Dear Silhouette, I’m breaking up with you…

Dear Silhouette, It’s not easy for me to write this letter. When I first got to know you, you inspired me! You had a clear profile, you were easy to see from far away and it was easy to capture your essence! For the past couple of years, we have come to know each other […]

Sharpness is a Bourgeois Concept – and sometimes an excuse…

Modern technology helps mankind in many ways; Machines for making good coffee, the internet for procrastinating, airplanes to travel the world and autofocus to make photographs razor sharp (lenses and sensor technology helps to). Just because one can focus on everything from a dragon fly to a speeding train, doesn’t necessarily make it the golden […]

Portraits of a photographer

This summer I attended a four day workshop focusing on portrait and lighting at Fatamorgana. I have little experience with the staged portrait and personally, I always feel uncomfortable, uneasy and intruding when I try to shoot portraits up close. So this was an opportunity to do just that. The setup was as follows: Pair up […]

Wedding double up – 200%

This is a sequel to my first blog post and what I learned/confirmed from shooting my second wedding ever. My experience as a wedding photographer inclined 100% and to make things short and informative; Yes: I was slightly stupid not to follow my own advice/experience from the first wedding No: My pictures did not get 100% better. Yes: […]

Street Photography approach for when you are feeling shy

Street photography motifs are a lot of different things; people, architecture, urban life etc. On a general level, I like when people interact with the urban environment and something humorous, odd or intense is captured. When I see street photographers work, I always envy that they are able to capture the moment. It seems so effortless, intuitive and […]

Rookie wedding photographer

What basic things did I learn from shooting my first wedding ever and what kind of things should rookie wedding photographers take into consideration?! Before we get to that, the story is, that my friends ask me four months ago if I would be the photographer as well as a guest at their wedding. Besides […]