Björn Persson

Bio

Björn Persson is a wildlife/conservation photographer living in Tyresö, Sweden. For several years he has traveled around Africa in search of adventure and spectacular images. His love for this continent beautiful animals and people is reflected in his pictures.

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QUEEN OF AFRICA

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE ROCK

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

KING’S CURT

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

HOME

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

CIRCLE OF LIFE

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

MASTER OF THE PLAINS

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

BATTLE OF THE STRIPES

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE THRONE

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

SOUL OF LEOPARD

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

KILIMANJARO

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

TOGETHER

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE ROAD

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

HERE AND FOREVER

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE REST

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

IN THE HERD

100×140 cm, 80×120 cm, 70×100 cm

THE KING

100×140 cm, 80×120 cm, 70×100 cm

FATHER AND SON

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

EXODUS

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE EMPEROR

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

HIGH LIFE

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

LIONESS

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE LAST

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

SHAPE OF AFRICA

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

RAYS OF LIGHT

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

LEOPARD

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE QUEEN

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

FADING AWAY

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

FIRST LIGHT

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

AFRICA

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

CLOSE ENCOUNTER

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

SPOTS

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

LAND OF GIANTS

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

RAIN

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

FAMILY

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

HEAVEN

140×100 cm, 120x80cm, 100×70 cm

GORILLA

140×100 cm, 120×80 cm, 100×70 cm

THE STORM

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

DARKNESS

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

THE ROAD

120×80 cm, 100×70 cm, 70×50 cm

Curriculum

Björn Persson is a wildlife/conservation photographer living in Tyresö, Sweden. For several years he has traveled around Africa in search of adventure and spectacular images. His love for this continent beautiful animals and people is reflected in his pictures.

Several of them have been published in National Geographic amongst others. In 2015 he was nominated for The Wildlife Photographer of the Year by BBC and British Natural History Museum. In 2016 he won second prize at the Sony World Photography Awards. This year his work was published in a photo book including Africa Geographic’s best pictures. He also writes articles for various wildlife magazines.

Besides photography Björn Persson has great commitment to the endangered species situation. His passion and care for Africa’s wildlife has always been strong, but started for real when he trained in wildlife management and worked with anti-poaching in South Africa. It was then when he discovered in which critical condition the African wildlife is in.

In an effort to contribute to a change Bjorn decided to start using his images as a weapon against poaching. Nowadays, a part of the profit of his sold work supports various wildlife organizations and projects in Africa.

What distinguishes Bjorn images is their beautiful and almost poetic expression. The world does not change by more pictures of cut-off rhino horns, he thinks. Through his photos, he wants to pay tribute to these beautiful creatures in their magnificent surroundings, and thus spread the desire and commitment of their threatened situation.

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