Millenium, män som hatar kvinnor, The girl with the dragon tattoo, movie locations Sweden. Hedestad. Film trilogy, www.Fenne.be

In the footsteps of Blomkvist and Salander

The holidays are over, the light will return but winter is only getting started. A good time to explore a fun side project like visiting some movie locations. It’s not like the Swedish countryside is anything like New York City where you can walk from one movie into the other,...

Fenne Kustermans, hiking in Sweden, naturkarta, Söderbärke/Fagersta. Nature photography, natur fotografi, www.Fenne.be

Wednesday Wanderings, a muddy walk

So far, the most gloriously sunny day of December, with at least one minute of sunlight! :-) We squeezed this beautiful walk up the hills in between sunrise and sunset on the shortest day of the year. What a slippery challenge it was to drag ourselves up the slope- or as...

Fenne Kustermans, Illustrations and photography, Nordic inspiration Sweden, www.Fenne.be

Spring is here, is it?

Only a few weeks ago I was still playing with the ice in that first warm sun of the new year. The movement of melting ice floating on the deep blue surface is hypnotizing and the sounds unique. Every day since there is a bit more of spring taking over....

The Old + the New, scanning negatives to use as overlays for digital photography, creative photography, www.Fenne.be

The old + the new

All the things I've learned to avoid as a photographer: dusty negatives, scratches, light leaks or grain,...

Wednesday Wanderings (29), Swedish nature photography, dog photography Dalarna, Fenne Kustermans Illustration, artist in Sweden, outdoor lifestyle, art and photography blog www.Fenne.be

Wednesday Wanderings (29)

  We wander, driven by a curious fire inside of us hunted by the musts and do's, escaping in a moment of oblivion. The sun was flickering playing hide and seek with light blue clouds flying flowers spreading color. We lay down close to the water until time and times were done wispering in each others ear. ...

Polaroid image Antwerpen, www.Fenne.be

Traveling with a Polaroid camera

I remember standing still in the middle of the enormous exhibition space in Brussels, probably turning a bit pale. Turned around. Mumbled: "I just realize that I forgot to take out my Polaroid camera when going through security...

Artist traveling Iceland, Explore to create, www.Fenne.be

Wednesday Wanderings (26)

Can you see the millions of flies circling around us? Never before did I see such buzzing clouds rising from the grasses. When we arrived at the farm we saw a few flies, the first of our trip. We got hats with nets, thinking it might be a bit overkill...

Iceland, road trip Iceland, Jökulsárlón, www.Fenne.be

Wednesday Wanderings (25)

It's been a few years but I've always knew that we'd go back. There is something about the landscapes of Iceland that I haven't found anywhere else. The first day of our stay, I wandered around on my own, got some polaroid film and started drawing for hours at different locations....