Category Archive: Personal

When I was 18 I found out I was pregnant and two months before I turned 19 years old my daughter Fredrica was born. It wasn’t always easy being a young mother, but we had lots of love and a stable home. Over the years we welcomed her siblings. She became a big sister for […]

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As all of you may have noticed, I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog here lately work wise. That’s because I have been pregnant and have given birth to a beautiful baby boy named Henry on the 7th of November 2014 here in Singapore. Henry is our very unexpected but very much loved 4th child, […]

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  • Cherrie - March 6, 2015 - 7:44 am

    Oh, wow. Gorgeous. Who shot the photos? It’s so awesome that you had this moment documented.ReplyCancel

    • Irina Nilsson - March 6, 2015 - 11:10 am

      Thanks! It was a combined family effort. My husband, me, my daughter and my son. 🙂ReplyCancel

It’s a strange feeling when your first child graduates from high school. It’s a feeling that almost gives me vertigo since the years really have flown by and it’s hard to grasp that that girl that was so tiny just moments ago now is all grown up and has graduated. At this very moment 19 […]

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Sometimes life takes an unexpected turn. Even if this has been a dream of mine for a long time, I never would have dared to imagine just four short months ago that this dream would actually come true. But the contracts are signed and the relocation is on it’s way. In the end of July […]

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My friend Mió is one of those people that can be totally relaxed and natural in front of a camera. He is not only a great model he is a spectacularly talented hairstylist, author, columnist, radio personality etc. A person with multiple talents. Mió also writes a well known funny blog. It’s mostly in Swedish […]

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  • Miaux - October 31, 2012 - 12:58 pm

    I love you! Gud vad duktig du är!ReplyCancel

We challenge the most persistent of Swedish mosquitos and go out in to the sunny summer night, my daughter and I. Me and my two cameras, her in leaking rubber boots and a summer dress. Both of us covered in so much mosquito repellent that we smell for days afterwards. Sometimes the words are not […]

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The tiniest human in our family is set to start school this fall. The years fly by and I feel like it goes way too fast for me. I take photos of other peoples children all the time so when I get home I usually just put the camera away and that in turn means […]

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Easter celebrations, Swedish style. The kids dress up to be Easter witches. This easter has been fantastic. Sunny, gorgeous weather, bare arms and legs in the sunshine out at the back of the house. Easter eggs filled with candy and children playing dress up. The cutest easter witches can be found in this blog post. […]

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  • Anna - April 24, 2011 - 6:08 am

    Wow vilka ögonfransar Elsa har, jätte söt 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Irina - April 25, 2011 - 10:51 am

    Ja, de är verkligen galet långa. 🙂ReplyCancel

An important part of my life has been my volunteer work for the Red Cross in Sweden, specifically the First Aid Volunteers. The First Aid Volunteers are present at different events (concerts, sports etc) to provide First Aid to the public attending these events. The volunteers can assist with everything from scratches, small and big […]

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  • melissa garcia - February 24, 2011 - 11:54 pm

    hi im melissa im from mexico and ill go to lulea next august i want to take photography courses or workshops i want to ask if you give classes or if you know where can i take it
    thank youReplyCancel

    • Irina - February 25, 2011 - 8:11 am

      Hi Melissa!

      Unfortunately I have no knowledge of any photography classes here in Luleå in august.
      Best regards/ IrinaReplyCancel