Carsten Egevang is an award-winning photographer and visual storyteller focusing much of his 25 year career on the ever-changing conditions of the Arctic region.
His ambition is to capture the remarkable adaptation of life to Greenland's harsh environment whilst documenting the dramatic changes that are taking place in the Arctic. Carsten's stunning images help us to not only appreciate the uniqueness of the indigenous culture in Greenland but also the fragile interconnectedness of all things.
As a photographer, Carsten has gained recognition through awards in several international photo competitions, published books on Greenland and completed a number of exhibitions. As a researcher, he has worked with migration, breeding biology and populations of seabirds in Greenland.
- 2014 Oasis International Photo Contest, 2nd place in the category "Mammals".
- 2014 Asferico Photocontest, "Highly commended" in the category “Man and Nature".
- 2014 Memorial Maria Lusia, "Highly commended" in the category “Man in the mountain".
- 2013 Global Arctic Awards, "Gold Medal" category "Jury's Choice".
- 2012 Greenland Government, Environment and Nature Award.
- 2011 Danish association of Nature Photographers, "Photographer of the Year"
- 2011 Nordic Nature Photo Contest, "highly commended" in the category "Threatened Nordic nature”.
- 2010 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, "Highly Commended" in the category "Man and Nature".
- 2009 Wildlife Photographer of the Year, "Winner " in the category "Man and Nature".