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All in with the GFX and new stuff!

July 29, 2017 - Morning! It has been a bit quiet on the photography front over the last month, summer here in the North is my least fav...
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Fujifilm GFX 50S, one camera to do it all?

March 22, 2017 - GFX, one camera to do it all? Fujifilm GFX 50S, 63mm, thick fog on the Kalix River, Swedish Lapland, 2 image stitch....
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Under pressure!

February 24, 2015 - It has been really busy here in Abisko over the last few weeks, had no time for personal photography between workshops a...
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Ice abstracts.

January 30, 2015 - We've had pretty rubbish weather for the last few days, strong winds and quite a bit of snow. My latest 4 day aurora wor...
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Amazing morning!

January 08, 2015 - I got woken by a call from Oliver this morning, quick let's get out! The sky was beautiful, wind was extremely strong an...
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Christmas and New Year

January 03, 2015 - It has been a busy few weeks, I ran an aurora workshop over christmas and managed a couple of days off over new year, lu...
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Winter!

December 23, 2014 - Could this be the return of the neglected blog? Looks like it! It has been a hectic couple of months, I have shot 15,00...
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Abisko autumn trip

October 01, 2014 - I've just returned from a great trip to Abisko, working with Lights Over Lapland on their autumn trip to Abisko National...
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Abisko aurora!

September 12, 2014 - I'm working in Abisko this winter, I will be teaching on aurora workshops and as last night was forecast to be spectacul...
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Laver copper mine

September 08, 2014 - Yesterday I got the opportunity to visit a really cool place, it's an old copper mine called Laver. At one point it was...
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Autumn colours

September 05, 2014 - The change from summer to winter here in Lapland is pretty quick, the leaves have already started to turn and autumn is...
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Aurora season has started!

August 27, 2014 - So, it starts again! This time of year the sky becomes dark enough to get short glimpses of the Northern Lights, they ar...
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Autumn mornings

August 27, 2014 - I love this time of year, the summer is a little boring from a photographic view, 24hr daylight is pretty harsh and this...
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Rust in peace, poor things!

August 25, 2014 - I love old cars, always have done, it's a cliche I know but really, they don't make them like they used to! I was drivin...
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It's that foggy time of the year!

August 19, 2014 - We've had an amazing summer here in the North and now as we move gently in to Autumn, the evenings are a fog filled deli...
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Storms and sunsets

August 07, 2014 - We had another great storm here yesterday, I got lucky with a couple of shots but didn't have time to shoot much as the...
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Stormy summer

July 28, 2014 - It has been incredibly hot in Sweden for weeks now, sweaty and awake all night and not in a good way. We needed a good s...
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Back from Abisko

July 20, 2014 - I got home this morning from a fantastic trip to Abisko, great to meet up with Chad and Linnea of Lights Over Lapland ag...
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Up all night!

July 19, 2014 - I decided last night to see if it was still possible to see the sun all night from Abisko, the midnight sun is due to th...
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More exploring

July 18, 2014 - Abisko is pretty special, it doesn't really matter if the weather is good or bad, there's plenty to see. this morning wa...
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What to do when it's raining.

July 17, 2014 - There are really only 2 options when the rain is heavy. 1. Photograph rain drops. 2. Go to Norway. Apparently Norway h...
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Glorious day in Abisko!

July 16, 2014 - So, Abisko, it may well be one of the most incredible places to see aurora during the winter but I can tell you, it is a...
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Wandering around Abisko

July 15, 2014 - It's too hot, I know that sounds crazy after the places I've been and even more crazy when you know I'm 4 hours North of...
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It's all in the details

July 12, 2014 - I often take big photographs, landscapes, industrial scenes that sort of thing but occasionally it's nice to look a litt...
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Stormy weather

July 04, 2014 - There's nothing better than a good storm! I had to visit Lulea today and on the way back I noticed the weather was build...
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Feeding frenzy!

July 01, 2014 - Good photography is about capturing a moment in time, sometimes you capture it well and sometimes you don't! Driving in...
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Midsummer, mosquitos 1-man 0

June 21, 2014 - What is it with Swedish mosquitos? They're not real mosquitos, they're pitbulls with wings! So, Midwinter in the North...
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A bit of history.

June 19, 2014 - Sometimes you get lucky and stumble in to situations that open up to great opportunities, a few weeks back I photographe...
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Back at Sikfors

June 11, 2014 - Out running errands today but as the sun started to shine I swung past Sikfors for a quick look and grabbed a couple of...
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Black and white day

June 09, 2014 - Last week I saw a post on twitter that had a photograph of a place called Sikfors, it looked pretty cool so I thought I'...
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Glorious day in the North

June 06, 2014 - As today is Swedish National Day, it's a day out of the studio and chance to enjoy the beautiful weather here at the mom...
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Healthy living!

