Posts tagged “Article”

April 4, 2020 In which I found out about "PowerToys"
Last night I had Windows Weekly running in the background while working on some arrangements and by chance I heard them recommending Microsoft

December 13, 2019 And some more recently read books
During the last few months my every so frequent blogging-streak from the beginning of the year, turned into a lot-less-frequently blogging streak,

June 29, 2019 In which Feedbin blew my Mind: The Addendum
I posted last week how one very useful feature (at least for me) in Feedbin was hidden in plain sight and which I discovered only by accident. My

June 22, 2019 In which Feedbin blew my Mind
I’m using Feedbin for quite some time already and it is the central-hub of all my things social-reading. I have naturally all the feeds I read, a

May 29, 2019 Only minor Action required
I have yet to re-read the book, this time with a pen to make some notes, but I can already say that the book was rather enlightening. While it not

May 4, 2019 The Post about my current Setup
The other day Jack Baty wrote about his workflow or setup and about how he tends to change said setup. This is something that is just too familiar

April 25, 2019 This made my day: I solved my External-Keyboard-Language woes on the iPad
Earlier today, I started to write a post and got annoyed again how the keyboard layout of my external keyboard was always tied to the language

April 24, 2019 Trying to find Balance with Music, Podcasts and Audiobooks
Podcasts, for many years had been a steady companion in my daily life, so much so, that I listen to way more podcasts, than for example music. At

April 20, 2019 I found the missing link for my Podcast-Log-Shortcut
So far, I have built a shortcut to “bookmark” quotes, or better a reminder to get the quote at a specific location in an episode in Overcast, but

April 19, 2019 Spectre
During my time on Android I of course read about Spectre when it was released, but had no way of trying it. And then, once I got it, I still had no

April 11, 2019 Some "Space Stuff" from the last week
There was a lot of space-stuff that I ran into during the last week, most notably of course the picture of the black hole yesterday, which, I guess,

April 10, 2019 The One With The Backpack... continued
In case any of you are wondering, but I have solved my backpack issue from earlier and opted for the Evergoods - CPL 24, and up to now it’s a

April 3, 2019 Mischief Managed - The Move is Done (again)
I have moved this blog plenty, and this latest move surely wasn’t the fastest, but as of Sunday last week, all posts, my whole blog, has been moved

April 1, 2019 My Podcast-Bookmark-To-Do-List Shortcut
Figured out a nice shortcut to bookmark a specific location in a podcast in my taskmanager for the situation that I want to write down the a quote

March 28, 2019 A Thing that Happened this Morning
Say you have a piece of music written for French Horn in F. Now, this piece has to be transposed, or played directly off the sheet music, on Alto

March 25, 2019 The Move Back to Things
It took me five days. During those five days I have spent more time than I care to admit reading and watching tutorials, tweaking perspectives and

March 24, 2019 My favourite Jazz recordings: Stan Getz/Kenny Barron - People Time
Inspired by the perfect album series by Marc Myers on Jazz Wax I thought it would be fun to do something similar. I have discovered some real gems

March 22, 2019 Some of the stuff from the internet that I liked during the last few weeks
Since I now moved back to iOS full-time recently, I have spent quite some time figuring out which workflows and setups work out best for me. For

March 21, 2019 How I prepare Semolina (Manna) Porridge in the Microwave
I like to have a bowl of Semolina, or how it’s called here, Manna, porridge for breakfast from time to time, but it is a bit time-consuming to make

March 16, 2019 Tinkering with automating Things 3
Now that I am back on iOS full time I am happy to work again with Things. I have been setting up some Shortcuts and actions based on URL-schemes.

March 15, 2019 Device No 17
I read about Dropbox’s newly introduced three device limit for free accounts about 5 minutes before it hit me. I haven’t come around (then) to set

March 9, 2019 A Case of minor Whisky Nerdery
Almost two years ago I read an inspiring article about single-malt whisky which set me to the road of learning to enjoy the drink. The article in

March 5, 2019 The One With The Subdomain
My URL is going to be the next victim in my series moving-things-around. Almost a non-problem, if I could just decide. Here’s the thing: Blot.im

March 4, 2019 Lost In Translation
Whenever possible I read a book in its original language. That is either english or german. The other day though I started to read an older Terry

March 1, 2019 The One with All the Subscriptions
TL’DR: I’m getting rid of a lot of subscriptions I have this file in my text-editor in which I list my active subscriptions. I know it is a growing

February 23, 2019 One of the many great things about Blot.im
is the control the user has about the design and function of the site. In this case the default lack of trackers of any kind: I have a few more

February 20, 2019 A whole new Rabbit Hole
If possible, I try to solve as much problems as possible with plain-text files, such as for example in my recent mover over to Blot.im for example.

February 14, 2019 My “The Books I Read List for 2018”
This year was interesting in many ways and in terms of my reading list especially. For starters I started out rather strong and finished a couple of

February 9, 2019 The Big Sleep
Quite a while ago I listened to this Criminal episode about Raymond Chandler, and ever since I planned to read the Philip Marlowe books and had “The

February 7, 2019 The thing I forgot to write about yesterday
And yes, by the time you read this, the show is long over. I had so much things on my hands that I forgot to bring this up earlier. So… the concert

February 2, 2019 Some Stats for 2018
I like the recent trend of the services that I use to give some insight into my usage stats. Also this year is no exception, even though I had to

January 29, 2019 60 Day Streak
60 days, posting at least once a day! I’m surprised that I have managed to get it this far myself. A month ago, when I managed my first 31 day

January 25, 2019 The One with the Case of Bag-Fever
About how one thing led to another and all of a sudden I found myself in the search of a backpack. As if I wouldn’t have enough of those. I want a

January 16, 2019 My Todoist Report 2018
Despite my constant, annoying and rather un-productive back and forth with task-managers I seemed to have done rather fine. It’s that time of the

January 13, 2019 Some things I liked
The first week at work after vacation was as busy as one might expect and I found myself “starring” a lot of articles in my feed-reader, but never

January 12, 2019 Apps that I relied on the most in 2018 part 1 – Stuff on the Phone
My app-usage is as fluctuating as ever and I tend to experiment a lot to find just the right apps and setup for me. One thing that I avoid as much

January 7, 2019 An accidental blog-post about my Task-Manager situation
All I wanted was to write a little post with all the apps that I am currently using on the phone. As I reached the section with the task-managers,

January 6, 2019 Things I learned this weekend
Instead of posting a bunch of microblogs over the weekend I chose to ‘save’ up and post them all in a bunch. Here you go: Chord-cutting still

December 24, 2018 Merry Christmas
I could not think of a better image to wish you a Merry Christmas with than one straight from Santa Village. It’s the real one (trust me) and the

December 20, 2018 A small Pie bummer
While I haven’t received the Pie update yet, it’s a bit of a bummer that certain Pie features, like Adaptive Battery, Digital Wellbeing and App

December 19, 2018 With two minutes to go
So far I had a streak of daily post for 17 days and today the end of the streak seemed close. I have still 13 minutes… The short version is that I

December 11, 2018 The one with the Gävle Goat
While passing through the city of Gävle, Sweden one our return-trip from Denmark last summer my wife told me hilarious story of the Gävle Goat, and

December 7, 2018 5.0 and waiting for Twenty Nineteen
Now that WordPress 5.0 has landed I’m eagerly awaiting for the new default theme Twenty Nineteen to arrive on Worpdress.com as well. I learned

December 5, 2018 Art Selfie-ing
Talking about things not previously available here… While checking out the augmented reality Vermeer exhibition in the Google Arts & Culture app,

December 2, 2018 The new Doctor
By accident I learned that Season 11 of everyone’s favourite Doctor is already available around here Of course I was aware that series 11 of Doctor

November 5, 2018 Stuff I watched during the last few weeks
The other week a nasty virus took me down and I had been on sick-leave for a couple of days. Since the kids were in kindergarten I had not much to

October 26, 2018 Goosebumps
Last night I finished watching “The Haunting of Hill House” on Netflix and, even though I watched a significant part, on purpose I have to say, in

October 16, 2018 The one with my ’Audiobook’-habit
During the last few days I started to more and more question my audiobook-habit. Maybe there is just too much going on recently but I realized that

October 15, 2018 My first (successful) multistep Siri-Shortcut
I had some unexpected free time at work and used that to finish my first, rather complicated, Siri-Shortcut. I was looking for a way to quickly post

October 1, 2018 Wordpress.com + Gutenberg and some changes
Now that Gutenberg is available on WordPress.com (I’m not sure if there was any announcement anywhere, or if it’s a still semi-offcial beta thingy)

September 14, 2018 The Audiobooks and one other thing that I listened during the last weeks
Since finishing the The Complete Sherlock Holmes I have read a few more books, but, aside the Herbie Hancock autobiography didn’t came around to

September 4, 2018 New Glasses
After sitting on and breaking my previous glasses, and sticking with crap glasses from the supermarket for a while, I finally got new ones. Nice to

September 2, 2018 The one with Flipboard and my RSS-Feedreader
During the last month I have tested going back to Flipboard for tech-/geek- and general news instead of subscribing to 30+ tech-sites in my

August 10, 2018 The Fruit From Hell
The other we tried the infamous fruit Durian, or as I will refer to it in the future: the fruit from hell. Even though we only had access to a dried

August 3, 2018 The finished Lego BB-8
The other day I got the Lego BB-8 as a birthday gift and we had a blast putting it together. Some parts, especially the inner ones controlling the

August 2, 2018 8 Years on Wordpress.com
The other day I got the notification that I joined WordPress.com 8 years ago. Cool! As great as this sounds, it is only correct for this instance

June 20, 2018 The One With All The Hama Beads
I think my wife has started this Hama-Beads-craze around here by un-digging the Hama-Beads which lay dormant for years on shelf in the kids room. In

March 23, 2018 My Podcast List for Spring 2018
The amount of podcasts consumed during the last few months has seriously been going down I have written at length about my podcast habit and have

March 15, 2018 Homescreen for March 2018
I know it’s been a while and I needed to search a bit until I found the last home-screen post . Even though it looks similar, a lot of things have

March 3, 2018 And back (again) to a self-hosted Blog
Vacation just started, yet I have a hugle load of things to prepare, so it felt just like the right time to move hosting-companies. After being

February 11, 2018 Currently Reading
I have been listening to audiobooks plenty before but since I started to use Storytel, the audiobook streaming thingy I wrote earlier about, I have

