With a deep passion for photography, Eyjolfur Mar Thoroddsen (AO) studied at the renowned Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. AO graduated from the Art Institute with The Highest Honor in 2002, specializing in product advertising. In school and after graduation AO worked with the top photographers in Florida, shooting fashion, portraiture, wedding, architecture and advertisement photography. AO has worked for many magazines and newspapers such as Miami Herald, SunSentinel, Miami Salsa, Maxim magazine and many other magazines in USA and Europe. AO decided to move back to Iceland in 2010 and is currently working freelances as a advertising and fashion photographer. He also works for magazine publicist with the largest magazine publisher in Iceland.
AO passion has always been the art of photography and he has held shows in Iceland and in USA. One of his show Cristals of Ice was shown during Art Basel Miami Beach and is one of the most important art show in the United States.
AO THOR has vast production experience of over 15 years, having produced productions in Iceland and abroad and worked with production teams and directors from all over the world. Ao Thor has been working in the Icelandic field and has worked from the biggest production companies in Iceland like Pecasus, Republik and Comrade Film.
AO takes care of all Photography Guide Iceland experience crew and provides guidance in different fields by offering local guides and experts knowledge and experience.
AO has worked guiding photography tours and workshops in Iceland. Due to growing demand it has become his main occupation and is he the owner of Photography Guide Iceland. www.photographyguide.is Photography Guide in Iceland organizes and offers Tailor Made Tours and Photo Workshops service for professionals and amateurs.