Ao has been involved in numerous productions in both Iceland and abroad. He has worked with the most notable production companies in Iceland, collaborating with directors and production teams from all over the world.
Prior to moving back to Iceland in 2010, Ao studied photography at the renowned Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. With dedication Ao graduated with The Highest Honor in 2002, specialising in product advertising. While he was still in school Ao already started working with the top photographers in Florida, shooting fashion, portraiture, wedding, architecture and advertising photography. After graduation, Ao has worked for various magazines and newspapers in the US and Europe. Ao’s passion for the art of photography has also led him to hold shows in the US and Iceland. One of them being the Crystals of Ice, which was shown during Art Basel Miami Beach. It was one of the most important art shows in the US.