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Ragnar B. Varga is an accomplished Norwegian (Hungarian-born) fine art photographer best known for his black and white street photographs and minimalist landscapes.
He spent several years discovering the world, living in London, Hungary, Spain and even sailing around the globe as a cruise ship photographer before returning to Norway. The energy and character of all these places have profoundly influenced his art.
Varga has a clear vision for his work and a common voice that he uses in his approach. His photographs share an engaged sense of interactions between people and their environments. The images have a wonderful amount of personality, the structures of his scenes energize the eye and capture something that would easily go missed or overlooked. His passion for photography provides an incredible amount of human connection, and it’s clear that he cares deeply about the images that he is making. Describing his work, he says: “My work is a profound contemplation of the world around us. It slows down time and captures a moment of stillness in a chaotic world.”
Ragnar B. currently lives in Bergen, Norway.


Awards

2018
Honorable Mention & 3 Nominees, Black And White Spider Awards
4 Honorable Mentions, IPA 2018 International Photography Awards
2 Honorable Mentions, IPA International Photography Awards, One-Shot
2nd Place Winner, IPOTY International Photographer of the Year Photography Awards   
2 Honorable Mentions, IPOTY International Photographer of the Year Photography Awards
3 Honorable Mentions, Monochrome Photography Awards
Nominee, Fine Art Photography Awards  

2017
Honorable Mention & 2 Nominees, Black And White Spider Awards
Nominee/Highly commended, La Grande Photo Awards
Nominee, Fine Art Photography Awards

2016
Bronze Award, The EPSON International Pano Awards
Semi finalist, Siena International Photo Awards

2014
3 International Bronze Awards, The International Loupe Awards

2013
2 International Bronze Awards, The International Loupe Awards

2012
International Bronze Award, The International Loupe Awards

2011
International Bronze Award, The International Loupe Awards
3 SWPP Merit Awards

2010
International Silver Award, The International Aperture Awards
International Bronze Award, The International Aperture Awards
International Bronze Award, The Canon Creative Asia Photography Awards
2 Honorable Mention, Landskonkurransen NFF

2009
International Bronze Award, The International Aperture Awards
2 Honorable Mention, Landskonkurransen NFF

2008
2 Honorable Mention, Landskonkurransen NFF


Exhibitions

2017,  30 Jun - 1 Aug
Art & Photography Exhibition- ArteAlte - Altea - Spain

2016, 1 Oct - 2017, 1 Mar
Photography Exhibition - Gallery Varga - Altea - Spain

2016, 4 Mar - 30 Mar
“My quiet town” Solo Exhibition - ArteAlte - Altea - Spain


Publications

2018,  Issue #39
Photographize Magazine- New York - USA
https://www.photographize.co/articles/ragnarvarga/