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Ole Søltoft


Free Member, Copenhagen (nearby)
[fc-user:845200]

About me

Welcome to my profile!

I was born in 1963 in Denmark. I’m married and we have three wonderful girls born in 1992, 1997 and 2003.

In my early years I spent a lot of time with old fashion photo development. That was great. Exposing light on a piece of paper and then getting a picture – magic!

Then I forgot everything about photos. I started my education, my working life and I later on me and my wife started a family :-)

Then, when our first daughter was born back in 1992 I started out again but only as a kind of documentary process with photos and videos. Great stuff watching - but only if you are a part of the family! At you own responsibility you can enter my private site:
http://wolles.dk/Foto%20mapper/index.htm
Beware - it’s in Danish!

In November 2004 I bought a Nikon D70. That was kind of obligating. The first four months of my ownership I shot about 7000 pictures and deleted at least half of them.

I began to see an interest in the picture itself. I started thinking that a picture was not only to be seen as a documentary item. It was a lot more fun to be watching a picture that beside of being a mark of time was exposing feelings attitudes and moods.

I haven’t got it yet – the picture that shows the moment I lived in when I took it. I mostly get a weak photographic copy of it – but I’m still working on it.

Picture you life - and get a picture of it!


Best regards Ole

Life sentence
Life sentence
Ole Søltoft

Comments 10

  • Anca Dudas 11/21/2006 16:56

    Thank you for your comment!

    Anca
  • Emil Maga 11/21/2006 7:05

    10x Ole for your kind comment on

    I apreciate it!
    Your drop is very good, better than mines, congrat.
    I salute you,
    Emi
  • Antonio Amen 11/11/2006 18:34

    Thank you so much.
    Greetings
    António
    http://www.amen.no.sapo.pt

  • Bruce Burrows 11/11/2006 14:55

    Hi Ole , I've just been reading your profile . Photos are only part of the interest at fotocommunity , people who produce them are also fascinating . You are wrong about your family photos being interesting only to your family . The original purpose of photography was to explain and thereby share the beauty and joy of the moment . Anybody who sees a photo of your children (for example) understands a bit how you see and enjoy them . By the way , we have not seen you oldest yet .
    memories of summer
    memories of summer
    Bruce Burrows
  • Arshe Aulia 11/06/2006 10:15

    thank you ole, I look forward for your other comment on my photo, makes me learn a lot...

    Your Photo its really good, nice to know you, send my hello for your three angels... ^_^
  • Jacqueline Chay 11/05/2006 9:27

    Thank you Ole, I appreciate your comment on my pic, i missed capturing one wing fully so i cropped off the other to even it up :-)))
    Regards Jackie
  • Dirk Hofmann 11/01/2006 15:13

    i also want to say: "welcome"

    hope you enjoy your stay and find some new friends around here pretty soon ... :-)

    enjoy!
  • When 10/31/2006 17:40

    Hello. A warm welcome to FC from colorful Seattle, Washington. If you need any help getting around just give me a Quick Message. Yellow buddy light on. Make sure to join us in the forums and introduce yourself in the Meet and Greet section.

    Really enjoy your first two pictures. Nice use of repeating pattern and lighting. Got your yellow buddy light on, will watch for more.



  • Jacqueline Chay 10/31/2006 13:25

    Welcome to FC Ole, I like your first two pictures and look forward to seeing more from you soon.
    Both the monkeys in our pics have very Sad eyes Regards from Australia
    Jackie
  • Peter Mertz 10/31/2006 11:51

    Hi Ole,

    Welcome the the fotocommunity.com

    The spirit of Fotocommunity is to share knowledge, inspiration and thoughts as a team. Everyone can participate and everyone will share his experiences.
    So I hope you will enjoy it and if you have further
    questions don't hesitate to contact anybody from the support team.
    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/The_fotocommunity.com_Team

    Our info system is up right now but it is growing permanent:
    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/About

    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/Starting_at_fotocommunity


    cheers Peter
    Channelmanager Nature

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