Lighting Techniques

Hakan Ludwigson on the Influence of Sweden’s Unique Light

August 10, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Hakan Ludwigson/Snyder/Redux

The quality of light in Sweden is “soft but crisp,” says photographer Håkan Ludwigson, who is based in Gothenburg and grew up in a small town on Sweden’s west coast. A travel, fine-art, architecture and automotive photographer, Ludwigson says Sweden’s light is among his primary influences, both because of its unique beauty and also its virtual disappearance during wintertime. “We...

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