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Biography Stefan Forster

Photographer STEFAN FORSTER, born in Switzerland, spent most of his childhood outdoors. On a three-week solo hike across Iceland’s Southern Plateau at age seventeen, he crossed deep rivers and glaciers and found his passion for photography. He began pursuing his passion professionally and opened his own photography academy a few years later. Now thirty-one, the Swiss native spends half the year traveling the world. He offers twelve exclusive workshops every year in which he leads his clients to our planet’s most stunning locations.

(…) This collection is one of the finest and would be a wonderful addition to any bookshelf or coffee table

One of the most renowned nature photographers in Europe, Stefan Forster has documented the extraordinary Nordic Islands for the fantastic photos in this beautiful book. Over the course of more than 80 trips to Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Faroe Islands, he captured the epic landscapes, wildlife and beauty of these far-flung isles. (…)

– Amateur Photographer, UK

Nordic Islands seen in their ’surreal light‘

Stefan Forster has made more than 80 trips to Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Faroe Islands, capturing some of the beauty of the Nordic landscapes. The Swiss photographer has walked hundreds of kilometres and has seen a range of wildlife, including young polar foxes, musk ox families, sea eagles and puffins. (…) In his new book Nordic Islands, Forster presents 160 of his best shots. (…)

–, UK

(…) A flick through these pages feels like a windswept adventure of its own

– The Sunday Times Travel Magazine, UK

The world’s most remote and extraordinary landscapes – in pictures


Book of the month

Compiled over 14 years during more than 80 trips through Greenland, Iceland, Norway and the Faroe Islands, Nordic Islands is the latest collection from renowned photographer Stefan Forster. Throughout the book, Forster reveals the epic landscapes of these far-flung islands and their rarely-seen inhabitants, including polar foxes, sea eagles and musk oxen.

–  BOAT International, UK

 (…) absolutely beautiful (…)

– Amateur Photographer, UK

(…) fabulous (…)

– Daily Mail, UK

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