Jun 112017
 

Time Attack – A Few Mor Pictures From The Kinnekulle Circuit

The first post from this Time Attack event was missing a few pictures due to time restraints on my part, but here goes. 🙂

Time Attack at Kinnekulle Ring 2017 - Photos by Peter Lindberg Photography

Time Attack at Kinnekulle Ring 2017 ©Peter Lindberg Photography

Jun 092017
 

Time Attack at Kinnekulle Ring Racing Circuit!

Spent a day at the track with the kids and my father. The Time Attack format is nice if you want to see many different cars of different kinds, often extreme garage-builds with big power and lots of more or less scientific aero. There are many classes ranging from “Club”, which are basically  road cars with jus minor modifications and street tyres, to “Pro” and “Wildcard” that are without limitations and that use slicks. This day unfortunately most of the extreme cars were not on track due to rain or reliability issues.

Click the image for the full gallery! Enjoy!

Time Attack at Kinnekulle Ring 2017 - By Peter Lindberg Photography

Time Attack at Kinnekulle Ring 2017 © Peter Lindberg Photography

May 142017
 
The Factory That Was - Peter Lindberg Photography. HĂ€llekis, Sweden

Ex Factory – Where Cementa Used To Live

 

The Cement Factory was an important part of the prosperous development of  20th century Sweden. In the mid 1970’s, competition stiffened and the site was deemed too small to be profitable in the long term. In 1979 the machinery stopped for the last time. Quite a few jobs disappeared, but since small businesses have been thriving in the area in increasing numbers after WW2, most of the workforce found new jobs over time. In just a few years after Cementa closed it’s doors, Paroc opened up manufacturing of stone based wool for insulation and is today the largest employer in HĂ€llekis. Population dropped by about 30% from WW2 up to 1970, and has since stayed pretty much the same. The surrounding landscape including Kinnekulle and lake VĂ€nern offers stunning scenery that show lots of trace of the historic importance of the land around Kinnekulle, including Swedens oldest functioning church VĂ€sterplana Kyrka and Husaby, where Swedens first christian king was christened and baptized.

The Factory That Was - Peter Lindberg Photography. HĂ€llekis, Sweden

The Factory That Was – Peter Lindberg Photography

©Peter Lindberg Photography

Apr 292017
 

The Wasteland – Closer Than You Think

I personally enjoy visiting those abandoned spots in everyday society that has been forgotten or simply hangs there in limbo until suddenly the town or its owner remembers it and decides to do something about it. Until then, they are there for us to enjoy, let fantasy rip, use visually


Wasteland - by Peter Lindberg

Den bortglömda Cementa-tomten i HÀllekis. Skrotade maskiner frÄn cementfabriken.

 

© Peter Lindberg 2008 #hÀllekis #sweden #kinnekulle #artsyfartsy #peterlindberg #peterlindberg photography

May 272016
 

Well, depends on the demolition AND the photographer. Right? 😉

I got a panic-call from a woman at a number in a small community in the Southern part of the country, and since I am located on the West Coast, I thought maybe it was the wrong number. But no, panic and hurry, thecustomer, NKR Demolition Sweden,  needed someone to document a complicated demolition of a bridge for power-cables in a environmentally protected area. They wanted it reportage-style, and I don’t often do that kind of stuff, but what the heck; I had time to spare and it would probably be pretty relaxed, so I said yes. When I arrived at the scene later the same day, I understood why they wanted photographs. This was a complicated thing. Normally they would just have blasted the thing with dynamite or had a huge excavator to crush the thing into the stream, and then dig the rubble up and shit it away. Now the had to build a support-structure, rest the bridge on that and roll it off like a rail-cart out of concrete. PLUS: the bridge was too heavy for any crane big to fit in there to lift in one piece, so it had to be cut up. The put on a lorry and rolled off the premises. And this is what it looked like! Photos of slow, clean demolition. I think they turned out pretty nice! 🙂

 

© Peter Lindberg 2016

Feb 072014
 

Gone, vacant..

In this particular apartment, a person lived the final hers of his or her life. Even though all furniture and all other things not bolted to the apartment are removed, still something remains. Can’t really tell what it is. Many of you have experienced it too I think


All has left. New ones wanted. Peter Lindberg Photography

Empty apartment

© Peter Lindberg 2013

Apr 222011
 

Not very flattering. But this is an example of the kinda stuff that catches my eye


 

Edit: For some silly reason WP cant scale this image right
 click the image to see it as it’s supposed to look.

Somewhere in Lindome, April 2011

© Peter Lindberg 2011

Jan 122011
 

This house was occupied just months before, until the woman living there died of old age. The current owner, her son, grew up there. You could feel and smell peoples lives in there, in the wallpaper, the left behind curtains and furniture. The dated and degraded interior holds a melancholic beauty to them. When you read this it’s all gone. The house has been sold to be torn down and the plot used for a new, much more luxurious villa. Only had time for a few fast snaps. And now, soon, no-one will remember and the photos might be the only proof there was ever anyone living there.

Did the puzzle ever get laid?

What secrets does that sofa-bed hold?

Fall comes late this year...

The last dinner has been served. Kitchen window.

© Peter Lindberg 2010

Oct 192010
 

Meat Beat Manifesto live on stage in Gothenburg 1993

As I remember it, a crackin’ great concert full of sweat, beer, dancing legs and grooves.

©Peter Lindberg

Feb 182010
 

I will be reporting from this years Fresh Fish. Follow the shows on FashionFriend.se! Here is a pic from the show of last years winner, Anna Falk. If you want to visit the fair ypurself, info can be found on freshfish.se

Anna Falk was the Fresh Fish winner of 2009

© Peter Lindberg 2009

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