Claes Axstål

Carpe Momentum Photography in Göteborg, Sverige

Claes Axstål

Carpe Momentum Photography in Göteborg, Sverige

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Dear friends of photography,

My specialty is to illuminate aircraft, boats and other large objects for your vision in real life.

That we do with our powerful and purpose built photo-flash-system for the marine & aviation industry, the CMP A-System for Airborne Flash Photography.

My professional photography career started with ski photography in the the early 80's when I brought flash photography to the high mountains. At the dawn of the new millennium I managed to prove my Algot Flash System for the aviation industry and that thanks to a fantastic collaboration with the Swedish Air Force.

Our one-of-its-kind 250kg Algot Flash System, is not only shielded electro-magnetically for operation on board aircraft, but also sealed for protection at sea and approved by the Swedish Defense Material Administration and the US Coast Guard.

When you like to capture a clear image of e.g. a large ship in a beautiful sunrise and not only show it as a dark silhouette, then there is no substitute for an additional and very intense light source.

Foreword to my book by Jay Miller, founder The International Society for Aviation Photography:
"I like to think of Claes as a visionary. No other photographer - much less aviation photographer - on the planet has done what he has done. Lighting, of course, is only a part of the game. It doesn't hurt that Claes has a superb eye for composition, exposure, and subject matter. His photos, no matter what time of day they are taken, are always exceptional, innovative, and masterful."

Our Airborne Flash Photography is not only an unique creative photographic tool for marketing in the marine- & aviation business, but also for other subject matters, on land, at sea and in the air.

Please feel free to click the links here & below and let us show you what we got!

// Claes Axstål • CMP

Sweden: +46 708 65 42 42

Satellite Phone: +8816 31 44 77 97

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