The Sword Collector

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I little while ago I attend a lecture given by fellow member of society I happen to also be a member of here in Norway. The subject was Scottish Basket hilted swords. I think this shot captures his passion for his subject and,collection .

Nikon D800

Nikon 24-70 f/2.8

ISO 3200 no flash used.

Pull out all the stops

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Another “Try Again Tuesday” This from a trip to an abandoned Sanatorium here in Norway.

…fly away Peter…

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When I saw this dead bird the lines from the Nursery rhyme “Two little Dicky Birds” just came to me

Massey Ferguson

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One of the tractors on my Brother-in-Laws farm is a Massey Ferguson. A real classic. I used among other things, Silver Efex Analog Pro wet plate filters and a little PS in post.

Good Luck

Good Luck by Davidap2009
Good Luck, a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.

An Out-house on Holtefjell

Those boots…

Those boots… by Davidap2009
Those boots…, a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.
Taken at iso 1600 in the light from a window

Tordenskjolds Soldater

Torderskjolds Soldater by Davidap2009
Torderskjolds Soldater, a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.

Many came in Costume. Including this fine fellow.


Wreath by Davidap2009
Wreath, a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.

A descendant of Christoffer Hoen Prepares to lay the wreath

Black Lace Veil

Black Lace Veil by Davidap2009
Black Lace Veil, a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.

Shot from behind one of the on-lookers at the wreath laying ceremony . The raindrops caught in the lace

Ståle tells the story.

Ståle tells the story. by Davidap2009
Ståle tells the story., a photo by Davidap2009 on Flickr.

Ståle from the local historical society tell the story of the two men chosen to represent Eiker at the National Assembly in 1814. I got to test the D800 and 24-70’s weatherproofing at it poured down during the speeches.

Ps. Ståle is my friend the Beekeeper.