Dot Nielsen

Scottish fog

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One of the magic experiences of my recent trip to Scotland was a foggy morning in Tobermory, Isle of Mull. The ferry to Kilchoan wasn’t sailing because of the fog – all ferries to & from Mull were suspended. We were patiently waiting on the quay. Nothing else to do than relax and enjoy the misty scenery.
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Daffodil time

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This year I am amazed about the daffodils shining their sunny beauty wherever they can squeeze themselves in, by edges of roads and on grass areas.
However they are unpopular for many: Many of these were cut down the following day!
Why not let them stay, let them spread?
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Kusama at Louisiana

20160106_0067b_H1000The Yayoi Kusama exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Art made a big impression on me.
To be invited into her world of vibrating art with so much life – put together by repeated simple organic shapes.
20160106_0081b_H100020160106_0032b2_H1000Titles like ‘Infinity-nets’ speak for themselves. Above and below: “Yellow Net”.
20160106_0031b2_H1000There is such an intensity and insisting in her work. Bubbling abundant creativity for one. And a feeling of the expansion of the universe.

Istanbul in the winter

I spent a few days in Istanbul in January and am in awe about the diversity and hospitality of this city where East meets West. Wanting to return to explore more.

Crossing the Bosphorus, from Kadiköy to Eminönü
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Sultanahmet
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Crossing the Bosphorus #2
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Cihangir

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is known from many movies and western imagery.
I visited the National Park in March 2015 after I went to see the Grand Canyon.
Both are spectacular sights that have already been photographed extensively.
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We arrived in the evening after dark and after a night at the amazing campground we got up to witness the sun rising on the horizon:
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After breakfast we entered the loop road that takes the visitors round and between the rock formations:
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20150401_0296b_H624Don’t forget to look back when you drive away from Monument Valley into Utah, as another great view awaits!

Alternativet election campaign


I am supporting the new Danish political party Alternativet (‘the Alternative’) through my photography. They bring in fresh, green new ideas and a desire to do things in different ways most of which I agree with. Because it is time for change!

Read The Guardian’s article about Alternativet.

The election is in 10 days – on the 18th of june – and I will upload photos to flickr along the way, they can be seen here in this post. Click on the photos to see more on flickr.