Henrik Brunnsgård was born in 1972 in Reftele, Sweden. He graduated from The Nordic School of Photography, Biskops-Arnö, in 2005. Brunnsgård works as a freelance for numerous magazines, while continuing work on personal projects in Sweden and abroad. He has received a number of national and international awards, including five Swedish Press Photo of the Year awards, and two awards from POYi. He is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.