How hard can it be ?

Many people viewing the picture of Tant Skateboard pimping her ride might think “I could have taken that”. And they would be right – if the conditions had been just right the moment they passed, they could have snapped the same image as I did. But conditions weren’t right, and as a jobbing photographer you […]

On a mission from God

This summer there is an exhibition of local church artifacts at Uppsala Cathedral (himlenarhar.se), and my colleague Georg Lulich and I were lucky enough to be awarded the contract to take most of the photographs for the catalogue. This was a dream job that involved visiting 35 churches in the diocese and photographing the beautiful […]

The horse studio

A few years ago I came across a horse that was standing in a pool of light in front of a dark bush that was in shadow, and the high contrast led to an image of her eye that looked like it was taken in a studio. I really liked the result (as did Edviks […]

A day in the life

This is the story of the shoot of an advert for a new-business network that I’m in. A group of us in the network decided we could afford a full-page ad in the local paper if we all shared it, and so three of us set about making it happen. Zara happens to have been […]

Handbag shoot

I managed to catch the last day of the autumn colours for a very quick advertising shoot for Nordisko at the weekend. I get accused of overlighting portraits, but I hate shadows on faces, so here I used the sun, a large gold reflector, and on camera flash to lower the contrast. Perhaps the poses […]