Tag: Sweden

  • ‘THE PENDING STATE OF EXPECTING’

    ‘THE PENDING STATE OF EXPECTING’

    I’m writing this in a haze. A haze from sleepiness because now I’m a day overdue, and my body and mind have been ready day and night for weeks, for the wonder growing inside me to enter into this world.  A haze from marvel, worry, bliss, doubt, and hopefulness, all mixed up into one foggy existence about how…

  • Live TV interview for Kamera & Bild at Fotomässan 2015 – ‘CREATIVE PORTRAITS WITH JENNY JACOBSSON’

    Live TV interview for Kamera & Bild at Fotomässan 2015 – ‘CREATIVE PORTRAITS WITH JENNY JACOBSSON’

    A very pregnant and happy me was interviewed directly from the tv studio in the fair hall at Fotomässan (Photo Fair) 2015 by Kamera & Bild about how I work with my creative and imaginative portraits. Fotomässan Stockholm is the biggest photo event of the year in the Nordic countries and Kamera & Bild interviewed fantastic photographers…

  • How to frame and hang photo art in your home

    How to frame and hang photo art in your home

    Whether you already have an image for your wall or considering getting one, there are always questions that will arise about how to frame and hang your photo art. To help out I therefore put together a nifty guide, all for free, for questions about: Size Frame or no frame? Glass and alternatives Why a mat?…

  • Online video course for Moderskeppet – ‘CREATE IMAGINATIVE IMAGE STORIES’

    Online video course for Moderskeppet – ‘CREATE IMAGINATIVE IMAGE STORIES’

    And so it is time… My online video course for Moderskeppet Guld is up and available! Join me for CREATE IMAGINATIVE IMAGE STORIES (Skapa fantasifulla bildberättelser). TRAINING COURSE CONTENT     Create your own fantastical story by following me through my process of creating storytelling photography with my special version of realistic surrealism. I’ll teach you a simple…

  • In the spotlight of ‘f11 Magazine’ – 27 page feature and interview

    In the spotlight of ‘f11 Magazine’ – 27 page feature and interview

    “Jenny Jacobsson is a Swedish photographer from the city of Gothenburg. Her mission is to create a narrative, using expressive and emotional imagery. From concept, through construction, capture and post production, her images hint at stories where the impossible really does becomes possible. It’s a far cry from her previous work in neurobiology and the satisfying result of a decision to…

  • Book cover published for Fannie Flagg

    Book cover published for Fannie Flagg

    Do you remember the incredibly popular movie (and book) “Fried Green Tomatoes (at the Whistle Stop Cafe)”? I certainly do since it was one of my favorite movies growing up and the incredible story about friendship and strong women has always had a special place in my heart. “The american author Fannie Flagg recently released a…

  • Winner in PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris, 2014

    Winner in PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris, 2014

    I’m so humbled and happy to announce that a series of my images was awarded with a Silver Medal and an Honorable Mention in the renown 2014 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, in the Advertising/Fashion category. The Px3 is regarded as one of, if not the, most prestigious photography competitions in Europe. The jury selected…

  • Feature and interview for ULTRA:EXTRA

    Feature and interview for ULTRA:EXTRA

    ULTRA:EXTRA is an online platform for discursive conversations on visual art and culture in the digital age. They talk one-on-one with artists, writers, curators, critics, academics, and the public to create a forum for open and thoughtful discussion on what our eyes see in this world. And when they asked me to take join in…

  • Fashion editorial in Papercut Magazine

    Fashion editorial in Papercut Magazine

    I’m so happy to say that the fantastic Papercut Magazine published my fashion editorial ‘The space that is and isn’t’ this month!  The series is showcasing the collection made by fashion designer Emelie Arvidsson with whom I’ve had the honor of having a fantastic collaboration with. You can see the full feature over at Papercut’s website. I’m also THRILLED…

  • Winner of international One Eyeland Awards, category Advertising – Fashion

    Winner of international One Eyeland Awards, category Advertising – Fashion

    I’m deeply honored to announce that I’ve won my first international award in the fantastic and prestigious One Eyeland Photography Awards, 2013. My image participated in the category Advertising – Fashion and I won Silver (no Gold announced). The images of my fellow finalists were absolutely stunning, so a big congratulations to all of you!…

  • 5 essential questions as photographers – Artist talk at Fotoskolan Göteborg

    5 essential questions as photographers – Artist talk at Fotoskolan Göteborg

    I was invited to do an artist talk at Photography School Gothenburg (Fotoskolan Göteborg) yesterday and together we wrote down answers to five questions. When working and living as a photographer sometimes it can be difficult to try to stay true to your own visions and keep your creative pride, thinking that you need to create…

  • Behind the Scenes of ‘SEEKING NEVERLAND’ – a sister portrait session

    Behind the Scenes of ‘SEEKING NEVERLAND’ – a sister portrait session

    “The strong bonds of sisterhood inspired the sisters Kristin and Ellinor and myself to go into the forest one sunny summer’s day. We wanted to capture moments that speaks of memories and closeness between sisters, and combine that with celebrating the imagination and innocence of a time past.” This is a tribute to all of you…

  • Feature and interview in Golden Age Magazine

    Feature and interview in Golden Age Magazine

    I had two cheerful announcements about getting published last week! First up, in the lovely Golden Age Magazine I was featured with an interview and images from my portfolio and  my series Parallels. The full magazine, packed with beautiful photography, can be read at Golden Age Magazine – Issue 19, 2014, where my feature is on page…

  • Behind the Scenes – ‘THE STORM STARTER’

    Behind the Scenes – ‘THE STORM STARTER’

    A late summers day I gathered a fantastic team to make an image for my conceptual portrait series ‘Parallels’. I had been inspired by Rania’s (previous studio portrait) dreadlocks and her dark features for some time… “…I wanted to create a portrait alluding to greek mythology characters and their features, like Medusa and her hair and the…