[ pixel viking ] portrait art by Caroline Martin

Welcome

to my Internet home...

My name is:
Rico Bergholdt Hansen

I live in:
Odense, Denmark.

This is where I post my own photos and videos along with general ramblings about the things that interest me, such as: Travelling, landscapes / nature, history, design, architecture, music, art, science & technology and related topics...

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Tuesday
Apr222014

Skagen Trip Slideshow - Easter 2014...

A visit to Skagen, Denmark with stops at Illerup Ådal near Skanderborg and Rubjerg Knude lighthouse near Lønstrup. All photos shot (in RAW format) with Olympus OM-D E-M10 and 14-42mm f/3.5 - f/5.6 EZ kit lens. Edited in Photoshop with the plug-ins 'LucisArt', 'Nik collection - Color Efex Pro 4' and 'PictureCode - Noise Ninja'.

Large resolution photos available on my flickr.

Thursday
Mar272014

Viking Art...

A look into viking art and some of the pieces exhibited at the current 'Vikings - Life and Legend' exhibit at the British Museum in London. This is a one hour show (the playlist holds 4 Youtube videos of each 15 minutes). 

Tuesday
Mar252014

Pagans - Life in the North before Cristianity...

A 4 episode BBC series from 2004 about pagan life and culture in northern Europe before Cristianity moved north. Each episode is 48 minutes long.
Friday
Mar072014

The Art of the Vikngs - BBC 2013...

This half hour documentary was made by BBC FOUR as one of 12 episodes in the 'Secret Knowledge' series.

It focuses on viking culture as seen at an exhibition in Edinburgh with objects from the Swedish National Museum. 

It of course has nothing to do with the current 'Vikings - life and legend' exhibition at the British Museum in London.

Drama series such as HBO's 'Vikings' are interesting to people with an interest in viking history but it really needs to be mixed with 'real' information from historians / archaeologists who don't have high audience ratings as a measure of succes...

Tuesday
Feb042014

Felix Baumgartner - Red Bull Stratos...

Jumping from 24 miles up - in Full HD...