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As a photographer, showing your images in print or on the web in the best quality possible is not only satisfying, but paramount, I’d argue. Regardless if we make a living of our craft, or pursue it by passion alone, delivering high quality images is what we do, so showcasing them in an inferior way doesn’t make much sense.

We all know that when it comes to images, Facebook adds some pretty nasty compression to our images making them look now way near as clear and crisp as the original files. Little did I know that there’s a great workaround for uploading images to Facebook that retains the sharpness from the originals, making the images look just as good as they do in your image software of choice…

Norway – Jotunheimen

Wow, just wow. I’ve been to Norway before as a child so I knew it was beautiful, but I was really blown away this time. Me and my partner Cecilia just got back from a hiking trip in the Norwegian national park Jotunheimen. We started our adventure with a 780km road trip from Uppsala/Sweden to Lom/Norway, and spent the first couple of days driving alongside Sognefjorden (part of which is a UNESCO world heritage site).

After that we parked the car at our finish line just north of Øvre Årdal, took the buss to Gjendesheim, and started a ten day long hike back to the car. In contrast to most Norwegians, we used…

Uppsala Fotofestival 26-29 September

 

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Under Uppsala Fotofestival kommer jag vara med och ställa ut ett par fotografier på det så kallade ‘Planket’. Vi är ett tjugotal fotografer som har fått en kvadratmeter var att göra något kul med.

Kom gärna förbi och titta runt lite, det kommer finnas mängder av kul att titta på, och festivalen håller på hela veckan ut med invigning kl 17:00 vid Planket i Langlets Park vid Walmstedska Gården i morgon.

Hoppas vi ses! /Simon

Ps. I övrigt så kommer vår svenska världsberömda fotojournalist Paul Hansen ha en föreläsning på söndag. Det kan nog bli riktigt intressant! Läs mer på festivalens hemsida. Ds.

Utställning under Kulturnatten i Uppsala hos Akademihotellet

 

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Under Kulturnatten i Uppsala den 14:e september kommer jag att ställa ut bilder hos Akademihotellet (Övre Slottsgatan 5) mellan kl 15:00-20:00.

Jag samt min målande vän Miriam Granat delar under kvällen på sal ‘Doktoranden’. Vi kommer hänga där under kvällen så glid gärna förbi och säg hej, ta en kaffe, och titta runt lite.

Det kommer att bli stora printar på ca 50x70cm och alla kommer vara till försäljning, så passa på!

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During ‘Kulturnatten’ in Uppsala the 14:th of september, I’ll be exhibiting pictures at Akademihotellet (Övre Slottsgatan 5) between 15:00-20:00.

Me and my artist friend Miriam Granat will be sharing the room ‘Doktoranden’ together. We’ll be hanging out there the whole evening so feel free to drop by, have a coffé, and look around.

The prints will be large, around 50x70cm, and all of them will be up for sale, so hurry up!

Exhibition in Croatia

Right now I’m participating in a photography exhibition in Zagreb, Croatia. My local photography club has been invited to the Zagreb photography club as a way of saying thanks for […]

Road Trip Through Scotland

For about two weeks me and my partner Cecilia had the fortune and great pleasure of accompanying our Scottish friend David on a road trip through Scotland. Since we had […]

Daily Deviation at DeviantArt

My shot Inside What’s Within Behind just got a ‘Daily Deveation’ at Deviantart.com! It will be showcased on their home page for 24 hours for the sites 25 million members. […]

Publication in Gallery FS at www.fotosidan.se

I just got a picture published on the website Fotosidan. Fotosidan has a gallery called “Gallery FS”, in which they collect the absolut finest of all the photographs on their […]

Album of the week at www.fotosidan.se

This week I have the honor of getting one of my photo albums selected as “Album of the week” at www.fotosidan.se. This is amazing considering the total of about 200 […]

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