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Posted on Jan 1, 2005

The blog contains posts from the following sections: News, Blog, Stories, Workshops, Latest Images and Gear & Techniques.

If you're looking for my published stories or cover shots, they have been put together in separate lists for easier access. The same goes for my Sub2o blog posts.


Turtle images on Scubapixel

Everyone loves sea turtles - that's just a simple fact of life. Turtles are found in all tropical seas and they're always a popular sight. The ScubaPixel database contain turtle images from around the...

Three images to the final

The shortlisting of images at is finished, and the first images to go to the 2008 final have been selected. By Christian Skauge   Published: Dec 18, 2008Three of...

Shortlisted at Underwaterphotography 2008

The photo competition at is entering it's final stages. The judges have been busy shortlisting images for the final round of judging, and so far five of my entered images in...

Nr. 3 i Unterwasser Visions oktober 2008

Fotokonkurransen Unterwasser Visions går fortsatt hver måned, uten at jeg har deltatt så aktivt i 2008. I oktober var temaet klovnefisk, og den lille tassen ovenfor fra Filippinene stakk av med en flott...

Bryozoans in Wetpixel Quarterly

  Four times a year top underwater photo site Wetpixel issues a printed magazine - the Wetpixel Quarterly. Among the fantastic images published here are some of the winners of the picture of the...

Hotshot at August 2008 is the worlds biggest and longest running online photo competition. In august my image from lake Lygnstøylsvatnet was selected among the monthly...

Ny tredjeplass på Wetpixel #248

I Wetpixels Picture of the Week #248 var temaet "Abstracts". Bildet ovenfor av en rød frynsensegle tok en tredjeplass, og jeg fikk i tillegg en åttendeplass med en begerkorall.

Nr. 3 på Wetpixel #241

I Wetpixels Picture of the Week #241 var temaet "Fresh Water". Jeg leverte to bilder fra Lygnstøylsvatnet, og det ene havnet på en flott tredjeplass.

Til finalen i prestisjetung konkurranse

Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year er en av de største fotokonkurransene i verden, og regnes blant de mest prestisjetunge. Og de liker Periphylla!  

Andreplass hos Tauchen

Kronemaneten slutter ikke å fascinere, og har nok en gang gjort det bra i en fotokonkurranse. Denne gang ble det en andreplass i Månedens Bilde i det tyske dykkebladet Tauchen.

Lygnstøylsvatnet on Visit Norway

Visit Norway just launched their new website, which will promote Norway as a destination to potential tourists around the world. The scuba diving section is presented with one of my images.

Mosdyr til topps på Wetpixel

I Wetpixels Picture of the Week #235 var temaet "Patterns", og mitt nærbilde av mosdyr på et tareblad fra Gulen gikk til topps. Dette var min andre seier på tre...

Dobbeltsuger til topps på Wetpixel

I Wetpixels Picture of the Week #232 var temaet "Spawning & courting", og mitt bilde av en dobbeltsuger fra Rongesundet gikk helt til topps.  

Nr. 6 på Wetpixel POTW #230

I Wetpixels Picture of the Week #230 var temaet portretter, og sjøharen fra Bukkholmsundet ga igjen et godt resultat - denne gang en 6. plass.  

Dykkefoto på MasterCard!

Dykkesidens Fotokonkurranse 2008 har gavekort fra MasterCard som premier hver måned, og som motiv på kortet har de valgt et av mine bilder.

Omtale i Meløyavisa

Meløyavisa i Nordland har plukket opp at Dykking trykket en artikkel fra Myken på Helgelandskysten, hvor vi tilbragte to herlige sommerferieuker i 2007.

Curaçao in Dykking Magazine

The Curaçao Dive Festival takes place in May every year, and is a great chance to visit the best dive spots and catch interesting workshops on underwater photography, dive medicine and lots more.

Lygnstøylsvatnet in DYK Magazine

In 1908 a huge landslide closed off the river Lygna in the Norang valley on the Norwegian west coast. Hours later, the inhabitants had to evacuate as the water started to rise...

Foredrag hos Halden Sportsdykkere

Halden Sportsdykkere har invitert meg til å holde et foredrag om undervannsfoto i forbindelse med Grensedykket som skal finne sted i Iddefjorden den 26. april 2008.

Victory in Wetpixel POTW #215

In Wetpixel's Picture of the Week competition #215 the theme was 'Scales', and my close-up of a sleeping parrotfish from Saudi Arabia went all the way to the top.By Christian...

Unterwasser Visions 2008

Det tyske dykkebladet Unterwasser er i gang med sin Visions-konkurranse for 2008. I løpet av 11 måneder skal det konkurreres i forskjellige kategorier.

Redd trykkammeret i Kristiansand!

Trykkameret ved Sørlandet Sykehus står igjen i fare for å bli nedlagt. Ved hjelp av din protest kan kanskje beslutningen omgjøres.

Dykkesidens Fotokonkurranse 2008

Dykkesidens arrangerer også i 2008 en fotokonkurranse, denne gang i samarbeid med bladet Dykking. I 12 måneder skal fotografene knive om flotte premier.

Scuba Diving Magazine 2008

Verdens største dykkeblad, Scuba Diving Magazine, inviterer til fotokonkurranse i 2008, og lokker med pengepremier og vinnerbildene på trykk i bladet.

Nordisk Mesterskap 2008

Datoen for Nordisk Mesterskap i UV-foto 2008 er klar - innsendingsfristen er 1. november 2008. I år er det SUSL Sukelja, det finske dykkeforbundet, som står for arrangementet.

Godt besøk i 2007

2007 ble et år med godt besøk på Tilsammen 10.483 besøk fra 87 land og territorier vitner om stor interesse for undervannsfoto.

Månedens Fotograf på har kåret Månedens Fotograf og desembers "hotshots", og min bildemanipulering kalt "Alien" gikk helt til topps i årets siste måned.

Bronse på er nettopp ferdige med kåringen av vinnerne i fotokonkurransen for 2007, og jeg fikk en kjempeflott bronse i kategorien "Fantasy".

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Stars of the Ocean

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Periphylla - Alien of the Deep

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Gladiators of the Sea

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S/S Dølen - A fresh water tug

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The Wrecks of Malta

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The Wrecks of Gulen

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