John Nordstrand is a professional photographer who has been shooting surfing, fly fishing, and other sports and scenics since 1994. John has been published in over 25 books and magazines, and won contests and received awards from National Geographic, Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, The Smithsonian, The Nature Conservancy, and View Bug. He has been published in Surfer, Surfing, TransWorld Surf, The Surfer's Journal, Longboard, Water, The Surfer's Path (U.K.), NALU (Japan), Flow (Japan), TransWorld Surf Japan, Tracks (Australia), Fly Fisherman, Wild Steelhead & Salmon, Fish & Fly, The Atlantic Salmon Journal, Northwest Fly Fishing, Home Waters (Canada), California Fly Fisher, Salmon-Trout-Steelhead, American Angler, Saltwater Fly Fishing, Santa Barbara Magazine, and Adventure West.
John has been on assignments to Russia, Finland, Norway, British Columbia, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Hawaii, and his images have been used by Ocean Pacific, Lost Surfboards, SurfTech, The Orvis Company, Powell Fly Rods, Thomas & Thomas Fly Rod Company, Havianas, Optic Nerve Sunglasses, The Fly Shop, Yater Surfboards, Bridgestone, Wavehunters, and numerous other companies. He has hundreds of stock images available.
Finalist 2016 Nature Conservancy photo contest
2016 Finalist: Nature's Arches, Covers, Landscapes w/Bokeh, Uncommon Textures, Moving Subjects, Your Point of View Contests, ViewBug
2016 Bronze Medalist, Px3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Professional, Nature, Sunsets
2nd Runner Up 2015 Nature Conservancy photo contest.
2015 Editor's Pick, Smithsonian.
2015 Finalist, Landscapes and People, Man In Nature, Silhouettes in Nature, ViewBug.
2017 Editor's Favorite, National Geographic
2016 National Geographic Daily Dozen Award
2016 National Geographic Editor's Favorite