I am 39 years old photographer based in Reykjavík Iceland.
Have been taking photos as a hobby since I was 18 years old.
Been working as a photographer full time since 2004.


Work:
2004-2007 staff photographer at Fréttablaðið Iceland largest newspaper
2007 - until now. I work as a staff photographer at Birtingur the largest magazine publishing house in Iceland
where I shoot for magazines like Vikan, Nýtt Líf, Hús og Híbýli, Gestgjafinn, Séð og Heyrt
Have also done 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

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

Exhibitions:
2012 "Dream" - solo exhibition in Skotið, Reykjavík Museum of Photography
2012-2013 "Europian borderlines" - group exhibition exhibitied in Iceland, Turkey, Portugal and Italy
2005-2015 "Photo of the year" - exhibition of The Icelandic press photographers association

 

Contact:

tel. (+354)-6978663

heidahelgad@gmail.com

 

All images © Heiða Helgadóttir