January 30, 2018 What's next on my Reading List
Many things work better for me when I have a goal, a deadline or something like this and finding motivation for reading is not that different. Now

January 24, 2018 One of those days
Sometimes things are just too crazy to make up. It all began in the morning with the car not starting. Okay, it was minus-crazy-degrees out there

January 12, 2018 My Todoist Report for 2017
Just as last year, Todoist has released the stats of the users usage. And you know how much I like stats. During 2017 I have mostly stuck to using

December 30, 2017 iA Writer BOOM!
Some things you can’t make up. I was just writing a short piece on how I have, again, ditched Ulysses and went back to my ever trusted iA Writer. I

December 28, 2017 The Books I Read in 2017
The stats from Goodreads came in the other week and I was happy to realize that I reached my reading-goal for this year. I didn’t succeed with big

December 22, 2017 Reset
After another extra-painful attempt to upload some pictures and update an older post I left my hosting company and went back to running this site on

December 16, 2017 One 404 Error away from Madness
Yesterday I spent about 2 hours uploading 17 images to my blog. 17 measly images that should have been uploaded already during the process of

November 30, 2017 Oh my, OF!
It took me about a week after returning to OmniFocus to realize why I stopped using it in the first place. That didn’t last long. Makes exporting

November 26, 2017 iA Writer’s new font
The post In Search of the Perfect Writing Font from the folks behind iAWriter popped up in my RSS reader the other ago and sadly turned into a case

November 24, 2017 And back to OmniFocus (again, like for the hundreth time)
After re-animating my 6plus the other week I also started to give Things 3 try and naturally I have some thoughts about it and learned something

November 7, 2017 Back to Plus
Over the weekend I pulled the plug and switched back to my now 4 year old (or is actually 5) 6 Plus. This weird bug tested my patience one time too

November 2, 2017 Things Watched and Listened: October 2017
A couple of podcasts and series that I watched during the last month There are a lot of things going on and I usually don’t have much time to watch

October 31, 2017 A Pumpkin instead
I planned to publish a short-story but all you get is a picture of a pumpkin. Happy Halloween

October 25, 2017 What's coming up in my Reading Edition #2
Since I finished my previous list, I had to make a new one. I have made very good progress with my last reading list and the books from my last post

October 23, 2017 Finished: The Lego Millennium Falcon
This awesome Lego set had been a gift from my wife to our wedding anniversary and it took me almost a year to get it done. Naturally I haven’t been

October 14, 2017 Reading Stats Progress
My latest statistics from Goodreads came in today and they are looking a lot less bad than I thought. That looks like a lot of pages and I actually

October 5, 2017 A BeBop-Scale Loop
I like to come up with looping exercise like this, because they are a quick way to learn some new material and built-up vocabulary and technique.

September 24, 2017 Up or through the roof
The thing with the ghost-touches continues and it’s driving me up the roof. Earlier the ghost-touch-thingy happened again extensively and shortly

September 22, 2017 Done!
A list about ghost-touches, books and stuff I’m on fire today, many things got done before 15:00 o’clock: I wrote two arrangements and finished

September 16, 2017 What's next in my Reading List
The other day I finally (I’m sorry to put it this way) finished “The Night Ocean” and am now thinking what to read next and this is what I came up

July 5, 2017 Home-Screen for July 2017
It’s almost as it was a few months ago, but in between there were a lot of changes On the first sight there have not been many changes on the

May 28, 2017 Caret: A Markdown Editor
I was looking for a Markdown editor on Windows and found with ‘Caret’ a great cross-platform solution Even though I have been getting more and more

April 23, 2017 On Mastodon
Adding another social network to the mix Even though Micro.Blog is around the corner I got intrigued by Mastodon and today signed up for it. I heard

April 20, 2017 To Theme And Back
Annoyed by myself I needed to re-instate my theme challenge There is a good chance that, should you have visited here during the last week more

April 10, 2017 "1000"
Another milestone here on the blog I almost didn’t notice, but my last post also turned out to be the 1000th post here on the blog. Quite the

April 10, 2017 Things I Like This Week #4
This week had a bit of a space theme to it After being ordered in September, and promised to be delivered just before Christmas (2016 just to make

April 7, 2017 Blogging from Coffee Shops
Trying something new for a change, or a challenge if you will I once read a series of posts from blogger and software developer Manton Reece how

April 3, 2017 Home-Screen for April 2017
It’s been a while, but here’s the latest home-screen. Three months have passed since the last home-screenpost, but at least there had been some

March 17, 2017 Google Docs has become a great Blog Editor
The recently released Wordpress add-on for Google Docs turns out to be rather useful, even without the need to collaborate I have somewhat a history

March 12, 2017 Windows
It was long coming but I made the switch back to a Windows machine the other day, and it’s great My old MacBook Pro had reached end-of-life already

February 13, 2017 The next books on my Reading List
I’m taking a short break from the Expanse series. I just finished reading the 3rd book in the Expanse series, Abaddon’s Gate, and already look

February 10, 2017 New York State Of Mind: Tenor-Solo
A transcription from Richie Cannata’s tenor solo on Billy Joel’s New State Of Mind A student needed to play the solo and I tried to find a

February 3, 2017 Distraction
I needed some distraction, and it turns out fiddling with themes is rather soothing. The last few weeks had been incredibly busy, but now that the

January 20, 2017 Grandmaster
Padding myself on the shoulder after reaching my next Karma level. On Tuesday night I finished the last arrangement for an upcoming project. It was

January 17, 2017 Comments
After four years it seemed about right to turn comments back on. There used to be a time during which comments were frequent and I had many nice

January 12, 2017 Home-Screen for January 2017
*New year, new home-screen. Sort of.** My monthly home-screen is already two months late, which is mostly to the reason that it hasn’t changed all

January 3, 2017 Some Stats
It’s time for some of last year’s statistics This year had seen a few ups and downs here on the blog. I tried, but have not managed to post as

December 12, 2016 My new headphones: OnePlus Bullets v2
After years of sticking and using Apples ear-plugs I finally opted for new ones. It’s been a while now that I have been looking into getting some

December 4, 2016 The Books I finished in 2016
During this year I managed to read a lot more than I had anticipated. I take this as a good thing. Two years back I realized that I by far don’t

December 2, 2016 My Podcast List for 2016
The list of the podcasts that made it to the end of this year. It’s December and and it is time to post another My Favourite Podcast Post. My

August 27, 2016 A few Things I Liked
It has been pretty busy recently, but here are again a few of the things that I liked during the last two weeks. I was very excited about DevonThink

August 8, 2016 Things I liked this week
A few apps and podcasts that I enjoyed during the week. And without further ado. The latest Ulysses is out, and it is hands-down the best and most

August 4, 2016 OMG OF!
And back to OmniFocus. Sometimes I change my opinions faster than my underwear. … Those were the words my wife used recently about me. She’s

July 30, 2016 Things I liked during the last Weeks
A few things that I haven’t found the time to write about, but enjoyed nonetheless. As many others I finished watching “Stranger Things” and enjoyed

July 28, 2016 Finally got "Start Dates"
2Do is a great task manager which lets me work the way I want to. So far I have not run into something that I need or want, that it doesn’t do. In

July 22, 2016 The 2Do Switch
I have tried and used many task-managers over the years, and even though all worked well, none of them made me happy. It might be that 2Do may be

July 21, 2016 The One With The Reader: continued
A few weeks ago I learned about Inoreader and it completely transformed my RSS-reading and my overall social media consumption. It almost feels like

July 13, 2016 My Favourite Monospaced Fonts for Writing
Even though I am not writing that much, I am weirdly picky about choosing and sticking to a font for my ‘writing environment’. Much to my own

July 4, 2016 Switching to One Note
After my decision to switch away from Evernote, I looked at a couple of alternatives: And OneNote It Is After Evernote increased its pricing during

June 29, 2016 Goodbye Evernote?
Looking at Evernote’s recent price- increase I start to have the feeling that I should be looking for alternatives. While I see the need to increase

June 26, 2016 A Road Trip through Norway
It’s been now a couple of years that I haven’t been visiting Norway. With this ‘road trip’ this finally changed. Summertime is Road Trip time!

June 15, 2016 My Complete Atom.io Package List for Writing Markdown
Even though I continue to juggle back and forth between iA Writer and Atom.io for my humble writing needs I have come to like my Atom.io setup and

June 9, 2016 The One With The Reader
The other day Thomas was talking about Inoreader and since I have been running through a selection of different RSS-reader services, but not this

June 3, 2016 A Theme Challenge
The imminent vacation was preceded by, what I would call, a familiar but long overdue epiphany: I fiddle too much with themes for this blog. My

May 12, 2016 Whats App?!?
Messaging over the years has become a total mess. There’s too many services and apps and none talk to each other. With new services being released

May 11, 2016 Things to consider when trying a new Mouthpiece
While trying a couple of new mouthpieces for the Alto a few thoughts came to mind. It’s that time of the year when I am trying a couple of

April 22, 2016 Coffee-Break is Over
My attempts of staying away from coffee are officially over. Two weeks ago, I had my first cup (actually three) of coffee and one Latte after four

April 18, 2016 So, I went to take pictures
I undusted the camera and took it for a quick walk. For the first time in years (the last time I believe was this one) I actually went out to take

April 6, 2016 Home Screen for April 2016
One of my main motivations to switch over to Android, was to be able to set up the device just the way I want to. The way it suits my needs and

December 30, 2015 Some Stats
One of the fun things of running a blog here on Wordpress.com is the yearly report at the end of the year. I told you already that I enjoy some nice

December 27, 2015 /Now
When I learned about the concept of the /_Now-Page _I immediately liked the idea and was planning to set up one myself. And now, months later, here

December 21, 2015 My Podcast-List for 2015
As in the previous year(s) Podcast’s constitute a large portion of my entertainment. Also my tastes and preferences vary quite a bit, which makes

December 17, 2015 The Books I Read in 2015
I remember how I realised at the end of last year how few books I have managed to read during that year. In fact I was even a little bit shocked

November 30, 2015 And Done!
So, I have managed to get through NaBloPoMo without missing a day. Hurray! But before I can pat myself on the shoulder a few thoughts. First of all,

November 15, 2015 Home-screen for November 2015
It is time for another home-screen post. In fact, no major changes compared to my last one. A few more applications have become, maybe not useless,

November 13, 2015 The Laptop Epiphany
Since the iPad had been released, and even before it was officially available around here I have been using and have been a huge fan of the device.

