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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

www.Farnsworth.se

Work Experience

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

Current
-Photography and copywriting for Swedish corporate, airline, consumer, news, general interest magazines and websites. Subjects: industry, engineering, business, features and corporate/editorial photography.
-Assignments worldwide. Recent clients: SKF, Benify and Wärtsilä.
-Editor-journalist-photographer-photo editor-social media expert-strategist-salesman, marketing, prime mover - Battrestadsdel.se, the leading local social media news site in the borough of Hägersten in Stockholm.
-Active contributor to global photography stock agencies.
-Photographer Svenska Kyrkan Hägersten, ad campaigns, brochures, websites, stock. Uber Eats, photography for their mobile platform

Previous
-Copywriter/editor for AGA, Electrolux, Alfa Laval, Michelin Nordic, Miljönytta
-Started in Sweden by producing text/photo features about long distance truck driving in Europe, Russia and the Baltic States for magazines and newspapers worldwide.
-Annual report, advertising, web and brochure photography Ericsson, SCA, Stiftelsen Framtidens Kultur, Svenska Kyrkan and many others.
-Dagens Industri. Daily English language summaries of Swedish business news.
-Stockholm stringer: The Daily Mail, London and Photo District News, New York.
-Appelberg Publishing Group. Project Manager for AGA customer magazine
-Photo Agencies: TT, AGE, The Image Works, DPA, iStock/Getty
-Select clients: The Local, Appelberg Publishing Agency, Spoon Publishing, Landstinget, Trelleborg, Pangea Design, Ericsson, Skanska, SCA, IBS, ABB, OTW, Newsweek, Business Week, Enjeux Les Echos, Handelshögskolan, Novoterm, Metro, Barnen och Vi, DN.
-Presidential Yacht Sequoia 1986-1989 Boatswain. On one 9-month journey around the U.S., I produced a radio documentary for the Voice of America that was sent once a week around the world.

Education

-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

Other

-Computer literacy: Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, Wordpress, Office. Good at research
-Member: Foreign Press Association, Sweden, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
-Languages: Fluency in English, Swedish and French
-Civil status: 55, single, two children
-American and Swedish nationalities
-Independent, organised, driven, fast, passionate, professional and emotional maturity

Interests

-Biking, exercise, family, friends, travel, cooking, boats, media, Internet, economics, film, technology, photography
-Work samples, articles and photographs: www.Farnsworth.se, https://www.instagram.com/alexander2323/ https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderFarnsworthPhotographer/

References available upon request