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    This is an old music pavilion in Kristiansund, with very poor acoustic performance. No musician or band like it at all.
    Therefore, over the years, it has been used by the "loose birds" in the city as a place to gather and drink their alcohol, and it has been totally tagged down. No nice grafitti, only pure ugly tags.
    This year Kristiansund can celebrate its 275th birthday, and so the city authorities used some money to refurbish such constructions, and icons, around in the city.
    Hope it stay this way for a while.
    SSL22625 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr
    Last edited by Sterkoder; July 27th, 2017, 08:24.
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    • Tommi
      Tommi commented
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      The 'birds' have close to leave their bottles though... :-)
      I've worked on similar stages, the only solution is to perform music that needs so much amplification that the natural acoustics are covered by the amplification.

    I do remember that pavillion from Kristiansund and I'm so happy to see that it has been restored and repainted - and pray that the taggers leave it alone!

    So pretty as long as they spraycans are kept away!
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      I'm truly sorry for hijacking your city's thread but here is a couple of images of the former Sundbåten - sad to see her rusting away like this:

      2012_07_22 MAVIC Crystal Symphony-DJI_0145 by Captain Jan-Olav Storli, on Flickr

      2012_07_22 MAVIC Crystal Symphony-DJI_0161 by Captain Jan-Olav Storli, on Flickr
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        - and one more if I may: if you arrive by car or other vehicle-types, you may have to cross the floating bridge BERGSØYBRUA:

        2012_07_22 MAVIC BergsoyBridge-DJI_0162 by Captain Jan-Olav Storli, on Flickr
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          Nice new pictures in this thread, Jan-Olav.
          Yes, the sundbåten Nordsund is a sad sight. People in Kristiansund are angry towards the owner (NOT Thon Hotels) who is a private guy nobody can get hold of. Anyway...

          Yesterday, in a downpour of rain, I took my weathersealed Pentax for a walk down by the Mellemværftet Yard in Vågen and the skate park where I parked my car.
          It has been my view, and I've said it for many years, why can't Kristiansund grab the opportunity to be THE street art city of Norway? Finally someone picked up the glove, so to speak, and after the very first street art workshop held, the city gave the street art artists a wall to paint. The city painted it whit first, and it was (is) open for whoever want to get creative.
          Let's hope we see street art many more places in the city in the future.

          vågen1 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          vågen2 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          Nothing special going on, just a motif. Like the raindrops on the water
          vågen3 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          A new old looking sign for the repair yard Mellemværftet (Værft, is an old word for repair yard in Norwegian)
          vågen4 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          The sad remains of the old sundbåt and city icon LYN.
          vågen5 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          Rear lower end with rudder/propeller and bow section
          vågen7 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

          This old brick building housed the yards blacksmith in the first floor (ground) and engine repair section on the second floor. As we see, Mellemværftet had three slipways.
          The boat up for maintenance in the picture belong to the yard and Nordmøre Museum
          vågen8 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr
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            Sad to see the remains of the old "sundbåt" but I guess we can't hold on to everything "old".

            Mellemverftet is a nice place for a walk and to take pictures - which clearly can be seen in your images.

            Actually, the year I lived in your city to undergo maritime school - I never ever went down to this place!
            With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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            • Sterkoder
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              We are affraid the same thing will happen to Nordsund (over by the Thon Hotel) as happened with Lyn.
              As for the Mellemværftet, I don't belive it was a place for the public to enter in those days, back when you studied here.
              Back then it was more like a scrap yard and not safe for people to walk around. Glad they cleaned the place :-)

            Remember inside abandoned Langveien school from page 102? Here's a video of stills in black and white made by my friend (with the key and permit), accompanied by the most suitable music.
            Please note the images after the ladder at the end, where he had a model placed in that tower room. Epic!!!
            Oh, and that guy on his knees there, taking picture of a radiator and the "ghost" in the doorway with camera..., yes..., it's yours truly).
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cH6j0QZm1VI
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              Ahaa.... now I know the possible reason as to why I never ventured down to the old shipyard at Mellemverftet! Sounds reasonable, because I'm actually surprised why this wouldn't be a great place for me to explore. Back in the days when I went to school there, Karihola and out by the shores of the Atlantic Ocean was my most loved and common place to get my walking done!

