Category: Photography

Posted: 2019-04-18
Nikon DR-5 right angle finder adapter for Star Adventurer

One of the things I struggled with when testing the star adventurer is that here in south Norway - the latitude is somewhere between 59 and 60 ° north. That means that the tracker is pointing 6…

Posted: 2019-04-15
Testing the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer

Youtube's algorithm recently surfaced a whole bunch of videos on photographing landscapes under the stars (particularly the Milky Way). I've played a bit with this before - but decided it would be…

Posted: 2016-12-27
Long exposure shots - Anki Overdrive

So - this holiday in addition to normal presents for the kids and since I was going to be at home with them for some days while my wife was at work I grabbed Anki Overdrive as a "something to do…

Posted: 2016-01-06
Updating D4S firmware

My Nikon D4S had the C firmware 1.20 and L firmware (Distortion Control Data) 2.005. C 1.30 and L 2.009 were available. I need to do the update from a mac. C Firmware Downloading the C firmware…

Posted: 2015-12-28
Kew Gardens - Christmas Lights 2015

While visiting the UK for Christmas this year - we took a trip to see the Kew Gardens Christmas Lights walk together with dad and my brother and his family. While waiting in the car park for the…

Posted: 2014-10-28
Photographing Smidig 2014

So I've just spent the last two days being the conference photographer for Smidig 2014 . Last thursday my boss (who is also on the management team for the conference) said "I'll get you free tickets…

Posted: 2014-03-23
A pylon line(s)

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines. This is a later shot ( first shot ) - and I like the structure of this one :)

Posted: 2014-03-16
Waterlogued Loo

I needed some different/colourful images for the newly decorated loo wall :) So - I picked up a recommendation for waterlogue app . Fun app - and surprisingly interesting results. Here's the set of…

Posted: 2014-03-09
Cloud Lines

First photo assignment from dedpxl (Zack Arias) is lines. I like the composition here - we get the power lines themselves running parallel to the hills behind - yet the sunbeams come in with a…

Posted: 2013-11-24
Winter Frost

Hoarfrost on the bushes near to Kalbakken T-bane station - taken on Sunday when heading to Nordtvet Gård for a ride on their horse-drawn cart. This is the same place that provides horse riding…

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Femsjøen sky
A first test of the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer tracker head. This shot is made up of 10 shots - each 2 mins at f/2,8 ISO 100 14mm. Merged using Starry Landscape Tracker then adjusted in PS (merged in one shorter exposure at the bottom to get a a sharper land silhouette. You can see that even out of town - still struggling with light pollution - far too much light in the sky. But - still fun to play with.
Langlielva near Elveli
Introduction between a norweigan fjord horse and a halfling to see if they could share a paddock. The introduction went well - they now keep each other company in the paddock every day
Evening trees
Mist settling over the trees on a hillside behind a ploughed field