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Roy Mangersnes


I am a trained behaviouralist and professional wildlife photographer living in Sandnes, southwestern Norway. I'm a former Nikon ambassador in Norway and shoot with the best camera gear available. I have also been working with f-top gear on their Shinn camera bags ( I have published several books, as well as won multiple international awards including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 and 2011, European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (GDT) 2010, and 2009 and also Nature Best Awards 2012. In 2013 I was announced Arctic Photographer of the year by the Global Arctic Awards, I work around the world and my images are published in magazines and books globally. I'm also an experienced speaker and have been presenting my work at several international photo festivals.

Conservationist by heart currently involved in the Wild Wonders of China project ( and also founding photographer at Penguin World (

Besides my carer as a photographer I am partner and professional photographic host in WildPhoto Travel. Here I am doing assignments around the world to destinations ranging from the Arctic to the Antarctic, also visiting destinations in Africa, Asia and South America. The company office is in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, where WildPhoto also have opened the northernmost fine-art gallery in the world.

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