Creative images of people, places and things

Thanks for visiting my stock photography catalogue. My aim is to offer stock images that don't look like stock images. Please explore the links and enjoy the photography.

Most of my images have a human touch: images of children and adults, emotions and relationships, work and leisure, travel and tourism, culture and concepts.

I travel quite a lot and have images from Europe, particularly Sweden, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Hungary, Germany and the UK. My US images are from California, Death Valley, Utah and Las Vegas.

If you want a survey of all my images, just click Complete Collection on the right. You will find a selection of my images by clicking Photographer Portfolio.

For specific subjects, take a look at my Themed Lightboxes and Gallery Exhibits to the right.

You can use keywords to search for specific images in the New Stock Photo Search box. Use the All Keywords or Exact Phrase options.

All images are available for immediate licensing for any reasonable purpose. Please understand that all images are copyright protected and that there is a fee for any use, but if you just want a photo for your personal blog, contact me. I am sure we can come to an agreement.

I am of course also open to any requests for photo assignments.

If I can be of any assistance, or you would like to discuss your requirements with me first, please use the Contact link to the right to email me.

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Sample Images From My Stock Catalog

Gladiators and tourist outside the Colosseum, Rome, Italy
Reindeer in the Swedish mountains
Hikers reaching a rest house
Mother and son
Restoration work in the Forum Romanum, Rome, Italy
Undulating road in Death Valley, USA
Outdoor cafe in Stockholm Old Town
Waitress taking orders at outdoor cafe in Padua, Italy
Moon and sky
Doberman dog
Small farmstead in the north of Sweden
Window recess in Vadstena Castle, Sweden
Roman road
Pear scab
A fluttering curtain gives a summery feeling
Woman walking a dog
Small orchestra playing in outdoor cafe
Moon in evening sky
Young female student preparing for an exam
Woman jogging by a river
Portrait of a teenage boy
Cyclists taking a break at an outdoor cafe in Italy

Recent News Items

It's that time of the year ...

6/1/2018 11:10:52 AM

Vacation and time to relax on the beach. On my website you can see a few images of legs on the beach. Click on News. More

Portrait selected as Editor's pick

4/5/2018 8:02:28 AM

An image open to various interpretations and hence various uses. See if you agree with my thoughts about the image on my website! More

Stunt at a motor show

4/3/2018 8:02:59 AM

Marcus Ohlsson is doing a stunt with his snowmobile during the 2018 Bilsport Performance & Custom Motor Show in Jonkoping, Sweden. This largest auto and bike show in Scandinavia had almost 84,000 visitors this year. In addition to stunts and drifting, the audience could admire lots of cars and ... More

Winning image

10/20/2017 4:09:55 PM

A monochrome version of this image, taken on a dull and rainy day in Copenhagen, Denmark, won first prize in the monthly competition in our photo club. I only took a few photos but had to wait a while for the right moment. I was lucky to get the right distance between the two persons. The white ... More


10/20/2017 3:54:40 PM

This portrait of a happy young man with sunglasses (although in a monochrome version) won a second place in the monthly competition in our photo club. More

Editor's pick

6/12/2017 2:09:20 AM

This image was labelled Editor's pick by one of the agencies I use to promote my images. Read more under News at More

Image of the Year

4/11/2017 5:10:04 AM

This photo was awarded the title Image of the Year by a jury appointed by our local photo club. The jury focused on what the image looks like (composition, etc.), but I am more interested in the message it sends. You can read my reflections under News at More

New Gallery

12/1/2016 11:41:50 AM

My new gallery shows images of children in various activities, alone or together with others. Children take seriously what they do, and their activities help them grow up and become responsible social human beings. You can see more images at More

The rule of thirds

10/31/2016 2:00:43 PM

When we look at an image, our eyes are usually drawn to certain points in the image, and elements placed there have our immediate attention. In this lightbox I show some examples of this. More

Licensing involving five countries

4/19/2016 9:27:15 AM

When I licensed this image for publication, the process involved people from five countries on three continents. And in this internet age it went very smoothly. Read the story under News on my website. More

Now open!

