Meet Maria Astrand
Updated: Sep 21, 2020
𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭/ 𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭
𝐇𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐞?
I’ve had time to plan the future, and get back on track. When I’m stressed I sometimes lose direction a little, and this time has been perfect to steer the ship back on course. And my houseplants have never looked so good! :)
𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭?
The unknown. I’m a big planner, and suddenly it was impossible to plan anything for the future. It has been a very useful learning experience for a control-freak like me!
𝐀𝐧𝐲 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐲/𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝?
Digital Media will be even more important than it ever was in the past. Many businesses we work with prioritized this as one of their first moves when they began to reactivate. Also supporting local, small businesses will be critical.
Maria, originally from Jakobstad, Finland, is a food and product photographer, digital strategist, founder of Barcelona Food Experience and co-founder of BFE! Digital Media, find some of her work on @barcelonafoodexperience.