May 27, 2014 - Yesterday was a great day in the studio, I had a visit from Marianne and Helena, 2 extremely inspirational women who are...
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More from the falls

May 26, 2014 - A few more from Storforsen, just because I like them! And the result, there's nothing better than seeing a shot throu...
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Cold, overcast and snow!

May 26, 2014 - Today was a non-photography day, getting the van inspected and general jobs to do, after amazing weather over the last f...
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In full flow

May 25, 2014 - We had a good bit of rain yesterday and a proper thunder storm a couple of nights ago so I guessed there'd be a bit more...
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Storforsen shop

May 23, 2014 - I'm lucky enough to live close to a great nature reserve, Storforsen, it's a huge waterfall and big area of amazing beau...
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More new shots

May 22, 2014 - A couple more from the last few weeks, this first shot was a real pain to get, I wanted a long exposure to blur the wate...
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Some new images!

May 21, 2014 - I've not had much time for adding to the blog for a few weeks, it's been nice and busy here, some portrait shoots, some...
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Bad weekend weather

May 10, 2014 - What's the best thing to do when it's cloudy, rainy and a bit miserable out? No, not light the fire, settle in for a nic...
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Hydro power

May 04, 2014 - This week I took some photographs for a client who wanted shots of hydro-electric power stations. There are quite a few...
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Winter plans!

May 02, 2014 - I'm really excited to announce that I'm heading North for the upcoming aurora season and will be joining Chad and Linnea...
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End of the Aurora season

April 26, 2014 - Well I think it's time to admit that I'm not going to get any more aurora shots this season, I can't say it was fantasti...
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Forest paths

April 24, 2014 - Now the snow is melting rapidly, it's great to take advantage of all the tracks and trails through the forests around he...
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Spring hits the forest floor

April 20, 2014 - Just a quick shot from my walk in the forest behind my house this morning, spring is making an appearance as the snow me...
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Abandoned!

April 18, 2014 - There's something fascinating about abandoned buildings, the decay, the glimpse of life as it once was, the beauty in it...
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Location scouting

April 13, 2014 - Beautiful morning here in the North of Sweden today, lots of heavy cloud, glimpses of blue sky and a good spring feel in...
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Trapped! A new series.

April 08, 2014 - Following on from my previous post on the big melt, some interesting things have been happening in my garden. I've be...
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Over at the Grand Rapids

April 04, 2014 - My friend Birgitta has helped me out loads of times when I've needed a model, today was my turn to help her with some sh...
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Through the forest

April 03, 2014 - I love this time of year, it's great to escape from the studio for a short while and take a walk through the trees. The...
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More from the workbench

March 31, 2014 - I love this old thing, the wood has so much character, Anyway, here are a couple more shots. I have three of these axes...
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DIY!

March 30, 2014 - Well, sort of. A while back I picked up a cheap woodworking bench with a view to converting it into a work top for the b...
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Sit!

March 30, 2014 - I don't normally photograph animals, not many anyway so it was great to have a little visitor to the studio this afterno...
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The big melt

March 29, 2014 - There's still lots of snow about but the mornings are getting lighter and there's a real warmth from the sun. Coffee out...
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Keeping it simple

March 25, 2014 - I've worked hard over the years to build up what I consider to be a great photography kit, I have some excellent lenses...
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Really needing models!

March 21, 2014 - Working in the studio today, building a new moveable wall to act as a soft reflector for bouncing the flash. Normally th...
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Tess

March 18, 2014 - I had another opportunity to photograph Tess this evening, she was the first person I shot with the new flash and now I'...
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Down in the forest

March 18, 2014 - There's not many things more Swedish than working in the forest! Yesterday saw a shoot for a local company who needed im...
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Busy!

March 17, 2014 - In the last 3 days I have photographed two cute kids, a horse, her owner and some forestry machinery in action! All grea...
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Outdoor portrait shoot

March 14, 2014 - The weather has been pretty wild here over the last couple of days, bright skies but really windy and the snow is meltin...
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Flash!

March 12, 2014 - Yesterday I received my new studio flash, after lots of research I decided to go with Profoto, their new B1 is a battery...
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Wild morning

March 10, 2014 - Stunning here today, strong wind, dramatic sky, all perfect for my project to get a great representation of power here i...
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Home!

March 03, 2014 - After a fantastic trip to Kinmen Island and an uncomfortable 5 flights, I got home yesterday afternoon, lit the fire and...
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Storforsen

February 01, 2014 - Today saw a drive out to Storforsen, translated as Grand Rapids in English. We've had a fair amount of snow over the las...
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Wind power!

January 29, 2014 - Sweden is incredible when it comes to power production, there's loads of it! I have a real fascination with the infrastr...
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Natural light portraiture

January 26, 2014 - Since I started spending some time in the North of Sweden, I've come to love the light and how it has such a huge affect...
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No access day 3, getting there!

