Link to my blog where I have posted an HDR tutorial:
It happens that I blog when I'm out traveling, but the blog is usually dead in between. You can read the blog at:
You should probably add the site to your rss-reader if you don't want to check when/if I have updated the blog.
Lots of people are adding me as a contact. I'm very sorry that I can't add all of you to my contact list, but I have found out that I can't watch photos from 2000+ people :(
I just became interested in photographing and there's lots to learn. I used the screen name cameranewbie during my first months here, but Kaj Bjurman is my real name.
I bought my first camera, a Canon 30D in december 2006, and have now bought a Canon 5D MarkIII.
I live in Stockholm, Sweden but I like to travel, and do usually visit a few countries each year.
I'm a consultant and software developer at Finally AB. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to buy photos.
Two of my photos that I really like:
- Chariots of Artists (Special Display Gold ~ Invited) closed 3,698 photos, 1,099 members
- Iceland. 146,210 photos, 6,533 members
- 5000 reasons for travelling to Iceland 4,169 photos, 1,610 members
- Construction Vehicles 7,992 photos, 952 members
- We want Flickr with a DARK BACKGROUND!! (NOT PHOTO) 8 photos, 11,749 members
- July 18th 2009, Scott Kelby's 2nd Annual Worldwide Photo Walk 10,232 photos, 3,409 members
- Scott Kelby's Photowalk 2009 - Stockholm Early Bird 58 photos, 15 members
- Cuba - todo a lo Cubano 69,944 photos, 3,859 members
- Classic/collectable cars and motorcycles 221,361 photos, 12,278 members
- Favorites: 500 80 photos, 103 members
- Favorites: 300 916 photos, 353 members
- Stockholm social 4,270 photos, 342 members
- Favorites: 200 1,852 photos, 1,263 members
- *PHOTOS EXPLORE GROUP* - ( comment photo and pool!!! ) 15,859 photos, 5,457 members
- Favorites: 175 420 photos, 512 members
- Favorites: 150 1,067 photos, 879 members
- Favorites: 100 5,296 photos, 2,443 members
- Favorites: 250 760 photos, 474 members
- Golden Photographer (Invite Only Images and +10Faves) 26,338 photos, 5,683 members
- Gold Star Award - Level 1 (p1/a5) 547,469 photos, 46,133 members
- Flickr Envy Public (invited images only/Post one/and invite one 7,577 photos, 2,559 members
- The Unforgettable Pictures ~ Post 1, Comment 3 ~ NEW RULES!! 255,796 photos, 30,233 members
- HDR at Night [comments recommended] 8,927 photos, 1,326 members
- Photoshop Support Group 213,127 photos, 32,835 members
- Excellent Photographer Awards ADMIN INVITE only / Post1/ Award3 64,085 photos, 12,483 members
- *Best of Flickr* (Comment 1 / invite 2) PHOTOS ONLY 654,079 photos, 24,295 members
- Svenska Amatörfotografer 220,511 photos, 3,678 members
- Color Photo Award - PREMIER -- Post 1: Give 2 - Get 5: Go BRONZE 205,541 photos, 31,772 members
- Natures Finest (Invited Images Only) 296,823 photos, 39,374 members
- FlickrsBest the original 93,453 photos, 14,754 members
- Super Shots - Only Invited Photos - Nominate Now 257,360 photos, 40,634 members
- Far and Away the Best (Invited Images ONLY) 33,799 photos, 7,241 members
- - creative master - 5 awards in creative photo [p1-c3] 9,901 photos, 3,771 members
- Platinum Photography Group ~ High Quality~Queue -P1/C3 251,020 photos, 31,522 members
- flickr GOLD***invited images only pls*** 64,380 photos, 13,308 members
- Lovely City! 198,721 photos, 8,089 members
- Better Than Good - Level 1 (p1/a5) 484,321 photos, 44,898 members
- Mega Shot Post 1, fave 2 4,456 photos, 7,958 members
- An Awesome Shot! Invited Photos ONLY!! 369,491 photos, 50,393 members
- **A Big Fave (Invite Only)-Post 1/Fave or Comment 2 491,649 photos, 62,965 members
- *THE PERFECT PHOTOGRAPHER (P1/A2) 867,147 photos, 52,531 members
- Kris Kros Contacts 133,173 photos, 4,118 members
- Flickr Elite Group 303,192 photos, 10,662 members
- Shield Of Excellence - Level 1 (p1/a5) 398,866 photos, 39,175 members
- **WORK with PHOTOSHOP** (1 Post / 2 Comments) 34,460 photos, 2,407 members
- I Saw You First- Invited images only, post 1, invite 1 35,243 photos, 14,420 members
- TheFinalCrown (Invite Only-Post1/Award3) 4,092 photos, 1,799 members
- Blue Ribbon PHOTOGRAPHY (INVITE ONLY) 286,470 photos, 42,674 members
- Best Viewed Large 122,481 photos, 3,722 members
- MY WINNERS P1/A2 / WINNERS NOW SHOWING 972,131 photos, 86,578 members
"Kaj is one of the best HDR photographers that i saw in flickr. For me he has a unique style, (that he never changes :P) but a style that he tries always to improve in each photo that he makes.
