Hans StrandThe Iceland Portfolio
“Nature is always true and never trivial”
Hans Strand is a Master of Landscape, specialized in Aerial Photography of the Wild Northern and Arctic Countries.
Memorable among the others his work on the wilderness in Iceland. Hans received many awards, among them Hasselblad Master 2008.
Lives and works near Stockholm, Sweden.
Hans Strand was born in 1955 in Marmaverken, Sweden. After a nine year career in mechanical engineering he decided to make a dramatic change to devote his life to landscape photography, which had been his long held hobby and great passion. It is a change he has never regretted.
Hans has always felt himself drawn to the untamed and unmanipulated that he finds in Nature. Like Hans use to say “ The wilderness is the mother of all living things. It is always true and never trivial”.
Over the years Strand has had the entire world as his work- place. 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 also received several awards for his photography. Among the most important ones is Hasselblad Master Award in 2008. He has published 3 books with landscape photographs.
Any reproduction of this photographs without the written consent of Hans Strand is strictly prohibited.