Workshop - Pilatus (Winter Edition)

Winter Wonderland

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

Prices & Services

Max. 4 Students

Workshop Pilatus (Winter Edition)


Workshop Pilatus (Winter Edition) Included. image editing



The data always fall each over a weekend at (Saturday to Sunday) and only if 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.


The summit can be reached via steep stairs but well-developed. The other spots like 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 such as aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, etc.
- Tips & Tricks imaging
- NEW: Tracked Star Photography with the Vixen Polarie

What awaits you:
Besides the unique landscape, You'll intensive support from me rauszuholen to the most of your skills and your equipment. We meet at the gondola station of the Pilatus-Bahn in Kriens. Your ticket will be waiting and we will go up the same together. we will reach the top first enjoy the view, 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, we will take a break, inspect the photos taken 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

Saddle. 30.11.2019 X

Saddle. 28.12.2019 Free

Saddle. 25.01.2020 3 courts

Saddle. 22.02.2020 Free

Saddle. 21.03.2019 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 that you can take home after the workshop tons of perfect pictures.

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.

NEW in Photography Workshop:
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. I will always have a few pieces here which you can buy directly with me if interested at an unbeatable price of only 320.- CHf. At this price, you get the nowhere, Guaranteed!

NEW You get also a stylish USB wristband with all course materials on. This includes the two tutorials on “Timeblending” and “Stacking” Technology and some exercise files in PSD format including the e-book on the screen layout. But that's not all:

NEW and the workshop is included a little surprise with it. You send me your favorite picture of the finish-machined workshop and I leave you an Alu-image in the highest quality in size 30 x 20 cm print. So you always have an unforgettable memory of this moment.

The coaching staff costs only 550.- CHF. The image processing is, however, just as important, and the combo package results in an absolute special offer for only 650.- CHF inklusive 2 Hour photo editing. The imaging will take us comfortably on a different day or night via TeamViewer from home attacked.

On demand:
If you have no camera or just a beginner's camera, can I also like to borrow you my equipment for the duration of the workshop. Available an Olympus E-M1 are Mark II and a Canon 5D Mark III with a wide range of lenses. These various graduated filters and tripods. Let me know!


Not included

- Gondola ride (Round trip)
- Coaching for sunset
- Coaching for night photography
- Coaching for the sunrise
- Coffee and cookies
- Breakfast at the Pilatus Bar
- NEW: Tracked Star Photography with the Polarie
- NEW: USB stick with the course materials
- NEW: Alu-print your favorite picture
- Optional: Coaching imaging
- On demand: Leihkamera, Objective and graduated filters

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

Does that sound good for you? Then sign up now!