Ole Jorgen Liodden of Norway is a pro wildlife photographer and one of the founders of WildPhoto Travel. His experience as a photo guide and expedition leader has led him to destinations such as Svalbard (40+ times!), Antarctica, Alaska, Africa, New Zealand, the Russian Far East and the Galapagos.
Before Ole became a full-time photographer (in 2003) he obtained a masters degrees from the University of Ås (Norway) in Natural Resource Management, Resource Economics and Environmental Politics. He has also studied Wildlife Management, Ornithology and Mammalogy at the University of Alaska (UAF). Ole has always been interested in environmental conservation and resource management, and now he uses his photography as a tool to get more interest in environmental issues in the Arctic and also in marine ecosystems.
Ole J Liodden was chosen as one of the photographers for the Wild Wonders of Europe project – the world’s largest communication project regarding nature and environmental conservation in Europe. He has previously been a Canon Ambassador (2008-2010) and Nikon Ambassador (2010-2012) in Norway, and he is now one of the Nikon beta testers.