Awards in POYi and Best of Photojournalism
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
Large parts of the Yezidi population of northwestern Iraq have taken refuge in Iraqi Kurdistan. They live in camps, under bridges or in unfinished buildings, many of them in the area of Dohuk.In the beginning of August 2014 the Yezidis
To Be a Child Forever
Malene Sorensen is almost grown up, 19 years old, has moved away from home. Inside she remains a little girl. If you know the fascination of what goes on inside the head of a little child that sits banging a
Nominated in Press Photography of the Year in Denmark
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.
I’ve finally updated updated my website with new pictures! Check out the People and Places, Stories and Tear Sheets sections.
Modern Day Vikings
It is almost 1000 years ago that the Vikings roamed the earth. But they are still around. Every year they travel to Scandinavia from all over the world – from Germany, USA, France, Australia, Italy. They participate in Viking markets,
People and Places
Places I’ve been, people I’ve met.
Nominated in Danish Press Photography of the Year
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.
The Kyrgyz grandmothers struggle to make ends meet. The Kyrgyz Republic is the second poorest country in central Asia. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union the country has had severe financial troubles with many companies closing down, resulting in
Exhibition at Copenhagen Photo Festival
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,
Le Mans Motor Race
The 24 hour race at Le Mans is the most famous endurance race in the world. It is very rich in tradition. This year’s race is the 78th, and the first race was held in 1923. The overall winner, as
Overlooked – Poverty In Denmark
Denmark is one of the richest countries in the World, and also one of the most economically equal countries. But this is changing fast. From 2001 until 2007 the number of poor people in Denmark grew by 50 percent, even
United MC Amager is a small biker club located on the island Amager with a sister club in Karlskoga, Sweden. The members and sometimes their friends and relatives use the club to relax, to party, to fix their bikes. And
The Buriganga River runs through Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It is virtually dead due to pollution primarily from numerous tanneries located in the Hazaribagh area of the city. The water of the river has turned black. There is a
The Talibé of Dakar
Daaras, or Koranic schools, are a widespread phenomenon in Senegal. The pupils of the schools are called Talibé. They are taught to read and write the Koran, and many of them go begging in the streets every day to collect
Frank Skaarup is a Danish falconer. He breeds Peregrine falcons. The falcons are exclusively sold to buyers in foreign countries as Danish law does not permit sale of domestic species, including Peregrine falcons. Frank Skaarup has been fascinated by birds
Selected tear sheets of my work published in various Danish and International media, including STERN, Sunday Times Magazine, Geo France, Le Monde Magazine, Berlingske, Aftenposten Innsikt, Der Spiegel and the FADER Magazine.
A Star in the Sky
In 2007 it was diagnosed that Vibe had a brain tumour. Because of the location of the tumour it was not possible to surgically remove it, so instead Vibe received 30 radiation treatments, four chemotherapy treatments, three high dosage chemotherapy
My website is being rebuilt
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
I’ve updated the tearsheet section with a story about Chinese influence in Zambia. The story was printed in the Norwegian magazine Aftenposten Innsikt.
First prize in Danish Press Photography of the Year
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 story online
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
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
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
World Understanding Award in POYi
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Please visit the tearsheets page to see stories in The FADER Magazine and Le Monde 2.
A Star in the Sky story screening
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
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
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
TalibÃ© story published in LibÃ©ration
The Lost Children of Senegal. Story in the French newspaper Libération 15th of June 2009.
Black Water story prints for sale
Black Water story prints for sale now at MediaVU.
A Star in the Sky story online at Moment Agency archive
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.)
First prize in the Danish EISA Maestro award
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.
Winner in New York Photo Awards 2009
I’ve won first prize in the category Editorial Series and honorable mention in the category Editorial Single Image…
New York Photo Awards 2009 nominee
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
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
Today, Sunday 8th of March, the last chapter of my Fighting Cancer story is published in Ekstra Bladet. See tearsheets.
First prize in the Danish Press Photography of the Year
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
Mohammad Hashem, 39 year old pizza baker and father from Burma, was attacked on December 5th 2008 without warning by a group of young Danish men. They stabbed him and his friend Jamal Uddin repeatedly. Mohammad was killed while Jamal
The Bikers part 2
United MC consists of two sister clubs, one on Amager in Denmark, and one in Karlskoga in Sweden. Every winter and every summer there is a party in the club in Sweden, and some of the guys from the club
Before the Cyclone
In November 2007 the extremely powerful cyclone Sidr swept over Bangladesh leaving behind it a path of destruction, and killing more than 3000 people – some say even more than 10,000. Especially the southern areas of the country were severely
Welcome to the new website!
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