BIOGRAFI FRODE UELAND
Frode Ueland (7/11/1976) was born in Stavanger, Norway. Mr. Ueland and his wife Sara have three children. Mr. Ueland grew up in Vigrestad, which is a small town in south-western Norway. He now lives in Bryne.
Mr. Ueland was first trained as a car mechanic and worked as a mechanic until 1998. He then pursued certification as a crane operator working both onshore and offshore for a few years. It was during these years of traveling to job sites across Scandinavia that he initially developed a passion and skill for photography.
Mr. Ueland started working for the Norwegian government's aviation services company (AVINOR) in 2006. He currently works as a firefighter and crew-chief at Stavanger-Sola airport.
Working rotation shifts allowed him the opportunity to start his own company as a photographer.
Mr. Ueland joined the local photo club and was inspired and encouraged to enter photo competitions as well as exhibits where he received constructive feedback on his work. In 2014 he began entering photos in international competitions. His success further fueled his passion for photography.
2015 - 2nd Place in Photography Class, FACE AWARDS 2015, The Global Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
2016 – 1st Place KANN Award, London UK
2017 - Nominated in Norwegian Championship of Photography
2018 - Big Apple Film Festival New York USA
2019 – Showcased in several exebitions in Europe like Berlin-Amsterdam-Greece and participates in several competitions in USA
2019 – AOF Megafest /Hollywood dreams festival Las Vegas USA -1ST PLACE Best still photos series
2019 WNY Film, Art and Music Event Best Body of Work- New York