January 24, 2014 - This is much closer to the shot I want from this location, the light was pretty good but not perfect, I need to arrive a...
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More from today

January 23, 2014 - The road home, great light at this time of the year. Old barn and long shadows
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No access 2, building the shot

January 23, 2014 - After yesterday's quick shot on the way to town, I decided to return this morning to spend more time on assessing the lo...
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No access

January 22, 2014 - This is a very quick grab from driving to town this morning, I love the light and the row of trees. I shall definitely b...
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Cold weather photography

January 20, 2014 - I love the cold, I'm very lucky to have a house in the North of Sweden, I am also extremely privileged to have worked in...
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Bloody cold!

January 18, 2014 - Popped out a couple of times today to grab some shots, kept having to head back in to warm up! An indicated -25 at the h...
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Power lines revisited

January 17, 2014 - Seems a shame not to take advantage of a nice bit of light so I revisited the power lines across the river. The ice crys...
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Beautiful day!

January 17, 2014 - After a few days of business development, meeting nice people and a few commercial jobs, it was great this morning to wa...
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More power!

January 07, 2014 - Electricity in the North of Sweden is quite fascinating, it's such a vast and sparsely populated area up here and yet th...
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Layers and long exposures

January 06, 2014 - It's a little overcast here at the moment but still there are opportunities for grabbing a nice shot if you look. There...
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Heading home!

January 05, 2014 - Well, after 2 weeks of having my fantastic nieces, sister and brother-in-law visit, yesterday was a very sad day as I dr...
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Time for a break

January 02, 2014 - It's great being a photographer, sometimes you can just take a shot that brings a smile to your face. We'd had a morning...
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Family Christmas!

December 28, 2013 - Christmas is the perfect time to have lots of life in the house, I've been working really hard to rebuild in time for th...
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The last cygnet

December 16, 2013 - Sweden in the winter is probably not the best place for a photographer who likes to be outside, the sun rose today at ar...
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Lucia in B&W

December 13, 2013 - Photographing in candlelight can be tricky for colour sho ts but works nicely for black and white conversions so here ar...
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Lucia

December 12, 2013 - Hands up, who's heard of Lucia? Nope, me neither! So, it turns out that on the 13th of December in Sweden they have Luc...
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Polar portraits

December 11, 2013 - This far North, the days are pretty short and snowy but today the skies cleared for a while and I took the opportunity t...
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Christmas arrives in Lapland!

December 08, 2013 - Today I took a few pictures for the local Christmas market, great day but pretty chilly. The real Santa turned up accomp...
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Old barn

December 05, 2013 - Another shot from today taken of an old barn down the road, I like how this came out.
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Power!

December 04, 2013 - A bit more testing today of the Nikkor 200 f2, I feel I'm starting to get a hang of it but really looking forward to get...
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Visiting the Arctic Circle!

December 04, 2013 - So, I was out for a drive this morning to do some more lens testing and decided to go and visit the Arctic! It's only up...
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Testing times!

December 03, 2013 - My new lens arrived yesterday evening and it's a bit special! Out for sunrise this morning which isn't that difficult at...
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Old tree

November 30, 2013 - Old tree
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In the forest

November 29, 2013 - In the forest
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IceFrozen stream, amazing shapes from the ice crystals.

November 25, 2013 - Ice Frozen stream, amazing shapes from the ice crystals.
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Feeling frosty

November 22, 2013 - Feeling frosty
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More from the river, thick fog lit by the low sun, nice.

November 21, 2013 - More from the river, thick fog lit by the low sun, nice.
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Down by the riverTaken this morning, coldest day of the winter...

November 20, 2013 - Down by the river Taken this morning, coldest day of the winter so far, -20 degrees, felt it too!
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Last nights Aurora

November 15, 2013 - Last nights Aurora
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A second experimental star trail shot, more aurora sneaking in.

November 10, 2013 - A second experimental star trail shot, more aurora sneaking in.
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Experimenting with star trails and then an aurora gets in the...

November 10, 2013 - Experimenting with star trails and then an aurora gets in the way!
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Under the bridge

November 10, 2013 - Under the bridge
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Winding through the forest

November 09, 2013 - Winding through the forest
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Sun makes an appearance

November 09, 2013 - Sun makes an appearance
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Some trees, just because I like them

November 09, 2013 - Some trees, just because I like them
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Photo

November 09, 2013 -
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Dull and overcast down by the river today

November 09, 2013 - Dull and overcast down by the river today
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Base of the falls, Storforsen

November 08, 2013 - Base of the falls, Storforsen
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Photo

November 08, 2013 -
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Some long exposure shots from Storforsen, nice skies today.

November 08, 2013 - Some long exposure shots from Storforsen, nice skies today.
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Lookout

November 08, 2013 - Lookout
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Another barn shot, nice old building, looked great stuck in the...

November 06, 2013 - Another barn shot, nice old building, looked great stuck in the trees.
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