Sunny side up – Oslo

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November usually is dark and this november hasn’t been different. After the snow we had weeks ago, melted because it got a little warmer, it got even darker. The sun hasn’t been very present lately and when it’s dark when you go to work in the morning and when you leave, there isn’t much time to photograph. 

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Out in the streets

20161019_171108-dipIn my last post I talked about street photography and how I wanted to do more of that. This time I actually followed through and did what I said I would. There are evidence of me not doing that lots of times in the past. Positive feedback from followers here and on my Insta account made it easier to follow up. I can admit it, it’s no secret, I’m a sucker for positive feedback. 

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Street photography

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I spend a lot of time on Instagram, both posting photos myself and watching / liking other photos. Scrolling through my feed is a perfect thing to do on the bus, on my way to work or back home. Instagram is one big pool of inspiration, following the right people. For me who loves photography, it’s a perfect place to be. 

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Foggy Oslo

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The last weekend before Christmas I had some free time and I went downtown to do some photographing. I haven’t done that in ages and lately I’ve missed it. I wasn’t feeling 100% well–a starting cold was present, so my energy level wasn’t on top and my phototrip didn’t last that long.

What made me go out was the thick fog that lay like  a carpet over Oslo. Normally I stand on my balcony (on the 5th floor) and look over Oslo and the fjord. I got  great view over the city. That saturday I didn’t see anything. The fog had hidden all the buildings and the fjord.

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Travelling

221213- 004sI went home to my parents house today–to do some christmas preparations, like baking and going out to find a Christmas tree. On my way home I took some photos. There wasn’t much time to photograph, so I only got to photograph the train stations I visited. I’m not complaining, because photographing train stations are fun.

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Tertitten – old steam locomotives and railways

080913- 060sA few weeks ago I went on a trip to Sørumsand with my sister and her family and my parents. At Sørumsand they have a museums train going. They have an old steam locomotive there. Over a hundred years ago, they made a railway between Sørumsand and Skulerud, two small places in Norway. The railway was 57 km long and was called Tertitten. The railway was open until 1960, when it closed for good.

The railway passed my parents house. The place where I grew up, Lierfoss, had a trainstop. My great grandfather was the head of the station on Lierfoss – Lierfoss Station. If you were going to Oslo, you needed to take the train, if you didn’t have a car. And in the early 1900 not many had cars.

A year after the railway closed, they started the work with presserve the railway for posterity.  Most of the railway was removed to make space for regular roads where cars could drive. Today only a small part of the railway is operative.

During the summer, the railroad is open and you can take a trip with one of the steam locomotives. Every sunday you can drive the 3,2 km (and back again)  that is operative. On their way back, they stop at a station for twenty minutes, so you can buy something to eat. They serve waffles, icecream, coffee, soda etc.

So as I said in the beginning, I went to Sørumsand to ride with this train. It was a fun trip. I love to experience things from the past. When I do things like that, I dream about the old times and try to imagine how things where back then. It’s at times like that, I wish I could enter a time machine and go back in time.

I couldn’t take this trip without bringing my camera. I knew there would be some awesome things to photgraph. Here are some of the photos I took. I hope you’ll like them.

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