Ketil Born is a skilled Norwegian photographer with a passion for capturing landscapes, portraits, nudes and erotica through his work. He has a long career in the field and had his first solo exhibition as early as 1988. Born lives and works in Oslo, Norway, and is also a traveling photographer who often goes out on project work.
Born is known for his ability to capture the magic of the moment and convey emotions through his images. He uses strong contrasts and compositions to create artistic and emotional portraits that stand out. He has collaborated with several renowned artists and writers, and his work has been published in several books and collections.
Exhibitions in Norway and abroad
Born has participated in exhibitions all over Norway, including at Rana Kunstforening, Galleri Krysset in Sørvåg, Festspillene i Nord Norge, Fauske Kunstforening, Sverresborg Trøndelag Folkemuseum, Trondhjems Kunstforening and Galleri Fotografia in Oslo. He has also received several awards and honors, including a prize for the best erotic photo in Cupido in 1991 and a third place in the UNESCO-supported international photo competition "The Family" in Warzava in 1995.
Born has collaborated with renowned artists and writers, including the composers Prof. Bodvar Moe, Sverre Knut Johansen and Kristine Klubben, as well as the author Laila Stien. His work has been published in several books, including "Norsk Lyst" (1995), "Fortidskunst i Nordland" (1996) and "Stemmer i Stein" (1999). Born has an impressive portfolio of photographs that have been purchased by, among others, Sør-Hålogaland diocese, Meyergården Hotell i Mo i Rana, Rana Tingrett and the Norwegian National Library. He is a recognized and respected photographer in Norway, and his work has been supported by the Norwegian Film Photographers' Fund and Rana Municipality.
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