About & Contact



betina.vang@gmail.com


+46 70 13 17 731


My passion for photography started at young age when I bought my first camera, and soon found myself taking a camera with me wherever I went.  At the same time, I began reading about photography and photographers, and  gradually learned how to use picture taking to express moods and feelings, and to explore different subjects similar to the ways ethnologists study people and their relationships. I often use minimal equipment and natural light, driven by curiosity, but most importantly by the connections I make with my subjects.

 

I was born in Denmark and have lived in Sweden for nearly 30 years. I currently work as a photographer and teacher in photography and media in Karlskrona.



Education:

Nordens Fotoskola/Photo School, Biskops-Arnö.

Gamleby Photo School, Gamleby.

Certified Media & photography teacher, Malmö University, Malmö.

Authorized photographer in Producing Digital Images, ISO - 16760 Certification.


Member of:

KRO, The International Association of Art and the swedish equal.

SFF, The Association of Swedish Professional Photographers



2019  Edition V, juried group exhibition, Bermondsey project space, London.

2019  Södra Möre konstförening, Torsås.

2019  Edition V, juried group exhibition, Officine Fotografiche, Milan.

2019  Julia Margaret Cameron award, juried group exhibition, Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona.

2018  Life Framer, juried group exhibition, RSP Gallery, Tokyo.

2018  Life Framer, juried group exhibition, Clampart Gallery, New York.

2018  Transeurope, Photo Madrid, (http://Transeuropephoto.eu/artist/).

2018  Kavalla Residensy, Greece. The Association of Swedish Professional Photographers.

2018  Life Framer, juried group exhibition, Officine Fotografiche, Milan.

2018  Finalist, SIPA, Siena International Photo Awards.

2016  Finalist, Critical Mass, Photolucida.





   

“THE HUMAN BODY”

JUDGED BY ROGER BALLEN.

*HONORABLE MENTION


“Betina evokes the body without showing us one – this drying shirt suspended like outstretched arms, bright against the dark, worn wall. There is something almost spiritual, like a cross held aloft, or a modest symbol of purity, a ghost of innocence past. This once grand building now slowly crumbles, nothing more than a useful fixing point for a washing line. It’s one of those wonderful moments of nothingness that, with such assured execution, takes on something profound.

An idea just out of reach for the viewer to ponder.”

Life Framer. Sept. 2018


"WORLD TRAVELERS"

JUDGED BY STEVE MCCURRY

*HONORABLE MENTION


“Every so often a portrait stops you in your tracks – the result of a profound connection between subject and photographer – and this is one such example.

Betina’s framing of a man from her travels in Varanasi, India, is direct and confident, her slightly dropped viewpoint placing the power with her subject – this man whose features are delicately highlighted against the darkness behind. It feels intimate and special, a small moment that momentarily halts you on a whirlwind journey through a new place.”

Life Framer, Feb. 2019

"AN INSTANT"

JUDGED BY CLÉMENT SACCOMANI

SECOND PRIZE, LIFE FRAMER.


“Street photography is always a complicated game, and the eye must rid itself of prejudices. Here, the eye strolls at the same speed as that of a passerby, like a glance at the moment of life”  – Clément Saccomani, Jan. 2018

24.09.18 - 29.09.18   

Clampart Gallery, New York


20.09.18 - 12.10.18

OFFICINE FOTOGRAFICHE, Milan


08.10.18 - 18.10.18   

RPS Gallery, Tokyo.


Other sites:


Instagram: betinavangphoto

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Facebook: Betina Vang Photography

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Life Framer Collection:

Life Framer Collection


Lens culture portfolio:

Lens Culture Portfolio


Transeurope artist:

Transeurope



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