windows and doors

how do you get a nice photo of a window or door? can you see what I did wrong in this one? here are a few short tips: keep straight, perpendicular lines. you do this by standing straight in front of the object and right in the middle of it. this can hardly be corrected…

spring in detail

close-up photos, also known as macro, suffer from shallow depth of field BUT you can turn this to your advantage. create a minimalistic or abstract image using few colours I find that the strong contrast and the simplicity helps these images pop looking for other tips? check out the blog archive! you can search for…

Copenhagen light festival 2022

it was last month. it will probably be there again next year, with new installations. it’s a lovely long walk in the dark Danish February. over 10 km, just so so you know 😉 for anyone lucky enough to live in Copenhagen this big, open-air free exhibition can be seen over three weeks here is…

ice

have you tried taking photos through ice? ideas: framing reflections ice as the subject frozen objects objects enclosed in ice black and white don’t forget these tips for shooting in the cold 😉

perspective

here are 2 (of several) ways of looking at perspective in photography composition if perspective=point of view, you can shoot from: eye level being the subject bird’s view worm’s view even the loveliest subject can sometimes lead to quite boring or cliché results. that’s a good opportunity for the photographer to test another point of…

selective colour

selective or ‘pop’ colour is a photo technique where you generally desaturate your image and only keep 1 colour. While the result is often seen as lacking style, sometimes it really makes sense. Just as simple black and white makes sense in various situations. sometimes the selective colour image is simply so much better than…

Just a big Thank You to everyone following this blog ❤️

It’s been a while! I’ve been on a fabulous ski trip 😃 Even though I’m a skiing beginner and took a serious blow to the head (thank God for helmets) I must say enjoyed last week to the max, managed to take some photos and even catched a glimpse of the Northern Lights! Not bad!…

framing

are you using framing in your photos? intentional or accidental? this is what framing does: provides a context for the subject leads the eye to the subject creates depth there are various types of framing such as architectural and geometric – as in my photo above. others types are natural framing (using trees, for example)…

shoot your cake and eat it too!

every time I try to read about photographing food I find those articles going on and on about complicated techniques which ultimately lead to great photos of… inedible things. have you seen such articles? they sound like: use frozen food. use foam instead of whipped cream. use motor oil instead of syrup. fake ice. grrrr!!…