. July 4-8, 2019

Apulia, Italy. © 2018 Didier Ruef

Live an unique experience in Italy during a photographic workshop. Details are available in French, but the photographer speaks fluent English, Italian and German.

If you are interested or you need more information, feel free to contact Leica Academie Suisse or myself by email

Bilan – Le Genevois Didier Ruef publie ses photos en noir et blanc de l'”Homo Helveticus”

On January 21, 2019 of Bilan website, you can read an article by Etienne Dumont about from my book Homo Helveticus.

Bilan. January 21, 2019. (click image to enlarge)

Bilan. January 21, 2019

The book Homo Helveticus by Till Schaap Edition with a foreword written by Thomas Maissen in german, french and english languages.

168 trichromatic B&W photographs.
29,5 x 32 cm, 208 pages,
CHF 59.–/ Euro 55.–

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com

Les Processions de la Semaine sainte à Mendrisio / Workshop Photographique avec la Leica Academie Suisse

“Les Processions de la Semaine sainte à Mendrisio”
Photographic workshop in Mendrisio, Switzerland, April 18 -20, 2019

Good Friday. Mendrisio, Switzerland. © 2001 Didier Ruef

Live an unique experience in Switzerland during a photographic workshop. Details are available in French, but the photographer speaks fluent English, Italian and German.

If you are interested or you need more information, feel free to contact Leica Academie Suisse or myself by email

Swissinfo – Le secourisme est aussi une passion

On the web site of Swissinfo from January 12th, 2019, a photo reportage on the Croce Verde Lugano and the daily work of paramedics saving lives in Ticino, Switzerland.

Paramedics at work, Massagno, Canton Ticino, Switzerland – © 2018 Didier Ruef

More pictures on www.didierruef.com

Sonntagnachmittag in der Schweiz – Lugano

On the NZZ am Sonntag from January 6 2019, a picture from Sunday afternoon’s daily life in Lugano, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

NZZ am Sonntag. Lugano. Canton Ticino. January 6, 2019. Page 24. © 2019 Didier Ruef

NZZ am Sonntag (PDF)

Albania – Photography journey 2019

“Pèlerinage au pays des Bekstashis”
Photographic journey in Albania, August 17-25, 2019

Albania – 2018. © 2018 Didier Ruef

Live an unique experience in Albania during an itinerant photographic workshop.

Details of the trip are available in French, but both photographer and guide speak fluent English and Italian.

If you are interested or you need more information, feel free to contact Géo-Découverte or myself by email.

Travel Workshop – Southern Italy 2018

We lived an unique experience in Southern Italy during an itinerant photographic workshop in Southern Italy (Apulia – Matera), December 5-9, 2018. The trip was organized by Géo-Découverte with our partner Leica Store Genève

Cisternino. Apulia Region. Italy 2018 (click image to enlarge)

Cisternino. Apulia Region. Italy – December 6, 2018. © 2018 Didier Ruef

You can look at my pictures shot with a Leica CL and a Leica Q on www.didierruef.com, and the pictures of workshop’s participants on the Student’s Gallery.