Sönghellir and a day off with Cye

I had a day off recently which is a bit rare for me. I spent it knocking about the city with Cye.

We jumped fences and drank beer.

We waded through long grass at sunset and teetered on the edge of high cliffs in the cool of the night.

We took pictures.

It was a perfect day off in the city.

Cye is a violinist and makes beautiful music… Cave in the Sky is a project that he’s been working on with a bunch of other talented souls.

I wanted to make images of Cye that would bring about the same intoxicating sense of nostalgia that I feel when I listen to his music.

The track below is called Sönghellir  and means cave of songs.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

music_love-3music_love-37music_love-13music_love-6music_love-2music_love-1music_love-3music_love-4music_love-5music_love-7music_love-9music_love-10music_love-14music_love-41music_love-6music_love-28music_love-8music_love-11music_love-17music_love-2music_love-9music_love-12music_love-19music_love-23music_love-34music_love-24music_love-25music_love-26music_love-11music_love-27music_love-29music_love-30music_love-38music_love-39music_love-37

12 comments
  • KierstinDecember 7, 2015 - 10:43 pm

    STFU! These are f*cking AMAZING! Like, I got goosebumps. NAILED IT, SISTA!ReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 7, 2015 - 11:03 pm

      Thanks Lady!! I love these images too… Nice to branch out and flex a lil’ bit :)ReplyCancel

  • Anna K KempDecember 7, 2015 - 11:16 pm

    wow nina, incredible light. Cye the BoyManReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 21, 2015 - 6:55 am

      Haha… yes! Cye the eternal boy man :)ReplyCancel

  • Melissa BoordDecember 8, 2015 - 3:50 pm

    WOW !! BEautiful…ReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 21, 2015 - 6:55 am

      Thanks :)ReplyCancel

  • Fiona ChapmanDecember 9, 2015 - 1:35 am

    so good Nina! you can tell how much you were enjoying the portrait process and having time to play around. nailed it :)ReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 21, 2015 - 6:54 am

      Thanks Lovely!! its so nice to change it up a bit :)ReplyCancel

  • Kerrie FergusonDecember 11, 2015 - 6:22 pm

    Thankyou so much Nina. You have captured his essence..a rare feat!ReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 21, 2015 - 6:53 am

      Thanks Kerrie! That means alot coming from you!ReplyCancel

  • Victoria ParsonsDecember 14, 2015 - 10:56 am

    brilliant photos of the Cave in the Sky man!ReplyCancel

    • Nina ClaireDecember 21, 2015 - 6:53 am

      thanks Victoria!ReplyCancel

Menu