Berlin by chance and life moments

Took a few days off to explore one of the leading cultural capitals in today's Europe - on my way to another, Basel, where I teach peace at the World Peace Academy. Once again, I'm taken aback by the intensity of culture and history in Berlin. Not only 600 art galleries but art everywhere, not…

Where my works and my visitors shall feel at home

It makes me happy to launch my new homepage stuffed with the latest photo homepage technology and features in a minimalist design. If you want to reach out to people and implement an international market strategy, the logical center of it is a professional homepage - a place that really shows what you do and…

A meditation – Water Lilies

Here is a nice raw photo of Nature's beauty. Artists - not the least Monet - has been fascinated by water lilies and so am I. Jan Oberg Water Lilies 2010 (raw) It would be easy to crop it for instance at the far end where there is a bit of the sky...

Burundi Beauty

I've worked in Burundi since 1999 to promote reconciliation and peace after the genocide in the 1990s - with non-governmental organizations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a private university. During longer stays I spend my spare time with e...

"Venezia Suite" – 4 collages: A little background & sales info

Venice, Italy is a treasure for photographers. It's always been considered 'picturesque' and over the years several fine photo art books have been published. I am seriously considering creating one, based on my two visits in 2011-2012. This post i...

Technological innovations changes image-making

A series of rather recent technical developments permit photography to go in new directions. I think we should welcome them and explore them - but without letting technology or perfection take over. Photography will always be a matter of shooting ...