Magnus Elander

Guide and workshop leader

Magnus Elander, born in 1946 in Sweden, is a freelance photo-pro and specialist writer on the natural world. Prior to his photo-journalistic career, he worked at universities and in chemical industry, including Stanford Research Institute, California, USA. Has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry and has participated in more than forty expeditions to the Far North. During these expeditions he has spent nearly three years in Greenland. Dedicated outdoorsman and birdwatcher with high latitudes as his favourite expanses. 

His pictures have been published in National Geographic Magazine and numerous international and Swedish journals. Award winner in BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year. He has written and co-written eight books spanning from the Arctic, eco-tourism, and large carnivores, that have been published in many different languages. 

Magnus is one of the co-founders of the Swedish National Carnivore Centre, "Rovdjurscentret De 5 Stora", and is a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP).

COVID-19 announcement 

From the 15th of July 2020, all travelers from EEA/Schengen countries (with acceptable levels of infection) can travel to Norway again. All our tours and workshops, from the 15th of July, will continue as planned. We make sure that we follow all the regulations. Every guests will receive a private room and there will be extra transportation arranged in order to travel with as few persons as possible per car. 

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