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  • NameThron Ullberg
  • Activity/Titlefotograf
  • Sexmale
  • Variant namesThron Ullberg
    fullständigt namn: Thron Lars Krister Ullberg
  • Nationality/DatesSwedish, born 1969-07-22
  • PlacesPlace of birth: Övertorneå, _City
BiographyThron Ullberg (born 1969) is one of Sweden’s leading portrait photographers. He started studying art history but soon switched to photography. Ullberg often works with large format cameras and traditional negatives which he processes digitally, a sign of his love of the craftsmanship of traditional photography. The portraits are deliberately staged, with special illustrative associations, and are theatrical in nature, drawing inspiration from advertising and fashion photography as well as film and video. Ullberg’s portraits include examples of intimacy and distance, up close and personal, and official. His portraits have often come about for a specific context – for the press, particularly for various photo journalism magazines. They may have artistic pretensions but are still characterised by the context for which they were created. The radiance of the portrait is partly due to the familiarity of the face.

Indeed, the picture of H. M. the King in the Logård Parterre was taken for an article on his majesty himself.
[See Inventory number NMGrh 5109]
Work
Thomas Alfredson (född 1965), filmregissör, sammanboende med journalisten Cissi Elwin, samt okänd person
Jan Eliasson (född 1940), utrikesminister, diplomat, ambassadör i Washington, FN-ambassadör, vice generalsekreterare i FN, g.m. departementssekreterare Kerstin Englesson
Michael Nyqvist (född 1960), skådespelare, g.m. scenografen Catharina Ehrnrooth
Noomi Norén (född 1979), skådespelerska, g.m. skådespelaren Ola Rapace, samt okänd man
Petra Wadström (born 1952)
Gösta Ekman (1939-2017), actor, director, married to 1. the artist Fatima Svendsen Gerhard, 2. the actor Pia Harahap, 3. the artist Marie Louise Fuchs
Carl XVI Gustaf (b. 1946), King of Sweden, married to Silvia, Queen of Sweden
Barbro Klint, g. 1. Sachs, 2. Osher (född 1940), mecenat, honorär generalkonsul, fil.dr. h.c., professors namn; t.v. Micael Ernstell (född 1962), intendent vid Nationalmuseum
Barbro Klint, g. 1. Sachs, 2. Osher (född 1940), mecenat, honorär generalkonsul, fil.dr. h.c., professors namn; t.v. Micael Ernstell (född 1962), intendent vid Nationalmuseum
Victoria (b. 1977) Crown Princess of Sweden, married to the businessman and personal trainer Daniel Westling, Prince Daniel