“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera...They are made with the eye, heart and head.

- Henri Cartier-Bresson,

Founder Magnum Photos. 



World Famous Photographers

Photographer and artist, Elmer Laahne.                                                 

Elmer Laahne works as a freelance stills photographer delivering images to organizations, corporations and book publishers. And works extensively with his own photo graphic

projects. By profession he is a  film cinematographer.


He has illustrated the books,"The Forgotten People - a journey through Burma's frontier" (author Carsten Jensen , publisher Press/Aschehoug Denmark, 2004), and "Heaven and earth." (Press Publishing, Oslo, 2006).


Elmer Laahne also portrayed the leading Norwegian neuro scientists for the exhibition, and the book "Mind Gap" in 2012 , for the Norwegian Technical Museum. Amongst them, the winner of The 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine, May-Britt Moser.

He has received national and international awards for his photo work. Laahne first photo exhibition was held in the Tatler building, Oslo, May to August 2004 , in conjunction with the release of the book "The Forgotten People". Laahnes latest photo exibition, "Fotografier", was held at Gallery Glayground, in the city of Tønsberg, Norway, throughout the month of September 2014. Recently the artist has opened his own photo gallery, located by the sea in Bogen, Stokke in the county of Vestfold. Open all year around, please call (+47) 40649957 for appointment.


Elmer Laahne has 27 years of experience  as a professional photographer. On behalf of national and international employers, he has traveled in large parts of the world, covering a wide range of topics, and created a large number of documentaries , features, and magazine contributions.

You can buy his Fine Art Photography images, right here on this site. Click the "Buy photo art" button on top of the page, for prices and formats. 

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