November 12, 2015 A Mobley Loop
Those were roughly the words one of my all-time heroes Rick Margitza said to me when I had the chance to have a lesson with him in New York. And

November 1, 2015 NaBloPoMo
I had the plan to publish one post a day for quite some time since I read Streak on Matt Mullenweg’s blog. This would have been now little more than

October 1, 2015 Home-Screen For October 2015
It’s that time of the month. The lack of difference between the current the one from July does not convey the changes it has undergone during the

September 18, 2015 Bits And Pieces
Another week passed in a wink and I only wanted to write a little thing, but it got a bit out of hand and turned up like this. Lot’s of opinions on

September 13, 2015 iA Writer 3
It is safe to say that me and my favourite text-editor iA Writer have a somewhat of a history, at least it was the first text-editor on iOS that I

September 7, 2015 Observations
Nothing makes the end of vacation more apparent than the first few weeks at work. I guess that is rather natural, but recently it was even more so

August 31, 2015 My iOS Tuner of Choice
During the last few weeks and rehearsals I got frequently asked about the tuner-application that I use on my phone and thought it would be worth a

August 20, 2015 Something on Apple Music
You already know that I like to try new things, like apps and services and so on and since the arrival of music streaming services I have been using

July 15, 2015 My favourite Podcasts for July 2015
I have written quite a bit about podcasts during this year and even more so listened and adjusted my listening habits. Once my feed was dominated by

July 9, 2015 Home-screen for July 2015
I planned to publish this, or better, a post like this for a long time. My last home-screen-post is already a long time ago, and an update is more

July 7, 2015 Panoramas from Google Photos
It turned out that Google Photos’s assistant was able to stitch a panorama, which Photoshop failed to do. Not too long ago Google released it’s

July 3, 2015 Buk
While looking for new audiobooks on Spotify, I ran, much to my surprise, into some with the works of Charles Bukowski. I found a couple of readings

June 28, 2015 Koski
First time this year

June 23, 2015 Some useful Atom.io Packages for Writing
It’s now a few weeks in and I am still more than happily using Atom.io for everything writing. It does all that I need it to and I could’t be more

June 9, 2015 Resources for Podcast Recommendations
I wrote a few times about the state of my ever so often changing and continuously increasing podcast subscriptions. Podcasts are a constant

June 7, 2015 The Todoist-Switch
I do have somewhat of a history with task-managers and if you have been visiting this blog at any point in time, you already know that. For a couple

May 30, 2015 Setting up Atom.io as my Markdown Editor
I recently had to admit to myself that too many options are not good for the way I work. Once I have the chance to fiddle, I will do so and

May 24, 2015 Settings > General > Keyboard > (Dis)able Dictation
Once the novelty of it’s availability of it has worn off, the ever so permanent dictation button on the iPhone keyboard has become useless and over

May 8, 2015 Yet Another ‘I Should Have Known Post’ - Part III
I’m done. Tinkering, adjusting an app just to my liking is fun and once succeeded rewarding. That is if I ever get there. Over the last few weeks I

May 4, 2015 The One With The Keyboard Cover
I brought this up already in an earlier post and by now it is save to say that I have developed a bit of a keyboard problem. This time I got, during

April 28, 2015 A Quick Ulysses Tip for Custom PDF Styles
As I am digging deeper into Ulysses and customize the app to my liking[^-361149547] I ever so often discover some of the little things that make the

April 25, 2015 My new favourite Writing Font
I have more than once been writing (not calling it whining for that matter) here about my weird obsession with the Nitti Font used by WriterPro and

April 2, 2015 The One With Evernote
I have had an Evernote account for many years now. I was certainly not the first one to use it, but I did start rather early on I

March 22, 2015 The Red Horn
A concert with trombonist Nils Landgren was planned for many, many years and now it finally happened. How great is that. I heard first about it many

March 17, 2015 Building an App-Specifc Search-box: An Alfred Workflow
For last couple of months I have happily used Ulysses exclusively for all my writing, both on the iPad and on iOS. It has become my-go-to-app and

March 10, 2015 Before They Disintegrate - Pt.2
The other day a few more T-Shirts arrived and they are already amongst my favourites. So, even before they start to disintegrate eventually, an

March 5, 2015 One Keyboard-To-Go
I wrote already that I somehow, kind-of, collect text-editors, to-do apps, Twitter and Podcast clients and what not. Turns out, that I, to some

February 24, 2015 Before They Disintegrate
The other day I got a new T-Shirt and this was again a reminder how many of my tees had become a favourite. The go-to shirt. Sadly though they get

February 17, 2015 Audiobooks On Spotify
Yes, at some point I knew already that one can find audiobooks on Spotify, but it obviously has slipped my mind and I simply haven’t had it on the

February 9, 2015 The Podcast Client Situation Part 2
I told you that I will let you know once I have a solution to my Podcast client issue, and even though I try to convince myself a little bit more, I

January 28, 2015 The Podcast Client Dilemma
Today I have reached a peak-crisis Podcast client situation. I never would have thought that this is even possible. During the last 14 hours I used,

January 13, 2015 Exploring Mind Mapping
I have been intrigued by the idea of Mind Mapping for a while, and despite a few humble efforts I never really got it. Usually it worked such that I

January 6, 2015 The Sibelius Switch?
Finale had been my music notation software of choice for many years but currently very much into using Sibelius. I have spent the last few days (or

January 4, 2015 A Looping Exercise
Some of my favourite etudes that I ran into over the years are the Kröpsch Clarinet etudes, especially the first volume. The exercises are short,

December 31, 2014 My Favourite Podcasts of 2014
The state of my subscriptions has changed quite a bit during this year. New shows have been added, while I’m at the same time taking a bit of a

December 30, 2014 A Year In Screenshots
For some reason I consider tinkering with the code or the simply the CSS of this site a rather soothing and calming, albeit time-sinky, activity.

December 19, 2014 No Time To Read
I really like to read. Or phrased a little better: I really would like to like to read more. The sad truth is that, even though I buy books

December 9, 2014 It’s Somewhat Disappointing
Extensions are probably one of the best additions in iOS 8. They make all those little things possible that, not long ago used to be more

December 2, 2014 Filling the Gap
After two weeks taking a time-off from my usual podcast mix and binging We’re Alive I had some issues getting back into my current/old list of

November 16, 2014 The First Video
In times where everything is streamed we take online video for granted. And why wouldn’t we? I buy movies off of iTunes, stream from Netflix and

November 11, 2014 20 Minutes you say?!
When I finally sat down the other day and tried to catch up with my daily reading I already had a very long day behind me. Eventually I ran into the

November 8, 2014 An Impromptu Quartet
A few weeks ago, we had put a quartet together to perform during the local Tulinberg Viikko. We learned about the concert a few days before, so it

October 31, 2014 My First Scare: The Wicked Witch of the West
I remember it rather clearly: a house is blown away by a tornado, it is whirling around in the storm together with furniture and all kinds of stuff.

October 28, 2014 Something, Something Star Wars
Star Wars is, and has always been close to my heart and this hasn’t changed much during the almost 37 years since it was released. I still remember

October 28, 2014 I Should Have Known Better - Part II
My stint over to Ulysses III was a short one. It’s a great app which I like a lot and gladly recommend to anyone but Writer Pro just suits me

October 23, 2014 Things happened
It is not (yet) the version 3.0 that I was hoping for but after it’s latest updates to both iOS and OSX I thought I give Things another try. As you

October 21, 2014 On Dr.Who
Even though the series has been around since forever, I think that I, before recently of course, never knowingly watched an episode of the series.

October 20, 2014 Faster saving to Things and Spillo in Safari
One of the many new features in Yosemite are the share sheet extensions, similar to the ones in iOS. At the moment I have two applications running

October 17, 2014 I Know Myself Too Well
A few weeks ago, I planned, inspired by a post by Matt Mullenweg, to post one post a day for a certain amount of time. In fact I even wrote a

October 16, 2014 Nice New Feature in Safari
I have tweaked, fiddled and fumbled with theme of this theme a lot. While some decisions that I had made in the past were easy, some others were

October 13, 2014 Outsmarting Myself with Custom Keyboard Shortcuts
Another week and again another text-editor. Sigh, I almost hate myself for that. Seriously. But I guess that’s just the way I roll but I do have the

October 12, 2014 My Favourite Pizza Toppings
I fiddle! I admit. I seriously fiddle with everything! It’s not only blog templates, text editors (currently again, I know), task-managers or

October 2, 2014 Writer Pro Update
Writer Pro got updated to version 1.3 today and I am actually excited about this one. The update seemed to have been stuck in the approval process,

August 10, 2014 ’At least they are useful’ - On Text Expander Snippets
During the last week I ran into this article by Zach Holmquist on Twitter which I found both helpful and inspiring. The way he describes

July 10, 2014 Origami Workstation
A little bit of follow-up. In the meanwhile the ordered Origami Workstation has arrived and I’m actually very satisfied with it and the resulting

July 3, 2014 Full-Width Embedded Tweets
As I continue to tweak this theme I ran into the little annoyance that embedded Tweets are resonsive, but do not extent to the full-width of the

June 30, 2014 A DIY iPad Smart-Cover Stand Thingy
Even though it somehow defeats the purpose of it I do enjoy writing on the iPad with an external keyboard. This became yet again obvious to me when

May 26, 2014 So, I installed Podcasts.app
Apple’s own Podcasts.app got updated during the last days and naturally I gave it a try again. I used it before ever so often but never was quite

April 10, 2014 On Podcasts
My last post in this category is by now about two years ago and it’s time for another Podcast post. Suffice to say, that I’m still hooked on

February 17, 2014 Writing Tools revisited
In the recent past I haven’t writing much about one of my weak spots: text-editors. Mostly this is because I haven’t had much time to actually do

January 27, 2014 Tie Ins
Social media references aren’t rare at all in today’s TV-shows or movies, more often that not though I felt that they are missing out simply because

January 18, 2014 Some Interview and Masterclass goodness
I enjoyed the playing of Joel Frahm ever since I listened his duo recording with Brad Mehldau Don’t Explain. Since then I have transcribed and

December 23, 2013 Not Endor - A Gingerbread Village
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December 19, 2013 My current favourite Cross Platform Apps
The year is obviously about to come to an end and it is a good time to have a look at the apps that I am using on a regular basis. During the summer

November 25, 2013 On Spotify (again, I know, sigh…)
The other week I was asked what happened to my Spotify Premium account. My short answer was “Cancelled”. Me and the service had an on and off

