Brian Rasmussen



 

Brian Rasmussen is a renowned Danish nature photographer who has travelled extensively in Asia, Africa and the Americas. In 2013 he won the Travel Award in the Nordic Nature Photo Contest, in 2015 and 2017 he was awarded the title of Danish Nature Photographer of the Year and in 2017 he was also awarded "runner up" in the category "Other animals" in the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year .  

Brian’s visual language is strongly aesthetic, yet built on solid technical skills and a deep knowledge of the natural world. 

His teaching skills are acknowledged by Nikon, who use him as a frequent course instructor, and by the many people who have signed up for his own workshops and talks.  Through more than 15 years of work at Randers Regnskov, a bio dome zoo in Denmark, he has built up an extensive knowledge of animal behavior that he uses in his photography at home and abroad.


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WHY


Senegalese environmental activist Baba Dioum famously said:

 

"In the end we will conserve only what we love,

we will love only what we understand,

and we will understand only what we are taught."

 

I cannot paint. And I cannot compose beautiful music. 

But I know how to use nature's own light as my brush when communicating the feelings

and moods that I cannot find the words for.

I use that brush to inspire people to open their eyes for the wonders of nature.

And to bring out nature’s wonderful aesthetic value. 

Something we need more of in our world. 

If I can inspire someone to feel something positive for nature,

I'm certain that nature and all its amazing creatures will have a brighter future.

A boundless curiosity, a deep passion for aesthetics, a nerdy approach to gear and plain old fun are what drive FotoMalia.dk

FotoMalia is one of Denmark’s biggest photography websites, and with new content added every week it’s audience is still growing steadily.

Brian Rasmussen is the founder of FotoMalia.dk, but today eight passionate photographers work together to give knowledge and inspiration back to other enthusiastic photographers.

FotoMalia.dk is also the hub for access to Brian Rasmussen’s workshops and lectures.

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