On my way to work I pass and often take a couple of photos of this tree by the southern shore of Lake Vättern in Sweden and publish on it’s own Instagram account, that I created. I love the space above the tree as much as the tree, and for me, this is essential – it’s not just about the tree. I’ve found my own way to photograph it and I am fascinated by how many things that actually could differ between one time to another if I just pay attention to the little details as well as the big scene.

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The tree is the protagonist, but rather a passive one, letting the plot unfold around it. Each photo contains a story of its own. It’s all in the details and very often with a humorous twist. Just ”beautiful” would bore me to death.

Most people passing by when I’m shooting don’t have a clue what I’m doing, being all caught up with the beautiful view of the lake. And a beach with trees on it. But this is my way of forcing the beholder to see what I see. It’s all about framing and what randomly takes place when I’m there. Sometimes it’s the most beautiful sky, sometimes it’s a couple in their nineties taking a walk, sometimes it’s birds, or stars, or just so so grey and dull. But it’s almost never about the tree itself.

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