Workshop - Pilatus (Winter Edition)

workshop milky way Pilatus

Winter Wonderland

And that is the truly Pilate. The mountain of Lucerne is actually a wonder of nature. Wherever you look, the heart of a landscape photographer beats faster. There are so many motives and perspectives that you do not know where to start. The wonderful snowy landscape and the fabulous panorama over half of Switzerland make you speechless.

Prices & Services

Max. 4 Students

Workshop Pilatus Landscape & Nightscape



The data always fall respectively on a weekend (Saturday & Saturday) and even if there is no full moon. You can view the exact dates below refer to the table.


The workshop takes place on top of the wonderful Pilate. The summit “head” is also accessible in winter and reveals, amongst other things, huge photographic prospects.


but easy to reach the summit on steep relatively well developed stairs. The other spots such as e.g.. the Drachenweg are easily accessible. The difficulty level is low.

What to bring

- Basic knowledge of Photography
- Good walking boots
- Warm clothes
- Camera Charger
- Camera batteries

- Memory cards
- Camera (APS-C or Full Frame)
- Stable Tripod
- High luminous wide-angle lens (for stars)
- Other Lenses (Tele & Standard)
- Optional: Graduated filters (for landscape and stars)


coffee & Biscuits I offer you on during the workshop. For more catered concerning food I recommend you take something, if you get through the night hunger. Since we are also handy to photograph through the night, sleeping is rather less in it. If you need a short nap, any time we have beach chairs in the foyer of the hotel free of charge. Also a real bed can be booked in Hotel, However, excluding the price of the workshop. Breakfast I offer you the following morning.

Workshop Goals

- Sunrise – & Sunset Photos
- Golden & Blue Hour
- night photography with emphasis star & constellations
- Creating panoramas
- Composition & Perspectives
- Timeblending in the Blue Hour
- Photo Technique Panorama & Stacking
- Camera settings (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, AWB)
- Tips and Tricks in the field of image processing
- NEW Tracked Star Photography with the Traveling mount

What awaits you:
Besides the unique landscape, You'll intensive support from me rauszuholen to the optimum out of your skill and your equipment. We meet at the gondola station of the Pilatus-Bahn in Kriens. Your ticket will be waiting and will drive up together equal. the views we will enjoy reached the top first, visit a few spots, discuss some planning as well as the theoretical part and also cater for us. In winter, the sun rises quickly under and we will position ourselves at the most appropriate spot and photograph the sunset. Then night falls and we will take a break, inspect the photos taken and discuss and make the planning for the night. The night offers on the Pilatus countless ways from different perspectives, we are making all of us step by step and capture incredible photographs on your chip.


Under my steady guidance and help, will you succeed fantastic shots. The trails are steep and strenuous but short and the biting cold is not entirely without. But it was definitely worth it. If you need a little sleep after a few hours, there is the possibility to set up beach chairs and blankets to borrow and there to take a nap in the warm foyer. The foyer is public and constantly opened and offers itself, to gather the forces new. Of course you can also rent a room, However, that is not included in the price.
Sunrise we will again mobilize all forces and position ourselves on the summit of Mount Pilatus to feel the warming rays and of course also make excellent photos. The first gondola leaves at 9 PM back down and in the meantime I invite you for a coffee or hot chocolate at the bar.

course dates

Fr. 02.11.2018 Free
Saddle. 03.11.2018 Free
Fr. 09.11.2018 Free
Saddle. 10.11.2018 Free
Fr. 30.11.2018 Free

Saddle. 01.12.2018 Free
Fr. 07.12.2018 1 space
Saddle. 08.12.2018 Free

Fr. 04.01.2019 Free
Saddle. 05.01.2019 Free
Fr. 11.01.2019 2 courts
Saddle. 12.01.2019 Free

Fr. 01.02.2019 Free
Saddle. 02.02.2019 Free
Fr. 08.02.2019 Free
Saddle. 09.02.2019 Free

Fr. 01.03.2019 Free
Saddle. 02.03.2019 Free
Fr. 08.03.2019 Free
Saddle. 09.03.2019 Free

What do you have of it:
You will have not only a unique experience on the wonderful Pilate. No, You will also partake of my knowledge and have intensive coaching on various topics. The best prospects, Tips on the screen layout, Panorama creation, work with graduated filters and a lot more, so you take home after the workshop tons of perfect images can.

NEW in Photography Workshop – Pilate included:
As Ambassador of Vixen Polarie, I will give you the same time introduces the mobile astrophotography, To be more specific, you will learn a little handy and precise Traveling mount, to take in this direction foot. The Polarie is to make specially designed beautiful Wide Fields captures of the night sky and long exposed star shooting landscapes.

You can pre-book a room (In coaching Rates do not include) or if you do not need much sleep, there in the foyer the possibility to set up beach chairs.

For catering You are personally responsible. However, I will have upon each of my workshops always warm tea or coffee included cookies and this is no different here on the Pilatus 🙂 In the morning before the first gondola down brings us, I invite you to the Pilatus bar for a coffee or hot chocolate.


Not included

- Gondola ride (Round trip)
- Coaching for sunset
- Coaching for the Milky Way Photography
- Coaching for the sunrise
- On demand: Leihkamera, Objective and graduated filters
- Optional: Coaching imaging
- Coffee and cookies
- NEW Tracked Star Photography
- NEW Included. Tutorials (Timeblending & Stacking)
- Breakfast at the Pilatus Bar

- Individual On – and return
- dinner, Breakfast and other meals
– personal expenses
– accident insurance