Horta – Azorean Islands – Portugal

Horta, Portugal: A couple of years ago we went to visit the Azorean Islands of Portugal. Since then I’ve had these photos in a “waiting to be published” folder on my computer. Today I figured that it was about time to post them in this point&shoot gallery:   Horta (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɔɾtɐ]) is a single […]

The Nights Watch

One night while I was exploring the streets of Horta, I came across this statue and took 3 bracketed shots with my Canon EOS600D (EF50mm f/1.8 II lens) at f/1.8, ISO 100. Now, three years later, I finally sat down and processed the images. It took me a while, but I like the results so […]

Açores Photo Gallery – Faial Island

The photos in the following gallery were shot in the area near Terminal Maritimo in Horta, Faial Island, Açores, Portugal. f/1.8 | 30 sec | ISO-100 (of course you can click the image for a large version) I’ve posted many of these before, but I’ve re-edited the photos in this gallery.

A night photo from Terceira, Açores

Nights – my favorite time of photographing. I love long exposures. Tonight I’m sharing this night photo for Paula’s Thursday Challenge.   I shot this one (technically speaking it’s these four shots) in Terceira, Açores. Angra do Heroísmo, locally referred to as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira, within the […]

Illuminated Mount Pico, Açores

For the Weekly Photo Challenge this week I chose this photo of Mount Pico. I was supposed to post this earlier, but I forgot all about it. The photo was shot during one of my sleepless nights. “Mount Pico (Portuguese: Montanha do Pico), is a stratovolcano and highest point on the Portuguese island of Pico in […]


Açores,  Waterfall II From Wikipedia: In Norse mythology, Mímisbrunnr (Old Norse “Mímir’s well” is a well associated with the being Mímir, located beneath the world tree Yggdrasil. Mímisbrunnr is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. Both sources relate that […]

The Home of the Giants: Jotunheimen

I’ve posted a lot of photos from Portugal lately and there’s still more to come, but to break up the posts a little bit and to keep some sort of variation in the blog: here’s some photos from Norway! Some of you might have seen my previous posts about the Stave Churches located in Valdres, or […]

Long Exposure Waterfall

This waterfall is located on the North East coast of São Miguel, Açores, Portugal. Near the area called Nordeste – which means North-East in Portuguese. Related post: Botanical Garden Waterfall May Day at the Botanical Garden in Oslo She comes in colors everywhere mimisbrunnr

A glass of port with a view

I’ve already posted this on Google+ and now it’s time to share it in the blog.  This is my second entry for the Near & Far weekly photo challenge at WordPress. The photo was shot at Hotel Do Caracol in Terceira, Açores, Portugal. In the background you can see Monte Brasil, a peninsula located on the […]