Continuing with the “Masculinity” series.I have always found that old model of what man should be is too restricted and often harmful. It inspired me to start this series and share my thoughts as images. For the “Background Shadows” idea transformed on the way and I used lighting from another image and only mask from
First image from “Masculinity” photo shoot. There are more frames coming later. For this series I hand painted the background to an old cabinet door and photographed it as a texture. I quite like it and probably do more of those in the future. Start of the week included judging “Norwegian Championship, NSFF (Norwegian Society
I was watching a TV show and saw very graphical black and white paintings on a wall. I started thinking if I could do something with that idea. Idea about human form under black sheets took me to a story about nocturnal awakenings and nightmares. I named the images after the feelings nightmares give us.
Winter is coming. I managed to get the shot from the old railway station before snow (and before they demolish the whole thing). I didn’t have time to get all the gear there so I photographed characters in home studio. Sky/lake and mountains (From Swiss alps photographed during interrail 1999) were also swapped in post
I just wanted to photograph something totally different… I put tennis ball on drill, some acrylic paint and used Godox AD200 to stop the time. AD200 kept up nicely with continuous shooting in minimum power. If I’ll do this again I’ll try: Do not crop too tightly Try better black background further away. Cover drill