About me

Johan Björklund - Director of Photography


Operating cameras, fighting the sun, beating the schedules and then some…

 

After graduating from University, I chose the familiar route of working for a facilities company where I gained in-depth technical skills in regards to all types of filming equipment , ranging from lights to sound and of course cameras.

After that I spent many years learning the tricks of the trade from skilled DOP’s on every type of production ranging from commercials to entertainment and corporate. Nowadays I work as a Director of Photography and I have to admit, it’s quite a blast!

Most days usually involve some sort of daylight, scheduling, contributor and technical conundrum that at 7am seems impossible to solve. I feel I happily take on what gets thrown at me and plug away at it until we get to make some beautiful pictures. Tricky locations, tough schedules and interesting clients are all part of everyday life and never a reason to throw the toys out of the pram…