After finishing his Swedish military service as a photographer and then a year as a proffesional diver/bartender in Malaysia Axel Öberg went to NYC in 2006 where he recived the New York Times Scholarship to attend the full-time Photojournalism Program at the International Center of Photography in 2006-07.
Axel still resides in Stockholm since 2017. 



Published by:

National Geographic

New York Times


Paris Match

Wired

Quartz

CNN

Café

Dagens Nyheter

Expressen

Dagens Næringsliv


Dagens Industri


Comercial Clients:


Universal

Bridgestone

Sandvik



SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS:


2017
second prize portrait, picture of the year Sweden 
 
2016
second prize everyday life, picture of the year Sweden 
 

2014

2011


2010
 first prize PDN world in focus 

2006 

2006-07 New York Times Scholarship, International Center of Photography






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