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HDR in the blizzard

februar 3, 2010

Here’s how being stuck in traffic sometimes spurs creativity. Monday evening I found myself on a plane towards the northern city of Ålborg where I had a teaching appointment on tuesday.  The ride was smooth, and while the news reported of a looming snowstorm I felt confident that I was going to make it back […]

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Long hours

januar 29, 2010

These days, there’s really not that much interesting to watch on television… I shot this video the other day: wondering what the famed Danish arctic explorer Knud Rasmussen would have spent his time doing during his trips up north. Remember, this was before the time of the Jedi… Knud now spends his days looking at […]

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The palace

januar 25, 2010

Dear friends, I was out shooting some HDR series the other day. Helps a lot having a proper tripod like the fabulous ones made by Gitzo. This shot is of the Palace cinema multiplex in Copenhagen. Home of many great movie experiences..ahhh. Enjoy! From Photography by Carl Frederik Waage Beck If you enjoyed this post, […]

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Creative Non Disclosure and speedpainting a naked woman.

januar 14, 2010

I was watching an artist being interviewed on Danish television DR2 the other day. The host started asking questions about technique and how the artist creates his work. This was all good up until a certain point when the artist had to stop the host. He simply would not answer any more questions about his […]

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Bornholm and the Knights templar

januar 10, 2010

I am a Copenhagen guy, but my roots are grounded in the sand of Skagen and Bornholm. These two locations are about as far distanced from each other as is possible within the tiny country of Denmark. Bornholm has always played a large role in my life, and I continue to spend many vacations there. […]

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Frost on Copenhagen lakes

januar 9, 2010

Dear friends, Winter is really sinking it’s teeth into little Denmark. I was out walking around the central lakes of Copenhagen today, shooting photos of people skating, flying kites, playing etc. “Søpavillonen” is one of the typical vistas in this neighbourhood. I managed to get a few decent shots despite of the frosty wind biting […]

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Winter settling on Forum

januar 7, 2010

I decided today that I was going to get started on my HDR journey, and I have now spent a great deal of time on Trey Ratcliffs excellent blog “Stuck in Customs” Trey makes some amazing HDR photography and I really encourage you to check it out. Temples, Fireworks, Sunrises – it all looks great! […]

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Merry green XMAS

december 30, 2009

Dear friends, I have been busy celebrating xmas the past few weeks, so as you might have noticed there has not been much activity here on the Paintshooter blog. A merry xmas to you all! I hope you have all had a great time with friends and family. I sure enjoy this time of year. […]

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Speedpainting Mendelssohn

december 6, 2009

Dear friends, speed rocks! enjoy this speedpainting video of the making of Mendelssohn. Awesome music by st. Germain, I am sure Mendelssohn would like it. Best regards, Carl If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

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Never too late to celebrate: Mendelssohn 200 years old in 2009

december 2, 2009

Dear friends, I know it’s getting late in the year, but having spent most of the tuesday evenings this fall rehearsing Mendelssohn psalms with the choir “Koncertforeningens kor” I just had to make a portrait of the man who was born on feb 3. 1809 and wrote his first symphony at the age of 12. […]

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