Fredrik Broman is a fabulous aurora photographer who spends his winters at the Aurora Safari Camp hunting for the Northern Lights to get the best possible images of the Aurora dancing over the Lulea region of Sweden.
What do you do for work? Photographer and camp owner/founder
What do you like to do for fun? All things with a bicycle involved is great fun
Where do you live? Lassbyn, Swedish Lapland lat n66
Were you born here, if not, how long have you lived here? Been in the area all my life, with some years in Kenya in-between
What do you love about the Arctic? The very contrastful seasons and the arctic light
What do the northern lights mean to you? A bonus in life at these latitudes. Gives us perspective on life
Did your family tell you stories about the northern lights when you were a child? Not much, most people where totally homeblind about that, but my mother took us out if it was a great one.
What is the most challenging thing about living in the arctic? The shift of seasons. Warm summers and cold winters
What top three things would you recommend a visitor to the artic to experience? Bee in the forest, try an icehole ploounge after sauna and take in the arctic light.
What is your favourite season? And why is that your favourite season? I really like march cause of the combination of great winter, cold snow and a lot of daylight. September for all the colours and misty evenings.
What’s your favourite local food or dish? Moose; reindeer in combination with our wild berries