Frosty trees in cold January winter weather against a blue sky.

Photographing in the cold

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In “I don’t live today”, Jimi Hendrix sings “…no sun coming through my window. Feel like i’m living at the bottom of grave”. An american friend of mine who spent a winter in Sweden said he thought Hendrix must have written that in Sweden. He may be right, because Jimi Hendrix did indeed spend some time in Sweden. Anyhow, it …

Camera histogram showing a correctly exposed image

The histogram is your best friend

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You may have seen one of these on the back of your camera. This is called a histogram. It’s your best friend when it comes to getting the right exposure on your images. Keep reading and i’ll tell you all you need to know to make the most of it. The histogram is a graphical representation of the brightness of …

Sunrise landscape over Färingsö, Ekerö, Sweden

Summing up my photography year 2015

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For christmas 2014, i got myself a new camera, a Nikon D7100. A year later, i had about 22.000 exposures on it. I don’t have those kind of statistics for earlier years, but it feels i’ve using the camera a lot during 2015. It’s a great camera. I’ve posted a new photo on Instagram almost every single day during 2015. …