Hi, I am Lena.
In the late 1800’s/early 1900’s, my ancestors immigrated from Scandinavia to the United States of America in search of a better life. It was through their sacrifice and hard work that I get to have the opportunities and life I do today.
Since I was a young girl, I felt a calling in my heart to find a way back to the motherland and delve deeper into the stories, culture, traditions and languages of the ones we call family. I studied Scandinavian Studies and Fine Art at North Park University in Chicago, IL where my Swedish relatives also attended. With a camera in my hand, and over a decade of fields, fjords and fika living in Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway, I found myself back home in the "Danish Capital of America," Solvang, California.
I believe knowing where we come from helps make us feel whole. Let me capture your traditions and tell your family, engagement, wedding and maternity stories!
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