November 24, 2013 Using Editorially
What does one do, if one already has explored all Markdown text-editors that are available on OSX, iOS and Android. Well the next

September 28, 2013 New Mouthpiece Ahead
I just noticed that the Drake - Son Of Slant Tenor Mouthpiece is available again. I have tried and one a little while ago and ordered 8 large for me

September 23, 2013 Before it gather’s dust
Just before this blog gathers (too much) dust I thought it’s time for a quick aside. Short version (only): Things have been pretty busy around here

June 7, 2013 Rivinnokka
Yes it has been a while since the last update but now it’s more time for a fresh picture. I used the beginning of the vacation for a first (think

May 9, 2013 Yet Another Absolutely Non Weekly Post
Another week and another weekly… no, wait. Okay, by now it’s safe to say that I totally don’t manage to find time to publish a weekly post on this

April 19, 2013 Wordpress’ Dashboard Preview
Though nothing stays still for long with WordPress, the design of your blog’s dashboard hasn’t changed much lately

April 11, 2013 Friends Again
I have been using Finale Music for my music notation needs for something like 12 years maybe 1 and even though I feel most comfortable in this app,

March 14, 2013 A Shutdown
It shouldn’t be much of a surprise, but after catching up with my ADN feed this morning, it became obvious once more, that users don’t matter much

March 11, 2013 Some Occasional Stuff
There’s no need to kid myself, but it’s save to say that I most likely will not be able to pull out a weekly post. It’s not that I haven’t tried,

February 24, 2013 The Not-So-Weekly Post
Soon The Walking Dead is about to start, which means that it is time for another, well, not-so-weekly post. As usual I should have taken notes

February 14, 2013 The SurfacePad arrived
Despite my original plan to wait a bit, I in the end couldn’t resist any longer and eventually ordered Twenty South’s SurfacePad last week. After

February 4, 2013 Not a Solution, but Helpful in Any Case
In the latest episode of MacPowerUsers I heard guest Craig Hockenberry mentioning having issues on his Mac with sound pretty much the same like

February 3, 2013 Some Weekly Things
It turned out to be a fairly productive and overall active week. Which I guess is a good thing. First off I finally managed to get my landing page

January 28, 2013 Some Weekly Stuff
The week had been flying by, but this time I took the effort of actually taking some, honestly minor notes during the week to make this post a tad

January 23, 2013 Another Mystery Solved
One of my earliest childhood mysteries happened when I was about years old. It had been a sunny morning, I was playing outside with a friend when a

January 21, 2013 Some Weekly Things No.2
Just as I type this I realise that I maybe shouldn’t be numbering these posts as it is unlikely that I will manage to get a weekly summary of sorts

January 20, 2013 On Tweaks And Spent Time [Aside]
I have planned to have two posts out by now, but naturally things came in different than expected. Not only kept my work me fairly busy but I also

January 13, 2013 First Weekly Things
It’s Sunday and therefore about time for the first weekly review of this year. I’ll save you the usual, things were busy part as they are always

January 9, 2013 This!
23 Nov 2012 14:15 23 Nov 2012 21:37 27 Nov 2012 20:32 03 Dec 2012 00:18 06 Dec 2012 10:52 09 Dec 2012 19:28 11 Dec 2012 10:45 02 Jan 2013

January 3, 2013 Today
I needed to have only one simple thing working: a preview and export of MultiMarkdown tables. Really Not that big of a deal. Before I started using

December 31, 2012 A Look Back Ahead
Occasionally I have been posting a weekly review and since the year is about to come to an end, I thought I could join the thousands of yearly

December 28, 2012 Current Home-Screen: The iPhone
It took some time, but I wanted to be really thorough and get my iPhone really right and not create yet another interim solution of my home screen.

December 18, 2012 The Plan and other Random Things
I had been admittedly a bit vague in my little aside on the weekend, but as some of you already guessed 1 I moved this blog over to Wordpress.com. I

December 15, 2012 What A Difference A Link Made
Unfortunately I haven’t had taken much time during this autumn to update my photoblog. I still have some not yet processed images and half-finished

December 6, 2012 On Spotify
It was just the other week when, after years of happily using Spotify, I discovered Rdio. After using and enjoying the service for a while I happily

November 25, 2012 Apps I’m Waiting For
I got my first my first generation iPad right after it’s release in Europe and since then have embraced working with it. I am using it all the time

November 17, 2012 A Drafts Pro-Tip
Today is a bit of a relaxed day, and I thought it’s time for an half-serious pro-tip. If you’re like me and literally use Drafts on iOS for every

November 10, 2012 As if I didn’t had enough to do…
A work related project has been keeping me pretty busy during this week, which gave me good enough of an excuse to start tinkering around with my

November 9, 2012 Announcing NerdQuery
Did you ever start something just to scratch your own itch.? Then it started to be better than you expected so you kept building and polishing until

November 6, 2012 iA Writer for OS X Update
My favourite text editor iA Writer got updated. My obsession with text-editor’s shouldn’t be any secret anymore by now, and even though I’m

October 22, 2012 On Stuff
This last week truly has been very eventful and as I enjoy the beginning of my vacation, it felt to be a good moment to catch up with some things of

October 16, 2012 A Thought on Thinking and Writing
Earlier today I had a few free minutes at work and did what I often do in this situation: I started to write a bit. In this particular case it

October 9, 2012 Current Home Screen - iPad
It has been now more than a week that I have been fiddling around with getting the right setup for my home screen but now I found a setup which

October 6, 2012 Moving Over To App.Net and Cross-Posting To Twitter
When I joined ADN a few weeks ago I didn’t expect things to develop as quickly as they did, and boy am I glad it worked out this way. With Netbot

October 5, 2012 A Belated Postcard from Vienna
Not often have I take the liberty to show images here on the blog that are something different other than the usual landscapes. Every now and then

September 30, 2012 Weekly Things
Jeps, another week is almost done. As usual it passed faster as expected and I hardly managed to do all the things that I had planned. Well, no can

September 25, 2012 Getting my homescreen right
For a few months already I have both a homescreen kind-of-post 1 and page in the works, yet I still haven’t been able to finish them. Interestingly

September 19, 2012 One More Thing To Remember Before Upgrading
Soon, that is in a few hours, the next iteration of iOS will be released, and that brought back one issue to my attention which I had during the

September 19, 2012 An Influx of App-Dates
If you read this it most certainly will be the case that you are somehow like me, and you are in the middle of installing, upgrading and updating

September 10, 2012 On App.net
It’s a few days ago that I wrote about growing dislike on Twitter’s additude and yesterday I signed up for App.net. You can find me there there at

September 8, 2012 It’s not always “World Wide” and yes, it’s still annoying
So, I was just catching up with my podcast subscriptions (the latest episode of Judge John Hodgman to be precise) and learned that his latest book

September 6, 2012 Yes, I might need glasses, but so does Safari
Safari really doesn’t make it easy for me to really like it and for a while already I find myself frequently switching back and forth between Safari

September 5, 2012 How Drafts.app Fixed My Writing Workflow
If you have been following this blog during the last few months, you obviously have noticed my (humble) attempts of optimizing my writing-setup on

September 2, 2012 Sunday Occupation: Cleaning Up The Feedreader
I planned this for quite some time already, but today I finally got around and took some time to clean up my RSS reader. Essentially I deleted feeds

August 29, 2012 Byword.app get’s an Update
My (by now) favourite text-editor Byword has gotten a nice update today. It sports now a dark theme, folders with iCloud, full-text search, export

August 22, 2012 Blogging from the iPad with Poster
I think that most of the time I find some awesome piece of software it is usually in one way or the other connected with something, something Brett

August 17, 2012 A Podcast Subscription Post
It had been years since I have become avid podcast-listener and what started with only a few selected podcasts had become a decent selection of

August 15, 2012 Podcast Favourites
It had been years since I have become avid podcast-listener and what started with only a few selected podcasts had become a decent selection of

August 12, 2012 The Wide(r) North
Aside one visit to the Finnmark area two years ago, the majority of our visits to Norway took us into the Tröms area or the Lofoten, which was the

August 7, 2012 The Move
In a recent post I wrote about some re-modeling which was going on around here and after finally re-writing the colophon I consider my move done.

August 3, 2012 A Post About A Post
Much to my own dislike all my attempts of getting some fresh articles out on my photoblog had been without much success in the recent past. There’s

August 3, 2012 Totally updating
Almost as usually I am in the process of moving around the furniture around here. Even though I am essentially almost (at least in theory, so far)

July 22, 2012 Simplifying Markdown with TextExpander
If you follow this blog for a while you already know that I switch my preferred text-editor more often than my pants [1] but whatever I do, I always

July 13, 2012 K760 - A Few Timely Links
If there’s one thing that I am really not good with, it has to be waiting for stuff to arrive. In fact I totally dislike it. Announced earlier this

July 7, 2012 Byword on iOS and External Keyboards
Most of my writing is done on the iPad and whenever I really sit down and do some more extensive writing I use it in conjunction with an external

June 9, 2012 Re-Discovering Nebulous Notes
As you know I am indeed a tad obsessed with finding the perfect text-editor on iOS. At this moment I think I can positively say that I have tried a

May 22, 2012 Some Spring-Cleaning Around Here
SPRING… Usually it’s that time of year, in which I, instead of cleaning up the apartment (actually did this a little), rather explore and experiment

May 18, 2012 A Text-Editor Habit
After my last confession it is time for another one. I have a problem. I have developed a habit: text-editors. It turns out that I (amongst other

May 17, 2012 Mänty-Sketches #3
Most of the snow in this area had finally given in, accepted that it’s time for Spring to get into business and melted away. The conditions are

May 14, 2012 Before It Gathers Dust
At some point in time I read somewhere that one should not write on the blog an excuse for not having posted anything for a while. If you happen to

April 5, 2012 A Case Of “Drive-Through” Landscape Photography
The sea, the coast, rocks and mountains are surely my favourite subjects in the landscape and luckily all of these can be easily photographed in

April 2, 2012 When Small Things cause Big Troubles
Those of you who are following me over on Twitter, will have noticed my mostly annoyed tweets about my constantly crashing, freezing and generally

March 8, 2012 Thirty-something Below Zero
The coldest days of winter are long over by now and the sub-freezing temperatures are long forgotten, the beginning of February though had been very

March 6, 2012 When “distraction-free” doesn’t equal “free of distractions”
Over the past few years, the act of writing has become somewhat of a regular task for me. In fact I often find myself writing not with the purpose

