November is over and not one single street photo made

Every autumn I go run out of inspiration for shooting the streets. It is not that I don´t need to keep take photographs, but the need to make street photography drains as quickly as the day light disappears. We had an all time low this november with less than five hours on sunlight! This year I made…

Portfolio images revisited: Taking the veil

A couple of friends and I decided to go street shooting in London back in July 2011. Not only is the city itself a great place to visit, but it also threw it´s first London Street Photography Festival that summer. It was a great opportunity to experience some exhibitions by the great street photographers and…

On this day, six years ago …

… I picked up a DSLR for the very first time. It didn´t take long for me to realize that photography was right up my alley. About one year later I got aware of the term street photography when I got some critique on this image on the on-line photographer forum Fotosidan.se. The same critic pointed…

Are handprints street?

Yeah, I know – this is not your everyday street photo. But sometimes I think I focus too much on having people – the magical Human Presence – in every shot. Still, when walking around in the urban areas, I see a lot of stuff that adds to the story of life on the streets….

Slideshow: Couples, pairs & dynamic duos

As some of you may remember, I did a slide show a couple of months ago at a local photographers meet in Stockholm (Mosebacke Fotografiska Sällskap, MFS). I have had trouble pushing it out on this blog earlier, but it seems to work just fine on my Facebook site. Click on the image above, or…

Street photos: What will make them last?

I think most of us street shooters likes the idea that we are doing something important: documenting the present urban life for the future. But how will we know which images are going to last? We all know that composition, light handling etc. is important to any image, but even a perfect photo could turn…