Memories

“Why make a fuzz about remembering. Forgetting is the challenge.” – Siri and Selma Dina A year ago I discovered an old collection of photos of Klausbernd’s family in a dusty photo album in the attic. It made me smile from ear to ear when I saw a children’s photo of him and his sister. As …

Nikon D800: How To Customize It Effectively

Originally posted on Clicks & Corks:
If you have been following the photography part of this blog for a while, you will have noticed that I do not talk about equipment, let alone brands, because I think what matters most are the principles of photography and, ultimately, the photographer who is behind the camera. A…

From Norfolk in July

We’re so lucky to live in a country with a rich heritage and culture in the middle of a landscape of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Norfolk. Free and independent.  “You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by …

Lettuce begin

with William Shakespeare: “… in my salad days, When I was green in judgement, cold in blood.” “Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.” – Charles Dudley Warner “To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist – the problem is …

“North of the Wall”: A Photographic Trip to the Far North

I’m very proud to present the fine work of Stefano Crosio today. Many of you know him already from Clicks & Corks and Flora’s Table, if not, please give him a visit and say hello! Nikon D2x   200 -400mm f/4.0    f/9     1/250    Iso 400    400mm Canada, Hudson Bay: Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and tundra vegetation This first …

In the Wonderland Woods of Norway

One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire Cat in a tree. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” was his response. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” Text: Lewis Carroll, “Alice in Wonderland”, 1863. Foto: Hanne Siebers, …

Early Summer in Fredrikstad, Norway

Normally the summer in Norway deserves a speeding ticket, but not so this weekend… 🙂 “Hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic…” ― Van Morrison (link to youtube) “The cure for anything is saltwater – sweat, tears or the sea.” –   …

Eternity

“From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.” – Edvard Munch

Stranded

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams