You can see the completed series at our gallery.
Ragnar Axelsson was born in Iceland in 1958, and trained as a photographer. When he was 18 he became a photographer for the Icelandic newspaper Morgunblaðið. Since then he has been documenting the fate of people and nature in the north. His pictures have been published in Time Magazine, Life, Stern, Geo, Polka and Newsweek, among others. The following books have been published to date: Faces of the North (2004, new edition 2015), Last days of the Arctic (2010) and Behind the Mountains (2013). In 2001 he received a Leica Oskar Barnack Award honourable mention.
You can see his reportage at: LFI 2/2016.