First Snowfall

First Snowfall

Tweet This winter was not a very snowy one and now it is the end of march and it is actually over. I did get a few ‘Oslo in Winter’ shots that I was happy with, and this is one of them. This was photographed early December. Although I knew from the forecast it was going […]

WPGA Portrait and People

WPGA Portrait and People

Tweet I’ve spent the weekend in the mountains and got back to a wonderful surprise – this image won a Gold Award in the WPGA awards and was thus selected to be featured in the book Portraits and People 2011. The book will benefit Save the Children. The image was shot in my neighborhood a […]

Slowing down

Slowing down

Tweet What I love about december is the seemingly endless row of Christmas parties with friends, family and colleagues. It’s been a busy week with listening to photographer Arno Minkkinen on monday, a concert in the opera to celebrate my mum’s birthday on wednesday, the camera club christmas party on friday, book signing by Øyvind […]

Hønefoss National Digital Competition

Hønefoss National Digital Competition

Tweet Yay! I entered some images in Hønefoss Kamera Klubb’s National competition arranged in the neighboring town Hønefoss. They have a 20th anniversary this year. The image above of the three generations along with the woman in the doorway below, were accepted. And for the shepherd boy below, a bronze plaque was awarded. I’ve never won […]

Oslo Kamera Klubb – Autumn Competition

Oslo Kamera Klubb - Autumn Competition

Tweet The last camera club meeting of the year has passed.  It is one of the highlights of the year as we go through the results from the competitions that has been held this year. In the Autumn Competition I got a 2nd Prize with “The Receptionist”. The image was taken in Venice in May […]

Ålesund National Digital Competition 2010

Tweet The image Karl Johansgate got a Honourable Mention Award in the national competition arranged by Ålesund Kameraklubb here in Norway. 232 images had been submitted from 58 photographers. You can view the images and the result list HERE. I’m just happy that the spring is finally here :-)

I’ve been awfully quiet…

Tweet I am trying to put together a Blurb book and it is really more difficult than I thought. But I have been very inspired by Susan Hayre Thelwell. Tonight we got the results from the spring competition in Oslo Kamera Klubb, and the image that I am using for the cover of my book won first […]

Autumn Competition Results in Oslo Kamera Klubb

Tweet “Homeward Bound” “Dream” “Cones” “Beach House” All my collections were awarded so pretty pleased with that. :-) I came in first and third in the digital category with the quadtych and pent-tych (?), called Homeward Bound and Dream. In the print category I came in third with Cones and got an accepted award for Beach House. […]

Summing up POTY 2009 in Oslo Kamera Klubb

Tweet The longest lasting challenge of the year is the weekly submissions to the “Photographer of the Week” contest in the camera club. There are two categories – digital and paper.The competition ended yesterday and I landed a second place in the digital category. 13 points, just one point below Roy who won with 14 points.  I […]

Norwegian Photographic Society

Tweet My “Kindergarten” picture was accepted in the 2009 autumn national competition. This is a shot from my neighborhood. The text on the door to the left means “Kindergarten”. To me, this emphasizes the value of beeing in a camera club. In an earlier meeting we were allowed to bring the photos we were considering to […]

The International Biennale in Indonesia

Tweet 17 countries participated and Norway came in 7th. My image “Jump” was selected for Norways national team. It became one of the three Norwegian highest score images with 18 points each. The contributing Norwegian photographeres were as follows. Read the article HERE Go directly to the Norwegian contributed images HERE

Yay! Picture of the week today!

Tweet Every week we have an informal competition in the camera club. Usually it is the photographer who shows his or her pictures who is the sole jury. The subject today was “reflection” and I won with this shot which you can read more about HERE. I am until further notice ranked second in the Photographer of […]

Yay! Came in 2nd yesterday!

Tweet  I came in 2nd yesterday in the “Picture of the week” competition in OSLO KAMERA KLUBB. In the digital category for Photographer of the Year I am currently ranked 3rd with 8 points, with my friend Kristin ahead of me on 2nd with 10 points. A few more rounds to go :-) When I first photographed this […]

Texture and Stone

Tweet Every week we have an informal mini-competition in Oslo Kamera Klubb. Yesterday I came in third with this shot of a car hood. A building is reflected in both the car hood and the front window of a car. Texture can also be smooth like a clean car hood. Earlier this autumn i also […]

Picture of the Week in Oslo Kamera Klubb

Tweet I received the book William Eggleston’s Guide by John Szarkowski as the prize – looking forward to digging into it!

Pottery in Black & White

Tweet This picture is from my friends pottery, and I am working on a series to document her throwing process. I used only window light and a reflector which results in a highlights/shadows challenge. Very proud to have achieved a Picture-of-the week award with an online photography magazine that has 700,000 unique visitors per week. […]

The “Vika Boy” got a silver award

Tweet This is from Vika in Oslo, where some scenes from the film Max Manus was filmed. The story is from the war years 1940-45. I think the background with the truck and bicycles adds to the war time mood. A smoke machine had been used, which made the background more diffused. I added a […]

Oslo Kamera Klubb Spring Competition 2009

Tweet Tree images and one collection was accepted: Spray Painting Jump Vikagutt The Cone Heads

Second place in "Picture of the Month" for March 2009 at

Tweet Theme: Illusion

15th place in "Picture of the month" for December 2008 at

Tweet Theme: The Countryside (På landet) We were on our way back to Arundel from a walk along the river Arun in West Sussex when this man came towards us. I turned around and got a few shots until the dog stopped, turned around and started staring at me with an evil eye.

Picture of the Week at Oslo Kamera Klubb

Tweet Very proud as it was my second meeting in the club and first time I dared entering a picture! I had dropped Mr. E off at the airport and spent an hours or so with the camera before driving back down town.