Photography, videography and general ramblings about the things that interest me, such as: The outdoors, history, travelling, design, architecture, music, art, science & technology...

Rico Bergholdt Hansen

Odense, Denmark.


New Viking Ring Fortress in Denmark...

The newly excavated Viking ring fortress near Køge on the island of Zealand.
It was actually found long ago but was not excavated extensively, so nobody knew that this was from the Viking Age. Denmark now officially has 5 Viking ring fortresses that were all built around 980AD.

1066 - The Battle for Middle Earth...

1066 - that infamous year in English history (which has later been called the end of the Viking Age).

King Edward the Confessor dies in 1066 and Vikings and Normans attack England for their claim to the throne.

The (mostly Norwegian) Vikings battle the English (including Viking settlers mostly from Denmark who first attacked this part of England exactly 200 years earlier and now were part of the population) first at Fulford and then at Stamford Bridge (both near York, then called Jorvik) while the Normans later attack at Hastings.

This 150 minute BBC production from 2009 tells the story of these battles from the English / Anglo-Saxon point of view.


F-16s over Greenland

RDAF testing F-16s for SAR over Greenland...


The History of Sound at the Movies...

The history of how sound became 'half the picture'... From Filmmaker IQ.


Fyns Hoved - A Coastal Pasture - Northeast Funen, Denmark

A walk around the northern tip of the island of Funen, Denmark. The area is used as a pasture and has been for hundreds of years - never farmed. Four German canons were placed here at the end of WWII. Today the setting is a lot more layed back.

Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M10 and Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 SWD lens.