The school

Norwegian School of Photography is the oldest of its kind in Norway. We opened our doors in 2001, and have been educating photographers at a high national and international level ever since.

Find your creative voice

Norwegian School of Photography is run by a full-time staff of experienced photographers. We’ll support you all the way through your program, as we believe that’s the key to your development. It’s how we can motivate and push you to reach your potential.

Welcome to a creative neighbourhood

The school is located in Ilsvika in Trondheim, in a former industrial area, surrounded by a group of creative businesses. Here you’ll find advertising agencies, artists, designers, photographers, photography shops and studios, which all contribute to an inspirational and creative environment. Everything you need to flourish as an artist and as a professional.

Facilities

We provide you with everything you need to learn the art of photography.

Studio

The school has three well-equipped and flexible photo studios.

Workshop

This is where you’ll find printers, mounting equipment and a darkroom for developing black and white photography as well as negative color film.

3D Tour

Click your way around the school, room by room, in this interactive map.

Computer lab

The school is well-equipped with modern equipment for processing film and photos. You can scan high quality negatives here, and explore software such as Adobe, Blackmagic Micro Panel and DaVinci Resolve.

Equipment

Students have access to a large range of high-quality equipment.

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  • Studio flash lighting (Hensel)
  • Speed lights (Yangnuo, Canon and Nikon)
  • Battery flashes (Interfit Honey Badger)
  • Soft boxes, reflectors, grids and barn doors
  • Light meters
  • Nikon cameras (Z6, D750 and D810)
  • Nikkor optics (wide angle, tele, normal, zoom and tilt-shift)
  • Gimbal (DJI Ronin S and M)
  • Canon XA40 film cameras
  • Glide track, Easyrig and video stands for filming
  • Drone (DJI Mavic)
  • Analogue camera (large format Sinar and medium format Mamiya)
  • Developing machine for colour film
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema rig
  • Nanlite LED lights (Forza 60 and 300, Pavotubes)
  • Sound recorders (Zoom H5 and H7)