When I was in my younger twenties, I really wanted and needed to belong somewhere. As a teenager, I hung out with the punks in town – but I never really belonged, because I was no punk rocker. I was… Continue reading

When I was younger – and when I first started photographing, I remember saying that I liked to isolate something and put it into a photograph. One of the first projects I worked on was in school, and I photographed… Continue reading

During the years that I have been photographing, every now and then I have asked myself the question what I want to achieve with my work. Do I want to affect many people only a little, or fewer people but… Continue reading

Being a good photographer. To me, that means having the ability to see images in the surroundings and knowing how to frame them – or, rather, how to crop them out of the infinity of the rest of the images.… Continue reading




I am Sonya Malinka Persson. To me, photography is among the most beautiful things. There is such visual poetry in it if you know how to look.


Enjoy my work. 🙂