About me

My name is Nils Karlson. Sometimes I live in a camper van,

but most of the time I live in a house with my wife, a dog and four cats.

When I leave the house, I like to take along

a) my dog

b) a camera

c) music on a portable player.


Artist in residency

11/2018 - 12/2018, Listhús, Ólafsfjördur (Iceland): Moving Lights

05/2017, Revela*T, Vilassar de Dalt (Spain): Hidden



Pinhole Porto Photography, 30.03.-04.05. (Group), Mira Forum, Porto (Portugal)

Selber Kunstnacht, 06.04. (Group), Porzellanikon, Selb (Germany)

The Art Of Pinhole, 25.04.-05.05. (Group), Hebelhalle, Heidelberg (Germany)

Analog Now Photo Weekend, 17.05.-19.05. (Solo), Blo Atelier, Berlin (Germany)


Horizons Dissolved (Solo), The Kickplate Project, Pontypool (UK)

Revela*T (Collaborative), Cal Garbat, Vilassar de Dalt (Spain)

The Pinhole World (Group), Frank's Bar, Norwich (UK)

Significant Colours (Group) PH21 Gallery, Budapest (Hungary)

Kunstnacht Selb (Group), Porzellanikon, Selb (Germany)


NSEW (Group), Kranzberg Arts Center, St.Louis (USA)


Revela*T (Collaborative), Cal Garbat, Vilassar de Dalt (Spain)

published (print)

Photo Klassik – issue II.2019 (two images)

Revela*T – Catalogue, 2018 (Group)

Kay Adams – Studies Of An Ephemeral Medium, 2018 (Collaborative)

The Phoblographer – Emulsion, 2018 (Group)

The f/D Book of Pinhole, 2017 (Group)

Eyes Like Slumber, 2017 (Monography)

Film Shooters Collective – NSEW Volume 3, 2016 (Collaborative)

Earth Stands Still, 2016 (Monography)

Published (online)

Lomography Magazine, “Contemplation in Imagery”: Interview (2018)

onlandscape, "Mass of Light“: Feature (2017)

Reine Fotografie, Online Dauerausstellung (2017)

Aphognext, "Hunde, Strand und Stillstand": Interview (2017)

emulsive.org, “Why I shoot Film“: Interview (2017)

Lenses and Locals, "Film Feature: #13“: Feature (2016)

Pinholista: Interview (2016)

onfilm.photo,“Pinhole Photography“: Interview (2016)

ƒ/D, “Earth Stands Still“: Interview (2016)

The Phoblographer, "On Eye Level": Feature (2016)

The Phoblographer, “On Glaucoma and Shooting with Film“: Feature (2016)

Canadian Film Lab, Spotlight: Interview (2016)

onfilm.photo, “Landscapes and Seascapes“: Interview (2015)


"Puppy Love", Film Shooters Collective (2016)

Landscape Dogs“, Australian Film Photographers Scene (2017)

Further media

Los Cenzontles and Shira Kammen - A La Mar: Cover Artwork (2018)