Nels Akerlund

Nels Akerlund

We first got to know Nels through his American People Project which uses Bokeh extensively. You can learn more about it through our March newsletter.

Nels Akerlund Photography offers architectural, commercial, editorial and wedding photography to a diverse global clientele. Their years of experience have given them the privilege to work with the National Geographic Society and the New York Times. Their photography is described as “gorgeous and thoughtful” by the San Francisco Chronicle, and has been published in nine books and in publications worldwide. They have worked on assignments in each of the fifty states, and in twenty countries across four continents.

Founder Nels Akerlund started his career as an intern for a Washington, D.C. photographer working at the White House during the Reagan administration in 1985. Since then, Nels has photographed world leaders, rock legends, politicians, and icons of this generation including the Dalai Lama and Barack Obama. Now at age 38, Nels has been shooting for over two decades.

The Nels Akerlund Photography blog is definitely worth following.

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