Solander is a twenty-two year old university student from Uppsala, Sweden.
She has no formal photography training and says she has no plans of
becoming a professional. She just likes to take photos and enjoys the
artistic freedom of doing what she wants with it. Her camera, a Canon FTb,
is older than she is. She like to rely less on all the "extras"
of photography, such as accessory lights, flash units, tripods, etc and
prefers to use nothing that she cannot carry in her camera bag. This keeps
things simple and she's better able to concentrate on her subject and her
Always on the lookout for new models for portrait studies, she claims to
be reluctant to shoot others in the nude. So, at present, she is only
using herself and her male friend Mats
Tusenfot for models. Her sources of inspiration are Swedish mythology,
silent films, vintage erotica, fashion photography, music videos and other
photographers such as Jan Saudek and Sally Mann.