Go wide

This is a panoramic blog post, having recently found a Hasselblad Xpan in a Paris camera shop. The photo below is the first photo from the camera, taken outside Moyen Format where the camera was bought, by my friend and travel companion Halvard Hovtun. The first roll through a camera …

Ticket to ride (Part 1)

Gatwick airport, UK   A week ago, I came back from five days of interrailing with a friend. Having covered six countries in five days with 33 trains, I amassed quite a collection of european trains and lines during the trip. Here is a small collection. Vitry le-Francois, France   …

Madrugada revisited

Madrugada was an icon on the norwegian rock scene in the last decade. Playing what I can only think of as rock noir, they released several albums before calling it in 2008 following the tragic death of guitarist Robert Buraas. But first they released their last album, titled “Madrugada“, and …

Little trains

  Urskog-Hølandsbanen is a narrow-gauge (750mm) museal railway line built in 1896 between Sørumsand and Skulerud. Closed for traffic in 1960, the final 3,2km are kept for historic museum purposes. Every sunday through the summer, as well as during the christmas holiday, a group of volunteer enthusiasts runs a steam …

Everyday

  I recently exhibited theese three photographs in the Oslo Students Photo Club members exhibition, themed “Everyday”. The exhibition was open to broad interpretations, but I did a quite literal take on my thoughts and concernes throughout my workday. Infrastructure is a wierd thing. People take it for granted when …

Travelogue: The faces of Arles

I usually have pictures in my mind when choosing a holiday destination. During the summer other obligations take a break and free up time and mind space for photography. Going on the type of holiday where you lie around at the beach for a week is not an option, unless …