A year or so ago I invested in a so called full format system. I chose to go with Sony for a number of reasons. One of them was that I was not happy with how Nikon and Canon went into the mirrorless market.Continue reading
I am working on decent pictures I can hang on my wall. Here are some shots I’ve taken in my garden. The garden is a perfect place for photography training. There’s all kinds of stuff to take photos of there.Continue reading
I was out looking for a nice setting for a photo idea I have. Came across these seagulls resting on a floating dock seemingly enjoying the sunset. Capturing the sunset in the water on the dock gave the image a nice balance I think.Continue reading
There was a classic car cruise parade in Arvika today. I thought it would be fun to try to photograph some of the cars. I’ve never tried to photograph moving targets like this but I knew in theory how to do it. It was much harder in practice. I shot handheld with a bit longer shutter speed to try to get some action in the images. These are the ones that turned out OK.Continue reading
This image was taken just a couple of days after the terror attack on Drottninggatan in Stockholm. The sky was beautiful and there were some heavy rain clouds coming as a harbinger of doom. In the front a lonely swedish pennant is clinging to its flagpole, defying the tide.Continue reading
This little fellow is a robin. It lives in the leafy parts of my garden. I have no idea if it’s a he or a she but I do know that it has a little chick that just has left the nest. I know that because sometimes the chick bumps into my office window when it tries to use its tiny wings.Continue reading
The sky fascinates me. Constantly it surprises me how it can look completely different from one minute to the next. I find myself very often taking photos of the sky. Sadly since these shots are almost never planned there isn’t so much to see in the foreground. Anyway, here’s a post dedicated to the sky, the greatest canvas in nature.Continue reading
During the new year’s eve fireworks in Åmotfors I managed to capture some of the action. I just brought my camera without planning for the shoot. These images were all taken handheld with ISO 200 (the native ISO on my camera) and 2,5 seconds shutter speed. Nothing interesting in the foreground. Basically the images were all shot just for fun and to some extent to prepare myself for a real fireworks shoot in the future.Continue reading
A couple of days ago in Åmotfors there were some nice colors in the sky. The two smoke pillars together with the trees in the foreground gives the scene an eerie feeling. At first I tried to create an HDR image but the result was not satisfactory at all. In the post-processing I used a single exposure and brought back some information from the sky and added a light vignette. That pretty much gave the result I was after.
It’s in the end of December and still no snow. That’s weird.