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Gunta is a photographer based in Sweden. She has a MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from University of Arts London.
Her experience with photography has led her to be involved with a variety of clients. Her work has been published in various magazines and newspapers. Some of her projects have been exhibited internationally. In addition to photography, she has studied a wide range of arts, including graphic design, book binding and film making.
"For me, photography has become a way of trying to make sense of the very interesting world that I see around me. I share my special interest in social photography where photography helps to capture the atmosphere and energy of a situation."
Some of the photographic awards that Gunta has won include the following:
Humanity Photo Award 2015,
Travel Photography Scholarship Award 2013,
Humanity Photo Award 2011,
Photography Award Tashkentale 2010
The Humanity Photo Award 2009
The Sony World Photography Award “Music photography”
"Comedy picture of the year", Swedish Association of Photography to Gote Kreutz memory
”Grand Prix Photo of the year”, ”Kamera & Bild”
Gunta speaks English, Swedish, Latvian and Russian.
Where are some of your favourite places to shoot in Stockholm?
Gamla Stan small streets /Old town/
Riksdagshuset and Riddarholmen Church
Cherrytrees in april
By the harbor
Some words to best describe your style of photography?
I don’t take photographs with my cameras. I take them with my heart, I take them with my mind.