Photographer • Norway
Polar bear seeking for eggs and chicks - Kongsfjorden, Svalbard
No ice in Kongsfjorden, only one iceberg. Hence no seals. The Polar Bear is forced to climb the bird cliffs for optional food. But a few eggs or chicks are nothing for a Polar Bear compared to a meal of 200 kg of nutrient rich bearded seal blubber.
Arnfinn Johansen is a semi-professional wildlife photographer based in Lillehammer, in the centre of southern Norway. He is a member of the Norwegian Nature Photographers Association (NN), an exclusive association of professional nature photographers who share a focus on nature and environmental issues, while upholding the highest ethical standards. Arnfinn’s work has been recognised in many international competitions, including Por el Planeta, European Wildlife Photographer of the Year (GDT), Asferico, Glanzlichter, Oasis, Global Arctic Awards, Nature's Best and Nordic Nature Photo Contest, among others.Through his photography, Arnfinn seeks to convey the magic of nature, communicate its many moods and reveal its stories and secrets. His images offer the viewer an intimate view of nature and a moment of reflection.
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