Åsa Sjöström
Midsummer at Gunnevi

Midsummer at Gunnevi

Sandra and Sander at Gunnevi Midsummerdance. 23 june Gunnevi, Arvika, Sweden. Åsa Sjöström. Felicia and Maja at Gunnevi Midsummerdance. 23 june Gunnevi, Arvika, Sweden. Åsa Sjöström. Repairing the car in the fields at Gunnevi. 23 june Gunnevi, Arvika, Sweden. Åsa Sjöström. After taking pictures for a week with my rolleiflex (except for the pics on...
Oh no not Jehovah's Witnesses again!

Oh no not Jehovah’s Witnesses again!

Knut Egil Wang, Jehovah-Moment, somewhere between Arvika and Gunnarskog. 22 June 2012. As you already know Elin and I are traveling together and a couple days ago Knut Egil joined us in Arvika. We really had a blast and enjoyed some small town midsummer celebration in Gunnarskog (GunnarForest) it was an alcohol-free celebration with a...

Moment from Gunnarskog 2.

Åsa Sjöström, Fikamoment with Felix and Lucas at Gunnarsbo, Arvika Sweden. 22 june 2012. //Åsa

Together we search

Finally Elin and I met up in Sundsvall. She always inspires me and immediately she pushed me to start taking pictures. Yes, there was this lovely old man sitting by himself chewing on a yellow-paper-wrapped-Marabou-Mjölkchoklad (Marabou milk chocolate is another swedish crawing) drinking coffee and maybe the picture came out good. Elin said her pizza...

Fikapeople day two

Åsa Sjöström meets Torsten och Doris. Gårdstjärn, Västernorrland, Sundsvalll, 19 June 2012. Åsa Sjöström meets Arne och Ali from Somalia. Gårdstjärn, Västernorrland, Sundsvall, 19 June 2012. The day started with some seriously strong boiled coffee with fried eggs, toasts and jam. After that I paid Ali a visit when he was milking the cows. Ali...

An entire hotel for ourselves

Elin and Åsa, Thomassons gård, Åre, Sweden, June 2012 Today we hooked up in Sundsvall and got on a train towards the mountains. In Östersund we managed to miss the train to Åre, but come on – we needed to go to the ladies room! Lucky enough a kind bus driver let us travel with...

Shooting my first fikapicture

Åsa Sjöström. Gårdstjärn, Västernorrland, Sundsvall, June 2012. Shooting my first fikapicture in Gårdstjärn, Västernorrland, Sundsvall, using my Rolleiflex for the Fikapics. For the Rockabillies I am not yet sure what camera to use. After the small photo session I went to help the farmers to put potatoes in the fields. I am so in love with this...

Inspiring Fika

Me and my daughter Betty, at Bettys Café in Malmö Sweden, June 2012 Packing stuff, coordinating stuff, house holding stuff, playing with my kids and Betty inspire me with offering me coffee in her and Rufus’ room. I am soon off for my photographic journey through Sweden, searching for the swedish Fika culture and the...