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Knut Skjærven
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Shot in Copenhagen, 2012 Canon 5D, Canon 24 – 105mm © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 28, 2016. The picture has been added to Slow Gallery and is in category Slow Gallery.…
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What can Rembrandt teach you about street photography. The simple answer is PLENTY. This pretty picture is painted in 1641 by Rembrandt. You might have heard of him. Normally it hangs in Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. The last time I was there it was in for restauration. After all this is from before even the first …
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This evening I loaded a single image to Magnum Photography Award 2106.  For once a photograph in colour. Shot with the small Leica X2. With me luck. Good evening to you all :-). © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 26, 2016. #knutskjærven #knutskjaerven…
This evening I loaded a single image to Magnum Photography Award 2106. For once a photograph in colour. Shot with the small Leica X2. With me luck. Good evening to you all :-). © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 26, 2016. #knutskjærven #knutskjaerven #newstreetagenda #oneverystreet #magnum #magnumaward2016 #leicastreetphotography #copenhagen
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STREET MEET 2016 / WORKSHOP LIGHT, BERLIN, SEPTEMBER 9 – 11, 2016 Talking about Visual Basics in street photography, I am not saying that gestalt factors are all there is. What I am saying is that these factors are pretty important. Training Gestalt…
STREET MEET 2016 / WORKSHOP LIGHT, BERLIN, SEPTEMBER 9 – 11, 2016 Talking about Visual Basics in street photography, I am not saying that gestalt factors are all there is. What I am saying is that these factors are pretty important. Training Gestalt Factor Photography (GFP) is on of the things we will practice in …
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USE IT OR LOOSE IT. HAVE YOU GOT THE BRAIN FOR STREET PHOTOGRAPHY?

There is a new article on New Street Agenda. Go get it :-).

Good day to you all. And good luck.

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It might sound as a provocation but it is not. You should notice the little difference. I am not asking if you have got the brains for street photography. I am asking if you got the brain for it. The single “s” in brain(s) is the difference. A huge difference. Asking if you have got the brains for it is asking …
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Shot in Copenhagen, 2015 Leica X2 © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 22, 2016. (Taken and published with permission). The picture has been added to Slow Gallery and is in category Slow Gallery.…
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Shot in Copenhagen, 2015 Canon 5D © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 16, 2016. The picture has been added to Slow Gallery and is in category Slow Gallery.…
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What can Rembrandt teach you about street photography. The simple answer is PLENTY. This pretty picture is painted in 1641 by Rembrandt. You might have heard of him. Normally it hangs in Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. The last time I was there it was in for…
What can Rembrandt teach you about street photography. The simple answer is PLENTY. This pretty picture is painted in 1641 by Rembrandt. You might have heard of him. Normally it hangs in Gemäldegalerie in Berlin. The last time I was there it was in for restauration. After all this is from before even the first …
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STREET MEET 2016 / WORKSHOP LIGHT, BERLIN, SEPTEMBER 9 – 11, 2016 Talking about Visual Basics in street photography, I am not saying that gestalt factors are all there is. What I am saying is that these factors are pretty important. Training Gestalt Factor Photography (GFP) is on of the things we will practice in …
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It might sound as a provocation but it is not. You should notice the little difference. I am not asking if you have got the brains for street photography. I am asking if you got the brain for it. The single “s” in brain(s) is the difference. A huge…
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Shot in Copenhagen, 2015 Canon 5D © Knut Skjærven Copenhagen, May 16, 2016. The picture has been added to Slow Gallery and is in category Slow Gallery. #knutskjærven #knutskjaerven #newstreetagenda #oneverystreet #pictureit #streetphotography #streetphoto #streetphotos #streetphotograph #streetphotographs #copenhagen #simplesolution #streetsofcopenhagen
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Knut Skjærven lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

He holds a M.A. (cand. mag.) from Bergen University, Norway, and a M.A. (mag. art.) from Copenhagen University, Denmark. Both within communications; aesthetics, sociology, psychology, history, philosophy and logics. He mastered in phenomenology and film.

The author has, among others things, been active as a free lance journalist and photographer. He has written lots of articles and a couple of books on the subject matter. 

For many years he worked within advertising/marketing/management/key account sales doing business development, business alliances, strategy and sales for a large international company situated in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Since 2012 he is a full time photographer, blogger/writer and researcher working out of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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