Frank af Petersens

phone +46708768781

Photos of FaP by Felix Oppenheim, Michael Tjelder, James Hone




Documentary and fine art photographer, represented in private and corporate art collections in the United States, Sweden, Great Britain, Switzerland, Russia, Norway, Spain, Italy, Kenya and China.


Extensive travels in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Lived in Somalia (3 years), Afghanistan (3 years), Yemen and Libya (extended periods over 6 years), as well as in France (5 years). Currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Works as a volunteer photographer to help stop elephant and rhino poaching in Africa, and regularly donates photos to fundraising events and conservation organisations, including Wildlife Conservation Network, Save The Elephants, Elephant Crisis Fund, Tsavo Trust, Save The Rhino, International Anti Poaching Foundation, The Thin Green Line Foundation, African Parks and The Perfect World Foundation.


For more information on upcoming exhibitions and limited edition prints available for purchase, please contact




Rialto, Palma de Mallorca

Skaj, Stockholm

Köln, Germany

Rialto, Palma de Mallorca

ArtExpo New York

Rialto, Palma de Mallorca

Skajs Konst- & Antikhandel, Stockholm

Ovesholms Slott, Kristianstad, Sweden

Gallery 169, Los Angeles

Nextport, Stockholm

Skajs Konst- & Antikhandel, Stockholm

Galleri Arkiv 8, Göteborg

Save The Rhino Fundraising Gala, Göteborg

Galleri Arkiv 8, Båstad, Sweden

Fotografiens Hus, Oslo

Ekerum Konsthall, Öland, Sweden

Elephant Crisis Fund Gala, Los Angeles

ArtPhotoCollection, Göteborg

Bokmässan, Göteborg

Slussen, Orust, Sweden

Jord, Lysekil, Sweden

Galleri Äpplet Macforum, Göteborg

AAF, Milano

Liljevalchs Vårsalong, Stockholm

Galleri Eklund, Stockholm

City Art Link, Linköping, Sweden

Carnegie, Stockholm

KonstnärsBaren, Stockholm

Höganäs Museum och Konsthall, Sweden

Widforss, Stockholm

Frennegalleriet, Torekov, Sweden

Fållnäs Konsthall, Sorunda, Sweden

Galleri Ljusdesign, Stockholm

Boklunden, Stockholm

Scandinavian Photo, Stockholm





Volunteer photographer for Save The Elephants, Wildlife Conservation Network, Elephant Crisis Fund and African Parks. Donated images for internet sites, print publications and fundraising campaigns



Donated images for websites, social media, annual reports and fundraising presentations to Save The Elephants, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Lewa, Northern Rangelands Trust, Wildlife Conservation Network, The Thin Green Line Foundation, Elephant Crisis Fund, Ivory Black Foundation, Wildlife Action Group Malawi and African Parks.




Volunteer photographer for Tsavo Trust and Save The Elephants. Donated images for websites, fundraising presentations and social media.


Donated images to Save The Rhino International for websites and printed materials.


Volunteer photographer for Ol Pejeta and Lewa conservancies in northern Kenya. Donated images for marketing, media contacts, and fundraising.




Volunteer photographer for Save The Elephants in Samburu, northern Kenya. Created a new image bank for marketing, media contacts, fund-raising and research.


Donated images to Thin Green Line Foundation for PR and fundraising use. TGLF supports wildlife rangers working in national parks and private conservancies with training and equipment, and provides financial assistance to the families of rangers killed in the line of duty.


Donated images and a framed limited edition print to the Save The Rhino conference and fund-raising gala in Sweden, hosted by A Perfect World Foundation.


Selected by a jury to exhibit images at a fundraising event held in Los Angeles to benefit The Elephant Crisis Fund. The event was hosted by Erica Beeney & Rupert Wyatt, and co-hosted by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Mark Wahlberg, Save The Elephants and Wildlife Conservation Network. The event raised over $ 2 million.




Worked with the International Anti-Poaching Foundation in Zimbabwe to document their work with anti-poaching training for game scouts and rangers from many different countries. IAPF currently manages a team of rangers in a private game reserve in the middle of a poaching ’hot-zone’ in Zimbabwe, protecting a group of breeding black rhinos.




Volunteer photographer for Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya. Created a new image bank for marketing, media contacts, fund-raising and research. Ol Pejeta is a non-profit wildlife conservancy that supports endangered species (e.g. white and black rhinos) and contributes to community outreach programmes in health care and education.




Campaign in support of Social Initiative, a not-for-profit organisation channelling donations from individuals and corporations to selected projects focused on vulnerable children and young adults in Uganda, India and Latvia.


Fund-raising auction for the benefit of Stockholms Stadsmission, in support of the homeless and disadvantaged in Stockholm.





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