A bunch of school kids in the Valley of Queens, Egypt. If all school kids at my museum came with that look on their face, I think I would be willing to work there for free….
To me, travel and photography are intimately interconnected. I would hate to go on a trip without a camera. But at the same time I don’t want to be bogged down by a lot of heavy gear. Depending on circumstances I might bring with me a couple of lenses, including a prime, such as a … Read more
At least since Bernie Sanders brought Denmark into the American political debate, but probably even before, views and information has been circulated on the net about our welfare system. Some of which is true and some of which is not. So I decided to do a little blogging on the subject. The following is written … Read more
Okay, so now we are tired of Karina Pedersen (Danish author of a much discussed book about life in the “underclass”) and her liberal friends and their anti-social and anti-historical moralistic musings about the so called underclass. Regarding history: allow me to recommend Paul Masons book Live working or die fighting – how the working … Read more
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This is probably not an unusual scenario for many users of Adobe Lightroom: when travelling away from home you bring a laptop together with you camera. This allows you not only to back up photos from your memory cards, but also to import them into Lightroom for sorting and maybe some initial processing, or even … Read more
Today it is 8 March, the international day for women’s liberation. This day was inaugurated at the international socialist women’s congress, which took place in Copenhagen in 1910. On the occasion of the day I have translated a text about the time, when female workers started organising – and the reactions they were met by, … Read more
On a trip to Italy last autumn, I came by an unusually well equipped camera shop in Siena. Amidst a lot of other stuff, they had several Pentax lenses on their shelves. One of them being the SMC Pentax DA 1:2.4 35mm AL. This is a fairly cheap piece of glass already, but the price … Read more
Normally you would be looking at all the interesting objects that are inside the museum. And the Musée d’Orsay in Paris for sure has some impressive objects to look at. However, the look outside from within what is now a museum, but used to be a railway station, through the glass-face of a gigantic clock towards the Sacré Coeur, is no less fascinating.