PUBLISHED 16.10.2014


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Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson has long been renowned for his landscape photography

Sigurgeir Sigurjonsson was born in Reykjavík in 1948. After studying photography in Iceland from 1965 to 1969, he pursued furhter education at the Christer Strömholm School of Photgrapy in Stochom in 1970-1971 and studied privatly in San Diego, California, in 1980-81.

After returning to Reykjavik, he worked as an asvertising photographer for 20 years.

Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson has published numerous books. His first Svip-myndir, came out in 1982 and in 1985 Horses and then his first collection of landscape photography, Landscapes, in 1992. These were followed by some of the most popular photo books about Iceland and Icelanders ever published: Iceland-the Warm Country of the North (1994) Amazing Iceland (1998), Lost in Iceland (2002) , Found in Iceland (2006), Made in Iceland (2007), Icelandic Horses (2008) Little big book about Iceland (2010) Lost in Argentina (2011) that was published by Lariviére in Argentina, Earthward, Aerial photos (2011) and Iceland Small world (2012)

Together with Unnur Jökulsdóttir, Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson worked on the book Icelanders, which was published in 2004.


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