Anna Tärnhuvud, born 1986, is a swedish photographer, journalist and filmmaker - currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. She has a degree in photojournalism from the Nordic School of Photography at Biskops Arnö. In her work she is mainly focusing on news, portraits and documentary stories. She also works a lot with video and long term projects.

In 2014, 2017 and 2018 she was awarded in the Swedish Picture of the Year contest. 2015 and 2016 she got nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo.

Selected clients
Aftonbladet, Tidningen Vi, VG, Rolling Stone Magazine, Göteborgsposten, Spoon publishing, Bildbyrån, The Wall Street Journal, Svenska Dagbladet, The Globe and Mail, BILD Germany, OTW, Riksteatern, Tidningen Dagen, AP, Aalto magazine, Barometern, Blekinge Läns Tidning, Hallands Nyheter. 

Awards and nominations
1st prize in Picture of the year Sweden, News story, 2021
Arbetets museums Dokumentärfotopris 2020, Scholarship in documentary photography by Arbetets museum

1st prize Picture of the year, Sweden 2018 
1st prize in Picture of the year, News single, Sweden 2018
3rd prize in Picture of the year, category Documentary storie, Sweden 2018
Nominated for Wendela Prize together with reporter Peter Kadhammar, 2018
2nd prize Multimedia in Picture of the year, Sweden 2017

1st prize Meg Awards, Best norm-breaking story, "Mitt id" togheter with reporter Frida Söderlund, 2017 
KW Gullers stipendium, scholarship in documentary photography by Nordiska museet, 2016
Nominated to Joop Swart masterclass, in World press photo, 2015 and 2016
1st prize in Picture of the year, category Documentary storie, Sweden 2014
1st prize in Picture of the year, category Feature, Sweden 2014
Rookie of the year, Picture of the year, Sweden 2014
Karlskrona Art Scholarship, 2013

2011–2014 Photojournalism, Nordens Fotoskola, Biskops-Arnö
2009 Journalism, Poppius Journalist School, Göteborg
2007-2011 Degree in Social studies, University of Social Studies, Göteborg

Exhibiton at Blekinge Museum the summer of 2020 in Karlskrona.
Women - Luleå, Sweden 2017
Välfärdssamhället, Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm
Välfärdssamhället, Uppsala fotofestival

Contact me for assignments

Phone: +46 702 98 60 69

All images © Anna Tärnhuvud