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I am a man from Mårslet, a small town outside Århus. Århus is Denmark’s second largest city. I was born in 1954 in a small town in West Jutland, Ribe.
I was educated both as a teacher and as a landscape gardener.

I have three children, two girls, born in 1988 and 1990, and a boy born in 1998.

After a long period having trouble with my right leg ( resulting in being operated 3 times in my hip) I was lucky to return to work in 2011 as a gardener – and even a real dream job for me: In “Den Gamle By” “The danish Old Town Museum” in Århus.

January 30, 2010 I started this blog.
A couple of years before this – my Nikon FE camera gave up… And I decided to go the digital way. My first digital camera was a Panasonic DMC-FZ8.
Giid inspired and encouraged me to my next step: Going the “blog-way”!
After 1½ years and more than 150 posts – and a lot of nice experiences with my blog and many new blog-friends I was lucky to be able to buy a DSLR camera, a Canon EOS 60D with a 18-135 mm lens.

And why did I decide to make this blog?:

I made this blog to  show  some impressions from my life in Denmark. And my travels around the world.

My language is Danish – but I chose to use English for my blog – to reach world with my pictures. And to get in touch with photo bloggers worldwide – to learn and to share experiences, ideas and inspiration with people in other countries.

I love to travel – and have always had this as my great interest and passion. And through my blog and other bloggers from around the world I travel now – every day!

The purpose of this blog is to tell YOU about one  of my great passions – photography!

The following photos are a little selection of the photos I captured from my region in 2008 and 2009.

They were the first photos published on my blog January 30, 2010. So they – and the comments to them – continues to be here:

Winter in Denmark

Winter in Denmark


Shadows in white

Long winter shadows

Cold and white

……is beautiful

but………

 spring and autumn are better

– and SUMMER is BEST!

Roses in my garden:

Roses in the garden

……biking and walking around my little town:

Moesgaard

Vilhelmsborgskoven

The colours of all seasons are beautiful –

And so are the light and shadows ……

Vejers Strand

77 Comments leave one →
  1. Lisbeth permalink
    January 31, 2010 5:51 pm

    Det tegner da rigtig godt, far!
    Synes allerede den er rigtig flot, din blog.
    En dag må du også komme herind og tage nogle bybilleder:)
    Vi ses i næste uge.
    Kh. Lisbeth

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  2. January 31, 2010 10:13 pm

    Beautiful photos!

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  3. Bent permalink
    February 27, 2010 12:59 am

    Flot Truels. I saer dejligt at se nogle smukke vinterbilleder.

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  4. Lisbeth permalink
    February 27, 2010 9:30 am

    Flotte billeder, far!!

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  5. March 20, 2010 1:24 pm

    Wonderful pictures in all Seasons ! Good luck with your blog 🙂

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  6. March 30, 2010 9:19 pm

    Hello Truels

    You’re an excellent photographer – such beautiful images! I also dream of buying a SLR digital camera, but that’ll take quite some saving up, and I still have much to learn about photography.

    I look forward to reading and learning more about your hometown, and about Denmark in general.

    Reggie.

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    • March 30, 2010 10:03 pm

      Thank you for your nice comments – they made me so happy! And i’ll also be happy when I learn more about taking pictures, blogging – and about all you lovely people around the world who inspires me to go on. Like you!

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  7. June 6, 2010 1:34 pm

    Sköna bilder…hälsningar från Finland!

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  8. October 11, 2010 6:45 pm

    You have a very inspiring blog – beautiful photographs. Your observation & vision really show a love of nature. The light in Denmark looks crystal clear & pale. It’s something I also notice these days whenever I end up visiting England in winter.

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    • October 28, 2010 6:59 pm

      I’m glad you came to visit my blog – were inspired! Hope you come back again 😉

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  9. October 28, 2010 8:06 am

    What a lovely and inviting presentation of your blog, truels ! I really enjoy knowing more of Danemark through your pictures and comments. Thank you for all you share of your life there, of your thoughts.

