Sept – Pétrole, gaz et caviar / Portfolio

On Sept mook #29 (January, 2020) of Sept, you can look (paywall) at my pictures from oil pollution in Azerbaijan and its ecological impacts on nature.

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef(click image to enlarge)

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef

“Pétrole, gaz et caviar” in Sept mook #29 (PDF)

The photo essay from Azerbaijan was published in the book Recycle. I will be happy to sign and dedicate copies to you and your friends if you buy the book.

Écho Magazine – Au Biafra, Dieu est partout

On the issue (September 12th, 2019) of Écho Magazine, you can look at the cover and six pages on my reportage in Nigeria on “Au Biafra, Dieu est partout”.

Écho Magazine. No 37, Page 1-20-25. September 12th, 2019

“Au Biafra, Dieu est partout” in Écho Magazine (PDF)

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L’illustré – Avec le Révérend Chukwudi

On the latest issue (December 2nd, 2019) of L’illustré, you can look at my reportage in Switzerland and Nigeria on “Avec le Révérend Chukwudi, de sa paroisse tessinoise à son Nigeria natal”.

L’illustré. No 51, Page 40-41. December 18th, 2019

“Avec le Révérend Chukwudi, de sa paroisse tessinoise à son Nigeria natal” on six pages in L’illustré (PDF)

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Azione – Il Biafra ai nostri giorni

On the latest issue (December 2nd, 2019) of Azione, you can look at my reportage in Nigeria on “Biafra today, fifty years after the war”.

Azione. No 49, Page 25. December 2nd, 2019

“Il Biafra ai nostri giorni” in Azione (PDF)

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Sept – Pétrole, gaz et caviar

On the Web (October 1st, 2019) of Sept, you can look (paywall) at my pictures from oil pollution in Azerbaijan and its ecological impacts on nature.

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef(click image to enlarge)

Azerbaijan, Baku. Balakhani Oil Fields. © 2007 Didier Ruef

The photo essay from Azerbaijan was published in the book Recycle. I will be happy to sign and dedicate copies to you and your friends if you buy the book.

The Apollo conquest of space by man

I just wanted to celebrate today the landing of Apollo 11, the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. I remember looking at the event fifty years ago on a black and white television with my grandparents in South of France.

I was so amused to shoot this picture in New York at Union Square with the Flat Iron Building as scenography.

Astronauts on Union Square in New York City (click image to enlarge)

Astronauts on Union Square. New York, USA. © 2011 Didier Ruef

Société de lecture – Recycle

Thanks to my friend Francisco Teixera from the Leica Store Genève for the picture shot on November 14, 208 at Société de lecture in Geneva.

My book Recycle is on the library shelf in the middle of books by masters of photography, Henri Cartier Bresson and Berenice Abbot, Robert Frank and Ansel Adams, Gilles Caron and Diane Arbus, Brassai and Eliott Erwitt. It is a great privilege to be among these great photographers.

Société de lecture de Genève. Bibliothèque. Recycle. November 14, 2018. (click image to enlarge)

Société de lecture de Genève. Bibliothèque. Recycle. November 14, 2018.

Recycle, published in 2011 by Labor et Fides (french-english languages). 24×32 cm, 320 pages. Hard cover. 238 B&W Duplex. Photography Didier Ruef. Texts: Matthieu Ricard, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Bertrand Charrier. Carried out between 1991 and 2008 on the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling, Didier Ruef captured a variety of situations which reveals the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

You can order the book on www.didierruef.com.

Lecture on Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia – Università degli studi di Milano

I was invited to give a lecture about “Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” on Monday the 12th of November 2018 at the Università degli studi di Milano, Italy.

My talk was about my book Recycle and the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling. I show my pictures which captured a variety of situations revealing the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

“Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” in Università degli studi di Milano (PDF)

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Lecture – Università degli studi di Milano. Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia

I am invited to give a lecture about “Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” on Monday the 12th of November 2018 at the Università degli studi di Milano.

I will talk about my book Recycle and the themes of waste, sustainability and recycling. I captured a variety of situations revealing the face of humanity behind the waste it produces, recycles or has to endure.

China. Guiyu. Ewaste recycling © 2004 Didier Ruef

“Sostenibilità nel prisma della fotografia” in Università degli studi di Milano (PDF)

More pictures from the book Recycle on www.didierruef.com

Swissmem Network – Zwei sind besser als einer

On the latest issue (3/18) of Swissmem Network, you can look at my portraits of the brothers Claudio and Nicola Tettamanti, and their company Tecnopinz SA in Mezzovico, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Swissmem. 3/18. Page 16-17. Claudio and Nicola Tettamanti. © 2018 Didier Ruef

“Zwei sind besser als einer” in Swissmem Network (PDF)

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