February 29, 2012 No clicking required or Navigating Through Text Files
Because of the more text-based nature of this new blog of mine I thought it would be handy to put together a list of useful keyboard shortcuts when

February 22, 2012 A Mono-spaced confession
Found this on blog which I recently discovered and felt kind of caught. … Your nerd lives in a monospaced typeface world. Whereas everyone else is

February 10, 2012 Mountain Sketches - The iBook
It was just a few weeks ago I that I wrote about my planned re-design of my e-books after playing a bit with Apple’s iBooks Author application. The

February 3, 2012 Mänty Sketches #2
The “darker” times are over by now and it’s becoming increasingly brighter every day. As welcome the extra amount of light is, brighter weather in

February 2, 2012 Not quite dead yet, but not roaring either
Before you go on reading this, I would like to point out, that I have been happily working with Mac’s of all kind (and will continue to be in the

January 10, 2012 The Mänty Sketches #1
It is now two years ago that I launched a project, which I called the Winter Trees-Project, which is, as you have guessed already, about trees,

January 3, 2012 2011 - The Recap
Just before Christmas I posted what I consider to be my best images of 2011 and already pointed out in that post, my imagery turned out to be a bit

November 8, 2011 Quiet-ly Taming The Desktop
Every now and then I feel compelled to post something else than the usual photographic content here on the blog. Most of the time this happens once

November 1, 2011 A Violin Teacher’s Room - A Photo Story
Summer, with all it’s landscape-photographic opportunities is but a distant memory and another winter is just around the corner. The days are

October 27, 2011 Somehow Behind The Lens
“Oh, my God!” were my thoughts just the other day when I checked the date of my last published article here on the blog. A month has flown by in a

September 18, 2011 Useful Tool for the Big Stopper
It surely took a while, but after four months of waiting my Lee Big Stopper finally arrived at my front door! Since it took so long it was way too

September 13, 2011 Poro in Motion - A Project
It takes me less than an hour of drive to the north to pass the so-called pororaja (the reindeer-border) and depending on time of year more and more

August 30, 2011 The Korouoma Canyon
After driving through heavy rain we arrived in the Korouoma canyon late in the night and finally found some well deserved sleep. In the morning we

August 16, 2011 Yet Another Lame Photography Advice: Learning To See in Black And White
I don’t know about you, but I have always been fascinated by the beauty and timelessness of a good black and white photograph, but for some reason I

August 9, 2011 Just The Island
A while ago I wrote about the importance of having a favorite location close by your home. I posted few examples in these two posts and third post

August 2, 2011 Kiutäköngäs - A Series
Our little road-trip leads us to our first destination in the east of Finland, a waterfall called Kiutägöngäs a bit north of Kuusaamo. I’m little

July 26, 2011 The Road Trip - #1
Summertime is road-trip time and we just happen to have returned (well at least by the time of this writing) the other day from a few days long trip

July 19, 2011 Not Quite Hanging Out
Vacation is a curious thing… one has all the time in the world but in the end it’s not enough time to actually keep up with all the plans that one

July 5, 2011 Raptor Falls #1
The conditions played some tricks on me during my short visit to Norway this time and I’m still strolling somewhere along the road to Alta, Norway.

July 3, 2011 Ukonjärvi Panoramics
I have been writing here before already on my frustration on how to present a huge panorama on the blog. Even in my galleries the images are getting

June 28, 2011 Bossoberget Falls
I arrived in Norway after many hours of driving only to find the one road which was important to me, closed due to an avalanche. Instead of waiting

June 27, 2011 A Slightly More Winding Road
So, I planned a quick visit to the island of Senja, Norway. We had been there last year and I wanted to go back there and take some images for which

June 19, 2011 Hepoköngäs #1
There are images which somehow seem to tell me already during the exposure how they would like to be processed. It is almost like as if a certain

June 14, 2011 E-Books for Photographer’s: LensWork
Since I have received my iPad, now almost a year ago, I have developed quite an e-book addiction. I simply enjoy the immediate availability of the

June 10, 2011 Scandinavian Summer: Re-Imagined
Sometimes I have just the idea or the plan to do one single thing and then occasionally this one little, supposedly quick thing, leads to something

June 2, 2011 Ukonjärvi - Preview
It was an image similar to this which I hoped to be able to capture during my last trip to the north of finnish Lapland. I had little more than 24

May 28, 2011 Adding “Convert Markdown to HTML” to any Text Editor on OSX
Just the other day iA Writer for the Mac got released and since I’m already a huge fan of the iPad version of the app I naturally went for it

May 26, 2011 More Landscape Photography on Video
It’s almost exactly a year ago that I posted a blog about video’s specifically focused on Landscape Photography and it’s definitely about time for

May 24, 2011 Big Rocks And A Little Island: Isoniemi
In this second post I would like to introduce you to another of my favourite locations a beach/area called Isoniemi. Even though it’s easy to reach,

May 18, 2011 Sandfjordbukta
It’s only a little while ago that I missed some gorgeous light on the coastline and I returned to this beach which noticed earlier while driving

May 13, 2011 Eggum View
We’re just on the way back from the Lofoten with the direction to our home in Finland . We’re not in a hurry and we use the chance to stop now and

May 10, 2011 Diving into Live-View
Every now and then I surprise myself with discovering something so useful in an area where I expect it the least. This time it is the absolute

May 5, 2011 St.Michael’s Mount in the Dark
Actually it’s just before sunrise but it just does sounds better this way, doesn’t it? Having published my Cornwall e-book already last year I

May 4, 2011 Saana - Take Wide: Take 2
You know, from time to time things are getting a bit out of hand around here. Something what should have been a quick and easy task, lead into

April 28, 2011 A Smaller Kind of ’scapes
I jump started my photographic season (at least the more local one) for this year already a few weeks ago and luckily I already had the chance to

April 22, 2011 My Favourite Locations #1: Three Lakes in the Forest
In this first post in this series I would like to introduce you to a place which I have visited frequently over the years now. It’s a group of three

April 20, 2011 There’s A Lesson To Be Learned
Today’s post is a bit different from the usual or at least from what I have planned. My original intention was to post today the follow-up of last

April 14, 2011 New e-Book on the Blog - Mountain Sketches
I announced it already in one of my last post’s and talked about it on Twitter during the last two weeks or so and now I’m happy to announce the

April 13, 2011 A Slightly Lame Landscape Photography Advice: Finding A Favourite Place
Spring is slowly (too slow in my opinion) taking over and the launch of my photographic season is getting closer. Since the next vacation and the

April 7, 2011 Photography for the Ears - My Favourite Podcasts
It’s now two years ago that I wrote a blog entry with a list of my favourite podcasts and it’s time for a decent update. Up until today, podcasts

March 30, 2011 Mountain Sketches
After little sun during the morning, quickly more and more clouds started to show up and it started to rain ever so slightly. The light, just soft

March 23, 2011 Saana - Take Wide
Today’s a little, or better, wide follow-up to my last post, “Saana, you’re looking good today” which featured a panoramic image which I took during

March 16, 2011 Another Journey To The North 2/2 - Saana, you’re looking good today
Klick on the map to view location in Google Maps The mix of snow and rain which is hammering onto the car wakes me up after a couple of hours of

March 11, 2011 Another Journey to the North Part 1/2 - Signaldalen
During this trip I took images all over the area up to the island of Sommaroy, near Tromsö. But the images in this post are all from the area that

March 6, 2011 Persfjord: A Sunny Night At A Stormy Coast
The storm lasted the whole day but just as the forecast had predicted, at 22 o’clock the conditions finally change to the better. The wind calms

March 1, 2011 Red Rocks - The Videoblog
In my post “The Red Rocks” from the Finmark area (Norwegian Lappland), I mentioned that I had also recorded a clip (actually it were two) as a

February 24, 2011 The Red Rocks
This evening’s shooting started successfully a little while ago at a lighthouse a few kilometres to the north along this road. Again the weather and

February 16, 2011 Oulangan Summer Sky
Kuusamo, Summer 2009 It’s the beginning of June on a warm early summer night. I’m just on the way back home from a outing at Kiutaköngäs, a

February 4, 2011 The Flow #2
The other day I was just browsing through my Lightroom library and “found” this image again. I used to had it posted on my previous blog, but I did

February 1, 2011 February iWallpaper Abstract
It’s February the 1st and therefore time for another wallpaper. As the previous two wallpapers had the desktop in mind, this one makes an excellent

February 1, 2011 Bay #1: Re-imagined
The sun just above the horizon as we’re driving along the coast and stopping ever so often to take a fresh image. The light and the colours in the

January 28, 2011 Interview with me…
but of course not here on this blog. Photographer and blogger Olaf Bathke, who just recently launched his blog in English language, has today

January 27, 2011 On A Little Island - Winter
The forecast for today didn’t look too good in fact and I’m up for a couple of hours already. The sun rises late at this time of the year and every

January 26, 2011 Fuzzy Pelican
Another one from a fun trip to a local bird zoo… Already in my previous image from this trip I wrote a little about my attempts to take a decent

January 23, 2011 Lightroom Preset - Sepia Toning
Last week I posted a series of images which were, at least for me slightly unusual, B&W’s with a sepia toning. Most of the time I use SilverEfex Pro

January 20, 2011 On A Misty Morning Pt.2
Two days ago, on Wednesday, I posted the first part of images in this series of images entitled “On A Misty Morning” and now it’s time for the

January 19, 2011 On A Misty Morning Pt.1
It happens that every now and then, that when I browse through my archives I find some images that were long forgotten. These are some of those. I

January 14, 2011 The Green Mountain
A long night with beautiful light and gorgeous sky is coming to an end. The sun rises and it’s light slowly creeps over the mountains lighting the

January 13, 2011 Best Photos Of 2010 - Recap
A few weeks ago (avoiding the term last year as it sounds so long ago) I blogged my favourite images from 2010 here on the blog with the pursuit to

January 11, 2011 Troms Rocks
We’re scouting for locations and exploring the island here in the north of Norway. Stunning views everywhere we go. It’s already in the evening but

January 10, 2011 Discovered In The Archive - A Sneak Peek
Every now and then I browse through my archive it happens that I find some images that I have long forgotten about. These are some of them. The

January 8, 2011 Featured on Photoshelter!
I was just browsing through my Twitter feed in the morning I learned that yours truly is featured Photoshelters latest shout-out post. Wow, what an

January 5, 2011 Lofoten Summer
It has been a long day at this moment already, and we’re still searching for the location we have noticed in the distance. Still without success,

January 2, 2011 Ice Pastel
I wish everyone to have a happy new year and a good start into a new year. This year starts as eventful as the previous ended and there will be many

December 31, 2010 Dedication
And now it’s almost here.. the year 2011. Traditionally at this time resolutions are made and most likely in many cases not kept. I gave up making

December 29, 2010 2010 In Review
Geez, I really can’t believe another year has passed. It feels just like yesterday that opened a bottle of sparkling wine for the new years party.

