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.

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.

Apulia, Italy – Photography journey 2017

“At the time of the olives”
Photographic journey in Apulia, Italy, December 1-6, 2017

Italy

Live an unique experience in Southern Italy during a travel photographic workshop.

The trip will offer you unique opportunities to take pictures in the wonderful Italian countryside in Puglia (Apulia) at the time when farmers pick up olives from trees. You will document the full process from time of harvest and extraction process, then traditional pressing whole olives and producing delicious olive oils. Of course you will have a chance to taste it on delicious Italian food.

You will also have the chance to experience Matera’s Christmas traditions. Matera has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993, because it is “the most outstanding, intact example of a troglodyte settlement in the Mediterranean region, perfectly adapted to its terrain and ecosystem” and in 2019 the title “European Capital of Culture” will be awarded to Matera. This city is famous for its cave dwellings, the so-called sassi. This workshop gives you the opportunity to experience the magical atmosphere of Matera made more fascinating by the living crib organized in the caves.

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

Master Class Academy of Arts, Novi Sad

Thanks to the Mali Princ Foundation I was invited to teach a Master Class (Lecture and Portfolio Review) at the Academy of Arts, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. April 26-27, 2017.

Albania – Photography journey 2017

“Between fresco and hammer”
Photographic journey in Albania, May 12-21, 2017

Albania – 2003

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.

If you are interested or you need more information feel free to contact me by email or by phone at +41 79 6912070.

Visual Storytelling – Workshop 2016

Thanks to all participants of the workshop Visual Storytelling: the Art of Reportage organized by LuganoPhotoDays at CSIA in Lugano (Switzerland) during the weekend of November 12-13, 2016.

Workshop at CSIA, Lugano, Switzerland - November 12-13, 2016

Workshop at CSIA, Lugano, Switzerland – November 12-13, 2016