Whether you like the horror genre or not, you can be assured that it will always make people react in contrasting ways. Some will simply laugh it off as mere fantasy, yet others will scream in terror and not be able to sleep soundly for days. It’s that paradox that has always stoked my interest and has led me to the this genre of photography. Also being a life long movie buff with a passion for horror has contributed as well.
Horror sessions are actually one of the most enjoyable photo sessions a photographer could ever undertake. You get to work with super-talented make-up artists and models, and contrary to what people may think, these sessions tend to be relaxed and fun, we always do have a good laugh while we are shooting.
My definition of a good horror shot is that it should be serious and raw, with no fancy retouching or soft light, and I especially like them when the contrast is high and there is harsh shadows. I do hope you enjoy or are terrified of my work.
Are you scared yet?
Photographershares with us some of his favorite shots from his horror collection.
The Horror Photography of Andreas Gradin
About Andreas Gradin
is a photographer based in the north of Sweden. His main business is fashion portrait photography, and he has been involved in stock photography for eight years.