Monthly Archives: March 2014

weekly photo challenge: reflections (of rome)

almost a year ago by now, a couple of days in rome. i had this idea of doing a post with a few photos of (ancient) rome mirrored in cars, shop windows and other modern things. this weeks photo challenge made me go from thought to realization. sometimes i need that kick in the b. 

the return of the thin white duke

jack frosted treeso we all thought jack frost had retreated for this season, had abandoned ship, gone hiding. but just as you can never know if he’s at the north or south pole, you can never trust him really gone hiding either. so he sent his icy messenger, the return of the thin white duke, to underline who is in command still. he knows his mastery to perfection, and so does the thin white duke.

weekly photo challenge: inside caffè greco

café grecotime stands still. the winds of history gently sweeps around your hand as you lift that espresso from the bar counter to drink. isn’t it keats sitting there in corner? yes! and byron as well. i think i need another coffee to wake me up.

portrait workshop

last weeknd i attended a portrait workshop with one of sweden’s most recognized portrait photographer’s, knut koivisto. from friday afternoon to sunday afternoon there was little less than eyes, light and shadow, and how to get a model to relax in front of a camera in my mind. we got homework too, a self portrait and a portrait, plus we did some practicing during daytime.

the last shot is my quick illustration of 2 lines from that t.s. eliot poem (again);

We think of the key, each in his prison
Thinking of the key, each confirms a prison