Scandinavian Moments
Summer sale - Scandinavian Moments postcard book

Summer sale – Scandinavian Moments postcard book

Summer is coming and Moment want to encourage all of you to stay in touch - the handwritten way - with a sale of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments.
Eivind H. Natvig and Marie Hald exhibit in Viareggio (Lucca)

Eivind H. Natvig and Marie Hald exhibit in Viareggio (Lucca)

As a part of the travelling exhibition of European Photo Exhibition Award – ‘Today I am a human’ and ‘The Girls from Malawa’ will be on display from October 15th until December 11th at the Villa Argentina in Viareggio (Lucca).
Marie Hald nominated for Unicef Photo of The Year 2016

Marie Hald nominated for Unicef Photo of The Year 2016

Marie Hald's project 'The Girls From Malawa' has been nominated for Unicef Photo of the Year. The winners will be announced in Berlin, December 2016.
Marie Hald on CNN

Marie Hald on CNN

Marie Hald's 'The Girls from Malawa' is featured on CNN Photo.
Come and find our photographs in Landskrona

Come and find our photographs in Landskrona

If you happen to be at Landskrona Photo Festival this weekend: get a treasure map and go find our Scandinavian Moments photographs at different locations in town. Participating photographers: Elin Berge, Chris Maluszynski, Knut Egil Wang, Johan Bävman, Martin von Krogh, Oddleiv Apneseth, Åsa Sjöström, Pieter ten Hoopen and Eivind H. Natvig. On friday night...
Scandinavian Moments at Landskrona Photo Festival

Scandinavian Moments at Landskrona Photo Festival

Moment’s group project “Scandinavian Moments” will be shown at the Landskrona Photo Festival opening August 22. Large format prints, printed on metal and framed in oak to withstand weather, will be exhibited outdoors throughout the city. Different and quirky locations have been chosen for each image, and visitors will be provided with a “treasure map”...
MOMENT’s Constitution Day project

MOMENT’s Constitution Day project

Shopping for tents, setting up the the studio, rigging video and fine tuning the schedule is in full swing. Tomorrow is D-day for MOMENT’s Constitution Day project in Bergen, Norway. We will be posting live updates on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter throughout the day tomorrow, so stay tuned to #momentagency. So while Bergen is one...
Release of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments

Release of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments

Some of you probably started following our blog when we went out on our collective interrail trip to explore Scandinavia, in June 2012. Today the physical result is finally here and we promise it has been worth waiting for. 8 postcard books – 72 photos
 by Moment photographers. Scandinavia in a new perspective. Text by...
Skodvin is counting down the days to Christmas

Skodvin is counting down the days to Christmas

Helge Skodvin has been counting down the days to Christmas by publishing a yuletide image every day in December on Facebook. - I love everything that is inflatebale, so driving around looking for these kind of images is just good fun, he says. Follow the countdown on Moment’s Facebook. Photo by Helge Skodvin/MOMENT Photo by Helge...
With a little help from my friends

With a little help from my friends

Normally, I work as a documentary photographer, but sometimes I have to make divergent assignments. One of these assignments was yesterday’s studio shootin´ where I was supposed to take pictures of this year’s upcoming Lucia. In Sweden we have many traditions. One of all is when we celebrate Saint Lucia with a Lucia-procession. In the Nordic countries...
Eivind H. Natvig to speak at Oslo launch of nordic now!

Eivind H. Natvig to speak at Oslo launch of nordic now!

nordic now! zooms in on five tendencies governing the production of photography in the Nordic countries today: private and autobiographical photography; hybrids between photography and other media; the return to analogue techniques; dream-like scenarios that merge reality and fantasy, as well as looking at the immense changes that the genre of documentary is undergoing, with its...
New Story: Spare Time by Knut Egil Wang

New Story: Spare Time by Knut Egil Wang

Knut Egil Wang´s theme within Moment Agency´s group project Scandinavian Moments was Spare Time. Statistically, Norway has more spare time than any other European country while the neighboring country Sweden is more like average. Was there any differences or similarities? Hard to tell, as most people seemed to be working. However, here is a few...
New story: Summer Nights by Chris Maluszynski

New story: Summer Nights by Chris Maluszynski

A common trait for all Scandinavians is how our lives, habits, traditions and culture are affected by daylight and its changes with the seasons. The yearning for light and the romanticised notion of the summer night, brings life to people and places during the summer’s short nights in Scandinavia. This series is a result of...
Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY - Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY – Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang won the most prestigeous award in the 2012 Norwegian Picture of the Year competition – The Photo of the Year – with her portrait Utøya survivor Ylva Helen Schwenke. Her portrait story of Utøya survivors was also awarded first prize in the portrait story category. Eivind H Nativg won first prize in the...
Moment at Dokfoto

Moment at Dokfoto

Moment will be present at the photo festival Dokfoto, which takes place in Oslo 22. – 24. February. We will present the agency and our group project Scandinavian Moments. Helge Skodvin and Andrea Gjestvang will give individual presentations. Other photographers in the program are Mary Ellen Mark, Thomas van Houtryve, Mimi Chakarova, Sebastian Liste, Sanna...
"Blonde" in Svenska Dagbladet

“Blonde” in Svenska Dagbladet

Elin Berge’s project “Blonde” was published in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
Moment at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival

Moment at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival

Moment was invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the agency at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival (NO). As a part of the program, new Moment member Helge Skodvin presented his project about the legendaric car Volvo 240. He was also interviewed on NRK 1 (the national broadcasting radio), and the interview can be found here (NB only...
Our Scandinavia

Our Scandinavia

Picking bunny food. Photo by Chris Maluszynski/Moment The bright summer is long gone and now we are mentally preparing for the long and dark winter. – A perfect time to nurture the memories of our common summer project Scandinavian Moments. It turned out that traveling through Scandinavia by train was not the easiest. Some of...
Summer night in Värmland

Summer night in Värmland

Britt and Lillboris

Britt and Lillboris

One rainy afternoon  a while ago my family and I was heading down to the tiny harbour in small-town Vikarbyn, Dalarna. My son wanted to go fishing but the heavy rain stopped his dreams of catching his first fish. Before we left the harbor we saw this beautiful blue camper van, a 1965 Waterbird, that...
The academic look

The academic look

  “At work, it has happen that other women have seen me as a threat. You know, young, thin, blonde… Maybe it’s special to work within the academics? I teach literature. It’s like you have to prove that you’re not the blonde stereotype. Prove that intelligence and rationality goes together with the looks.” Louise, 33...
Turtagrø

Turtagrø

Another Oslo Moment

Another Oslo Moment

Are ostrich settling down in Sweden?

Are ostrich settling down in Sweden?

I meet Tina with her husband and 3 children on a walkabout with my  camera, ear on alert to, in Göteborg, Sweden. They have jobs, cars and a party tent to live in. There is no party going on thou. There is homelessness and the result of Sweden´s hard core politics towards poverty and people...
The desert in Denmark

The desert in Denmark

Råbjerg Mile is a migratory sand dunes between Skagen and Fredrikshavn in North Jutland in Denmark. The sand dunes walk about 15 to 20 meters a year and is the largest of its kind in Scandinavia. It covers an area of about 1 square kilometer. Since 1900 it has moved to 1500 meters, which means...