About Me

Growing up in Sweden I became passionate about photography at an early age. Now an Oregon Photographer for many years, I appreciate the great variety of landscapes available in this state. With a background in high-tech engineering I find it fascinating to capture nature's non-technical details as well as expansive vistas with my cameras. My subject matter ranges from landscapes to birds and extreme close-ups of plants and flowers.

Using ultra-high-resolution digital photography allows me to capture the subtle details of nature and transfer them to large prints with astounding clarity and color. Along with photography I run a Fine Art Printing business, DurlandDigital.com, so naturally I do my own printing. Today's technology allows prints to be made on archival paper and canvas media with no fading or color change in a lifetime.

I've been fortunate to travel a great deal with my camera. One of my most memorable trips was to Brazil and Argentina where I was able to capture some remarkable natural scenery as well as tropical birds at close range.

In the past several years I have exhibited my photos at art shows and galleries and in that process been fortunate to receive several awards. My close-up botanical photos, which were gallery wrapped in large format, were selected to decorate the walls at large medical facilities in the Portland area.

"Many of my subjects are close to the lens, revealing their intriguing quality. Some of my images are extreme close-ups to the point of abstraction. Shapes and textures that are not usually distinguished by the human eye are reproduced and revealed in great detail on my photographs. I feel that I have succeeded in capturing my image if the viewer does not recognize the subject at first glance, hence making the image more interesting and worthy of a second look."

Enjoy browsing my picture galleries.


Select Past Exhibits and Accolades
  • Guest Artist at Local 14 Art Show and Sale, Portland, OR 2017

  • Solo Exhibit at Realty Trust in Lake Oswego, OR 2014

  • Lake Oswego Art Festival Open Show 2013, OR - Two Yellow Ribbons

  • Beaverton Visual Arts Showcase 2012, Beaverton City Library, OR

  • BAC Past Winners' Exhibit at Art On Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, OR, 2012

  • Art On Broadway Gallery 2012, Beaverton, OR (Guest Artist) - People's Choice Award

  • Oregon Coast Exotic Car Show 2012, 2011  Salishan Spa & Resort, OR

  • LOFA Open Show 2012, Lake Oswego, OR, - Blue Ribbon (First Place) Award and Yellow Ribbon

  • Special Photography Exhibit 2012 - "Pinhole to iPhone", Lake Oswego, OR - Juried entry

  • Artist's Vision Show 2012, 2011 Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, OR - Juried entry

  • Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2011, OR - Two Yellow Ribbons

  • Celebration of Creativity Exhibit 2011, 2010 Beaverton, OR - Juried entry

  • Primary Elements Gallery 2011-2010, Cannon Beach, OR

  • City of Beaverton Arts Showcase 2010, OR - First Place Award - Juried entry

  • City of Tualatin "ArtSplash" 2009, OR - Third Place Award - Juried entry

  • Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2009, 2008, 2007 OR - Yellow Ribbon

  • Artist's Vision Show 2009, 2008 Lakewood Center, Lake Oswego, OR- Juried entry

  • City of Beaverton Visual Arts Showcase 2009, OR - Juried entry

  • City of Tualatin "Art Splash" 2008, OR -Third Place Award - Juried entry

  • City of Tualatin "Art Splash" 2007, OR - Yellow Ribbon - Juried entry

  • Providence St. Vincent Art Gallery, Portland OR 2007 - Invitational exhibit

  • Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2006, OR - Four Yellow Ribbons

  • Lake Oswego Arts Chronicle 2006, OR - Invitational exhibit

  • City of Beaverton Visual Arts Showcase 2006, OR - Juried entry

  • Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts 2005, OR - Yellow Ribbon


  Visit my Studio in Lake Oswego, Oregon by appointment.

 Large assortment of canvas art, art prints, books and cards in stock. 

      Email: info@DurlandPhotoArt.com  Ph. 503-635-7928 

Sven at Iguassu Falls, Brazil - 2012


Pictures from an installation at a large medical facility in Portland, Oregon

Select pictures below from the installation of a large number of artworks at a medical center near Portland.

Gallery wrapped canvas photograph "Morning at Tijuca", available in sizes up to 32x80 inches.





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