My project: Tomm W. Christiansen

My project: Tomm W. Christiansen

“The Bloodlands” examines an area of Europe that extends from Lithuania in the north to Ukraine in the south, cutting a swath in which Hitler and Stalin inflicted inconceivable suffering on the local populations. There are still questions about who did what and to whom. Generally speaking, there is a...
My project: Margaret M de Lange

My project: Margaret M de Lange

The project I am working with – “Invisible scars” – is a personal documentary. I photograph people, places and situations around me. I am very close to the people, but sometimes I also take pictures of total strangers that I encounter. I have always been attracted to the dark side...
My project: Terje Abusdal

My project: Terje Abusdal

My work involves taking photographs of Oslo’s old garbage tips on the Long Islands, which are now a popular area for recreation and swimming. The main island is the only one that is accessible by ferry from Oslo where people are allowed to spend the night. Each year, the island...
Gathering momentum in Holmsbu

Gathering momentum in Holmsbu

The photographers featured in the second edition of the Norwegian Journal of Photography gathered on the weekend of 9 to 12 January to edit their projects, discuss their progress and draw inspiration from Norwegian and international guests. Thursday evening was kicked off with a talk by Kari Hesthamar from the...
Presenting the photographers

Presenting the photographers

The eight new photographers in NJP represent a myriad of photographic directions.  Now you can see a selection of their pictures and read the editorial board’s grounds for the choice of the eight photographers here at njp.no. Extracts are also presented from the photographers’ project descriptions. Click on  “Participants 2013″...
Eight new photographers selected for NJP

Eight new photographers selected for NJP

The first edition of the Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP) was launched in April this year. Now eight more photographers have been selected for a new edition of NJP. More detailed information about each individual photographer will be presented on this website soon. The Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP) is...
Browse the first edition of NJP

Browse the first edition of NJP

Norwegian Journal of Photography is now available in both domestic and international bookstores. The feedback on the first edition is good, and you can now purchase the book – which comes in a circulation of 1.000 copies – on PhotoBookStore.co.uk. It is Journal who is publishing the book in close...
Won the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

Won the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards

Andrea Gjestvang has won the main prize in the  the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards for her series “One day in history”. With more than 122.000 entries from over 170 countries, Gjestvang received the L’Iris d’Or Thursday night in an award ceremony in London. The judges voted unanimously for Gjestvang’s...
Did well at ‘Picture of the Year’ Awards

Did well at ‘Picture of the Year’ Awards

Several of the NJP photographers acquitted themselves very well at the 2013 Picture of the Year awards, winning a total of seven prizes. Andrea Gjestvang received the 2013 Picture of the Year Award  for her portrait of 15-year-old Ylva Schwenke from Tromsø, a survivor of the tragic massacre on Utøya...
NJP to Festival of Photography

NJP to Festival of Photography

The Norwegian Journal of Photography will be on the programme at the photography festival Dok:13 in Fredrikstad. From Thursday, 30 May, up to and including Saturday, 1 June, the Doc:13 Photo Festival will be organised under the auspices of the Press Photographers’ Club, Norway at the new House of Literature...
First edition of NJP launched

First edition of NJP launched

Friday, 5 April marked the launch of the first edition of the Norwegian Journal of Photography. The book can be ordered online for NOK 399. The premises of the Fritt Ord Foundation were filled to bursting when the Norwegian Journal of Photography, published in collaboration with the Swedish publishing house...
NJP presented in the New York Times

NJP presented in the New York Times

The New York Times presents a major report on NJP and the photographers’ projects on their photo blog Lens Blog. Helge Skodvin gives an account of his work documenting the Norwegian landscape and the Volvo 240: “More than any other car, the Volvo 240 has been a symbol of Norwegian...
The book in print

The book in print

The Norwegian Journal of Photography #1 is now in print. The Norwegian Journal of Photography #1, containing stories by the 10 photographers Andrea Gjestvang, Eivind H. Natvig, Helge Skodvin, Ellen Lande Gossner, Ingvild Vaale Arnesen, Karin Beate Nøsterud, Linda B. Engelberth, Marie Sjøvold, Monica Larsen and Oddleiv Apneseth, is being...
Last round of editing

Last round of editing

Following a weekend in Oslo with a final review of all the photographs, editing is now complete on the series of the 10 NJP photographers. On 13 and 14 October, the photographers met at the Fritt Ord Foundation’s premises in Oslo to make the final selection of pictures for their...
Five days of ideas and frustrations

Five days of ideas and frustrations

Five days with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb as mentors. Insight into radio documentary. Advice and photo reviews with Josh Lustig of Panos Pictures. Workshop at Holmsbu packed with frustrations, new discoveries and learning. The primary topic was picture editing. Along with his partner Rebecca Norris Webb, Magnum photographer...
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My project: Tomm W. Christiansen

My project: Tomm W. Christiansen

“The Bloodlands” examines an area of Europe that extends from Lithuania in the north to Ukraine in the south, cutting a swath in which Hitler and Stalin inflicted inconceivable suffering on the local populations. There are still questions about who did what and to whom. Generally speaking, there is a profusion of accusations and a...
My project: Margaret M de Lange

My project: Margaret M de Lange

The project I am working with – “Invisible scars” – is a personal documentary. I photograph people, places and situations around me. I am very close to the people, but sometimes I also take pictures of total strangers that I encounter. I have always been attracted to the dark side of human nature – the...
My project: Terje Abusdal

My project: Terje Abusdal

My work involves taking photographs of Oslo’s old garbage tips on the Long Islands, which are now a popular area for recreation and swimming. The main island is the only one that is accessible by ferry from Oslo where people are allowed to spend the night. Each year, the island fills with temporary ‘villages’, small...
Gathering momentum in Holmsbu

Gathering momentum in Holmsbu

The photographers featured in the second edition of the Norwegian Journal of Photography gathered on the weekend of 9 to 12 January to edit their projects, discuss their progress and draw inspiration from Norwegian and international guests. Thursday evening was kicked off with a talk by Kari Hesthamar from the Radio Documentary section of the...
Presenting the photographers

Presenting the photographers

The eight new photographers in NJP represent a myriad of photographic directions.  Now you can see a selection of their pictures and read the editorial board’s grounds for the choice of the eight photographers here at njp.no. Extracts are also presented from the photographers’ project descriptions. Click on  “Participants 2013″ to read more about each...