Hans-Olav Forsang has through a long career established himself as one of Norway´s most respected and influential photographers. He is best known for his time as a photographer and picture editor in Norway´s largest newspaper “VG”, where he played a key role in the development of the newspaper´s photojournalistic profile.
He has also worked with advertising photography in terms of major campaigns, magazines and books organized by his own company or in collaboration with other design- and advertising agencies.
During the last years he has established his own business related to photo, film and visual communication with customers who are central in the Norwegian community and business industry.
Parallel to this, he has worked with several personal projects. Currently he is working on his biggest project so far “HUMAN TONIC” which is planned to be completed as a book and exhibition in April 2017.
Hans-Olav Forsang has previously had a number of solo exhibitions in Norway and abroad, one of them under the auspices of the UN. He has received many national and international awards for his pictures and book projects. He was also the first Scandinavian who won "The Golden Eye Trophy" organized by the World Press Photo.