I really love his eye for the colours and the perfect use of HDR (not to hard). So for me not just a good photographer, also a nice person that always answers my questions!
So, happy to meet you Kaj,
26th November, 2009
"Kaj is completely brilliant in his ability with the camera. His mastery of HDR and the technologies' ability to capture light and color are both stunning and remarkable. But more than that, I have grown to really appreciate his kindness and friendship even half a world away. He has been quick to answer any question and encourage my fledgling ability. His eye for a great scene and ability to give it life are completely inspirational."
24th July, 2009
"I want to end up the year 2008 by letting Kaj know how his HDR work has inspired me. It was his photostream where I first discovered this genre HDR and that was the moment when I began Flickr last June 2008.
It was his HDR tutorial I used during my practice stage.
He has an eye, he knows how to frame his subjects that draws viewer to appreciate his composition.
He's not colorblind (hehe) as he can mix and tone his colors very well.
Above all he is generous- for he spares time answering all of my queries related to our trade.
I salute you Kaj, more HDR's to come on 2009, keep up the good work!"
31st December, 2008
Khaled A.K says:
"Kaj has got one of my favorite photostreams in flickr ... I can't miss any of his photos !
an amazing photographer, and an excellent photo image processor and editor ... his HDR photography is breathtaking !"
25th July, 2008
"I enjoy viewing Kaj's photostream not only for the superb photography, but the great scenes from all over the world. His work is refreshing, inspiring, and quite simply amazing. He is one of the best in achieving realistic hdr images, and has a keen eye for composition."
27th June, 2008
"A great HDR photostream. Beautiful places all over the world are explored to us in high quality HDR shots.
It's a real pleasure to view your photos"
12th April, 2008
James Jayson Ty says:
"kaj Bjurman -- one of my favorite HDR photographer.. he is my idol when it comes to HDR & compostition. all of his photo sets are just amazing."
22nd March, 2008
William Said says:
"What to say about Kaj that hasn't been said over and over in the flood of comments and awards that he receives for every picture he posts...? Kaj is one of the rare photographers who sees beauty in the mundane and with the help of a camera, can bring that beauty out with unbelievable results. His rendering and post-processing is just icing on the cake. Absolutely one to keep as a contact just so you can have a new image up every so often in your contacts stream! Definitely one to keep an eye on. He's a good friend with a helping hand when you need it. Now... if I can only convince him to pass on to me his lenses...!"
29th February, 2008
"One of the nicest persons in flickr, Kaj not only takes good photos but he also processes them skillfully. Like a fine craftsman, he labors for each photo he takes, you can see the final product for yourselves.
and i would not want to forget that he unselfishly shares his knowledge to others.
thanks for sharing your photos, your art, Kaj! i'm lucky to have you as contact :)"
24th February, 2008
"excellent for a newbie!, Love some of your HDR Work, think that they are out of this world!"
3rd February, 2008
"Enanched colors and pixel smooth as a silk.
The images rapresented in your pictures loose magically the edges and they seem to emerge from a different world, where the three dimensinos are melted toghether."
11th January, 2008
"A testimonial for Kaj is long overdue, but here it is "finally" :)
Kaj has fantastic photo skills and has quickly evolved into an HDR magician. I sure envy the the passion, time and effort he puts into photography, truly great work.
Keep up the good work dude!"
19th November, 2007
Mike Sliff says:
"Your skills are fantastic man. Keep up the great work!"
9th November, 2007
"HDR Professional.... most of his work are classic work of art! :D"
25th October, 2007
Johan Lindstrom says:
"Kaj is a great friend. It's fun to watch his photo progress from his recent camera buy to this day. His shots are really good and his has become a master of HDR photos."
3rd September, 2007
- Kaj Bjurman
- June 2007
- Stockholm, Sweden
- I am:
- System developer