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Quick visit home

May 31, 2011

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Arrived back home from Portugal on Monday afternoon – picture editing and washing clothes was the name of the game during the few hours of Monday (as well as cooking dinner). Tuesday it was time to start getting ready for the next trip – heading to Hungary for 9 days of EuroBasket qualifying games. Clearing […]

Portugal – small re-cap

May 29, 2011

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Weekend spent in Portugal photographing the Finnish Men’s National team in this years World League openers against Portugal – here’s a little story of the trip. Friday morning flight to Porto – via Zurich, on the first flight I got talking to ‘Pat’ – a Greek guy who was just going back to Greece after […]

Rain – cricket photographers best friend

May 26, 2011

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During the winter and indoor season I like to complain about the dark conditions – but let’s face it. Nothing compares to the day of a cricket photographer when it is raining. Depending on the ground – you can be nicely and comfortably seated in a press-room, enjoying a free and fast Wi-Fi. Or you […]

Basketball is back !

May 20, 2011

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Got a quick call to come over to Surrey Sports Park for an evening of basketball action – instead of cricket and football. Where as I do love my basketball – it meant another long drive in the car from Barnt Green to Guildford. First game of the day was between Germany and Latvia – […]

It has not been a good week for Sweden

May 17, 2011

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First the bitter defeat to Finland in the Ice Hockey World Championships – losing 6-1 🙂 On Tuesday evening in Oxford’s Kessam Stadium, Sweden faced England in their last warm-up game before the trip to Germany for the Championships. The teams had faced each other two days prior, behind closed doors where Sweden won 1-0. […]

With the Finns in the pub

May 16, 2011

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Being a sports photographer does not always mean that you get to sit on the side-lines of a big match or event. As a freelancer you are always struggling to get your images published from these events due to the amount of photographers. So, to make a living out it – one has to be […]

Sumthin in the press today

May 11, 2011

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First one in the Mirror Last Saturday was the last day in football league in England, and where as I was supposed to go to photograph Shrewsbury’s attempts in automatic promotion, it all changed on Friday evening. An evening call to ask whether I would like to drop by for an assignment in Sheffield to […]