JH Engström

4-days with
JH Engström

Thank you and welcome back <3

"Lets spend a couple of days together when we

collectively decide to be courageous enough to

show our self in our photographs

and in our edits."


JH Engström (S) is a legend in the art of personal documentary photography.


JH is internationally renowned, has published several books, made films and received countless prices and awards. 

Today he lives and works in Paris and also runs Atelier Smedsby with Margot Wallard.



JH is known for his intuitive, subjective, diary like approach, documenting his life and surroundings, intimate relations,


his own self and emotions. His images are expressive and poetic. They approach and question the tensions and dynamics we all live with.


With a free style spirit, he process and plays withthe photographic medium and format.




Apply now – there are only few seats.

Send us the following in one simple PDF:

* Your name and contact information

* Bio, statement & CV

* A short text describing your work and motivation for

the workshop with JH

* A selection of 10-15 images and send



- One week after receiving the application, we will send you notification of acceptance to the workshop

The workshop will be intimate and intense with only a small group of participants working closely with JH.



During the workshop JH will show his own projects and tell about his life, influences and processes.


We will touch the history of photography

up to now.

We will be inspired,

 guided, educated and pushed forward by assignments and feedback.



There will be group sessions, reviews and

every participant will also have

one-to-one meetings with JH looking at your individual work.



The workshop will be held in English.



To keep the time frame and fit the flow of the shooting and

 reviewing during the workshop, the workshop is prefereable digital-encouraged.


- A non-refundable deposit of 50% is to be paid within one week after confirmation of acceptance and the remaining fee is to be paid.

The price includes a common welcome breakfast the first day from 11:00...

Participants will be expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements. Please contact us if you want help or some local information.

There may be some low extra costs related to developing, scanning, printing, paper and other material depending on your choice of creative process during the workshop.

What to bring

  • Your portfolio/project images printed

  • Visual research / inspiration / ideas

  • A laptop wiyh InDesign and Photoshop and external harddisc

  • Your photo equipment , films and paper

  • Digital camera, tripod, flash/light, memory stick, card reader

    And whatever tools that apply to your creative process


02.12.2019            Final deadline for application

06.01.2020           Full payment

01.02.2020           Workshop first day –

                               common breakfast from 11:00

04.02.2020          Workshop last day

Terms & conditions

NW Gallery reserves the right to cancel the workshop due to insufficient participants or reasons beyond our control. In such a case, a full and immediate refund of the workshop fee will be issued.

NW Gallery is not responsible for reimbursement of travel, accomandation or other expenses in case the workshop is cancelled.

If a participant decides to cancel for whatever reason, this must be confirmed in a writing notification.

  • if the participant informs of cancellation more than 14 days before the workshop starts, the paid fee above deposit will be refunded, if the cancellation is less than 14 days before the workshop starts, no credits can be issued.

NW Gallery reserves the right to cancel a reservation if full payment has not been received by January 6th 2020.


 For more information and details about the workshops, please contact us:


Opening hours

By appointment