Ulf Svane was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. After successfully finishing photography school in Copenhagen and assisting a handful of the best Scandinavian lifestyle photographers, Ulf struck out on his own, specializing in food, people, and travel. In recent years, Ulf has worked in a wide variety of locations, including Myanmar, Ethiopia, Croatia, the Philippines, and several US states.
The key features of Ulf’s photography are simplicity and diversity, with a focus on highlighting the contrast in materials. In all of his work, both personal and commissioned, Ulf strives to create images that are timeless and stand out from the crowd. He’s put his skills to work for publications including Food & Travel, Conde Nast Traveller, Travel + Leisure, Deco Plaza, and Financial Times.