Biography

Serkan Günes (b. 1980, Istanbul) lives in Swedish Lapland. He started photography at the age of 22. Through his camera, he discovered the Swedish nature and the Nordic light. Serkan captures the variety in intimate as well as grand landscape. His keen sense for light has become Serkan's trademark.

Serkan Günes has published three books. Beside working full time with Fine Art Landscape Photography, Serkan is highly appreciated keynote speaker and workshop leader. Visit shop.serkangunes.com to purchase Serkan's fine art prints and books.

Stipends & Awards

2020

Working grant by The Swedish Arts Grants Committee

Stipend for artistic development by County Council of Norrbotten

2017

Stipend for the The Land of Eight Seasons by The Swedish Authors’ Fund

 

2015
Stipend by Olofström Municipality and Harry Martinson Society

2011
Abisko Stipend by Prince Carl Gustaf Foundation
Stipend for the book Stockholm by The Swedish Authors’ Fund

2010
Elected Nature Photographer of the Year 2009 by Swedish EPA

2006
Winner of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Eric Hosking Award

Exhibitions

2022

"Within" Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2021

"Within" Galleri Y, Sunderbyn, Sweden

2020

"Tre konstnärer" Group exhibition at Kiruna Art Gallery, Kiruna, Sweden

"Från Natur" Group exhibition at Gallery Foajén, ArtNorth, Luleå, Sweden

2019

"The Land of Eight Seasons" at Gällivare Museum, Sweden

"The light of Lapland" at Fujikina 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

2017

"The Land of Eight Seasons" at Naturum Laponia Visitor Center, Swedish Lapland

2016
"The Land of Eight Seasons" at Stockholm Photo Fair, Sweden

"The Land of Eight Seasons" at Photokina Photo Fair, Germany

"Mitt Tyresta" in Tyresta National Park Information Centre, Sweden

2015
"Årstider" at Wilderness Fair in Stockholm, Sweden

2014
Stockholm Outdoor Festival, Sweden
"Vildmark" Wilderness Fair in Stockholm, Sweden


2013
Group exhibition at Waldemarsudde in Stockholm, Sweden

2012

Exhibition with The Church of Sweden, at Bollmoradalens kyrka in Tyresö​, Sweden

2011
“Jakten på ljuset” at Natural History Museum in Stockholm, Sweden

2008
"Nordiskt ljus" at Wilderness Fair in Stockholm, Sweden

"Mitt Afrika" at Stockholm Photo Fair, Sweden

 

2006

Wildlife Photographer of the Year at Natural History Museum in London, England