4/5/2016 12:04:12 AM

My website is now open with a new name and more new images. More


2/16/2016 5:28:35 AM

When the wind picks up, windsurfers come from far and near to their favorite spot on the Adriatic coast, and soon a lot of sails can be seen amid the waves. Take a look at my new lightbox! More

More images added to lightbox

2/1/2016 2:07:43 AM

My lightbox with images of children has been updated. More

The eternal city

12/25/2015 5:28:03 AM

My new lightbox presents images from Rome. One of the most visited cities in the world, it is full of interesting places to visit and things to see from treasures in the Vatican Museums to colourful piazzas or a romantic trattoria in the evening. More

Various uses of cellphones

11/20/2015 3:03:09 AM

People do not only use cellphones to call friends. They take photos (particularly selfies!), they watch movies, they play games, they send text messages, they search the internet. One of my images even shows a man who uses cellphones to adorn his hat! More

More vertical images

10/25/2015 8:55:22 AM

I have published a new lightbox with vertical images particularly suitable for book and magazine covers. More


10/21/2015 10:55:12 AM

Images with a wide aspect ratio can be useful for double spreads in magazines and for websites, be it as single banner images or used with other images in a slider. See a collection of panoramic images on my website. Click on Galleries. More

Another step forward!

10/19/2015 2:38:06 AM

It may seem a small step, but I am happy! Read more under News at my website. More

Large-size portraits

8/14/2015 3:19:42 PM

It's nice to see one's work so prominently displayed on a family's living-room wall! These photos of a sister and brother were taken in a somewhat unusual location. You can read more on my website (link below). More

Website update

7/3/2015 12:00:30 PM

My website now displays the latest additions to my image collection as well as a gallery with the most popular images. Just click Additions in the menu on my homepage. Comments are welcome! More

Still going up!

6/9/2015 10:33:20 AM

The number of countries where visitors to my website reside is getting higher and higher! More

I was here ...

5/17/2015 9:23:13 AM

Read the news on my website! More

Flowers lightbox updated

4/6/2015 7:10:48 AM

New images have been added to my lightbox with photographs of beautiful flowers and plants. Enjoy! More

Vintage cars

4/4/2015 8:57:55 AM

A vintage car is usually defined as being built between 1919 and 1930. This lightbox includes images of a few automobiles from 1911 to 1932. More

Another milestone!

3/26/2015 8:59:34 AM

Reason to be happy and proud. Read more under News at my website. More

Updated portfolio

2/28/2015 4:43:58 AM

My portfolio at has been updated with many new images of people, places and things. More

Updated lightbox

2/19/2015 1:54:42 AM

My collection of images of grandparents and their grandchildren has been updated. Several of my other lightboxes also have people images. For more images of people, particularly children, take a look at my website. More

Children's activities

2/14/2015 9:49:51 AM

A new lightbox with images of active children. More

What an image can tell

2/10/2015 12:31:16 PM

What does this image tell you? In my blog I have some reflections on this small boy among Bronze Age rock carvings. Comments are welcome! More

Website anniversary

2/8/2015 3:13:32 AM

My website has now been public for a year and has already had visitors from 56 countries all over the world. The site is directed mainly at art directors, image researchers and photo editors. It presents photos with a human touch, quality images of people, places and things, stock images that ... More

Website updated

1/20/2015 1:21:01 AM

Many new images have been added to the galleries on my website Have a look around and enjoy! More

Video with images of children

1/11/2015 3:39:52 AM

This is the first video I have made with still images. I am particularly satisfied with how well the song fits in with the images. Click the YouTube link and see for yourself. Comments are welcome. You can find more images of children in my lightbox here at GlobalEye. More

Conceptual images lightbox updated

11/18/2014 8:32:40 AM

My lightbox with vertical conceptual images has been updated with many new photographs. Among concepts included are faith, hope, love, energy, aspiration, parenthood, friendship, joy, calm, leisure, loneliness, old age, time, communication, adventure, vigilance and industry. The vertical format of ... More

Images from a reunion

11/16/2014 11:18:44 AM

A dozen of my images have been published in Naša luč, a monthly magazine for Slovenes around the world. Read more under News at More

The decisive moment

10/11/2014 2:33:07 PM

I was lucky enough to take this photo in exactly the right fraction of a second. The decisive moment is an expression associated with the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, a pioneer in so-called street photography. My image shows a decisive moment both for my camera and for the game of ... More

New lightbox

8/3/2014 12:53:47 PM

I have published a lightbox of vertical images of churches, cathedrals and religious symbols, suitable for book and magazine covers. More

New record!

