Tag Archives: Human

The Cow Herder

I love making these street portraits, when I’m traveling. Note to myself, I have to get better to do them, when I’m not traveling.

Ris Field Worker

Came across this guy work in his rice field. It was on my drive around Japan, back in 2011. I really miss that country.

Man Walking Up the Stairs

Just finished my 15th podcast of “Nielsen & Wessmann”. As always it’s in Danish, but this time my good friend Henrik Wessmann couldn’t join, but we got a hold on another photography friend of ours Rod Clemen. Give it a listen Read more …

Tai Chi

This was quite a sight, a man doing tai chi on the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacán, Mexico.My guess is that it was some sort of promotion for tai chi, there where a lot of people around him, and Read more …

Milvang

This is the sound guy, on the production I was working on when I was in Mexico, back in 2011. He’s name is Sune Milvang, and his a totally awesome dude, I didn’t know him before the production, but I Read more …

Walking the Dogs

OK, day 3. in my street photography, is more a tunnel photography kind of thing. Made this one on my recent trip to England. My Fujifilm x100s is fast becoming my favorite street photo maker, for a couple of reasons. Read more …

Counting My Money

Another oldie from my trip down eastern Europe, back in 2006. This one is from Budapest, Hungary. By far the coolest eastern European city, if you ask me.

Lady in the Sun

I was on one of my many walks around Tokyo, when this lady came walking towards me, and I quickly grabbed my camera and made a photo of her.

Hey, What Are You Looking at?

The first time I was in Thailand, I went to see the spot for the bridge on the river Kwai, A cool place to see if your a WWII and movie buff like I am. I got this photo on Read more …

Come Here Little Puppy

Made in some back alley in Bangkok, Thailand. Cropped it quiet a bit to get in close on the man and dog.

Sale 50ᴃ

I came by this guy, sitting in the alley leading down to my hotel. and of course I couldn’t resist make a photo of him.

The Monk and His Mobile

I was stand high on the “Golden Mount” waiting for some sunset colors – this was before I found out that they closed the temple before the sun went down – when I looked down on the level below, here Read more …

The Monk II

I’m still in Ulan Bartor, Mongolia. It has been rain the last day or so, but it finally stopped, and I will go have a look around, and hopefully get a few nice photo at the same time. The photo Read more …

Five Days Quest – Day 4.

Well day 4. in the five days quest is almost over, here are my two contributions, top G+ and below FB. Exif photo 01 Exif photo 02 –

2x Thai

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/80sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 200Focal length: 44mmTaken: 27 July, 2008 Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/80sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 200Focal length: 48mmTaken: 27 July, 2008

Save a Prayer for Me

I said it before, but I have this thing about churches. Here it’s Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, USA.

Woman walking in a park in Singapore

Played around with FocalPoint 2 from OnOne, to get some more attention on the woman. FocalPoint 2 is still one of the best pieces of software out there to create de-focus in a photo, well at least in my opinion. Read more …

Taking Home the Groceries

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/320sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 400Focal length: 65mmTaken: 20 July, 2006

A Surfer’s Sunset

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/40sAperture: ƒ/6ISO: 200Focal length: 135mmTaken: 20 July, 2008

Broken Stock Broker

I don’t know if he’s a stock broker or if he’s broke  It was just the fist thing that came to mind when I saw him sitting there reading his news paper – maybe he was reading the stock section.

He Had Been Sitting There for Years

Camera: NIKON D3SShutter speed: 1/125sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 200Focal length: 45mmTaken: 11 December, 2011

Me and all My Friends

Camera: NIKON D300Shutter speed: 1/160sAperture: ƒ/4.5ISO: 200Focal length: 18mmTaken: 29 March, 2009

Big Boys Can Cry… But Only Sometimes

Came past this little guy, who was quiet upset with a thing or two.

