Black & white vs color

B&W or color?

The picture shows a seagul who just caught a an insect. The photo is made June 13 2007.

Which do you prefer, black and white or color?

Common Tern

Common Tern

Last night I visited the common terns to see how the wore doing. I’m planing to use a floating hide to get closer and hopefully better images. I made some images showing them in their environment.

I used the Nikon D3, 600/4 – ISO 3200, 1/250 f4

In my backyard


You do not need to travel far to find pictures. The photo above is made in my backyard.

I used Nikon D3, 90/2,8, ISO 1000, 1/160 f6,3, handheld.

Magpie tracks

I’m going through my photo archive and I found this three images. It’s tracks made by Magpies. It makes me wonder what they were doing, especially if you look at the third image.

The images are made in March 2007. I used the Nikon D200 and 50 f/1,8.

What a week

Bear family

What a week!
I could never imagined that the images of the female bear with three cubs could get so much attention. Four swedish newspapers published the images and I have also received some calls from foreign newspapers.

That’s the reward for all the time I put into photography.

In my mind it is the photographer who makes the images, not the camera. But I’m impressed by what the Nikon D3 can do. The lens I used, AF-I 400/2,8 weighs around 6 kilograms and I had to set the ISO to 2500 to get fast shutter speed and a sharp image.
There is some noise in the image but it’s not so bad.

Check out the video from the evning when we meet the bear family. Stefan Silverhall made the video.

A week in the mountains


Last saturday I returned home after a week in the mountains. The weather gods must have had a bad week. Dense and low clouds true the hole week.
The sun was shining drive up and when we went home.

I will return in a couple of weeks, I hope the weather will be better then.

Iza och Stefan

Stefan och IzaI visited a friend on Wednesday. When we sat and drank a cop coffee, I discovered a framed image on the wall. It’s the image the on the left.

The photograph was taken about a week before christmas in 2007. Stefan wanted a framed picture of him self together with his dog, Iza. Usually I feel uncomfortable to photograph people, especially strangers. Stefan and I  have been friends a long time so it was no problem.

The image is one of my favorites and it’s looks best mounted and framed.

DTown Tv


Kelby Traning has started a new webbtv show in cooperation with Nikon, DTown Tv.

The show is hosted by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski and it will be tips and trix for digital SLR from Nikon.

If you using Nikon take a look at

I meeting a red fox

I met a fox in the middle of October 2007 at Åsele golf course. The sun had disappeared and the mist danced across the grass.

I sat on my bike and was on my way home when I noticed the fox in the distance. The light was pretty good at that time. I lured him, and after half hour or so the fox where just a few feet away from me. It may have been 10 minutes or 1 hour, I became totally immersed in the fox.

Autofocus was out of the question in the darkness. At ISO 2000 I got 1/2s, f2,8. I also used the built-in flash at -2 EV. I did not get any sharp images with 1/2s and a playful fox. But I think the result was successful.

At ISO 2000 you get a lot of noise from the Nikon D200. In Photoshop I did some dogding & burning and adjusted the curves and contrast.

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