              Thanks for sharing the video in the previous post - epic work! The place certainly has a long history and the abandonment is extremely interesting.
              With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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                In heavy rain this Saturday afternoon, I brought my Pentax over to the old drinking water source for the city, Bolgavannet. Made some long exposure pictures there, 0.5 to 3.0 seconds.
                Camera settings was ISO100, aperture from f/11 to f/32 and shutter as I said between 0.5 and 3.0 sec. I used a tri-pod, obviously, mirror-up selected and a remote control.

                SSL24191-1509224354335 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                SSL24189-1509224328592 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                SSL24187-1509224209855 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                SSL24180-1509224209234 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                SSL24174-1509224208420 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr
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                  Beautiful images, Sterkoder - the fall colours also adds a lot of warmth to these images.
                  With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

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                    Cool stuff!

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                      Packed my Pentax and jumped out in the "weather from Hell" yesterday, and here are a few images from my short walk in Kristiansund.
                      My daughter came along with her Nikon, to make a few shots for a school project as she's in her third and last year educating in Media- and Communication, where photography is a very large part.
                      Her dream is to be able to attend classes at Norsk Fotofagskole in Trondheim, and to become a photographer, no less.

                      Anyway, here are my pictures from Kristiansund yesterday, and for the most observant of you, you'll see a slight change in some of my pictures from what you (and I ) are used to.
                      I'll let you guess before I tell, and no..., it's not the black and white, nor signature.

                      Activity in the skate park was low in the bad weather. (I choosed a long exposure in purpose, so that the girl would blur and her face not recognized when posting at Facebook)
                      SSL24342 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      Fishing boat TOR had an unpleasant meeting with the concrete quay on the other side of Vågen from the place it's usually moored.
                      SSL24343-1510435255079 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      From the fishermans warf, where each professional fisherman in the city can rent a room for their fishery equipment
                      SSL24347 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      Old main entrance to the office building at Mellemværftet yard
                      SSL24352 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      Between the two main slipways at Mellemværftet
                      SSL24353-1510435296027 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      We had to seek shelter from the rain when the sky opened up
                      SSL24359 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      From the south side of Mellemværftet looking north. The old sAR vessel moored is THOMAS FEARNLEY
                      SSL24364-1510435350834 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                      Fosnagata street looking south toward the city senter
                      SSL24371-1510435377767 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr











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                        Helsehuset (House of health services) (A very short depth of field made by choice)
                        SSL24374 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        All of us have heard about Angry Bird, but have anyone heard about the Angry Stone? (haha)
                        SSL24411 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        Houses in the street Prost Schaannings gate (if by chanse anyone want to follow my walk on the map)
                        SSL24413 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        In Prost Schaannings gate someone's haveing a party
                        SSL24416 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        Between Helsehuset and a new block of appartements looking down from Prost Schaannings gate to Fosnagata and Astrups gate. What I really wanted was for a pedestrian to cross the street there on the zebra stripes, but I was cold and could not feel my fingers and did not want to wayt for anyone
                        SSL24417 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        As the sky opened up and all the rain in the world poured down, someone put a bucket under "the leakage" (haha). Picture taken outside the blacksmiths place
                        SSL24420 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        Fishing boat fleet of Kristiansund, from left: TRYGVASSON, GRIPAR, JOHN SENIOR and MARTIN
                        SSL24426 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                        Fishermens warf/equipment storage house
                        SSL24427 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

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                          Great walk with interesting compositions, Sterkoder! Well done with the colouring and choice of black and white....
                          With best regards from Jan-Olav Storli

                          Administrator and Owner of CaptainsVoyage.
                          Main page: http://www.captainsvoyage.com
                          Old forum: http://captainsvoyage.7.forumer.com/
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                            Kristiansund by night.
                            The pre-Christmas party season has begun, with restaurants and hotels getting ready to serve traditional food and drinks to the guests. We call these parties 'Julebord'.
                            This evening I took some pictures in between the rainshowers, and the first one show Restaurant BOTECO, a brazilian inspired place. They even have a decorated christmas tree.
                            SSL24432 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            SSL24434 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            Festiviteten. This is the main theatre in Kristiansund
                            SSL24436 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            Remember the music pavilion from post #1531? Here is what it looks like in darkness
                            SSL24437 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            Festiviteten in manual focus through the trees
                            SSL24438 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            SSL24440 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr

                            The most powerful light on any Norwegian football stadium is here in Kristiansund. That's official from FIFA. Tonight it is lit for the last home game of the season for Kristiansund Fotball Klubb, against Sandefjord.
                            10 minutes left as I write, and the numbers are 3-2 in favour Kristiansund.
                            SSL24445 by Svein Ludvigsen, on Flickr
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