Category Archives: Photography

Photography-related articles, pictures

Fotolia

Fotolia is a large community of professional artists, photographers and others who like to share, learn and express themselves through the art of photography and image creativity, offering its wide range of quality photos in the world through online marketing. Fotolia is a well-known resource for royalty free images, allowing individuals and professionals legally purchase of images and illustrations. Regarding to their image bank site (Fotolia.com) offers several search options, including production status, theme, keyword, and collection. The long list of categories is easy to…

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SUOMALAISIA – FINNS exhibition

Our friend and talented Finnish photographer Uzi Varon launched his personal exhibition SUOMALAISIA on 07.08.08 at gallery of the International Cultural Centre Caisa in Helsinki. The photographs Uzi showing this time, has been taken in frame of the book project in same name, organised by Finnish publisher of educational books Lasten Keskus and that will planned to be published on this fall. The book tells stories of immigrants that come to live in Finland from various countries, their thoughts about difficulties they meet in their…

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Karl-Oskar Karlsson: new products

Some time ago we published an interview with Swedish designer Karl-Oskar Karlsson on our blog. It’s became a good tradition to establish good relationships between NDB and designers we interviewed and they sending us their updates and new product/design announcements, giving us excellent opportunity to keep hand on the beat of Nordic Design. This time Karl-Oskar sent me an update about his new products and site renovation: as usual, his designs are awesome and site looks great! New creations of Karl-Oskar Karlsson: Black Jacks Ergonomic…

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NEW YEAR 2008 PANORAMAS

These QTVR panoramas of New Year 2008 celebration in big cities over the world doesn’t leave you bothered, it’s just fun and enjoyable to watch them. I love image from Sydney especially. These pictures available on Panoramas.dk site, created by a commercial photographer Hans Nyberg from Denmark. Link: New Year 2008-Sydney-Rio-Amsterdam-London-Hongkong-Taipei – 360 degree Panoramas Via vikinotbecks

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Picture from the coast in the Northern Norway – Alpenglow in the mountains and clouds

Picture from the coast in the Northern Norway – Alpenglow in the mountains and clouds Thomas Laupstad wrote: In this picture, from the coast in Northern Norway, you can see the “Alpenglow” (from German: Alpenglühen) phenomenon on the clouds and mountain peaks. It is a phenomenon that appears as a red glowing band as the sun sets.

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Fire Station at Fiskars

Fire Station at Fiskars Originally uploaded by Qvidja50. Alan Lishness, one of contributors of Nordic Design photo pool on flickr posted recently this nice history article about Fiskars company, simply must read: “My friend, Petri , and I shot in the small town of Fiskars, Finland, located aproximately 100 Km from Helsinki. The cutlery company bearing its name was incorporated in 1649 by a Dutch merchant who had been granted a charter to establish a blast furnace and forge there. Today, Fiskars (the company) is…

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Double Exposure

We have wrote about talented photographer Uzi Varon in our blog. His Double Exposure project was shown in Helsinki last January and is booked to Tampere for next fall and then to Helsinki again on March 2007. Thanks to Uzi, he published today the project on his website, and we now able to enjoy it online. The project contain 27 images made from two photographs taken in Israel and Finland. Compared together these pictures giving amazing and sometimes really moving effect. The music by Jason…

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Flickr: Books

Here some books about Flickr just released, an exerpt from the flickr blog: How to Use Flickr: The Ditigal Photography Revolution This books is a great introduction to Flickr, both in the sense of flickr.com, the website, and Flickr, the, um … socially constructed conceptual framework for a new model of online interaction. It not only runs down the features, but contains a lot of great interviews, sidebars, stories of how people use Flickr, ettiquette, and notes on how the features are getting used and…

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