Favorite Quote: I'll be back.
Favorite Movie: Jaws
Favorite Book: My sons picture books.;-)
Favorite Bands: Metallica, Nirvana, Kvelertak
Favorite Songs: http://vimeo.com/11736163
Favorite Photoshop Tool: I like all of them.
How did you get your PSC nickname?
I got the nickname when I signed into KillZone at PS2 for many years ago. Why ShootHerman became my name at PSC.com?! Dont ask me.
What is your real name and age?
Where are you from and what do you like best about being there?
Im from Norway and I just like it here.
What do you do to keep the bills paid?
What do you do in your spare time?
Chop and spend time with my family.
How did you find PSC, and what do you like most about the site?
I did find it because I googled it and I wanted to do something else.
I like PSC.com because of all the cool and creative people with the same interest! Chopping!
If you could change one thing at PSC, what would it be and why?
Is there any other information about you would like to pass on?
Im tall. Taller than you.:o)
How many hours per week do you spend on PSC?
What other sites, not Photoshop related, do you like to surf?
What tools do you use to chop?
IMac. Photoshop 3.
What gets your creative juices flowing, how do you create a masterpiece?
Sometimes an idea just pops up when I see an image. Sometimes the image are being created during the chopping.
What inspires you?
All the great images people are making at PSC.com
Do you have a system? Does a chop have to be done a certain way following steps or are you a messy chopper and just go with the flow?
What style of chop do you prefer to create?
Funny and photo-real. I google a lot.
Filters, brushes and techniques: Which do you use, and not use, and why?
Im using most the same brushes, tecniques and filters.
When do you know that you have it just right, or is it constant changes up until, or after, you post?
Its hard to tell. All the images live their own lives.
What is the limit to what you will chop?
Are there any tips and/or tricks that you would like to pass along to less experienced choppers?
What is your favorite type of source image, and why?
There is often talk about how the source is used and to what extent it should be. What are your views on all sources, outside source use and animations?
You have to see the source quit well. But I love google...:o)
What is your preferred resource for outside source images?
In your opinion what makes a good chop?
Execution and idea.
Do you have a system to get things started?
Have you ever completed a chop and then decided not to enter it in the contest? If so, why?
I did made a chop about the 11 september disaster. I was pretty new here at PSC.com. I would have posted it now I think.
After you finish your chop do you just post it or seek opinions of family and/or fellow choppers first?
If some one finds a fault in your work do you change it or stay with what you posted?
Sometimes I change it.
What qualities do you look for when deciding to vote on a chop?
Execution and idea.
Some member prefer not to vote for filtered chops or animations. Is there any particular style/type of chop you won't vote for?
If the image are nice executed and have a good idea I will vote.
Time is always a factor, how much time do you spend on a chop and how much time is too much?
It totally depends. I have used 25-30 min. I have also used 5-6 hours, maybe more on one chop.
We all love to get votes. Now are you a constant vote checker or do you just let it go and check once a day? (be honest)
Im a constant vote checker.
What chop of yours did not do as well as you expected?
Its hard to say. I sometimes have that feeling, but in the end of the contest I realise that the other image often are better than me. No problem.;-)
What do you consider your best chop so far?
or this one....: http://photoshopcontest.com/view-entry/186827/hitchcock-the-birds.html ...or this one: http://photoshopcontest.com/view-entry/193062/wild-heelbillies.html ....or, the last one....;-) http://photoshopcontest.com/view-entry/198132/hazardous-player.html
What do you consider your worst chop so far?
Who is your favorite chopper out there and why?
Claf! Just look at his portfolio! And if you ask him about advices he tells you what to do! He is a great chopper!
What do you NOT like to see in a chop, and why not?
What is the best chop of all time?
Its very hard to say, but this one I really like A LOOOT...;-)
Do you have any other PSC related comments to add?
Keep on the good work at PSC.com all choppers. And keep on the good work you people that makes this site.;-)