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    • October 28, 2010 7:01 pm

      I am glad you like reading my blog, Isa! And that we can share our views and impressions here in our blogs 🙂

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  10. December 9, 2010 8:34 pm

    Hej Truels
    Fin blog og meget fine billeder

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    • December 9, 2010 10:53 pm

      Tak, Bo – det var fedt at du gad kigge med her. Håber du gør det igen 😉

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  11. December 10, 2010 3:55 am

    Ok, you do not need a new camera to take better pictures, you have awesome talent and these photos are great. Your post mentions you were out of work in January, have you found something since?
    I especially love your fallen tree in the water and ice. These all speak to me. Nice work.

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    • December 10, 2010 10:03 am

      Thank you so much, Martina 🙂
      No, unfortunately I haven’t got a job – yet. I hope there will be a chance in spring ’11….

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  12. May 3, 2011 10:54 pm

    Your pictures are great aswell! Peace

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  13. July 19, 2011 6:32 pm

    What a lovely Blog.

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  14. October 29, 2011 6:40 pm

    This is a nice blog with lovely captures of beautiful scenery .

    Lovely horse in the green meadow pasturing, nice perspective.

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    • November 1, 2011 5:05 pm

      Thank you for stopping by – and writing a comment! I’ll check your blog soon 🙂

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  15. November 1, 2011 3:14 am

    I love the feeling you have for the beauty of Nature, it comes through clearly in your artistic images!

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    • November 1, 2011 5:06 pm

      I’m glad your like my photos – and thanks for your comment! I’ll visit your blog too soon 🙂

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  16. November 6, 2011 1:36 pm

    Denmark is such a lovely country!
    I have only been to Copenhagen, it was a cold February. 😉
    So much snow there. 😉
    But I still had a great time there.

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    • November 6, 2011 11:00 pm

      Thanks for your comment here! I’m glad you liked my country – even in winter weather!

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  17. December 20, 2011 7:14 pm

    Hello! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the great info you have here on this post. I will be coming back to your blog for more soon.

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  18. Jenny Trozell permalink
    December 30, 2011 9:23 am

    Thank´s for sharing your beautiful surroundings, wonderful pictures!

    I listened to the suggestion for the 90’s Dance acapella medley mix you made on http://xworldmusic.wordpress.com and I just wanted to let you know you made my day 🙂
    I can´t stop smiling 🙂

    Jenny, from your neigbour country

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    • December 30, 2011 12:38 pm

      Hello Jenny! I’m glad you are smiling 🙂 – I was to a concert in our local church recently – I can promise you, that Local Vocal are singing NICE live too!
      Are you from Sweden?

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      • Jenny Trozell permalink
        December 30, 2011 4:15 pm

        Yes, I live in Göteborg 🙂

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    • January 7, 2012 8:47 pm

      thanks Jenny and Truels, I also like this song!!!

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  19. January 7, 2012 8:47 pm

    So today, I’ll write you a comment in your about!
    Thanks for all these great shots here Truels, I always enjoy them so much, especially the season shots!
    And also so much thanks for often visiting my blog and suggesting me music!!!
    Peace and keep on your work!
    greetings
    xandi

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    • January 7, 2012 9:05 pm

      Hello my friend Xandi! Thanks so much for your comments. I love to open new musical doors – by for example listening to your many different suggestions from around the world.Lovely that we both in this way enjoy each other’s blogs 🙂

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  20. malcolm glennie holmes permalink
    January 25, 2012 6:39 am

    Dear Truels,
    The gum tree is a scribbler gum.
    many years ago we had an exchange student named Sheila Jensen, who married a Claus Truelson and they live in Arhus. Are you related in any way?
    malcolm Glennie Holmes
    Wagga Wagga
    Australia

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  21. February 18, 2012 1:59 am

    Truels…. thanks so much for your comment on my blog…love your back story.