December 24, 2010 Merry Christmas
Today I don’t want to use your time too much. I just want to send all my best wishes to you and thank you for supporting my work by visiting here on

December 21, 2010 Storvatnet Reflection #1
Lofoten Islands, Norway, June 2010 The outing for tonight is almost over and we are just on our way back to the beach where we planned to stay to

December 17, 2010 My Favourite Images of 2010
There was quite a bit of traveling again this year, my photography took me all in all three times to Norway. Once in April, then again in June to

December 14, 2010 The Second Frost
It had been the third day with gorgeous light in a row, something that I believe to be happening rather rarely during this time of year. Two days

December 9, 2010 Summer Swamp
It’s the end of July 2009, almost on my birthday, and by now I’m already photographing the landscapes up here on the island north of Tromsö for

December 2, 2010 The First Frost
“The first frost always feels the worse” were the words our local postman said to me in the elevator the other day. Actually he’s right. It had been

November 29, 2010 Presentation Follow-Up
I don’t want to bore you too much with my small achievements, but I wanted to give a quick follow up on the presentation that I have done during a

November 26, 2010 The Presentation Is Ready To Go
Big day today! During the last few days I have been busy preparing what is going to be my first bigger presentation of my work (outside the blog or

November 24, 2010 Summer Nights
I’m somewhere in the forests near Kuusamo in the east of Finland. It’s early June and during this time of the year it doesn’t get dark at all

November 23, 2010 I Like To Read…
I like to read… offline (these funny big and heavy things which have way more than 600 words and made of paper) and online. But in fact most of my

November 19, 2010 Australian Pelican
Photography is all about opportunities, and while I usually prefer to photograph landscapes sometimes it’s just fun to do something totally

November 17, 2010 Tromvik Boat
It had been a long and eventful shooting this evening here on these islands north of Tromsø and it’s not over yet. We’re in a little village called

November 12, 2010 Happy Anniversary!
Open the champagne bottles and launch the fireworks! Today it’s party time! At least a little… It’s now three years ago that I was looking for a

November 10, 2010 Things To Come
Finally! The first snow has fallen and the landscapes started to look much friendlier now. The days of dark and grey are hopefully now over. It’s

November 8, 2010 Hailuoto Revisited - November 2010
Hailuoto, Finland, November 2010 It’s early November now, about one and half month’s away from the darkest day of the year, and it becomes

November 5, 2010 The Flow
After I passed the border into Norway for a few kilometers my disappointment about the fairly unfortunate conditions in the north of Finland was

November 3, 2010 Tectonic Coast #2
Finmark, Norway, July 2010 By now the sun somehow has long “set” behind a layer of clouds just above the horizon and I continue to explore the

November 1, 2010 Pastel Sunrise - iPad Wallpaper for November
During the last month I had been experimenting quite bit with creating abstracts using the panning technique. I published a first photograph here on

October 31, 2010 Guest-Blogging…
One of the many things that I did recently, was writing a guest-article for the popular German photography blog “Kwerfeldein.de” and just yesterday

October 27, 2010 Lofoten Nights
Lofoten Islands, Norway, just around midsummer.. It’s in the middle of the night by now. The sun, even though it’s not setting and is still rather

October 25, 2010 Arctic Beach #2
April 2010, Tromsö, Norway Having arrived early in the morning in Tromsö, we head out in nice sunny and cloudy weather during the day. We have been

October 20, 2010 Malangen Mountains
Norway, April 2010. After a day’s worth of exploring the islands around Tromsö the light finally get’s this magical quality that I so enjoy here in

October 18, 2010 The Last Chance
Sometimes things turn out totally different from what you have planned. This morning I planned to do a long exposure of a structure at the nearby

October 13, 2010 Speeding Through The Forest
The sun slowly rose above the horizon and it became quickly to bright to do some more long exposures at the harbor and hoping for some nice

October 8, 2010 Friday Freebie: An iPad Wallpaper from the Coast of Cornwall
A few weeks ago I released my, so far, first e-book “Cornwall - A Photographic Journey” and I’m very happy that it had been very well received. It

October 6, 2010 Mysterious Pier
Today’s image is a little bit different from what I usually post, or better, different from the way I process and image. The beauty of the digital

September 29, 2010 Henningsvaer Harbour
Lofoten Islands, June 2010. Upon our arrival the weather was, well, badly in need of improvement. It’s cold, it rains cats and dogs and the

September 27, 2010 Aperture Monday and more: Split Toned Black And White Presets
Last week I posted a tutorial on how it’s possible to create a nicely split-toned B&W image in Aperture and already then I announced the release of

September 24, 2010 Unexpected Company
Somehow landscape photography is always full of surprises. Every now and then something unexpected happens. Most of the time it’s just the weather

September 22, 2010 Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise: Audioboo
It’s time for a new image and another audio blog entry. I have posted one before already and considered it to be nice to talk freely about an image

September 20, 2010 Aperture Monday: Split Toning Black & White Images
About a year ago I got very interested about B&W conversion once I got the Silver EfexPro plugin, because it made it easy for me to get the results

September 17, 2010 Friday Poll: Where Do You Sign Your Prints?
Those of you who have been downloading and reading my e-book which I released two weeks ago, might have noticed the announcement at the end of the

September 15, 2010 Storfjord Rocks
By now I have pasedd this site along the E8 to Tromsö multiple times and yet it doesn’t seem to enough. Every time I drove along this road it turned

September 13, 2010 Aperture Monday: My Aperture Wish List
After years of working with Lightroom I have switched to Aperture about 6 months ago and I’m very satisfied with the software and have never looked

September 7, 2010 Purple Bay Rocks
A little bay, somewhere along to road to the island of Sommaroy, Norway. It’s more than a month since Midsommer now, and even by this time the sun

September 6, 2010 Aperture Monday: Layer Opacity Trick
One of the many things that I enjoy about Aperture is possibility to mask or brush in/away almost every adjustment that I made. It’s a huge time

September 1, 2010 Free E-Book release: Cornwall - A Photographic Journey
I announced it already a while ago, and after a few weeks of preparation it’s now ready and I’m happy to announce the launch of my first e-book:

August 31, 2010 Storm
St.Just. It’s the other side of the cliff and again I found shelter from the storm behind some rocks. I climbed down the cliff to get a better

August 30, 2010 Aperture Monday: Toned, Dramatic Sky B&W Preset
I have to say, I’m really not the biggest user of presets in general. Sometimes though, when things have to go fast, or I would like to get some

August 28, 2010 St.Just Bridge
St.Just… The rain which just tested my now already torn looking 1,99£ umbrella stopped and I can go on with my explore of the scenery. On the way to

August 25, 2010 St.Just Rock
Geez, I miss the sea. There’s nothing more refreshing than a strong wind and heavy waves crashing on the rocks. While preparing my e-book I

August 23, 2010 Aperture Monday Quick Tip: Speed Up Dust Brushing
Here’s a quick tip when working with Aperture on slower computers (at least on something like mine, a first generation unibody MacBook). Even though

August 21, 2010 What’s New
Since I now have finalized my move over to my own domain with my own hosted blogging solution I would like to use the time to share with you what’s

August 18, 2010 Under The Midnight Sun
It’s just around midsummer and we’re just coming from the first site of the evening, a nice rocky beach in the north of the Lofoten Islands. Though

August 17, 2010 A Quick Follow Up on the E-Book - What’s Happening
I would like to thank everyone who left a comment and participated in last week’s poll and I would like to give a quick follow up on the poll

August 15, 2010 Berlevag Lighthouse
It’s the second day up here in most north part of Norway. So far I drove about 1500 km of my total 2500 km in three days. I arrived a day earlier in

August 13, 2010 Cornwall - The e-Book, soon here on the blog
In my last post I was slightly cryptical and told you about a new project which I have planned and now it is time to tell you a little more about

August 11, 2010 Where The Rainbows Are At Home
I have spent a week in Marazion, Cornwall and it’s the last day of my trip which I took in spring 2009. I have been passing St.Michael’s Mount

August 4, 2010 Shelter From The Storm - AudioBoo
Together with the launch of this new site I thought it would be nice to also have some more multi-media content and as such, I decided to add some

August 1, 2010 Fossil Rock
Here I am in the Finnmark area way up in the north of Norway on a beautiful rocky beach. The weather finally calmed down and the evening presents

July 14, 2010 Featured Image: Waterfall Detail
I said earlier on the blog that one of my weaknesses is the capture of details. I feel very comfortable with wide or even wider panoramic scenes,

July 13, 2010 Using The Crop Tool To Improve The Eye
Today I would like to share a lesson that I learned during my last trip. Most lessons are learned the hard way, and so is this. Before I captured

July 9, 2010 Lofoten Sneak-Peek: The Panorama Edition
When posting my last sneak-peek I already announced that I will do two different editions of these sneak-peeks, and this time it’s panoramas only. I

July 7, 2010 Featured Image: Rocked Tree
Todays explore starts on a beach called Utakleiv on the north coast of the Lofoten islands. Waiting in beautiful sunlight the whole day for the sun

July 5, 2010 Lofoten: A Sneak-Peek
It has become a tradition already here on the blog that I post a preview of some of the images that I took during a shooting. Of course my last trip

July 4, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday — TiPPS #14: The Norway Edition #2
Now that I’m back from the trip I started to process my images and have still a lot work ahead of me. Luckily there’s always some iPhone images that

July 2, 2010 Almost Back
A last stop before being back home and we having finally access to Internet connection again. So it’s time for a quick update: It was an exciting

June 24, 2010 A Short Trip to Kukkolankoski
Kukkolankoski, 22 o’clock. The alarm shrieks me out of my dreams and I realize that I napped at least a few hours in the front seat of my old and

June 23, 2010 Featured Image: Scandinavian Summer
I left at home in beautiful sunlight and the conditions seemed to be perfect for landscape photography, sun and clouds. I needed to go over to

