My name is Kári Björn. I am an Icelandic-born photographer and I specialize in weddings, portraits, and other happy gatherings. I am based out of Fayetteville, AR but service Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas in addition to Arkansas.
Originally I was a chef. I went to culinary school in Iceland and worked in Michelin restaurants in Europe and the US. I spent most of my time off photographing the sublime landscapes of my home country until I moved to New York City in 2014 to pursue photography at Parsons School of Design in New York City. Along with and after my studies I worked as a freelance photographer and editor. My previous editorial and commercial clients include Vanity Fair, InStyle, UN Women, The French-American Foundation, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, KRANTZ + KRANTZ, Baruch College, NPR, and Inspired by Iceland. I have also exhibited my work on both sides of the Atlantic, most notably at Aperture Gallery in New York City, Eastern State Penitentiary Museum in Philadelphia, Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden, and my first solo exhibition were at I Kring 03 in Reykjavik, Iceland a few years ago.
Throughout my entire career, I have photographed a lot of weddings and events and found that I am the happiest when I capture authentic joyful moments.