RSI La1 Turné – Il potere delle immagini – An interview about Homo Helveticus

The photographer Didier Ruef presents his book Homo Helveticus inside Swissminiatur (Melide) for the RSI La 1 – Quotidiano Turné, Swiss Italian Television, on March 4th, 2019

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)

Le Temps – La nécessaire mue du plus vieux monastère capucin de Suisse

On the web site of Le Temps from December 27, 2018, you can look at my picture from Fra Roberto Pasotti, the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, at Convento Santa Maria in Bigorio, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Fra Roberto Pasotti. Convento Santa Maria. Bigorio (click image to enlarge)

Fra Roberto Pasotti. Convento Santa Maria. Bigorio, Canton Ticino, Switzerland. © 2018 Didier Ruef

More pictures on the Convento Santa Maria in Bigorio on www.didierruef.com

Work – Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder ! Unia

In a Work’s advert for the labour union Unia, you can look at my picture taken during construction industry’s national protest which took place on the 15th of October 2018 in Bellinzona, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.

Work. Unia. Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder ! October 15, 2018

“Heisser Herbst. Bauarbeiter legen die Arbeit nieder !” in Work. Uniak (PDF)

More pictures 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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Écho Magazine – Les visages de la Croix Verte

On the latest issue (September 27, 2018) of Écho Magazine, you can look at my reportage on the Croce Verde Lugano and the daily work of paramedics saving lives in Ticino, Switzerland.

Écho Magazine. No 39. Page 20-25. September 27, 2018


“Lugano. Les visages de la Croix Verte” in Écho Magazine (PDF)

More pictures on www.didierruef.com

Écho Magazine – Au coeur du sauvetage aérien

On the latest issue (June 21, 2018) of Écho Magazine, you can look at six pages on air rescue by helicopter in the Alps and the work of Rega in Ticino, Switzerland.

Écho Magazine. No 25. June 21, 2018. Pages 20-25

“Tessin. Au coeur du sauvetage aérien” in Écho Magazine (PDF)

More pictures on www.didierruef.com

Swissinfo – En voyage avec la police des trains

On the web site of Swissinfo from June 2, 2018, a photo reportage about the work during days and nights of TPO police officers of Swiss Federal Railways Transport Police.

TPO Police, Canton Ticino, Switzerland – 2017

More pictures on www.didierruef.com