June 22, 2010 Aperture Monday: The Belated Edition
I have been happily using Aperture for a while now and I ran into a few more Aperture related resources which were useful for me and maybe for one

June 20, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday — TiPPS #13: Monochrome Beach
Sometimes I process an image or images with different apps to test a different app or to simply see what happens and these are no exception. I

June 16, 2010 Featured Image: Little Cudden
Cornwall Spring 2009: It’s my second day in Cornwall. It was a 27 hour journey to get here and after a quick explore at dawn I fall into bed only to

June 14, 2010 Rocks And Ropes — The Videoblog
Another entry in my videoblog category. I announced this video-blog already last week in my live-blog entry and the sneak-peek from a more or less

June 9, 2010 Featured Image: Arctic Beach #1
My next trip to Norway, or more precise the Lofoten, is only a few weeks ahead and I thought it’s about time for a recent image again. It was on

June 8, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: More Landscape Photography Clips
In my last link post I posted a few links to short video clips about Joe Cornish, David Ward and Charlie Waite which I enjoyed watching and recently

June 7, 2010 Rocks And Ropes - The Sneak Peek
Covered with mosquito bites I returned home and as usual imported the images into Aperture. I was happy to notice that the images turned out like I

June 6, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday - TiPPS #11
It’s TiPPS time again. The week has been fairly busy again and there are quite a few images and two new entries for my videoblog waiting to be

June 4, 2010 Waiting For The Light — The Video-Blog
After a few days of waiting here’s now my follow up to my entry Waiting For The Light in my photo-journals. As with my previous posts I decided to

June 2, 2010 Featured Image: Tide At St.Michael’s Mount
Another photograph of St.Michael’s Mount, isn’t it a wonderful location? Back in Spring 2009 I spent a week in Marazion and passed the Mount every

June 2, 2010 Rocks and Ropes
The forecast announced bad weather for the next few days which made me changing my plans and head out already today. Originally I intended to go far

June 1, 2010 Tuesday Wallpaper Special: Hang In There
My original intent was to post a videoblog today as a follow up to yesterday’s post, but I realized that it’s the first day of the month today,

May 31, 2010 Waiting For The Light
During the evening the weather conditions turned to the better and it promised to be a nice sunset with good colours in the few remaining clouds.

May 30, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday - TiPPS #10: The Beach Edition
It’s TiPPS time again. These images are taken a few weeks ago, and by now the beach luckily looks a lot different. I took these images while I was

May 28, 2010 Friday Inspiration: The Wider Eye
I have been blogging here before a few posts about photographers whose work I enjoyed a lot and which were simply inspiring and now, after a long

May 27, 2010 Lyngen Fjord — The Video
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, here’s now as promised the video which I made at the same location. It has become a habit of mine to always take

May 26, 2010 Featured Image: Lyngen Fjord
Isn’t this a wonderful location? Taken on our last day on the way home, we checked out a new location and what a reward and view it was. The sun was

May 25, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: Landscape Photography on Video - Cornish, Ward and Waite
It’s Tuesday again and therefore time for another link special. I like to put them into a theme about something that is interesting me at the moment

May 24, 2010 An Afternoon In The Forest - A Sneak-Peek
It has become almost a tradition of mine to post a little sneak-peek of some of the images that I took during a shooting. The first time I did this

May 23, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday — TiPPS #9: With Hipstamatic In The Forest
And again a week has passed and it’s time for another post in this series and again it’s Hipstamatic time. Somehow I like this app and it’s fun to

May 22, 2010 Icy Beach – Videoblog
While I was processing my previous video, I found this clip in my library and it occurred to me that I haven’t posted this one yet. Actually I

May 21, 2010 Moskito Lake – The Videoblog
As promised already yesterday, here’s now the little “behind-the-scenes” kind of clip from the shooting. I will not write too much now, as I already

May 20, 2010 Using Smart Folders to Sync Images with Aperture
In the beginning of the week I posted a blog about my second impressions of using Apple’s Aperture and one of the things I like about it is the

May 20, 2010 Summertime, and the ….
…Moskito season has officially started. I went back to this location to re-take a panorama I had been doing before. It’s I think two weeks ago when

May 19, 2010 Featured Image: Vintage Boat
Old fishing boats have something mystical about them. Is it the structures of the wood which is revealed under the rotting paint, the shapes or are

May 17, 2010 My Switch to Aperture: Second Impressions
Recently I posted a blog here about my switch Aperture and wrote a little about my first impressions. After spending a lot more time with it I would

May 16, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday - TiPPS #8: Hipstamatic and Things At The Beach
It’s been another exciting week here at the blog. I have made some changes behind the scenes if you will, and I’m now almost done with the update

May 15, 2010 Interesting Site for Location Scouting
Earlier this week I was doing some research and location scouting for our upcoming trip to the Lofoten when I ran into a site called Trekearth -

May 13, 2010 Facebook Page Update
Just a quick update today…. After the launch of my Facebook Fan Page on Saturday I was now able to change the name to the less cryptic and generally

May 12, 2010 Featured Image: Blue Hour
Tromsö, Norway: The first day. The weather proves to be unpredictable, while having a beautiful sky with clouds an sunlight during the day, lot’s of

May 11, 2010 Tuesday Wallpaper Special
Yesterday I was editing my personal landing page a little and chose a slightly different edit of this image as the background for it. Ultimately

May 9, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday: TiPPS #7 - The Hipstamatic Forest Edition
It’s finally getting spring around here and the forests are almost snow-free by now. My photography season already has begun and I used a few

May 8, 2010 Blocks of Ice: A Little Sneak-Peek
It was a fun and rather successful shooting last night and I got some images that I had visualized. It were good lighting conditions and due to the

May 8, 2010 Launching My Facebook Fan Page
Today I would like to announce the launch of my Facebook Fan Page. I have been debating with this for quite some time already but I somehow never

May 7, 2010 Icy Rocks
Today was a beautiful day with nice fluffy clouds and we used the chance for a little trip to the beach. I have visited this location frequently. In

May 6, 2010 Revisiting Norway
now, at least virtually in Google Earth…. As a little follow up Tuesday’s link post on location scouting I thought it would be

May 5, 2010 Featured Image: Through The Mountains
An announced last week I will feature one new image per week here on the blog and now it’s time for a new image entitled Through The Mountains: It

May 4, 2010 This Mornings Sunrise: A Little Sneak Preview
As usual I imported this morning’s images into Aperture and started a quick selection of my favorites and did some rough editing. I’m rather

May 3, 2010 Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
It’s three in the morning when the alarm clock wakes me from a few hours sleep. I should be hurrying. It’s barely getting dark outside anymore and

May 3, 2010 Aperture Quick Tip: Make Book First
Here’s the thing…. I am slow, at least when it comes to post-processing. I love to process my images, but time is limited and I like to spend some

May 2, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday: TiPPS #6
It’s Sunday and therefore time for another post in my freshly renamed series “The iPhone Photography Sunday”. This actually reminds of the fact that

April 29, 2010 Aperture Update
This is just in. Aperture 3.0.3 update available via Software update (via Aperture Users Network)

April 28, 2010 Featured Image: St.Michael’s Mount
The name-switch of this blog and introduction of Galleries to this blog were two steps to bring this site closer to being my online presence.

April 27, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: Aperture and Keywording
As I now almost completely imported my previous library into Aperture I started to get a little interested to improve my keywording. I had of course

April 26, 2010 Panning The Landscape
It finally got a lot warmer around and spring seems to be just around corner. I haven’t been able, or better inspired to do some landscape

April 20, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: All About Aperture
Last weekend I wrote a post about my first impressions with Aperture and my being-about-to-switch from Lightroom. I still enjoy the software and try

April 18, 2010 The iPhone Photography Sunday: TiPPS #5
I finally picked up my own idea and renamed my weekly iPhone photography post. The name iPhone Photography Saturday just doesn’t go over my tongue.

April 17, 2010 Switching to Aperture: First Impressions
I have been a little mysterious in one of my previous post’s about a new acquisition of mine but after using Adobe Lightroom for many years (I used

April 13, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: Things Photography
Despite all the processing that I have coming up (usually I’m slow with that anyway, have still images waiting to be processed from last summer. Not

April 10, 2010 Something Big
As I’m now almost done processing, or better, merging the panoramas (the processing hasn’t even started yet, not even talking about dust-brushing……)

April 6, 2010 My Shots From Norway: A Little Sneak Peek
It has been a wonderful to trip to Norway and we surely had good weather conditions, much better than here in the “south”. Being now back home I of

April 5, 2010 Day Off
We’re still on the way home and images are waiting to be imported, tagged and edited once we’re actually arriving. Some of those panoramas will take

April 4, 2010 The Road Back Home
The journey back home proceeds as expected. We use the time to drive a little further to the north in beautiful sunlight to explore the scenery for

April 4, 2010 The Departure
Now it’s time for our departure. We spent two nights here, but it had been exploring so much of the area around, that it certainly felt a little

April 3, 2010 The iPhone Photography Saturday: The Norway Editon
As we’re still in Norway, this weeks TiPPS edition is also part of my live-blogging. So I chose a few images that I took during this mornings walk

April 3, 2010 Another Day Begins
The beautiful weather of the afternoon unfortunately didn’t last until the evening yesterday, and more and more clouds came up just in time to hide

April 2, 2010 Reached Our Destination
After 12 hours in the car we have reached our destination, Tromsö, in beautiful sunlight. After the little disappointment with the conditions in

April 2, 2010 On The Road To Norway
It’s around 12 o’clock when we pass the arctic circle. We planned to be at sunset in Kilpisjärvi, far in the north of Finland at the border to

April 1, 2010 The Bag Is Packed…
The bags are packed, the batteries are charged and the CF-cards a formatted and waiting to be filled. It’s going to be a long ride through the night

March 31, 2010 Gearing Up In Time
The days are finally getting longer rapidly and the day of our departure to Norway comes closer and closer. I have done some location scouting

March 30, 2010 Listed on All Day I Dream About Photography
First thing this morning I was surprised about the surprising amount of new Twitter followers I got during the night and after diving into my fully

March 27, 2010 The iPhone Photography Saturday: TiPPS #3
Another busy week is over and it’s time for another post in my TiPPS series here on the blog. The week has seen many posts here on the blog, and it

March 26, 2010 Getting Inspiration from iPhone Apps
If you had been following my Twitter stream or this blog during this week, you might have noticed my humble live-blogging from my recent shoot

March 23, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: The Photoblogs
I have been following lots of photoblogs ever since I got into photography. I enjoy how this always motivates me to keep up with my work and all the

