Rants

The Family Photos

The Family Photos

Tweet Ottar Jakobsen emigrated to the US and is said to have been killed there. His belongings were shipped home to Norway without any explanation. He died under mysterious circumstances and the story I was told is that he probably was murdered during gold digging.  The original type of gold digging :-) This photo is one […]


A gift from a stranger

A gift from a stranger

Tweet As some of you may know, my e-book is published on Craft & Vision. So I am a keen fan of their Facebook page. Well I would have been anyway, mind you :-) The other day Craft and Vision asked a question on Facebook; “If there was one change you could make that you […]


Being Introduced to Multimedia

Being Introduced to Multimedia

Tweet A couple of weeks ago I went to a course here in Oslo called “Introduction to Multimedia” by Bob Sacha. My friend Liz convinced me to join, as she already was counting her money planning to go abroad for one of his workshops. Liz was delighted to discover that Elisabeth was one step ahead, […]


Lesson Learned

Lesson Learned

Tweet I went out to my local beach this weekend. I love going there in the winter, partly because there are so few people around, but also because the sunsets are often very beautiful this time of year if the forecast says partly cloudy. The sun sets around 3PM now. And sometimes I get close encounters with swans. […]


Shoot me!

Shoot me!

Tweet … but I enjoy photography competitions! I’ve been participating in some discussions this year about whether one should enter photography competitions or absolutely, definitely, never, not. My short take on this is as follows: You should enter photography competitions if you feel that it gives you value for the amount of time and/or money you […]


Talent isn’t everything

Talent isn't everything

Tweet In Norway we would usually say that a photographer is “good”, we don’t really use the word “talented” so much as seem to be done in English. So I figured I’d brush up on my English skills (I guess this could benefit my Norwegian skills as well!) and find out what it means to […]