Hans was born in 1955 in Marmaverken, Sweden. Over the years Hans has had the entire world as his workplace. Photographing everything from the vast expanses of the Arctic, to steaming rainforests and dry deserts. His work has been displayed in numerous exhibitions and published in many international photography magazines. He has received several awards for his photography, including the Hasselblad Master Award in 2008. He has published three books with landscape photographs.