flag islandeRagnar Axelsson

Photographer • Iceland

“Do we want to prevent the next generation from experiencing the beauty of the Arctic except in pictures?”

Ragnar Axelsson, who also calls himself Rax, is an international photographer born in Iceland. He’s been a staff photographer of Iceland’s largest newspaper since 1976 and has done photo reports for many agencies and magazines, shooting in Iceland, the Faroes, Greenland, Siberia and Scandinavia. He has earned more than twenty awards including Photographer of the Year (four times), Documentary Story of the Year (six times).

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