Yes Yes Yes, I know I promised you this AGES AGO but now it's FINALLY time to show you the last of the pictures from my photoshoot with Hanna in the old Papyrus factory (You can see part one here
Since it's actually Hannas
birthday today I thought it would be the perfect time to unleash the haunting beauty that is my friend Hanna. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HANNA!
We had a great time taking these photos and I am so happy with the result. Dark, sometimes colourful, dramatic and beautiful if I may say so myself.
Sadly my camera was "singing on it's last verse" (crudely translated from the swedish phrase "Att sjunga på sista versen" which is a too good saying not to use in english as well, so go ahead english speaking people- take it, and use it!) and now when I look through the photos I can really see how hard it was to handle the camera that day. It was the camera focus that eventually broke down completely a few weeks later and lot's of photos from this day that could have turned out AMAZING were too unsharp to use. I am glad I got these really nice photos though and I'm sure I will use Hanna as a model a lot more in the future!
I am planning a huge re-vamp of my shop in the days to come and you will see a few of these photos (and some more that didn't get blogged) in there. This is the biggest change I've ever done in my shop and I really look forward to showing you. Only a few days left now...
Pop over to my shop
already though because the Clearance SALE will be over in two days time so hurry, HURRY!
I hope your weekend was all you wanted it to be, wether it being cozy sofa chill or wild and crazy nights out. I have been working most of the weekend, both at home and at my other work, but I had some time for wine and popcorn, an evening run and some reading. This evening will be spent infront of the computer because if I'm going to be showing you the fancy makeover of my shop in a few days I've got my work cut out for me.
So I hope you enjoyed seeing more from the spooky Papyrus factory. Do you have a favourite of the photos? I think mine might be the third from the bottom, I just love the smile in Hannas face and all the colours surrounding her.
Have a nice sunday evening and start of the new week, everybody.Bye for now!
Hi hi friends, readers and all people of the internet!
Due to lack of wi/fi this post took longer to post than planned and as always I have trouble picking out a reasonable number of photos so I've decided to turn one post into two.
Here is the first batch of photos that I took of Hanna in the old Papyrus factory. The jewelry pieces are all from my latest collection. I focused on both jewelry, Hanna and the location on this photoshoot because all three parts was ecually important for me to capture.
I hope you like these photos and that you'll enjoy batch nr 2 as well. That post will probably show up during the weekend.
Without more talking, here is Hanna wearing my Cage Pendants in the abandoned factory Payrus in Mölndal, Sweden:
This factory really spoke to my dramatic sides. The next batch will include photos featuring an old escalator, graffiti too colourful for words and necklace pendants in beautiful symbiosis plus a gorgeous model lurking around the place as though she was a ghost.
Today is a hot day and I'm staying in the shadows as much as I can. David and I had a weekend in Copenhagen and I can't wait to show you all about that in a post soon.
Until then: Keep your sun hat on and wear as little clothes as you possibly can!
I have to show you some photos from last wednesday when we were in the old Papyrus factory. We were there to film David's shortfilm Wallace but I had one more reason for the trip there. I had brought my friend Hanna with me to be my model wearing my latest jewelry pieces. This had been my dream for so long and it felt really amazing to finally be there with such a gorgeous model as Hanna and be able to capture her, my jewelry and this fantastic place all at once.
I could have used more than a few hours, I could have been there every day for weeks and not feel completely done with the place, but the photos turned out amazing and I'm just so eager to show you all of them. Soon. Today is just a small sneak peek and some behind the scenes photos from both the photoshoot and our day filming, but I promise you the full post will be up in just a few days.
Lets start with some behind the scenes photos, shall we?
Spotted photo worthy details everywhere. Like this feather...
...I think I returned to it at least five times during the day, it was just laying there so perfectly!
This room took my breath away.
And the pipes had plants peeking out of them.
This was also the room where I took the most photos of Hanna in. The light was gorgeous and the space was just made for a photoshoot like this.
Later in the afternoon, Claes the producer checks the shotlists to see what we have left to film.
I found a ladder and climbed it. David took photos of the room to use in visual effects later.
Sometimes it was hard to keep a straight face...
Hanna was such a great model and I definitely want to use her more in the future. We are part of the same theatre group
and it's always extra fun to work with someone I know well because then goofiness like this can happen and make the atmosphere relaxed and joyful.
One of the really great things with Hanna is her facial expressions. Calm but intriguing, dramatic without being over the top. Absolutely stunning.
Here are two sneak peeks to show you a bit of what you can expect to see in the large post coming soon.
It was like a paradise of backdrops. I wish I could just tear some of the walls down, take them with me and put them in our apartment for everyday use.
I only used the natural light seeping in through windows and cracks in the walls. I love to work like that, use what I have and find ways to amplify the atmosphere using nothing but what I can find around me in the moment. Like when the sun all of a sudden painted a circle of light on the floor and made for a perfect spotlight for Hanna to stand in.
I hope you feel intrigued and excited to see more, because I can't wait to show you the rest! In just a few days hopefully...
Yesterday David and I got to visit a place we've been dying to see for several years now.
The old Papyrus factory in Mölndal, just outside of Gothenburg.
The place has been abandoned for a long time and it's a dream come true for people who are into things like urban exploring.
David is going to make a shortfilm soon and this was the first place that came to our minds when we talked about possible locations for a couple of the film's scenes. We had to have permission to enter the old factory and a man who showed us around, it could be quite dangerous to walk around there alone. I've been dreaming of having a photoshoot with a model and my jewelry there, so I was happy to come along and see the place beforehand.
It was such an amazing adventure!
This is exactly the kind of places I love. It's rugged, rusty, scary and beautiful all at the same time.
We found that it is the perfect spot for both David's shortfilm and my jewelry photoshoot so we will definitely be back there soon.
I took A LOT of photos and it was really hard to cut down the amount of pictures to post here so beware: this is one large blog post.
So, lets have a look then. I hope you get a little bit of the feeling we had walking around this fantastic setting.
Waiting for our guide to arrive.
And we went inside...
The old escalators have been still for many years.
The light was amazing everywhere here!
White fabric was blowing in the wind.
My heart rate was beating all over the place, I was just so excited!
Light seeping in from the outside.
Click on the photo for beautiful wide screen effect.
Looked out the door in the previous picture.
I stopped abruptly when I saw this in the corner of my eye.
Hello there, creepy large baby!
Looking through one of the large factory buildings.
The graffiti on the board says Snopp (Penis) which of course is a perfectly reasonable thing to write in an abandoned factory building.
Then we found this large room. It was breathtaking. I mean, yeah. Truly breathtaking.
The large windows and high ceiling made this room so light and beautiful.
Light coming through the ceiling like drapes over the cement.
We came out of the buildings and said goodbye to our guide who told us we were free to walk around on the outside as much as we wanted.
Here is the large cement pool.
I love how the graffiti and the trees turn these grey buildings into something colourful!
"Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink"
This was another really great place. So cool with the two floors, the graffiti and the plants growing everywhere. Yeah, I love this so much!
Skum. Translates to both Weird and Foam. Sometimes swedish really is a weird language (Or a foam language?).
David behind my phone camera.
We walked back to the car with a happy bounce in our steps. Can't wait to return for the real thing.
I love how a place like this can exist in the middle of a city. Apparenly they want to tear it down and build new buildings sometime in the future. I can understand that it's a really unsecure place and the people working in the surrounding buildings must be very tired of people running around unauthorised, and destroying the place even more, but, but, but IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL!!!
Isn't it beautiful!?