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A SORT OF DISCLAIMER

Note that these photos were all shot with a reasonably priced mobile phone, and by a non-photographer who doesn’t even own a real, dedicated camera.

They’re unprepared shots on-the-go, from the hip, no adjustments was done to the default camera app settings, or prior to taking any pictures, save for some occasional playing around with the light slider, and sometimes forcing a different focal point for the auto focus. Mostly, they’re simply observe, aim and shoot. The 13 megapixel camera that is the rear camera of my Galaxy J5, has a certain reputation for being quite temperamental depending on the lighting conditions, which I think has proved to be no understatement.

However, in my opinion, its obvious shortcomings can actually be exploited in interesting and hopefully successful ways; a small adjustment of the light slider in the camera app can sometimes produce surprisingly dramatic and quite linotype or serigraphy like effects.

In front of the 13 megapixel chip sits a fixed-focal 28mm lens, which I guess is ok, and an aperture with the f-stop value of f/1.9 – which translates to shitty depth of field.

All pictures are straight out of the cam – no post editing was done, but a handful has been cropped to a smaller section.

The motives are mostly from my relatively near surroundings in the county of Telemark on the South-East coast of Norway.

 

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backdrop

GALLERY: The Krikken Rig

 

gas

GALLERY: Waterfronts

 

stig ved borteid

GALLERY: Sol stig, sol sig

 

wet shapes II

GALLERY: Shapes

 

monochrome reality II

GALLERY: Fresh tons of last Monday

 

transforma

GALLERY: A fall from the edge of summer

 

F9

GALLERY: Fungiverse

 

trigon

GALLERY: The Veten

 

zenith

GALLERY: Pearl

 

reject V

GALLERY: Rejects

 

dump dozer VII

GALLERY: Junkyard poetry

 

under the bridge

GALLERY: Silent voices

 

hiding

GALLERY: Crime novel

 

south of north

GALLERY: Revisit II

 

coldburn

GALLERY: Aasen backlit

 

ground

GALLERY: Power grid

 

netwerk I

GALLERY: Silhouettes X-XIII/I

 

ancient II

GALLERY: Revisit

 

bubbles II

GALLERY: Valbergtjenna

 

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