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Bjorn Thomassen

Bjorn is an accomplished photographer, leading trainer and photographic judge. He has won a multitude of prestigious awards and holds a Fellowship in Illustrative Photography as well as a QEP through the Federation of European Professional Photographers.  His photographic life is a composite of approximately 40% social and commercial photography and 60% photographic training.

Bjorn’s work has been showcased quite extensively in numerous publications, journals and books. He is a regular contributor/writer to DSLR Photography magazine….currently jostling for the UK’s top spot among approximately twenty two titles. Most recently he was one of the four experts in the mag-book ‘Portraits.’ 
He also co-authored a successful book with Daniel Lezano, A Hundred Ways to Take Better Portrait Photographs. 

Bjorn travels extensively throughout the UK and Europe running courses and attending seminars as a speaker. He was also the speaker of choice to provide training at the most prestigious studio in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as well as photograph members of the Saudi royal family.   

Bjorn is extremely passionate about a diversity of photographic genres. If he had to choose just one it would be People Photography.

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Equipment List

Canon 5DMark 2
70mm~200mm L2.8 Lens
Manfrotto 055XPROB
Manfrotto 488RC0 Head 
Manfrotto 055CL
Manfrotto 128RC Video Head