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John Einar Sandvand

How I prepare my first photo exhibit

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PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: I am almost ready with my first photo exhibit. In April I will exhibit a collection of 14 landscape photos from my home commune, Ås in Norway. 

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Market_Square

PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: Krakow´s main market square can take the breath away from any photographer. But taking night photos can be tricky. Could all people please move away?

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Capturing the edge of the ice age at Mølen

Mølen in Brunlanes, Norway. Photo: John Einar SandvandPICSPIRATON SUNDAY: I went back to my roots today – to beautiful Brunlanes in the outer Oslo fjord. The nature reservate Mølen can be recommended for any landscape photographer.

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How to combine photography with drinking wine

Krakow´s Market Square - photographed through a glass of delicious white wine. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

Krakow´s Market Square – photographed through a glass of delicious white wine. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: You are on a romantic holiday – and your girlfriend/boyfriend just wants to relax with a drink. How to find time for photography? Answer: Order white wine!

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The beautiful Oslo skyline

Oslo barcodes. Oslo skyline.  Photo: John Einar Sandvand
PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: Norway´s capital city offers some great opportunities for amazing night photography. Here are two of the best spots to put up your tripod. 

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Creating sensual artistic nude photos

Artistic nude photography with model Magda in Krakow. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

Photo of Magda taken with very wide aperture – and thus giving very little depth of field. I wanted the focus to be on her face – and that the blurred body should lead up to the face. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: Artistic nude photography is a challenging type of photography – on different levels. But that is also what makes it fascinating.

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Photography in Myanmar: 50 faces of Myanmar


PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: I have said it before – and repeat it: Myanmar is a photographer´s dream! And especially the beautiful faces – and people´s willingness to be photographed.

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Don´t let a cold winter stop you from taking photos

Winter sunset at the Østensjø lake in Ås, Norway. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: The Nordic winter has its own charm for photographers. But make sure to check when the light is right!

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Photography in Myanmar: The fishers at Inle Lake

Fishers at Inle lake, Myanmar. Photo: John Einar Sandvand

PICSPIRATION SUNDAY:  Inle Lake in Myanmar brings out beautiful waterscapes with local fishers using their traditional fishing methods. 

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Photography in Myanmar: A quiet evening at Shwedagon Pagoda

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PICSPIRATION SUNDAY: A late afternoon and evening at Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar´s capital Yangon is a most relaxing and inspiring photography experience.

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