It’s been another year, and I’ve shot a new photo every day. This year I’ve even cheated less than I did last year, most of what you see is actually taken on the day they are posted. Looking at the pictures from 2014, I can say for sure that I still live a pretty ordinary life. But it’s certainly been an extraordinary year, with the birth of Vilde. I’ve made an effort not to fill each and every day with a picture of her, and as far as I can tell, she’s featured about once a week on average. Not that much considering she has my attention about 80% of the time I’m awake and not at work.

During 2014 I bought a spanking new Nexus 5, which did wonders for the quality of the photos. The optical image stabilization is great, and combined with the HDR functionality of the Google Camera, I can now take pictures needing a lot less light than before. The Nexus 4 I used previously was a great phone, but the camera wasn’t impressing anyone. I also did quite a lot of research into other camera and post-processing apps for Android, research that curiously enough resulted in even less use of filters and effects. A shame, really, since the pictures with a little bit of post-processing are way more vivid than the straight-off-the-camera-shots. Perhaps next year will be the year of the filters?

Here are a few highlights from 2014, selected simply because I like them:

October 30, Lysaker, Norway.
October 30, Lysaker, Norway.

August 26, Oslo, Norway.
August 26, Oslo, Norway.

July 11, Nesodden, Norway.
July 11, Nesodden, Norway.

July 8, Nesodden, Norway.
July 8, Nesodden, Norway.

May 16, Oslo, Norway.
May 16, Oslo, Norway.

April 18, Ås, Norway.
April 18, Ås, Norway.

March 24, Nesodden, Norway.
March 24, Nesodden, Norway.

March 27. Oslo, Norway.
March 27. Oslo, Norway.

December 4, Oslo, Norway.
December 4, Oslo, Norway.

February 15, Oslo, Norway.
February 15, Oslo, Norway.

January 1, Nesodden, Norway.
January 1, Nesodden, Norway.

December 20, Øystre Slidr, Norway.
December 20, Øystre Slidr, Norway.