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    • February 18, 2012 7:02 pm

      I have just been looking at more of your photos on your blog. I am impressed how many different great photos you show there! You are a fantastic photographer!

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  22. March 17, 2012 8:43 pm

    Beautiful pictures and blog! Thank you for sharing!

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    • April 24, 2012 5:26 pm

      Hello Michelle! Better late – than never 😉
      Havn’t seen your nice comment before today.
      Thanks for that!
      And I hope to see you again….

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  23. April 16, 2012 5:35 am

    Hej Truels

    Ja, jeg er i gang med at lave en ny blog. Jeg har jo brugt pixelpost, men der er ikke lavet opdateringer til software de sidste to år, og da jeg den anden dag sad og læste inde på pixelposts forum gik det bare endelig op for mig at projektet er dødt. Så jeg tog en dyb indånding og slettet hele databasen 😦 Alle billeder skal skal blive uploadet igen!

    Hav en fantastisk mandag, vejret er så fint her i København 🙂

    Kh, Hanne

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    • April 24, 2012 5:29 pm

      Øv, det lyder træls.
      Wordpress fungere fint – selvom jeg ikke bryder mig om, at de lægger reklamer ind på bloggen – uden at man selv kan se det – og altså ved det 😦
      PS: Sorry jeg først så din kommentar nu!

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  24. Karin Mikkelsen permalink
    April 22, 2012 6:05 pm

    Hej Truels.
    Dejlig blok, og flotte bileder !
    Alleen med kirsebærtræer ligger på P. Mønsteds alle ( ell. vej), i Højbjerg.
    Kh.karin.

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    • April 24, 2012 5:32 pm

      Hej Karin.
      Tak for din kommentar – og for godt kollegialt selskab i de sidste måneder.
      Idag er det begyndt at regne – først her efter arbejdstid heldigvis – så ved første lejlighed skal jeg til P. Mønsteds Allé – med mit kamera 😉

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  25. Karin Mikkelsen permalink
    May 6, 2012 6:57 pm

    Hej Truels. Selv tak.
    Ja,jeg nyder også alle de flotte Japanske træer jeg kommer forbi.
    Jeg regner med at komme til foredrag på torsdag.
    Hilsen Karin.

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  26. July 21, 2012 11:56 pm

    Hei Truls,

    jeg liker bloggen din veldig godt, synes det er hyggelig at du er gartner og fotograf.
    Klausbernd (psykolog, forfatter og farvespesialist) og jg vil gjerne invitere deg til ä delta med et “vann.bilde” pä
    http://www.toffeefee.wordpress.com som starter i sutten av august.
    Nä er det “The dark side of Blue” som gär mot slutten – titt pä min blog om du liker mäten vi presenterer det pä. Hvert bidrag fär 2 historier, masse kommentarer.
    Hvis du kunne tenke deg ä vaere med, sä send meg et par av dine beste vannbilder (motiv er fritt og opp til deg, mä bare ha med vann ä gjöre….) til meg per email, den finner du pä bloggen min.

    Ha en hyggelig söndag!

    🙂

    Hilsen
    Hanne (Dina) i Bonn

    og Klausbernd i Norfolk,UK
    http://www.kbvollmarblog.wordpress.com

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    • July 30, 2012 4:26 pm

      Hej Dina. Jeg har lige været en tid i Tanzania og har ikke været på bloggen eller andres for den sags skyld længe. Så jeg har først set din kommentar her (og alle de andre!) iaften. Lige nu skal jeg bruge en tid på at komme ind i arbejde og dagligdagen (og MANGE fotos fra rejsen!) – men det lyder da spændende med temaerne på Jeres blog(ge). Skal nok få kigget en af de kommende dage – I hører fra mig!

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  27. July 31, 2012 8:08 am

    Thank you for sharing with us, I conceive this website truly stands out :D.

