Magnus Elander
Magnus Elander, Swedish born in 1946, is a professional photographer and author with special focus on wildlife, nature and science. Magnus has participated in expeditions and cruises around Arctic for nearly forty years and spent three years in Greenland. He was awarded BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2003 and has published features and images in Swedish and international magazines and newspapers, such as National Geographic Magazine, Terre Sauvage and BBC Wildlife. Magnus has written and co-authored ten books about the Arctic, ecotourism and Scandinavia's large predators. He has also been awarded with the ”Pandabook of the year” by the World Wide Fund for Nature, three times.

Magnus has previously worked on assignments for WWF International, Swedish Polar Research Council, Swedish Maritime Administration, Cosmonova IMAX theater, Danish Polar Center, Sirius Dog-sledge Patrol and several expedition companies.

His photos have been shown at exhibitions in Sweden, Norway, Canada, Japan and Germany. Magnus is one of the founders of a national visitor center called ”The Scandinavian Big Five” and is a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Magnus also has been and continues to be an expedition leader on cruises and private expedition cruises to Greenland.

AWARDS

WWF'S PANDA BOOK 2009
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
THE BIG FIVE OF SCANDINAVIA
BBC WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER
WWF'S PANDA BOOK 2003
WWF'S PANDA BOOK 1994
SWEDISH PUBLISHING AWARDS

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WORKSHOPS

  • NORTHEAST GREENLAND

    A schooner expedition

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    Wild Wonders of Europe interview with Magnus Elander