Albania – Entre terre et mer. Travel Photo Workshop. September 10-17, 2020

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

Albania. Gjirokastër. © 2018 Didier Ruef

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

” Entre terre et mer”. Travel Photo Workshop. (PDF)

Albania – Inspiration Leica Akademie

Thanks to Heidi and Robert Mertens for publishing the book Inspiration Leica Akademie with a picture shot in Albania.

The picture was shot in 2018 with a Leica CL and an Elmarit-TL 1:2,8/18 lens during a photography workshop I leaded in Albania.

 Albania in Inspiration Leica Akademie. Rheinwerk, Germany. 2020. (click image to enlarge)

Tirana, Albania, in Inspiration Leica Akademie. Pages 297. Rheinwerk, Germany. 2020.

You can order the book on Amazon or by Rheinwerk.

Fête de la Musique. Photographies et éditing – Leica Akademie Suisse / 19, 20-27 Juin 2020

Ce workshop est axé autour de la Fête de la Musique en y associant la prise d’images et l’éditing photographique.

Un travail photographique s’apparente au processus de vinification : d’abord on vendange les images, autant que possible, ensuite on met en bouteille les meilleures grappes, les meilleures prises, en écartant la majorité des photos, pour parvenir à un produit équilibré, fruité et agréable. En photo, ce processus s’appelle l’« éditing ». Cet atelier explorera les diverses façons de développer un style personnel dans le storytelling, autrement dit dans la construction narrative d’un essai photographique ou d’une recherche personnelle. Didier Ruef abordera les notions de force, d’harmonie et de composition de l’image. L’objectif du workshop est de guider chaque photographe vers sa propre façon de regarder et de l’aider à créer un style personnel.

Switzerland, Geneva. Fête de la Muisque © Didier Ruef

More information on www.didierruefworkshops.com

Albania – Entre histoire et contemporanéité. Travel Photo Workshop. May 9-17, 2020

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

Albania. Tirana. © 2018 Didier Ruef

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

Ethiopia – Easter in Axum and Lalibela. Travel Photography Workshop. April 9-21, 2020

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

Ethiopia © 1996 Didier Ruef

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

Italy, Apulia. Travel Photography Workshop. October 30 – November 3, 2019

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

Apulia, Italy. © 2018 Didier Ruef

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

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

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

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.

Le Temps – Les Pouilles dans votre appareil photo. Workshop December 5-9, 2018

On the latest issue (September 20, 2018) of Le Temps, an article about my workshop in Italy, Apulia December 5-9, 2018.

Le Temps. September 20, 2018


“Les Pouilles dans votre appareil photo” in Le Temps (PDF)

Live an unique experience in Apulia, Italy – Workshop December 5-9, 2018 during an itinerant photographic workshop.

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

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