Here’s something you don’t see often in this blog! They say that there’s a first time for everything, so without any further ado let me present: a drawing.
Don’t worry: probably I won’t be posting to many drawings. I have other talents that I hopefully master better than drawing digitally.
Sunday is coming to an end: Have a wonderful week everyone!
“Mountain biking is a sport which consists of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially adapted mountain bikes. Mountain bikes share similarities with other bikes, but incorporate features designed to enhance durability and performance in rough terrain.
Mountain biking can generally be broken down into multiple categories: cross country (XC), trail riding, all mountain, downhill, freeride, dirt jumping and trials. The vast majority of mountain biking falls into the recreational XC, and Trail Riding categories.” (wiki)
In Oslo there are several trails in the area around Frognerseteren. Take the subway Line#1 to the end of the line: Frognerseteren.
You’ll find more of my music in these posts:
Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple. This week the team over at WordPress decided to go for another color in the Weekly Photo Challenge: ” – what kind of purple caught your photographic eye? Share a picture that means PURPLE to you!”
I like photographing and I love photographing people! These photos were all shot at the Gay & Lesbian Pride Parade in Oslo earlier this summer. With so many colorful personalities around, this event was like a photographers dream!
For those of you that are into software & computers (Daniel?): I just wanted to present this gallery with the surroundings Opera Software‘s new headquarters in Oslo. Opera’s new offices are located in Gjerdrums Vei 19 in Nydalen, Oslo. All these photos are shot nearby or just outside the building.
Often the inside of something is even more interesting than the outside. – Sara Rosso
Here’s some pictures that represents “inside”, plus a bunch that I just throw in for fun. All these photos were shot between December 2004 – December 2005 when I spent 9 months traveling around in India on my Bullet 350 motorcycle. Most of the time was spent in in Delhi & Rishikesh, plus 3 months were I settled in a village in Nepal.
There’s nothing to mourn about death any more than there is to mourn about the growing of a flower. What is terrible is not death but the lives people live or don’t live up until their death. They don’t honor their own lives, they piss on their lives. They shit them away. Dumb fuckers. They concentrate too much on fucking, movies, money, family, fucking. Their minds are full of cotton. They swallow God without thinking, they swallow country without thinking. Soon they forget how to think, they let others think for them. Their brains are stuffed with cotton. They look ugly, they talk ugly, they walk ugly. Play them the great music of the centuries and they can’t hear it. Most people’s deaths are a sham. There’s nothing left to die.
― Charles Bukowski
“Those faces you see every day on the streets were not created entirely without hope: be kind to them: like you they have not escaped.”
― Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last
Just after I bought the new camera my mother-in-law wondered why I shot so many pictures of cars as we were driving from place to place. I tried to explain to her that I was practicing the technique of panning a moving subject, but she didn’t understand what the fuck I was talking about.
This is what I was talking about:
If you want to try this technique, experiment with the shutter speed on your camera. Set it somewhere between 1/15 sec or 1/30 sec (sometimes even faster or slower). These are shot from a moving car, which makes it more difficult: it’s easier if you’re standing still, while the object you’re shooting is moving.
My headline can be a bit misleading, as he is technically not a God – only a deity, but here you have him: the most popular depiction of religious superheroes among the interior decorators of the world! It’s none other than Buddha himself!
Buddha: Technically not a God, but as close as one can get to ever being one (according to some people).
A lot of people say that Tel Aviv is the miniature version of ‘a knife, a fork a bottle and a cork’.
Here’s what I believe will be the last clue in the little riddle that I’ve been running through the last week: A frozen river, a beautiful girl, a dog, the last standing wall of the temple in Jerusalem & this loft?
Face over at facesplacespaces.wordpress.com has basically cracked the code already
Just watched episode 310 on Kelbytv.com and picked up this awesome technique. If you’re into Photoshop I recommend that you check them out in one of their channels. These tips are not only for advanced photoshoppers – Kelbytv.com makes sure to incorporate easy tips & tricks as well.
To see how I made this picture, check out the program and you might learn something new as well. I promise you: it’s an easy technique.
You can also watch it on YouTube.
Mr. Frizz over at Flickrcomments.wordpress.com asked if anyone had a story or a short reflection to share, tagged with the letter “B”. It made me think of this story that unfolded on a sandy beach in India sometime around December/January 2004/05. This is a true story of a bar, a beautiful woman in a bikini and two written notes – one of which is directly related to the other.
Stekte poteter på kinesisk vis er en oppskrift jeg plukket opp fra kokeboken “Xiang – Mat og kultur fra Hunan” av den kinesiske kokken og forfatteren Feng Xian Lin. Boken gir et godt innblikk, ikke bare i kinesisk matlaging, men også kultur og tradisjoner. Potetene er en wok-rett og den passer bra også sammen med andre retter – f.eks kylling.
Til hovedretten trenger du følgende:
- 1 hel ørret (størrelsen bestemmer du selv)
- 2-3 knuste hvitløksfedd
- 1 liten rødløk delt i 4
- Peanøttolje (eller en annen olje som er god til steking)
- Saften fra 1 lime (presses over fisken – inn i buken)
- 1 klatt margarin eller usaltet smør
- 3 kvaster dill (eventuelt andre urter)
- Finhakket ingefær
Here’s a landscape photo that I shot in Valdres, Norway. If you want to see more landscape shots, add me on Google Plus.
The lake you see on the photo is Vangsmjøsa.