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  28. August 12, 2012 11:07 pm

    Well, Dina did write in my name already. I really like your pictures, they are not that over-stylish like on many of the professional photoblogs. And it`s sympathetic how you are introducing yourself. And last not least thank you very much for visiting my blog.
    Good night
    Klausbernd from the North-Norfolk coast 🙂

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    • August 16, 2012 2:52 pm

      Hi Klaus. Thanks for your kind words and interest for my blog!
      I’m looking forward to more inspirations from following you and Dina 🙂

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  29. September 24, 2012 8:05 am

    good website!! You could start many more. I love all the info provided. I will stay tuned.

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  30. September 24, 2012 9:27 am

    That is really fascinating, You are a very professional blogger. I have joined your rss feed and look forward to in search of more of your wonderful post. Additionally, I’ve shared your website in my social networks!

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  31. December 28, 2012 4:13 pm

    Beautiful photos, Truels! I found you through Isathreadsoflife and Views Infinitum. The photos of Africa are stunning! The ones listed above on your About page are also inspiring. I’m such a beginner! Thank you for putting your life out there in photos! Happy 2013!

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    • December 30, 2012 12:47 am

      Thank you for stopping by and leaving your nice comments. Happy New Year to you too!

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  32. Marianne Bager permalink
    February 26, 2013 11:44 am

    Sikke smukke billeder, du ta’r. Godt du fik mig fortalt om din blog 🙂

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    • February 26, 2013 7:16 pm

      Tak for det, Marianne! Jeg sender lige Bents mail-adr. med det samme til din egen mail her 🙂

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  33. Anette Zeuthen permalink
    April 14, 2013 5:56 pm

    Kære Truels
    smukke, smukke billeder – jeg bliver glad af at se på dem..
    kærlig hilsen Anette

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    • April 14, 2013 6:09 pm

      Uuuuh – så fandt du mig også her! Hvor fint – og hvor dejligt – også at du ku’ li billederne! 🙂 Kærlig hilsen Truels

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  34. March 23, 2014 5:53 am

    Been in Arhus and been in the museum (30 yrs ago!!!). Love the white beaches, the countryside etc. Last time in Denmark was in 1999; a year before we moved from Holland to South Africa. We stayed in Copenhagen in Hotel Neptune along the Nyhavn nearby the royal palace. Love Denmark!
    Herman

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    • December 27, 2014 11:20 pm

      I can see you wrote your comment here in May….. Sorry I did not read this before now! Thank you for writing here – I hope you’ll visit Denmark again – and also Århus 🙂

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  35. elmediat permalink
    May 30, 2014 1:54 pm

    Lovely sequence. We were born in the a same year , became teachers & bloggers, and reside in countries that know the touch winter ( my case Canada). It is fascinating how the internet can find links in our lives of so many spread across the globe. Best wishes. 🙂

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    • December 27, 2014 11:18 pm

      Hello my friend. Did not read your comment here before now….. But I agree, my blog – and reading so many other blogs – have given me many new inspirations – and blog-friends all over the world. Btw: I hope soon to visit your great country 🙂

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  36. December 27, 2014 3:14 am

    Thank you for checking out my blog, Truels! You have shared some excellent photographs here yourself. 🙂

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  37. September 3, 2016 9:50 am

    Hello Truels!
    I left some comments on several fo your recent posts the other day, but they seem to gave disappeared! Have WordPress’ anti-spam system bee to active 🙂 !
    PS Sorry about posting it here, but I could not find any E-mail address.

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  38. Randi Kiel Jensen permalink
    July 3, 2017 3:26 am

    Hej Truels
    Virkelige dejlige billeder fra din færden i vores dejlige land.
    Jeg tager selv en del “øjebliksbilleder ” når jeg dagligt færdes i naturen . Mest til Instagram.
    Men har også som du haft tanker omkring en blog.

    Mvh. Randi Kiel Jensen . Vildbjerg.

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