Pål Hansen is one of London’s most published portrait photographers, shooting everyone from Nicole Kidman to Nigel Farage, Michael Fassbender to Nigella Lawson. He deals with his sitters on an individual basis and works tirelessly to expose the true character behind the (often famous) faces. Although Pål is often placed in difficult locations with a tight time frame, he prides himself on creating interesting an aesthetically beautiful images.
Recent editorial publications include GQ, Die Zeit, The Telegraph Magazine, Time, Vanity Fair, Sunday Times Magazine and Time Out. Commercial clients include M&S, Audi, Knight Frank, PETA and Selfridges.
Pål Hansen recently shot Welsh actor and bonafide heartthrob Luke Evans for Observer Food Monthly.
Pål Hansen was recently commissioned to shoot Canadian comedian Mae Martin for the Observer Magazine. Known for her brutally honest comedy tackling sexuality and frequently drug addiction, Mae also wrote and starred in the Channel 4/Netflix sitcom, ‘Fell Good’.
In collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, Pål Hansen was commissioned to shoot the campaign for Refugee Week 2020. With the arrival of COVID-19, the shoot had to be cancelled but images were still needed for a digital campaign. Pål came up with the idea to art direct the shoot remotely and each of the ambassadors shot […]