Petter Hegre

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Petter Hegre
BornPetter Hegre
(1969-09-08) 8 September 1969 (age 45)
Stavanger, Norway
Website
www.hegre-art.com
 
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Petter Hegre
BornPetter Hegre
(1969-09-08) 8 September 1969 (age 45)
Stavanger, Norway
Website
www.hegre-art.com

Petter Hegre (born 8 September 1969 in Stavanger, Norway) is a Norwegian photographer, known for his nude photography of women.[1]

Biography[edit]

Hegre studied at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara and worked in New York with Richard Avedon before returning to Europe.[2] He went on to publish six books and have his work exhibited internationally. After living in Algarve, Portugal, as of 2013, Hegre is based in Barcelona.

Photography[edit]

The widest exposure of Hegre's works has been with his website Hegre-Archives launched in 2002. The name of the website was changed to Hegre-Art by December 2005.

On 5 August 2004, Hegre launched 'The New Nude' which was published by Global Media Publishing.

Awards[edit]

2001 - Photographer of the Year 2001 award at the 8th annual Erotic Prizes.

Books[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Hegre is married to the Ukrainian model Luba Shumeyko (b. 1982) with whom he has 1 son. He also has two daughters from a previous marriage. He was earlier married to Icelandic model Svanborg Þórisdóttir (b. 1977).

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