Tell us about the location in the photos.
Havøysund is a village by the Norwegian sea in the very north of Norway. The landscape is otherworldly and whether is changing by the minute. One part of the scenery can be sunlit at the same time as dark clouds with rain covers the rest. Proportions are lost when you lock out over the sea and what first appears lika a distance of kilometers turns out to be 20 kilometers. The waters around Havøysund are some of the riches in the world.
How did you get started in photography?
When I started writing for a sport fishing magazine in Sweden, I was supposed to deliver pictures with my articles. I had to buy a camera and start learning. Almost instantly I fell heedlessly in love with the media and photography has completely changed my way of living.
Does anything in particular influence your photography style?
When it comes to photographing landscapes I always try to capture the spirit of the place more than showing exactly what it looks like. Most of these pictures are taken with a hand held camera and a 70-200mm lens. The compression of this lens is great for capturing the essens of a place I think.
What photography gear do you use?
I mainly use a Canon 5DMKIII and lenses from 17 to 200mm. For some shoots I use a good light weight tripod, but I carry it more than I use it. A water-resistant camera bag is essential when working in boots and on the rocks in Norway.
Are there any products you swear by?
Great walking shoes are the key to feeling good when working outside in hard terrain. The LCD-screen on Canon 5DMKIII is so good that you can tell right away what the potential of the picture is.
What is your dream adventure photography location?
I´ve got loads of them! Island, India, Cuba…
Name Anders Nicander
Location Jörlanda, Sweden
Featured In Issue Five - April 2014
Gear & Equipment Camera: Canon 5DMKIII Lenses: Canon lenses ranging from 17 to 200mm
Chosen By Peter Eriksson