Sakura ~ Cherryblossom in Kungsträdgården

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Last Saturday it was Sakura – Körsbärsblommans dag – blooming cherry blossom trees in Kungsträdgården, Stockholm. It was very beautiful and I enjoyed this event where many people gathered.  Here are some photos from that day.

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New York – Streetphotos in bw

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About a year ago I started to get interested in streetphotopgrahy and documentary photography. Recently I bought the book Streetphotography (Bättre bilder/ Streetfoto) by Eric Kim and it is just great – it gives you lots of advice about what to think about while taking streetphotos. This is a selection of photos in bw from my trip to New York. Above: Central Station

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Columbus circle

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Brooklyn bridge

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Central Park

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Chinatown

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New York Public Library

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Battery Park

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Streetphotos from Stockholm (III)

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Here are a few more photos, that I forgot to show you earlier. Above the non violence symbol, near Hötorget in Stockholm.
And below, Sergels torg, with a man standing in the front of the ‘Kulturhuset’ (Culture house with theater, library and much more…)

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Three girls relaxing and listening to music…

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Outside the Nationalmuseum.

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Drottninggatans Bok & Bild is a nice bookshop that I visit now and then.

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Stadsmissionen.

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Stockholms ‘Hop on, hop off’  red buses is a way for tourists to see the city. You can see the big theater Dramaten behind the bus, to the left.

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Women standing in front of the Åhléns house, talking or reading on their cell-phones…

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Bicyclist in front of the Royal Castle on Skeppsbron.

Views around Vättern I

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These photos are from certain places around the lake Vättern in Sweden. From June, 2013.  Above:  Askersund

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Östergötland

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Gränna

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Jönköping – The wind caught her hair…

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… Hjo – a nice touristplace at summer. Lot’s of old beautiful houses too.

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Old town, Stockholm

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Recently I made a trip to Stockholm (Sweden). It was a warm and sunny day that I enjoyed very much.

I took so many photo’s that I decided im gonna do more than one post about the city. So this first one is about the Old Town (Gamla stan) – the old part of Stockholm.

Although – I started with a stop at the amazing St Clara church (photo above) which is not a part of the Old town. It’s a very nice old church and worth a visit.
It’s located in the centre of the city – very close to Drottninggatan and Sergels torg. A choir held a concert in the meantime I was there, fantastic voices and beautiful
with all the candles.

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This is taken from a bridge before you enter Rosenbad and Gamla stan. You can see the Royal Opera in the middle of
the photo.

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This is in the Old Town. Warm and sunny day so many people, including myself, enjoyed an ice cream in the shadow and dreaming, perhaps…

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Lord Nelson Hotel in Västerlånggatan

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The beautiful little square

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To be continued…

Streetpics from Gothenburg

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Here are a few streetphotos that I took when I visited Gothenburg (south of Sweden) in December.
Above: Gustaf Adolfs torg (marketplace)

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‘Kronhusbodarna‘ – Beautiful old houses with handmade art and chocolate.

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Above: Haga – city district with picturesque wooden houses, 19th century-atmosphere and cafés.

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