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Ålesund Mosaics

Mosaic Panoramic View of Ålesund City Center As I was post-processing my photos from our trip to Ålesund, I wanted to experiment and made this mosaic panoramic view of Ålesund City Center. I combined 10 different photos that were shot with different settings at different times – some day shots, some night shots. They were all…

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Mountain Silhouette

I shot this mountain silhouette photo in January/February 2014 when we were in Alta, Norway. If you missed my previous posts on Alta, you’ll find them here: http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/the-northern-lights-cathedral-sami-clothing/ http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2014/02/18/impressions-from-alta/ http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/impressions-from-alta-ii/ You can also find more silhouette photos in WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/silhouette-2014/

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Monochrome Strømsfoss

Here’s my entry for Leanne & Laura’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week. You can see my Adobe Lightroom settings & Adobe Photoshop layers in this gallery: After I’m finished with the settings in Lightroom, I export the file and open it in Photoshop. This is my Photoshop workflow (see the Photoshop layers picture for reference):…

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Monochrome Street Portraits

I shot some street portraits of these wonderful officers on my last visit to Jerusalem. I was passing by and asked them if I could take their photos, they both agreed and I shot 5-6 shots. These are the two best ones, which I’ve turned into black & white for Leanne & Laura’s «Monochrome Madness»…

Fiskmarkaðurinn notar fyrsta flokks hráefni í sköpun frumlegra rétta. Við verslum afurðir okkar m.a. beint frá bónda og varðveitum þannig sjálfbærni og gæði rétta okkar. Njótið vel. http://fiskmarkadurinn.is/

Fiskmarkaðurinn – Fish Market Restaurant – Reykjavik, Iceland

Fish Market, Reykjavik, Iceland: The restaurant itself looks very anonymous from the outside, just like any ordinary Icelandic building, but once inside you’ll discover a beautifully designed restaurant. The Asian-inspired cuisine is from Chef Owner Hrefna Rósa Jóhannsdóttir Sætran and it almost seems like it’s from out of this world (actually even Iceland itself feels like…

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Trollstigen & Trollveggen

These photos are from Trollstigen (The Troll Ladder) & Trollveggen (The Troll Wall) in Norway. Check out WordPress for more zigzag photos: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/zigzag/ Here’s part 2: http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2014/08/02/trollstigen-trollveggen-part-2/

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The Seafood Museum in Ålesund

Enjoy these photos from the aquarium, or the seafood museum like I call it, in Ålesund, Norway. Atlanterhavsparken is the official name and it’s one of the largest saltwater-aquariums in northern Europe. See more photos from the mysterious underwater world: http://cardinalguzman.wordpress.com/2011/11/12/the-underwater-world-weekly-photo-challenge-%E2%80%93-wonders/ Check out monochrome photos in this excellent post: http://leannecolephotography.com/2014/07/30/mm22-monochrome-madness-week-22/

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Female Photographers

Why is it that Nikon & Canon focus (pun intended) mainly on male photographers, even if the ‘female market’ obviously is large and fast growing? A huge chunk of the market, regardless of gender, is of course the typical amateur photographer whose main focus is family and holiday memories, while the professional organisations still have…

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A trip to Ålesund, Norway

It’s been quiet in this blog lately. I had to finish up a whole lot of stuff at work before I could start my vacation and then we had a family member for a visit. We rented a car and drove to Ålesund – a city in the North Western part of Norway. It was…

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The old city vs the new. Quite a contrast. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/contrasts/ EDIT: Upon posting I received a message that this is the 500th post in this blog. I should have planned something spectacular for post #500, but it took me by surprise. Now you’ll have to wait ’till post #1000 to hopefully see something spectacular :)