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Entries from November 2008

Picture of Norway maple leaves (Acer platanoides) with fall / autumn colors

November 30th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera October 19th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see some Norway maple (Acer platanoides) leaves that I photographed this autumn. I really like the shape of maple leaves and with autumn colors they can be a stunning sight. The sun were shining through the […]

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Tags: Autumn · Flora · Forest · Leaf · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant · Tree

Picture of Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) bird on birch tree log

November 19th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera October 19th 2008. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed a beautiful Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) bird. This is the first time I have ever photographed a woodpecker as they are pretty rare and often fly off before you are able to take a good photo. […]

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Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Tree

Picture of Yellow foot, Winter Chanterelle, Funnel Chanterelle (Cantharellus tubaeformis) – Tasty mushroom

November 11th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 18th 2008. Click image for larger view. This autumn has been a really awaking for me when it comes to edible mushrooms (and toxic ones). I did not know much about mushrooms except for golden chanterelles and fly agarics. A friend wanted to learn more about mushrooms so […]

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Tags: Autumn · Forest · Fungus · Macro · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

My picture was published in The New Yorker magazine

November 7th, 2008 · 44 Comments

Some months ago I was contacted by an employee at a magazine called The New Yorker. They had found one of my pictures on the world wide web and wanted to use it in collage that were to illustrate a fictional story. The picture they found was of some clouds hugging a mountain. I didn’t […]

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Tags: Clouds · Mountain · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sky