Category Archives: Illuminations

Photographs in which illumination plays a prominent part

Vitamin well

Vitamin well

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Boxes of Vitamin Well bottled water in stock at the Pressbyrån shop at Korsvägen. It’s a sign we’re getting into winter – the lights in the storeroom are brighter than the daylight outside at about 7.30 in the morning.

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Nils Erikson reflections

Nils Erikson reflections

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Above: The waiting hall of Gothenburg’s Nils Erikson bus station at about 10 o’clock at night, seen from outside.
Below: Outside the waiting hall, reflecions in the glass roof over the walkway at the back of the bus station.

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Rainfall

Rainfall

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A sudden rainfall – the rain splashing on paving stones and bouncing off again under bench illuminated by a light under the seat – outside the refurbished library at Götaplatsen.
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Round images

Wooden clock face

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The old district court on Gustaf Adolf’s Square has been refurbished and will now accommodate the city council. The new city hall was opened to the general public on the weekend of 12-13 April when these photos were taken.
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Above: Wooden clock face in one of the meeting rooms, formerly courtrooms.
Below: Golden lamp in one of the meeting rooms, formerly courtrooms.

Lamp

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Like polished copper

Like polished copper

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The setting sun on the white paint of these two Stena Line ferries makes them glow like polished copper – on the river yesterday evening.
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Columns of light

Columns of light

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Columns of light on the facade of one of the buildings of Sahlgrenska sjukhus (hospital).
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Pussy?

Pussy?

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The poster for this year’s Gothenburg International Film Festival clearly references the Russian punk performance art group Pussy Riot. Here the one eye in a balaclava is reflected in the glass of a bus shelter and seems for a moment to make a full face.
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