Morten Svenningsen - photographer

Morten Svenningsen was born in Denmark in 1974. After working a few years as an engineer he graduated from Copenhagen Media School in 2004 and has been working as a freelance photojournalist since then. He won the title as Danish travel photographer of the year in 2005 and his writing and photography work has appeared in several magazines and publications around the world.

His main interest is in the socio-political field, primarily focusing on inequality and the transcendence of human suffering. Morten is represented by the stock photo agency Alamy and he is a board member in the International Photojournalists Network. He has been based in Kathmandu since 2005.