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Jonas Bendiksen
Norwegian, b. 1977 (Member)
Learn how to work with commercial clients

Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography are proud to announce the next Professional Practice workshop in our series “Commercial Projects - How to approach and retain commercial clients”.

Sat 28 & Sun 19 April 2018

Learn how to define a personal vision for your commercial work, create a portfolio, improve your creative pitch, build your Read full story
Featured Essays
Sep 10, 2019
In Norway, the ski jump is considered a national treasure with the tradition dating back to 1892. Although considered a young persons sport, plenty of the Veterans Ski Jump Association’s members are in their 70s and 80s and continue to compete.
Jonas Bendiksen photographed some of these elder athletes during the Norwegian championship for veteran ski jumpers in Tolga.

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Nov 14, 2017
How do Magnum Photographers work in the
world of corporate advertising?

Join Magnum photographers Thomas Dworzak, Newsha Tavakolian and Jonas Bendiksen, along with Dominik Wichmann from advertising agency Looping.Group, in a discussion about how visual story telling influences their work in corporate communication and advertising.

Thomas Dworzak
Thomas Dworzak is from Kötzting, Germany, but grew... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
“Surely I am coming back soon.”

The New Testament’s penultimate verse prophesying Jesus Christ’s imminent return remains one of history’s defining sentences. Christians have waited two thousand years for the second coming of Jesus Christ, when he will bring about the End Times, judge mankind and correct our hopelessly flawed existence. If he came, what would Jesus say about our contemporary world,... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 4, 2017
Very much a man’s world during the first thirty years of its existence, NASA began regularly recruiting female personnel during the 1980s. Though the first who took on technical roles at Kennedy Space Center had to face challenges (one recalls being mistaken for a secretary), the environment has completely changed, with women working in many fields, often as team leaders.
Kathy Leuders, program manager... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 2, 2016
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"All around the world, I’ve had problems explaining my home country of Norway to people. Even if they imagine they know where this small nation is on the map–somewhere near the North Pole, many say–it is often difficult to find well-known Norwegian exports people can relate to. Nobel Peace prizes, fjords, oil exports,... More...