Awards in POYi and Best of Photojournalism
March 27, 2017

I'm very happy to share that my story Nights at the Neonatal Unit has been awarded a 1st prize in Pictures of the Year International in the category "Newspaper Local Picture Story" and a 3rd prize in Best of Photojournalism in the category "Best Published Picture Story (Smaller Markets)". I will post the story here on the website soon.

Nominated in Press Photography of the Year in Denmark
January 08, 2015

I'm very happy to share with you that I have been nominated for this year's Press Photography of the Year in Denmark. The winners will be announced on Friday March 6th.

Website Updated
June 20, 2014

I've finally updated updated my website with new pictures! Check out the People and Places, Stories and Tear Sheets sections.

Modern Day Vikings
Modern Day Vikings
Nominated in Danish Press Photography of the Year
January 19, 2013

I've been nominated in this year's Danish Press Photography of the Year. The full list of nominees is available here. The award ceremony will take place on March 1st.

New job!
June 05, 2012

I'm thrilled to announce that I will be working at the Danish newspaper Berlingske from September 1st! Also, my story AfriChina is now shown in Øksnehallen, Copenhagen, as part of the Personal Projects group exhibition. Hope to see you there...

AfriChina
AfriChina
Exhibition at Copenhagen Photo Festival
May 15, 2012

I'm very pleased to announce that my story AfriChina will be exhibited in the group exhibition Personal Projects in Øksnehallen during Copenhagen Photo Festival 2012. I am also part of Personal Projects' large scale exhibition at Kongens Nytorv in Copenhgen, which is up already. Meanwhile, I'm still in the process of updating the website, stay tuned as the sections are updated. Today I've added two stories to the story section, AfriChina and Grandmothers.

AfriChina
AfriChina
My website is being rebuilt
November 30, 2011

I'm currently updating my website with new stories and tear sheets. Subscribe to RSS to receive news when I'm done or check back regularly...

Tearsheet section updated
April 03, 2011

I've updated the tearsheet section with a story about Chinese influence in Zambia. The story was printed in the Norwegian magazine Aftenposten Innsikt.

Tear sheets
Tear sheets
First prize in Danish Press Photography of the Year
March 08, 2011

I've received first prize in the category Daily Life in the Danish Press Photography of the Year competition. I won the prize for the cover picture of my book about poverty in Denmark.

New book
November 08, 2010

My book "Overset" - which means overlooked in Danish - is now published. The book is made together with journalist Tine Johansen for Ekstra Bladets Forlag and Dansk Folkehjælp. Click here to order the book (in Danish). In the book Tine and I document the lives of three families living below the poverty line in Denmark.

New story online
June 21, 2010

I've put a story about the 24 hour endurance race in Le Mans on the website. Click here or go to the stories section to see the pictures.

2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism
June 21, 2010

My story A Star in the Sky was exhibited at the 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism. It received the audience award as well as honorable mention in the FreeLens Award for Young Photojournalism.

Awards in Danish Picture of the Year and the PGB Photo Award
March 08, 2010

My story A Star in the Sky has won first prize in Danish Picture of the Year in the category Reportage Denmark.

One of the pictures from the series also won the prize for best picture of the year. The same picture won first prize in the PGB Photo Award in the category Feature Picture of the Year.

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
World Understanding Award in POYi
March 02, 2010

My story A Star in the Sky has won World Understanding Award, one of the premiere categories in Picture of the Year international.

Honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year 2009
December 17, 2009

I've received honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year 2009 for my story A Star in the Sky. Click here, scroll down and click my name to see the images.

Award at Festival du Scoop
December 01, 2009

 My story A Star in the Sky has been awarded the jury's special prize at the 24th Festival du Scoop international journalism festival in Angers, France.

Exhibition at Festival du Scoop
November 15, 2009

My story A Star in the Sky will be exhibited at the 24th Festival du Scoop international journalism festival in Angers, France. The festival runs from November 16th until November 28th 2009.

Noorderlicht Photofestival 2009 exhibition
September 22, 2009

One of my pictures is currently exhibited at Noorderlicht Photofestival 2009 in the group exhibition The Pursuit of Happiness. The photofestival ends 4 October 2009.

A Star in the Sky full version on website
September 14, 2009

My A Star in the Sky story is now online in full 68 picture edit on this website. Check out stories section or click here to see the pictures.

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
New tearsheets
September 10, 2009

Please visit the tearsheets page to see stories in The FADER Magazine and Le Monde 2.

A Star in the Sky story screening
September 10, 2009

My story A Star in the Sky was screened during the 21st Visa Pour l'Image in Perpignan, France.

3rd prize in EISA Maestro Photo Contest 2009
August 15, 2009

 

I've won 3rd prize in this year's EISA Maestro Photo Contest for my story Black Water.

Exhibition of A Star in the Sky story
July 08, 2009

My A Star in the Sky story is exhibited in Forhallen at Politikens Hus, Rådhuspladsen 37, Copenhagen. The exhibition is open monday to friday from 8.30 am until 6 pm, saturdays from 10 am until 4 pm. Sundays closed. Last day is tuesday august 11th.

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
Talibé story published in Libération
June 16, 2009

 The Lost Children of Senegal. Story in the French newspaper Libération 15th of June 2009.

The Talibé of Dakar
The Talibé of Dakar
Black Water story prints for sale
June 15, 2009

 Black Water story prints for sale now at MediaVU.

A Star in the Sky story online at Moment Agency archive
June 11, 2009

 

My story A Star in the Sky is now online at the Moment Agency archive (first part of the story is online on this website here.)

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
First prize in the Danish EISA Maestro award
June 11, 2009


I've won first prize in the Danish EISA Maestro award for 10 pictures from my story Black Water. The pictures will compete in the international EISA Maestro award.

New York Photo Awards 2009 nominee
May 15, 2009

I've been nominated in this year's New York Photo Awards in the categories Editorial Single Image and Editorial Series.

Third prize in Best of Photojournalism 2009
March 26, 2009

 

I've won third prize in Best of Photojournalism 2009 in the category Best Published Picture Story (smaller markets) for pictures from the first part of my story A Star in the Sky.

Last chapter of A Star in the Sky story published in Ekstra Bladet
March 08, 2009

 

Today, Sunday 8th of March, the last chapter of my Fighting Cancer story is published in Ekstra Bladet. See tearsheets.

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
First prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year
March 08, 2009

 

On Friday the 6th I received first prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year in the category Reportage Denmark for pictures from the first part of my story A star in the Sky about the little girl Vibe and her fight against a brain tumour. Thank you to Vibe and her family for letting me into their lives and to Ekstra Bladet for giving me the chance to tell the story.

A Star in the Sky
A Star in the Sky
Welcome to the new website!
January 21, 2009

Finally it's ready - so welcome to my new website designed by Sofus Comer. Feel free to browse around, hope you like what you see. 

Captions will be shown when holding the cursor over the pictures. You can use arrow keys to navigate between images. Any comments can be posted in the contact section....    

:-) Thomas