Heiða (born 1975) is a freelance photographer / photojournalist based in Reykjavík Iceland.
Heiða has been working as a photographer for the Icelandic media for the last 13 years 


Work:
2015 - still. freelance photographer at Stundin newspaper
2007 -2017. staff photographer at Birtingur the largest magazine publishing house in Iceland
where she shot for magazines like Vikan, Nýtt Líf, Hús og Híbýli, Gestgjafinn, Séð og Heyrt
2004-2007 staff photographer at Fréttablaðið Iceland largest newspaper
She also does work for various other magazines, newspapers and companies both in Iceland and other countries

Education:
Photojournalism in Danish school of media and journalism.
Multimedia and web design in Margmiðlunarskólinn (now Tækniskólinn)
Art in Fjölbrautarskólinn í Breiðholti college

Exhibitions:
2005 - 2017  "Photo of the year" - exhibition of The Icelandic press photographers association.
2015     "Ísó" group exhibition with FÍSL in Ísafjörður
2015      PAA  group exhibition Teplice Spa Czech Republic
2012     "Dream" - solo exhibition in Skotið, Reykjavík Museum of Photography
2013     “European Borderlines”, “Happy” group exhibition, Nordic house, Reykjavik.
2012     “European Borderlines”, “Happy” group exhibition, Festival FotoLeggendo, Rome, Ítalía.
2012     “European Borderlines”, “Happy” group exhibition, Bursa Fotofest, Bursa, Tyrkland.
2012     “European Borderlines”, “Happy” group exhibition, Festival Encontros da
              Imagem,   Braga, Portúgal.
2011     “ISSP”, "Sisters" group exhibition, Kuldiga City Museum, Lettland.

Awards from The Icelandic press photographers association:
 2017      
    Photo of the year 2016
    Photo story of the year 2016
    News photo of the year 2016
    Daily life photo of the year 2016
2016
    Photo story of the year 2015
    Daily life photo of the year 2015
2015
    Photo story of the year 2014
    Environment photo of the year 2014
2010
    Portrait photo of the year 2009

Member of :
The Icelandic press photographers association
The Icelandic Contemporary Photography Association

 

Contact:

tel. (+354)-6978663

heidah@heidah.com

 

All images © Heiða Helgadóttir