Palli Stefánsson

Páll Stefánsson

Editor and Photographer Iceland Review/Atlantica

Photographer Páll Stefánsson was born in Öxarfjarðarhreppur, North Iceland, a stone's throw from the Arctic Circle, on June 7, 1958. He studied photography in the Kingdom of Sweden from '79 to '82 and has since been working at Iceland Review magazine, now as the magazine's editor.

He has published more than 30 books and done more than 300 magazine covers. He has worked for The New York Times, Geo, UNICEF, Leica Cameras, Condé Nast Traveler, Hasselblad, VW, The Observer, UNESCO and SONY, to name just a few. He has exhibited his work in all continents except Antarctica.

Midnight Light (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Leaving Iceland.

Images (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
It’s no secret that I liked Secret Solstice.

Like Father Like Sons

All three sons of former football star Eiður Guðjohnsen, who played for FC Barcelona among other teams, are now footballers, according to Eiður’s mother, Ólöf Einarsdóttir, who was interviewed on radio station Bylgjan this morning.

H E L P (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Here in Iceland the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East seems to be too far away to move people.

Five Degrees (PS)

By Páll Stefánsson
Swearing and curse words.

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

A dear friend of mine, and very good friend of Iceland, Mary Ellen Mark, an artist known for her incredible humanist photography, passed away Monday in New York City. She was 75.

Dog Days for Reykjavík Bakery

For 85 years Björnsbakarí bakery has made the bread for Bæjarins bestu iconic Reykjavík hotdog stands. However, from September 1, the bakery Gæðabakstur/Ömmubakstur will bake the hot dog bread for Bæjarins bestu after the bakery made the company a better offer.