About

Henrik Kastenskov

Denmark
Henrik Kastenskov had his first experience with “Flash journalism” back in 2004 while interning at JyllandsPosten in Denmark. 

After a stint as staff photographer, Kastenskov co-founded Bombay Flying Club in 2008, which focuses on experimenting with the visual and narrative language of the web. In doing so, he has produced his own projects and stories from Afghanistan, Kosovo, South Sudan, The Maldives, Northern Ireland and the greater part of Latin America. Thee projects focus on the impact of conflict and climate on the civic population.

He has been awarded several times in the Danish POY, POYi and Best of Photojournalism, both as photographer and producer. Today, Kastenskov’s focus remains on the development of an engaging narrative language, while teaching workshops and masterclasses in the art of online storytelling all over the world. 

Kastenskov holds a BA in photojournalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism – a school where he’s been teaching web documentary for the past ten years as well as a master in commercial photography from Media College Denmark.

Kastenskov has was a member of the 2016 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest,  as well as the Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Lithuanian POY contests.
Henrik  Kastenskov

Photo credit: 
Henrik Kastenskov by © Poul Madsen/BFC