Roy Mangersnes

 Roy Mangersnes. Photo: Ole Jørgen Liodden © 

Roy Mangersnes. Photo: Ole Jørgen Liodden © 

Lecture: Saturday 15.30–16.30 in Caroline Cinema (together with Audun Lie Dahl) 

Exhibition: gallery The Print Room (The Nordic Light House)  

Book for sale at festival: "Frozen in Time" 



About Roy Mangersnes

Roy Mangersnes is a trained behavioral ecologist and professional photographer living in southwestern Norway. He is former chairman of the two largest nature photography associations in Norway; BioFoto and Norwegian professional Nature Photographers Association.

He has published several books, as well as won multiple international awards including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year (UK), European Wildlife Photographer of the Year - GDT (Germany), Nature Best Awards (USA) and was awarded Arctic photographer of the year 2013 by the Global Arctic Awards (Russia).

Roy is working around the world and his images are being published in magazines and books all over. He is also an experienced speaker and has been presenting his work at several international photo festivals.

Besides his career as a photographer, Roy is partner and professional photographic host in WildPhoto Travel. He is doing assignments around the world to destinations ranging from the Arctic to the Antarctic, also visiting temperate destinations in Africa, South-America and the Galapagos Island. The company office is in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, where WildPhoto also has opened the northernmost fine-art gallery in the world.

Roy is selling his images through the two pictures libraries NTB Scanpix in Norway and Nature Picture Library in the rest of the world. He is also represented by Rex Features.


Selection of work by Roy Mangersnes


Related festival activities

Nordic Light Festival Excursion: Eagle and photo safari with RIB-boat
Date and time: Sunday 29 April at 12:00

Join us to experience the densest white-tailed eagle population in the world. Late April is an amazing time of the year as the eagles are incubating their eggs. During the tour, you’ll be visiting several pairs and you’ll see how their daily life is.

More information: Eagle and Photo Safari
Booking: Book your excursion here