Norwegian Weddings from the Early 20th Century . Knut Aaning was born in Stryn, Norway on April 23rd, 1880. He trained as a photographer in Bergen and then returned to Stryn to work as a photographer in the Oppstryn area. Aaning most likely worked out of his home. When he died in 1922, thousands of glass plate negatives were stored in his house. Here are 10 amazing photographs of Norwegian weddings were taken by Aaning from the early 20th century.