Mikkel Aaland is a photographer, a writer, popular workshop leader, and the author of fifteen books. Mikkel’s photographs have been published and exhibited around the world. He is the creator and director of the Adobe Lightroom Adventure to Iceland and Tasmania, and he is the co-host of the Nordic Light Photographic Festival in Kristiansund, Norway, an event he has attended since 2008. . His photography and writing have allowed Mikkel to pursue a life of adventure travel and to indulge his fascination with other cultures. He splits his time between his homes in San Francisco and in Ulefoss, Norway.