Bio | Mikael Helsing


Swedish photographer with professional experience in outdoor photography.

Swedish that lives and works in Madrid, Spain, since 1990. Photographer which working-field contains themes as sports, outdoor-activities, motorcycle and cars. His clients are both national and International and incudes publishing houses, web’s, brands, advertising agencys, different organizations and institutions.


Magazines, newspapers and web’s in the Sport and Outdoor field as Oxigeno, Trail Run, Sport Life, Bike a Fondo Ciclismo a Fondo, Desnivel, Grandes Espacios, Wallride and Marca in Spain. International clients like magazines as Åka Skidor and Ute Magasinet in Sweden, Pyrenees Magazine in France, Outdoor-Magazine and Mountanbike-Magazine in Germany, Powder and Bike in the USA.

Other fields are the motorcycle and car magazines. The German/Spanish publishing house Motorpress Iberica S.A. has been his client for more than 25 years with colaborations in magazines like Autopista, Coche Actual, Autovía, Automóvil, Motor Clásico, Motociclismo, Moto Verde and La Moto in Spain and his images has been published in more than 20 different magazines in Europe, the United States, Australia and Japan.

Productions for brochures and adverticing for sport brands as Descente, Salomon, Bollé, Helly Hansen, DNA, Red Bull, Buff, Head and Elan. Tourism Offices from different regions in Spain as, Asturias, Cataluña, Valle de Aran, Cabildo de Canarias and Tourism Offices from countries as Spain, Sweden, Norway, Costa Rica and Tailand. Among his clients are also ski stations as Baqueira-Beret and Candanchu.

Product presentations of brands as International car and motorcycle-tests for several publishing houses or sport-events as training-camps or championships in Mountainbike, Trail-running, Cyclocross, MX, Moto GP, WC alpine skiing and the colaboration with the Spanish Paralimpic Comitée that started 2006 at the Paralympic Games in Turin 2006, following in Peking 2008, Vancouver 2010, London 2012, and since 2014 also organizing, togheter with the Comitee, the images support for news-agencies from the Paralympic Games at Sochi 2014, continued in Rio de Janeiro 2018 and South Korea in 2018.


 The colaboration with The Spanish Paralymic Comitee and the Spanish Blinds Organization, La ONCE, ended up with edtition of several books as “Nos quitamos el sombrero” and “Juntos lo hicimos posible”. “Uno Más”, “Capaces Paralimpicos” and “Un Sueño Cumplido” by the editorial house Servimedia. Other books are “Paisaje escrito. Sierra de Guadarrama” by Montnature and “Rutas por España con SEAT históricos” a colaboration with the Spanish car brand SEAT.


To mention his continuos colaborations with news agencies like Servimedia, EFE, Marca, AS, La LIGA at many social events and sportcompetitions.

Give classes and photographic workshops during years in Spain like Madrid, Asturias and Tenerife.

Winner of the Paralymic media Award at the Paralympic Winter Games in Turin 2006 in the category “Photography”.

Part of the jury in the International Photo Contest Red Bull Illume in 2010.