Rubber Plantation Worker

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/160sAperture: ƒ/8ISO: 400Focal length: 200mmTaken: 19 July, 2008

Fan Cleaning

Two weeks before arriving in The Faroe Islands I bought two F-stop back-packs, the big Tilopa BC for transporting all my photo gear – and some other stuff – between destinations, and the smaller Guru back-pack for carrying the gear Read more …

Ten Hut

The photo is from my personal project called 1:1. You’ll find all my series, concert photos, personal projects and the likes, on my portfolio site at Smugmug (the site is in Danish). Please drop by for more viewing pleasure.

Sunbathing

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/320sAperture: ƒ/6.3ISO: 400Focal length: 200mmTaken: 27 January, 2007

Stooping

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/200sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 200Focal length: 18mmTaken: 31 August, 2007

Remembering the dead

This photo is from the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery in St. Petersburg, the memorial dedicated to the victims of the Siege of Leningrad, during WWII. According to Wikipedia about 420,000 civilians and 50,000 soldiers of the Leningrad Front are buried her Read more …

Banana salesman

And the last photo in my little Mexican week, photo series. This one is from the town of Tomatlán, I drove here cause it’s the closest town  – 52km – to where I live, that has an ATM, and I was Read more …

Stop Following Me – Polaroid Plate #14

In the Summer of 2006, I went on a road trip with 4 of My friends, we drove from Berlin all the way down to somewhere in the middle of Croatia and back again. It was one hell of a Read more …

He Sat There Looking at the Passing Trains

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/200sAperture: ƒ/6.3ISO: 400Focal length: 200mmTaken: 20 July, 2006

Maybe She’s Phoning Home – Polaroid Plate #12

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/200sAperture: ƒ/6.3ISO: 200Focal length: 200mmTaken: 27 July, 2006

A Prayer for the Living

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/30sAperture: ƒ/5.6ISO: 1600Focal length: 34mmTaken: 19 January, 2008

Vino Grappa

I was walking around Rovinj – a small town on the Istrian peninsula in Croatia – to find some interesting things to shoot. I came by this little sign on a nice looking street, as I stood there trying out different Read more …

Floating Nun

Camera: NIKON D70sShutter speed: 1/4sAperture: ƒ/6.3ISO: 400Focal length: 46mmTaken: 27 January, 2007

Small Boy of Faith and Surprises

I never considered myself to be biased, but in some situations I just can’t help myself, and start to make my own expectations on how or what a certain person must be like. And because of that get a little surprised when the Read more …

Watch Out!

Just added a new – and the first – series, in projects on my main website www.bonielsen.me, it’s  called “1:1” it’s a series of portraits from all around the world. They are all black and white and have an aspect ratio of 1:1 – Read more …

A Prayer in Wat Pho

I was in Bangkok, Thailand, here I went to see the Grand Palace and Wat Pho (aka Temple of the Reclining Buddha) or you may call it Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan, which is it official Thai name. Walking around the temple ground Read more …

Draw Me a Picture

I’m a member of a local photo club here in Copenhagen, where we have this internal photo competition, where the winner can call him or herself “Club Photo Champion” of the past year. The competition is made up of seven Read more …

What time is it?

I was setting up for a shoot down this corridor, it is a covered sidewalk in Bologna, don’t know if you call that a corridor in English, well anyway, just as I was done setting up my tripod and so on, Read more …

Tuk Tuk Driving

The photo is from the back of a tuk tuk in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I was heading out for some late supper, and normally I would walk around to find a place to eat, but this evening it was poring down, so I jump in to Read more …

The Wanderer

In the winter, in Casablanca there is a very strong sea fog blowing in from the Atlantic Ocean, and it gives these very foggy beaches. This man and his horse is no more than 80-85 feet away from me.But you Read more …

Musician

On my trip to Washington DC in 2009, I was walking around by myself the last day, when I came across this fantastic guy. I made a few shoots, paid him some money and moved on, thinking that we both Read more …

Rolator

On a walk around Copenhagen with a good friend, we passed the Danish National Bank – the glass building in the background – here I spotted this old lady on the sidewalk on the other side of the road.I got Read more …

The Fly

I walked pass this man on a street in Rishikesh in northern India. He just sat there and looked very thoughtful, I could’t resist making a photo of him, Which – like the fly on his hand – did not Read more …