Niclas Hammarstrom

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Birthday
20, 1969
Birthplace
Sweden
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1969 (age 50)
Birthplace
Sweden

About

Photographer who is known for specializing in photojournalism throughout Sweden, the US, Canada, and South America. He is known for having covered a range of different cultural and historical events including the siege in Waco and the World Trade Center bombing. 

Before Fame

His professional photo career began in 1993 working for the Swedish daily Aftonbladet. After covering several world events and Olympic events, he left photography in 2002 to help in his family business of selling and manufacturing handicap aid tools. In 2010, he sold the company and began working as a freelance photographer again. 

Trivia

He has won several awards for his photography including first place at the News Picture Sweden event for Picture of the Year. He also won the National Press Photographers Association award for non-traditional photojournalism publishing. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Sweden. 

Associated With

He has photographed numerous fights of Mike Tyson in Las Vegas.