Mikkel Aaland


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. 

- Nordic Light is my favorite photography festival. It brings together people from all over the world in a charming and picturesque setting. The festival is full of passionate people who love photography and sharing what they know and what they do.  It doesn’t get better!