March 23, 2010 Live Bog: The Fishing Huts
Finally everything comes together at the right time. Good light and I actually have the time to go out shooting. This time I even didn’t got lost on

March 23, 2010 Fishing Hut Update: The Video
Now I’m back home and starting to warm up with a few cups of coffee, and more important, finally dry socks. I imported todays images already and did

March 22, 2010 iPhone Photography Prints
It’s not a photograph until it’s a print…. I think something along these lines the saying goes, and even though it’s a little bit of a platitude,

March 20, 2010 The iPhone Photography Saturday - TiPPS #2
Another eventful week (more info on that is about to come up soon) has passed and it’s time again for a new post my brand-new “The iPhone

March 17, 2010 My Favorite iPhone Apps: The Photography Apps
Those of you who follow me on Twitter or happen to any read any of my blogs (the number is about to shrink btw) probably have noticed that I, like

March 15, 2010 Monday Landscape Inspiration
Here’s a quick one to start off into the week. Two portfolios with beautiful landscape photography. On the weekend I ran into the portfolio of

March 13, 2010 New On The Blog: TiPPS - The iPhone Photography Saturday
Usually the Saturday had been a blog-free day around here and I thought it’s about time to change that a little with a tiny little new series here

March 10, 2010 Chasing Waterfalls
Blue sky! It feels like the first time this year, after all this waiting and especially after the other day’s disappointment, involving me being on

March 9, 2010 Tuesday Link Special: All Things Photography
Last week I posted a little link post with some nice reads that I ran into during the week. As the last few link post’s (well, I kind of just

March 8, 2010 On Fishing And Photography
I have often compared photography with fishing. It’s not necessarily about getting the actual fish, it’s more the process, being out there and

February 26, 2010 Mentioned on Photo.Tuts+
Twitter friend @ashility just pointed me to the article 8 Ways To Unleash The Creative Photographer Inside You on Photo.Tuts+ and my little blog got

February 12, 2010 A little different “Follow Friday”
My Twitter followers might have noticed it already…. I persistently forget about FollowFriday, and I’m sorry about that. It’s a lovely tradition

February 1, 2010 Not really my business
Those of you familiar with my work, know that I mainly shoot landscapes. I simply enjoy shooting landscapes the most. I like being out there, alone

January 22, 2010 My favorite gear of 2009
As announced already a while ago, here’s now the final post of my yearly summary. Could have been earlier posted maybe, but better now than never. I

December 29, 2009 2009 - A little Slideshow
As announced earlier on the blog, I would now like to take the chance to show off some of my personal best images during this year. My personal

December 27, 2009 The Search Comes to an End (probably)
In the search of the perfect (at least for my needs) camera bags, I have purchased multiple sling-bags, backpacks, shoulder-bags and what not. Every

December 17, 2009 Winter Project: Forest’s and Trees
Winter has now finally arrived around here and I hope it’s about to stay now. During the last week we had chilly minus 20 degrees celsius or more

December 7, 2009 Norway: The Video Part 1
I admit.. This really took quite some time to finish this little clip. I planned to finish it already after I returned from my first trip from

December 4, 2009 Joe Cornish: A Video By Tim Parkin
I have been writing about Tim Parkin’s inspiring website/blog earlier on my blog and today he posted another interesting post on his site. A video

November 24, 2009 The Open Source Photographyguides Project
Just today I ran into a very interesting project (via David’s Blog) which I’m as a landscape photographer are very excited about, and I would like

October 25, 2009 Some More Guest-Blogging
In between all the activity here on my blog with it’s ongoing re-design, name changing and the attempt to have holidays at the same time, I managed

October 22, 2009 Interview with Andrew Thatch
During the last summer I used the time to go out shooting as much as possible and did a few trips to Norway and a little around the county here. But

September 28, 2009 Making B&W Prints
Recently I was writing here on my new fascination for Black&White images and the announcement for my _logo-competition__, where the price is just

September 7, 2009 Abandoning colour!?
I admit the title of this little write-up is surely a little provocating but today I would like to share a very intense, if not game changing

August 24, 2009 Interview on Visuelle Gedanken
Today I’m happy to announce that I got recently interviewed by photographer and blogger Martin Wolf from german photography blog visuelle Gedanken.

August 23, 2009 Live at the Lighthouse
I was surprised that the weather changed to the better in the evening and I took the chance for an spontaneous trip to the lighthouse. Since I

August 23, 2009 Live at the Lighthouse Pt. 2
Somehow the video didn’t got attached to the first post. So here it is now

August 21, 2009 Norway Revisited
It’s only a few weeks since I had been visiting the beautiful scenery of Norway, but it feels a long time ago and since work and basic life have

July 7, 2009 Guestblogging again - Interviewing Andrew Thatcher
Martin Gommel from Kwerfeldein.de had to take a little time off his blog, as he is busy producing a teaching DVD, and he asked me if I contribute a

June 23, 2009 5 Questions…
to myself! Yes, I’m not totally gone crazy now and start to talking to myself, but Oliver Shaef passed the torch to me via his blog www.fotolism.us.

June 2, 2009 Busy times ahead…..
Hi folks. It had been rather quiet here on my blog during May and I’m afraid it’s going to stay like this for a while now. Not that I lost interest

May 8, 2009 Guest Blogging on Composition
It had been a very busy time recently and finally the snow has melted away and I try to use all the time that I have available to look for new

April 28, 2009 Composition Quickie
** I had been very busy the during the last week and a half now, and hardly have time for just anything else than work. At least I found some time

April 21, 2009 Wednesday Inspiration: Mike McFarlane
As spring still seems to be a little ahead, and the photographic possibilities are a little limited at the moment still, I keep out looking for some

April 18, 2009 My Colour Adjustment Workflow
I have received several questions and requests related to the way I get these rich colours on my images. If you are a regular visitor on my blog you

April 13, 2009 Stuff That Inspires: Tim Parkin - Still Developing
Another post in my new “Stuff that Inspires” series. I ran into Tim Parkin’s website and photography a few days ago and enjoyed his images and

April 9, 2009 More Guest Blogging Activities
I have been guest blogging again…. Julia from German photography blog Fotoholiker asked me again if I could contribute an article for her blog.

April 9, 2009 Stuff That Inspires: PixelatedImage-David DuChemins Blog
** For a while now I have had the idea for a series with things that have some sort of inspiring value to me and maybe to others, but somehow I

April 3, 2009 A Little Clip About My Geared Head…
Today I would like to tell you a little about my new tripod head that I got just a few weeks ago, and with which I’m very satisfied with. I usually

March 28, 2009 Creating a Poster-like Print
A little more serious clip today than the last one. After my little contest here I received a question from a long time reader/visitor of this blog

March 27, 2009 Some kind of unboxing
I got a little something in the mail today and had nothing else to do at that time. So I did a little unboxing clip. Just don’t take this too

March 22, 2009 And The Winner Is….
I have a winner for my 1000th comment. Today at 9.23 o’clock Julia from 49suns.de nailed the 1000th comment and she will now receive this 50x70cm

March 20, 2009 Cornwall - The Last Days
The alarm wakes me up at 4am. Not only do I realize that I have fallen asleep on the sofa again, I also hear the heavy rain hammering on the window.

March 18, 2009 A Little Video
Before I left to this trip to England I had the idea to do a few “behind the scenes” videos in Cornwall and took my G9 with me. It turned out though

March 15, 2009 Approaching the 1000th Comment and a Little Give-Away
I know what you’re thinking…. Now he’s asking for more comments and more visitors by giving away free stuff…. Yeah, some might think that, but I

March 15, 2009 Cornwall - The Next Few Days
The alarm on my iPhone shrieks multiple times when I realize that I fell asleep on the sofa in front of the TV. It’s three o’clock and I planned to

March 12, 2009 Cornwall - The first days
It’s eleven o-clock and I my train is leaving in little less than two hours when I to my surprise receive my recently ordered new Tripod-Head. Just

February 26, 2009 And I’m off…
As some of you might have noticed it my Twitter stream or here from the blog of course, is that I’m about to leave to the beautiful area of Cornwall

February 10, 2009 I’m Guest Blogging Today
I have been guest blogging again. No, I’m not neglecting this blog of mine, but Julia from german photography blog “Fotoholiker.com” asked me to

February 5, 2009 Location scouting with a touch of 2.0
** As I’m now deep in the planning of my upcoming trip to Cornwall, I though I share some part of my workflow concerning the location scouting

February 1, 2009 Interview on Blog On Photoblogs
Today I have another announcement to make. I’m proud to tell you that Brett from Blog On Photoblogs has published an interview with me. If you are

January 18, 2009 Diary of a Shooting #1 - Hailouto-January 2009
After almost two months of an annoying mixture of snow/rain/ice the weather finally changed to the better and something blue showed up above us.

January 16, 2009 The guest-blogging-me
Today I have a little announcement to make: Photographer and blogger Martin Gommel from the german blog Kwerfeldein.de, asked me a few weeks ago if

January 12, 2009 New Series: The Shooting Diary
It has been a little silent on this blog here in the last few weeks. My life outside this blog caught up and kept me kind of busy. But still that

December 16, 2008 Using GND Filters on a Digital Camera: Part 3
In the previous two posts on using the GND filters, I wrote about what is needed, what they look like and how they are actually attached to the

December 5, 2008 Backpacking and camera gear or trying to solve a problem
As the days are getting shorter and shorter up here, I use the time to plan next years phototrips. I have some plans to maybe explore the south west

November 6, 2008 Image reviewed on Lens-Flare
Fellow photographer and german blogger Steffen Göthling from Lens-Flare.de has new series on his blog, where he gives comments or a review of

October 2, 2008 Using GND filters on a Digital Camera: Part 2
In the first post in this series I wrote a little introduction to Graduated Neutral Density filters what they do and how they look like. In this

September 22, 2008 Using GND filters on a Digital Camera: Part 1
I have received several questions on my blog about the use of Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filters, or better what these actually are. So I

September 4, 2008 Panning Still Objects
I got the inspiration for this technique while reading an article about photographer Ted Leeming and his interesting landscape photography.

September 2, 2008 Photography Podcasts
As I wrote on an earlier post I like to listen to podcasts. I have always some on my iPod/Phone with me. Usually I listen them on my way to a

August 18, 2008 Road trip to Ii
Ever since I got more interested into photography I was exploring the area around me with my bike. Whereas this is a great thing, the range is