6/25/2014 11:52:23 AM

My website has now had visitors from 50 countries! I'm happy for so much interest and for a bounce rate as low as a couple of percent, which means that people don't leave after seeing the first page but move on to other pages – actually on average seven pages. More

Updated lightbox

6/20/2014 2:53:24 PM

My lightbox with images of children has been updated with a number of new photographs. More

Vertical conceptual images

6/3/2014 1:07:30 PM

My new lightbox presents vertical conceptual images suitable for magazine and book covers, most of them with ample copy space for text. More

Award-winning photo

6/3/2014 12:45:58 AM

This image won first prize in a photo competition. Read the story behind it under News at More

People in Naples, Italy

5/19/2014 3:57:51 AM

During a three-hour walk on a rainy afternoon in Naples, Italy, I met a lot of nice and interesting people like this young couple. More

Romantic young couple in Italy

5/9/2014 10:50:55 AM

This young couple was visiting a fascinating old castle in northern Italy but they had more eyes for each other than for the interesting historic environment. Fascinated by their affection for each other I asked if I could photograph them. More

In Plato's Cave

4/23/2014 3:07:03 PM

In the 1970s Susan Sontag wrote a few essays for The New York Times about photography. They were later published in her book On Photography. Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker whose work also had political, often controversial, influence. Her essays on photography have become classic ... More

Assignments Italy

3/22/2014 8:15:02 AM

In late April I will be visiting Italy including Padova, Verona, Naples, Pompei and Sorrento. For assignments email [email protected] More

Camera Lucida

3/14/2014 10:41:49 AM

One of the most important books on photography was written by the French philosopher Roland Barthes. Newsweek's Douglas Davis wrote, "This is a great book - flawed, impossible, infuriating, and moving..." To those words I add "indeed personal, moving and well worth reading - and ... More

New Lightbox: Senior citizens

2/28/2014 4:53:24 AM

Senior citizens nowadays are generally active (some say even more active) after retirement. Social activity – doing things together – contributes to the well-being of the elderly (as well as to those of other ages). More

Photo Book review

2/27/2014 2:55:55 AM

My blog entry looks at The Photography Book, an introduction to 500 well known and not so well known photographers, each represented by one image. There is a brief analysis of each image with cross-references to other photographers working in the same field or style. The book also includes ... More


8/23/2013 1:50:14 PM

This little town has more than a million visitors every year. In 1981 the Virgin Mary reportedly showed herself in an apparition to six young people. Now pilgrims from all over the world walk the rocky path of Krizevac, the Mount of the Cross, some of them barefoot. The pilgrims have also caused a ... More

Assignments Hungary

6/29/2013 3:42:12 PM

I'll be visiting Budapest and Lake Balaton in Hungary in early July. For photo assignments please e-mail [email protected] More

Grandparents and their grandchildren

6/22/2013 8:19:29 AM

Grandchildren are said to be the dessert of life. Research has shown that the presence of grandparents increases the chances of grandchildren surviving the first years. More

What's in a face?

3/26/2013 7:26:50 AM

Recently I posted an image and started a discussion on Linkedin about keywording. I asked what keywords came to mind when people saw this image. The answers represented a very broad spectrum of words ranging from coy and pensive to defiant and petulant. All faces have the same few elements, two ... More

Dentist at work

3/14/2013 1:07:17 PM

Not everyone is happy going to the dentist, but dentists are highly skilled professionals assisted by just as skilled dental nurses. More

The Carnival of Venice

2/10/2013 6:18:44 PM

Take a look at my images from the colourful carnival in Venice, Italy, and read about the old tradition of wearing masks. More

Computer gaming assignment

12/8/2012 7:30:48 AM

Through GlobalEyeImages I was asked by a US computer gaming company to cover their team's participation in the Heroes of Newerth tournament at DreamHack Winter 2012 in Jonkoping, Sweden. DreamHack holds the Guinness Book of Records world record as the largest LAN festival. The assignment ... More

Beach life

12/6/2012 3:39:00 AM

This lightbox shows images of people and animals on beaches from the Mediterranean and the Pacific Ocean. Sunbathing, relaxing, reading, doing make-up, playing ... More

Beautiful plants and flowers

12/5/2012 8:36:20 AM

Enjoy the beauty of flowers and plants. Some of my images can be used for birthday or greeting cards, since they have copy space at the top. More

City of the Carnival

11/30/2012 11:19:40 AM

Take a look at my images from Venice in Italy, the most serene city, as it has been called. Whether you go there for the carnival or for the uniqueness of this city's attractions, it will remain in your memory for ever. More

New Lightbox

11/28/2012 9:09:09 AM

I have just published some images from Temple Square in Salt Lake City, religious centre of the Latter-day Saints or, as they are often called, the mormons. More

Images of children

5/20/2012 2:20:51 AM

Child photography is both challenging and rewarding. My images of children show them as individuals in their own world, sometimes playful, sometimes serious. More


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