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Ólafur Steinar Gestsson
Photojournalist

Born 1989

BA in Urban Planning and Social Sciences, Roskilde University

BA in photojournalism, Danish School of Media and Journalism with internship at Berlingske/Scanpix

AWARDS:

2018: Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic graduate project at DMJX

2017: CPOY, Sport Action: 2nd prize

2017: CPOY, Feature: 3rd prize

2017: CPOY, Spot News: 3rd prize

2016: Danish POY, Daily life: 1st prize

2016: CPOY, General News: Award of Excellence

EXHIBITIONS:

2017: Copenhagen Photo Festival: A part of the DMJX exhibition 'Life Exposed'

2016: Mini Doc Festival, Vejle

CLIENTS:

Berlingske - Information - Jyllands-Posten - Politiken - Weekendavisen - BT - Ritzau Scanpix - CXO Magasinet - UNHCR Denmark - KVINFO - CPH Opera Festival - Fyens Stiftstidende - Nordjyske - Avisen Danmark - DR - Forvandlende Fortællinger - Fréttablaðið - Børsen - Kristeligt Dagblad - TV2