Elegant Exposures is a photography website run by Mikael Thor, a dedicated and enthusiastic freelance photographer based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Mikael’s work tends to focus mostly on concert and portrait photography but other areas, such as long exposure photography, interest him as well. His images have received a lot of praise and in 2014 his personal project Serenity was exhibited at Majorna’s library in Gothenburg.

As a photographer, Mikael is thorough and very easy to work with. He combines a solid technical knowledge about photography and post-processing with a creative eye in order to deliver images that stand out. Mikael’s passion for photography serves as the most important ingredient in his images and he always makes sure that his clients are satisfied with the results.

Copyright & Image Acquisition

All images on this website are photographed by Mikael Thor and are protected by copyright law. Some of the concert images are photographed for Decibell Media and can be purchased through their website. The rest of the concert images can be purchased by contacting Mikael here.

Commissioned Work

Are you looking for a professional looking profile image for your social media presences? Is your band in need of promotional images or a cover image for your next record? No photography assignment is too small or too big for Elegant Exposures! Please contact Mikael here for further information and details regarding availability and pricing. 


Camera Bodies

  • 2 x Nikon D800
  • Nikon D90
  • Fujifilm X100T


  • AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G
  • AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4G