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Meet The Team 2017-03-15T11:50:25+00:00

Meet the team

Meet with our passionate and qualified team. Working with them will make your learning fun, engaging and rewarding!

If you want join us as an Instructor, please drop us a few lines about yourself.

Instructors who teach in french can be found at the french version of this page.

Oguzhan (Osan) Altun

Altun Photography

CITY: Geneva
CLASSES: Beginners, Intermediate, Night, Lightroom, Photoshop

Osan is a freelance photographer based in Geneva. In 2013, he left his corporate career to follow his passion photography. He founded Geneva Photo Club right after he graduated from New York Film Academy Photography Department. He specializes in Landscapes, portraits and event photography.

His passion for life shows in his photos with vibrant colors and an edgy style. He continuously strives to show something special about his subject and push the boundaries every time. His teaching style is crisp, to the point, and focused on getting the participant practice what she/he learned.

His portfolio is available at his website Altun Photography.


Elisabeth Fransdonk

Emotion in Photography

CITY: Lausanne
CLASSES: Beginners, Intermediate, Studio

After having worked in advertising for many years, Elisabeth made the switch to the creative side and started her own photo studio EMO PHOTO 10 years ago. This switch allowed her to combine all her skills in one field: psychology by training, marketing communication by experience and photography by passion.

Her speciality in photography is Emotion, which shows in the very human approach she has developed over the years, focusing on revealing through photography the strength, beauty and authenticity of each person or service. She works in a number of fields of photography, like Architecture, Landscape, Portrait, Food, Fashion and Corporate Photography. She has had publications in a large number of magazines, and a large variety of examples of her work can be found on her website, on her Facebook page and on her Instagram account where she posts all her photos made with her iPhone.

As passionate as she is about her work, she is equally passionate about sharing her Love of Light as she calls it, and she is very much looking forward to welcome you into one of the many classes organised by the Lausanne Photo Club.

Elisabeth speaks 5 languages and can communicate in English, French, German, Dutch and Spanish.


Eugene Theodore

Eugene Theodore Photography

CITY: Geneva
CLASSES: Studio / Portraiture, Fashion

Eugene Theodore International Fashion and PR photographer. Expert in creating and capturing visual narratives with an authentic touch.

Eugene has been behind the lens for over 15 years, working internationally for corporate and private clients. He has been featured in New York’s EXPOSURE Gallery, been a Malta Fashion Week Fashion Photographer Finalist and had solo exhibitions in Scotland.

Trained at VOGUE and Studio Harcourt Paris, Eugene draws upon his experience in architectural and landscape photography to create a fashion fusion of unique and previously untold stories across colourful environments. At home shooting the CEO of a Fortune 500 and at play shooting the latest top designer collection in the Sahara, Eugene works equally well in-studio or on-location. However, his talent is most evident when he has the full resources of a site at his disposal.

Eugene is based between Geneva and London, frequently traveling across the globe on assignments taking him from the Fashion Week catwalks of Milan to underground rivers in Iceland. He is available for beauty and fashion assignments, executive portraits, corporate events and travel immersions.


Igor Khromov

Mr Kioff

CITY: Geneva
CLASSES: Street, Video

Igor is self-taught photographer from Ukraine. He began his photography journey as a Geneva street photographer.
In 2009 he has joined FlikR and participated in the project 365. Very soon his works were noticed by Getty Images team and he was invited join Getty Images Creatives.
Igor believes that straight out of camera photos could be fantastic, but to make them unique you have to edit them. He uses Lightroom for basic editing and Photoshop for some serious retouch.
If you want to learn how to turn your ordinary photo to an extraordinary one then, then join his Street Photography Course.

Samuel Zeller

Samuel Zelller

Samuel Zeller Photography

CITY: Geneva
CLASSES: For FujiFilm Cameras: Beginners, Intermediate

Samuel is a freelance photographer based in Geneva. He draw on his past designer career to create images that are clean, precise and carefully composed. He strive to find beauty even in the coldest of industrial locations. His work has been published internationally.

He specialize in editorial, architecture and industrial photography. In 2015 he became a Fujifilm ambassador for Switzerland. He now gives Fujifilm training at the Geneva photo club.

Sonia Villegas

Sonia Villegas

Sonia Villegas Photography

CITY: Lausanne, Geneva
CLASSES: Beginners, Intermediate

Freelance photographer established in Fribourg region, born nearby Barcelona. Fascinated by travels, music, cinema, art and photography, she took her studies at the high reputed Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya (Barcelona).

Big sensible with a touch of craziness, dynamic, smiling and very social. Ex collaborator of ELLE magazine, Tocado and Cosmowellness, with her photo-journalistic experience she chooses the important moments that make the difference between simple photographs and a true report, with elegant, timeless and full of emotion images.

Photography teacher since 2008 (Photography school Fotoespai – Barcelona, Centre de Cultura de la Dona Francesca Bonnemaison – Barcelona, CC Can Borrell  et CC L’Era – Mollet del Vallés, CC de Canovelles , CC Can Butjosa – Parets del Vallès and Masia Can Carrancà – Martorelles, also with private courses). She speaks French, English, Spanish and Catalan.

Sean MacLeod

Sean MacLeod

Sean MacLeod Art

CITY: Geneva
CLASSES: Adolescents, Photoshop

Sean MacLeod is a Canadian photographer and artist that has been passionate about photography since childhood. Going to university and getting a B.A.A. in photographic arts allowed him to work on his own style and artistic sense. After that, he worked for numerous fashion and commercial photographers in Toronto. Sean exhibits regularly in Switzerland and France and is continuously working on new artistic projects. His work is surreal at times and thought provoking.

Most importantly, he would like to pass on his passion to others, and as a photographic educator, his aim is to engage students and get past the technical side of things so they can concentrate on making better images.