12:06 , December 12, 2011
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Ole Jørgen Liodden

Pro wildlife photographer, Expedition leader, Photo guide and founder of Naturfokus

Destinations: Svalbard, Kenya, Rwanda and Galapagos

Ole Jørgen Liodden is a professional nature photographer and founder of WildPhoto Travel AS (former Naturfokus). He lives in Ringerike, about an hour north of Oslo. Ole Jørgen is a Nikon Ambassador in Norway and was also chosen as one of the photographers in the Wild Wonders of Europe project – the biggest photo project in Europe ever. He has published 6 books in the last 5 years. The last book is a how-to book on wildlife photography (the English version is coming). Ole Jørgen’s images received two awards in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the year 2011, and three images received awards in the GDT 2011 competition. Ole Jørgen is considered to be one of the top wildlife photographers in Europe.

Ole Jørgen is an experienced photo guide and expedition leader to destinations like Svalbard, Antarctica, Africa and Galapagos. Svalbard, Polar bears and arctic nature and wildlife are some of Ole Jørgen’s specialities with 13 summer and winter expeditions to this archipelago and more than 150 encounters with Polar bears. He has been in Alaska for 10 months, on 5 expeditions to Antarctica / sub-Antarctic Islands, and more than 5 photo safaris to destinations in Africa.


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  1. Jim Brohman says:

    Hi Ole-I love your photos! I am a Nikon user as well. Is your wildlife book out in English yet? I have a 300S plus 300 2.8 + 1.4 TC; would you recommend a switch to the D800?


  2. OJL says:

    Thanks Jim

    My wildlife book is not ready for english yet, but it’s almost translated.
    I really like the D800, but the image files are very big, so you need a lot of “power” in you computer…

  3. Rick Z says:

    My family has just booked photo safari to India in Bandhavgarh and Kanha for next spring with Talat Khalid and wildlife photo tours. I noticed you had traveled with them as well. Any comments on the trip you had with them and any recommendations you can add?

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