2nd participation to the FAPA :-)

Welcome to this site, which presents my favourite photos.

I am a 62 year old amateur photographer living in the suburbs of Geneva (Switzerland).

I only started to use a "real" camera, which my father lent to me, at the beginning of 2016.  (I had previously used a simple smartphone for photography). I later acquired a Canon EOS5D MarkIV to be able to use all the lenses that my father bequeathed to me.

As an architect, I am particularly attracted by buildings or bridges with strong contrasts, colours and interesting details, but also like to focus on small objects such as a flower or a piece of electrical wire.

I would describe myself in three words : passionate, curious and eclectic !

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If you have any comments or criticisms (positive ones !), don't hesitate to send a message to my e-mail : echatelain36@yahoo.com or leave one on the special "Comments" page at the end of this site.

Many thanks for having visited my site.

Amicably yours,



Photography class PCL 2008

This book was created by my father in 2008 when he was 85 years old (!) and still an active member of the Photo Club of Lausanne (PCL).
A must to read, even if some subjects are a little bit obsolete

"Tango Fire" (Extract)

A book dedicated to an extraordinary dance show held in March, 2017 in Geneva. To upload a short extract click on the icon at the left.

Retrospective 2016-2018 Preview (Extract)

A book with my favorite pictures (all styles).
You can download here a PDF file as a preview of the book.

15. Apr, 2019

Not yet an award, but almost... :-)

2nd participation to the famous FAPA (Fine Art Photography Awards), and 2nd nomination in category Amateurs/Architecture. Fun to compete with the rest of the world...

10. Apr, 2019

New section !

Follow the link here above to see a selection of my pictures presented as triptyches. Comments and criticisms welcome...