Five Years.

Today I have been publishing posts for no more than five years on this Blog. An anniversary that has come to an end. I will stop here, and let the future posts point… Continue reading

Cityscapes, Part One. Nighttime.

Nighttime-photography on this subject was captured during Saturday night here in Thessaloniki. The area of the harbour is an interesting point in this city. So I came out on a Seascape Landscape, and… Continue reading

God Friday.

Easter procession in the streets of Thessaloniki tonight. 1000 nds. of people gathered for this event. What a lovely sight. I was so lucky to have the best Guide in Thessaloniki this night.… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #15 METAL.

Cold, hard steel. Shiny Aluminum. Or even rusted and broken down. Find your inspiration in metal this week. So I had a walk in my neighbourhood looking for metal and looked around for rusty… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #13 ZOOM IN ON LANDSCAPE.

This week’s challenge was: “Most landscapes are wide sweeping images. Try an alternative and zoom in instead.” At first I had a problem to figure out what to capture. Then came some bad… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #12 HIGH KEY.

Outch… This one was not for me. I am not very fond of “high-key” and specially not when it comes to portraits. This man and his dog saved my day when I was… Continue reading

Google gives you the NikSoftware for free.

Yesterday morning the news came out that Nik collection is now for free. This is the best plugin I have, and I have used it since 2011. Here’s a link to the website.… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #11 LANDSCAPE

Find a way to show your landscape/natural beauty in reflection. The mirror world revealed. On my way to Roskilde yesterday, my wife suddenly blended in the mirror as I was capturing some threes… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #10 PORTRAIT.

Show a subject in their natural habitat. Their place of work or hobby is a great start. Tell their story with the environment. Have A great sunday.

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #9 SHADOWS

The opposite of light is dark, the absence of light is shadow. Interpret this into a masterpiece. Well, no masterpiece but shadows.

FOGGY MORNING’S.

This is the time of the year the mornings can be quiet foggy. At least here in the northern part of Europe. The waterfront in Copenhagen is no different so this week I… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #8 PANORAMA.

Panorama photography has never been my cup of tea. I am more into the old fasshion style one shot using a primelens like 18 or up to 35 mm. This weeks challenge I… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE. #7 FACELESS.

Portrait: Faceless. Tell someone’s story without showing their face. I guess someone is planning a trip to Greece. As a portrait photographer I find it hard not to show the face but I tried… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE. #6 CANDY.

Your artistic interpretation this week should be inspired by something sweet. A great chance to play with macro photography. I skip the part of Macro, and my interpretation for this week’s challenge is… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #5 LANDSCAPE.

Landscape in Black & White. Yesterday we buried Erik. a 76 year old but still he was a youngster among us. I chosen the church he was buried in for tis landscape image.… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #4 PORTRAIT

This week’s challenge was to take a selfie of somebody else. That’s what I call a portrait. So I had Christina in the studio during the week, and we had an hour where… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #3 ARTISTIC.

“WEEK 3 Artistic: Red Shoot whatever inspires you. Red should be the focus of the image. Don’t be afraid to be creative”. I wanted to find out the artistic part, so a shutter… Continue reading

52 WEEK CHALLENGE #2 LANSCAPE.

This week’s challenge was to make a landscape-photography. The Challenge was: “WEEK 2 Landscape: Traditional Shoot a beautiful landscape and share it with the world. Find a nice foreground and don’t forget the… Continue reading

52 WEEK PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE #1 SELFIE.

Self portraiture is simple enough so I wanted to try it with another twist; Multi exposure. On most new DSLR-Cameras there is a function for this in the cameras menu. If not, you… Continue reading

SUNDAY IS A PERFECT DAY FOR BLOGGING.

Hello, and Happy New Year. So why, Sunday? Well for me it’s my day off and I got time for it. This year will be about photography, and nothing else. A 52-week Photographic… Continue reading

A RAINY NIGHT AT THE TAVERN.

I often come here to enjoy a Greek meal, to sit down and relax, in an environment that I love so much. Only thing that’s missing is the temperature, some loose dogs running… Continue reading

Merry Christmas.

Dear Friends & Followers. I wish you all a Merry Christmas. This year has been wonderful for me with lots of new places to visit and also a bunch of new people I… Continue reading

CHEESE BALLS.

I love to make food and I love to eat as well. Have you ever tried them Cheese-Balls you get at the Taverns in Greece. Crispy outside, and soft inside. I love them… Continue reading

JARRI.

Jarri was from Finland and lived in Denmark for many years. Some years ago I met him at a local bar here in Copenhagen and asked him if I could take a portrait… Continue reading

WHERE IS THE BRAVO IN BRAVO TOURS?

If you ask me, there is no Bravo at all. The Danish Tour-operator have for some years arranged trips to the Greek island Lesvos and believe me they have made money on this.… Continue reading

PROJECTS

I am currently working on a new project called XXX? I have no name for it yet. Perhaps you can help me. I was reading a magazine from one of the hotels in… Continue reading

WORK FAST.

The progress on the website goes faster than I expected so the re-lounge for kristofferihlen.com will be set to the 21st. instead of 25th. October. The theme here at Stofferpix has already been… Continue reading

PEPPERS & PUMPKINS

I was out shopping yesterday and was looking for red pepper, not only for cooking but also for making a picture. It’s autumn and the shops are filled up with Halloween-effects. Pumpkins specially… Continue reading

AUTUMN

When autumn gets here and the windy cold days and nights knocking at my door I often take a dive in my archives. Just to find some highlights. Not often do I give… Continue reading