Girl handball game between Vallentuna HK and Skå IK for girls born 1999-2000. Game played in Vallentuns sporthall. Vallentuna won by 20-11.

The day i was wrongfully accused of being in control

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Something pretty amusing happened during a handball game this Saturday. I was standing courtside, taking photos. During the half-time break, one of the referees came walking up to me. -“Which team are you with?” I told him Skå IK, which is my daughter’s team. -“You’re not allowed to control the game”, he said. I thought it was pretty funny and …

Handball game for girls born 1999-2000 between IK Bolton and Skå IK played in Skanstullshallen. Skå IK won by 18-16.

The handball team photographer

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My daughter has been playing handball for many years. I’ve been photographing her team the whole time. After almost every game, i’ve processed hundreds of photos, selected the good ones and posted them on this site. Up until now, only the girls and their parents have had access to the photos, but i’ve decided to open up these pages because …

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. …

Handball photo with strong blue tint

A quick and easy way to get the colors right in your photos

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Have you ever uploaded the images from your camera and discovered that they have weird looking colors? Our eyes have the capability to adjust for different light temperatures, so we hardly ever need to think about it. A camera set to auto white balance does a pretty good job but nowhere near what our eyes can do. I will show …

The new sports photography gallery is up

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Finally put some time aside to refresh my sports photo gallery. The handball girls have been playing together for so many years and this is most likely their last last season, at least with this lineup. I’m putting together a photo book later this spring with highlights from all the years. All these hours is badly lit gymnasiums at ISO …