Roy Mangersnes is a trained behaviourist and professional wildlife photographer living in Sandnes, south-west Norway.
Roy is a Nikon ambassador and is considered amongst the most influential nature photographers in Norway today. He is former chairman of the two largest nature photography associations in Norway: BioFoto and Norwegian professional Nature Photographers Association. He has published several books and has won multiple international awards including BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year (UK), European Wildlife Photographer of the Year – GDT (Germany), Nature Best Awards (USA) and was awarded Arctic photographer of the year 2013 by the Global Arctic Awards (Russia). Roy works around the world and his images are widely published in magazines and books on a global scale. He is also an experienced speaker and has presented his work at several international photo festivals. In 2015 he published the book “Svalbard Exposed” with his colleague Ole Jørgen Liodden.
Besides his career as a photographer, Roy is a Photo Tour Partner to ORYX – Worldwide Photographic Expeditions. He has extensive experience as an expedition leader and photographic host, undertaking assignments around the world to destinations ranging from the Arctic to the Antarctic, while also visiting areas in Africa and the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador.
Roy Mangersnes is an ORYX Photo Tour Partner and hosts our tours to Svalbard, Lofoten, Alaska, and Antarctica Peninsula.