All posts by Kenneth Shaw

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Going Lighter

Going lighter – The first step

The first step:

I just got back from a week long hike in the Swedish mountains above the artic circle with a friend from Denmark. My friend Mike is nowhere near an ultralight hiker – or even a lightweight hiker for that matter; his bag alone weighs 3.6 kilos his tent closer to 2.5. Through no fault of his own of course, he just didn’t know any better. How could he? he was raised with the scouts and for him anything that was green and said fjällräven was of course the best way to go. Read More
Gear list

Gear list and packing video – Fjällräven classic 2015

Here is my complete gear list for the 2015 fjällräven classic in sarek national park – this is a 110 kilometer walk along the kings trail in northern Sweden. My group leaves the 7th of august and I am expected to be away for four to five days. I am packing warm and dry as the climate change has really been affecting the area more than usual this year as it’s been near freezing every night and constantly raining; Read More

Iphone Photography

A day trip to to snöan

It’s amazing the pictures you can take with an iPhone… The secret is taking pictures of interesting subjects 😉

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Took a day trip out to a little island called snöan in northern Sweden. Edited with snapseed then written and published using weebly for my iPhone.

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The wife and toddler enjoying the lovely ocean scenery and sun!

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BROKEN DREAMS OF MY HOMETOWN AND A NATION..

I originally posted this on my photography blog http://www.kenneshaw.se

I have been many places in my life, I was born in japan, raised on Honululu Hawaii, currently living in Stockholm Sweden by way of Umeå and Sävar Sweden. There is one place however that I call “home”. I grew up here, had my first love, found out who I was and at the time what I wanted to be. When I lived here all I wanted was to leave, and to this day I couldn’t see myself living here again. But for all it’s weaknesses, decay and desperation; I still call Herlong, California my Home. Read More