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List of notable or famous photographers from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Norway and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Norway is included when available.

List includes Petter Hegre, Pål Sletaune and more.

This historic photographers from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Norway?" These prominent photographers of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian photographers.

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Anders Beer Wilse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Norway
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Anders Beer Wilse was a Norwegian photographer whose photography visually documented Norway in the early to mid-20th century. Wilse was born in Flekkefjord, but grew up in Kragerø and decided early to become a sailor. After having graduated with a technical degree from the technical school in Horten in 1882, he emigrated to the United States in 1884. He did not find work in the beginning, but eventually settled in Seattle working for the United States Geological Survey. He is reported to have acquired his first camera in 1886. He opened a photography store in Seattle in 1897, after having visited Norway and married Helen Marie Hutchinson. In 1900, his wife and children moved to Norway, and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1865-1949)

Birthplace: Flekkefjord, Norway

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Anne Helene Gjelstad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Norway
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Anne Helene Gjelstad


Anne Helene Gjelstad is a Norwegian photographer and fashion designer. As a photographer, she mainly works with portraits, fashion and documentary, but also with interiors, products and lifestyle. Gjelstad is educated from Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry from 1982. She then had her own fashion studio for design and production of exclusive models. For 5½ years, she also had her own knitting production in Estonia for the Norwegian and international market. In 2009, she completed at two-years course in digital photography at Bilder Nordic School of Photography. She has also participated in workshops with Morten Krogvold, Mary Ellen Mark, Joyce Tenneson and William Ropp. In ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Norway

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Bård Løken


Bård Løken is a Norwegian photographer, living in Elverum. He has worked as a photographer since 1985. He has taken pictures for a number of books, and worked with some of Norway's best known authors since the start of the 1990s. Løken mainly deals with nature and landscape photography. He has also been picture editor for the last four issues of NAF Veibok. Løken is a member of Norske Naturfotografer and signed to the picture agency Samfoto . ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

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Kristin Lodoen Linder


Kristin Lodoen or Kristin Linder is a Norwegian photographer, visual artist, dancer and choreographer. Linder studied photography at International Center of Photography, part-time studies, New York, 1997–2002, and dance at Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, New York, 1990–1995. She also studied choreography at State University of New York at Purchase in 1992/93, and dance at Kunsthøgskolen in Oslo, BFA, 1987–90. Kristin Linder has been a dancer in Martha Graham Dance Company, New York, 1997–2001. She is known as a photographer, visual artist, dancer and dancephotographer for several dance companies in New York. Her artistic background gives unique possibilities in regards to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51