The Quiet Picture

Livsäterån in the evening 2

Lightroom HDR

The HDR tool in Lightroom does a pretty decent job. I was working on a new idea on Monday, it didn’t quite work out as planned because the clouds wouldn’t co-operate but then I...

To be honest, I don't know why I do these big panoramas. The computer screen isn't big enough to show the picture in all its glory and I'm not going to print this either! I guess some things we do... because we can. Anyway, this is the bigger part of Anåfjället - Anåkroken, Blåstöten and Ånnfjället. 1

Anåfjället

Another visit to my new favourite place, it has been raining today but there was a chance of sunny spells in the evening so it was worth a try. Even if the light didn’t...

Is that a lagoon? 1

Bolagen

There’s this lake, Bolagen, north-east from Storvigeln. I’ve never figured out why it’s called like that, as the only meaning that I know for bolagen is the plural of bolag = company (as in...

Tväråpoolen in colour 2

Kejsarn

One of my big plans is to hike to Skarsfjället, camp by the lake in the “bowl” and then conquer the peak (or two). It would be the furthest hike I’ve ever done outside...

And this is today. I needed binoculars to see the snow yesterday morning, and I think it disappeared some time in the afternoon but by then the mountain is shaded on this side. 0

Snow is gone

I can see Ånnfjället and Gråstöten from my flat. It’s not only very cool (Ånnfjället is one of my favourite mountains!) but it’s also been interesting to see how long time it takes for...

Already looking forward to a new visit in September! 0

Lightening the load

You know me, always trying to come up with ways to carry less gear and enjoy the hike more. My latest idea was to get a light duty ballhead. My light duty tripod is...