Posts tagged “Photography”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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 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 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 7, 2011 The Print-Store
In an earlier blog I already hinted a more exciting things to happen to here on the blog during this year and today I’m pleased to tell you that

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 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

December 1, 2010 December Wallpaper: The Island
The days fly by it seems and too quickly another month has passed and it’s time for another wallpaper. Last month’s wallpaper was designed for the

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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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 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……)

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

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

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