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Alexander Farnsworth

alexmontblanc2Alexander Farnsworth is a professional photographer specialized in industrial photography. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, he works on location for some of Sweden's largest companies and bureaus.

Alexander is a graduate of St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York. He is fluent in English, French and Swedish and is also an accomplished writer and editor.


Alexander Farnsworth's CV

newswAlexander Farnsworth
Liljeholmstorget 14
11761 Stockholm, Sweden
+46 70 748 8232


Work Experience

Freelance photographer/feature writer/copywriter/editor since move to Sweden in 1990.

- Photography and copywriting for Swedish corporate, airline, consumer, news, general interest magazines and websites. Subjects include industry, business, features and corporate/editorial photography. Assignments worldwide.
- Editor-journalist-photographer-photo editor-social media expert-strategist-salesman, marketing, prime mover - Battrestadsdel.se, the leading local social media news site and corresponding Facebook group for the borough of Hägersten in Stockholm.
- Active contributor to global photography stock agencies

-Copywriter/editor for AGA, Electrolux, Alfa Laval, Michelin Nordic, Miljönytta

-Started in Sweden by producing text/photo packages about long distance truck driving in Europe, Russia and the Baltic States that appeared in magazines and newspapers worldwide.

-Annual report photography Ericsson, SCA, Stiftelsen Framtidens Kultur and many others.

-Dagens Industri. Daily English language summaries of Swedish business news.

-Appelberg Publishing Group. Project Manager for AGA customer magazine

-Photo Agencies: TT, AGE, The Image Works, DPA, Mostphotos

-Presidential Yacht Sequoia 1986-1989 Boatswain. On one particular 9-month journey I produced a radio documentary for the Voice of America that aired once a week around the world.


The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Masters of Science in Journalism, 1990. Produced radio documentary: ’How the blind get around New York City.’

St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico. B.A. Great Books Program, 1982-1986

The Eddie Adams Workshop. 1992. Week-long photography workshop with Pulitzer Prize winner Eddie Adams and other photojournalists from National Geographic.

Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont. 1981-1982

Harvard University and George Washington University, High School Equivalency Program. 1980

Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Falls Village, Connecticut 1978-1979

Ecole Active Bilingue. Paris, France. 1970-1978


-Computer literacy: Photoshop, Wordpress, Light Room, Office. Good at research

-Member: Foreign Press Association, Sweden

-Languages: Fluency in English, Swedish and French

-Civil status: 53, single, two children

-American with permanent work permit in Sweden

-Best qualities: Independent, organised, driven, fast results, passionate


-Biking, exercise, family, friends, travel, cooking, boats, media, Internet, economics, film, technology, street photography