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AREKU models

Today I bring you a compilation of my amateur modeling photos, and a story. Growing up, my dear mother would like many other parents snap a lot of photos of us kids, especially during special occasions, and I really enjoyed having my pictures taken. The days the postman came with the negatives and prints in […]

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Creative self-portraits

As I’ve written before, I like taking selfies just as much as the next egocentric person, but sometimes I get a bit bored with just the regular self gratifying. That’s when I whip out some extra creativity, and make a scene rather than just a shot. Today I’ve collected some of my more creative self […]

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Spontaneous photo shoot with K

Today I met up with K before rehearsal with AVALINITY. We had a fika and a little photo shoot! Here’s some photos that K shot of me outside of Lunds Domkyrka.    



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New makeup

Look, I’m a beauty blogger! Yesterday I received a package from Kicks with some new instruments to make me pretty. (In before the joke: “Yes, maybe I should eat some too.”) I’ve been on the hunt for a foundation lately. Previously I’ve only used powder when necessary, as when doing videos, having photo shoots or […]


Another lunch

Another lunch break, another round of iPhone snapshots.  

A tractor plowing on the countryside of Sweden

On the countryside



And the winner is… [#AREKUchallenge]

The long awaited answer is finally here, who won the first round of my #AREKUchallenge, the little photo competition I throw together a month and a half ago? To recap, the meaning behind the challenge is that I want more of my followers, who might have photography as an interest or even a long going […]

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Blood Red Moon

  I had at first no plans on seeing the so called “blood moon” this morning, but I so happened to wake up at around 4:45, so I decided to get outside and take my camera with me.  My camera-stand sadly broke a couple of weeks ago, so I had to use a garbage can […]


The camera with you

Many photographers, including myself, have sometimes felt like the only time to create great art is when we pick our (D)SLR and head out to take shots. However, in our modern times, it’s a joy to be a photographer – no matter if you have your favorite equipment with you or not! “The best camera […]