Carnivore Information-centre

New Carnivore Information-centre web site with images exclusively by Widstrand and Elander now released. The Swedish centre for information and communication about the country´s large carnivores, called ”The Big 5 Carnivore Centre” which is right now being built in Järvsö, Hälsingland, launched its completely remade and very much expanded web site on November 24. All images on the site are by either Staffan Widstrand or Magnus Elander. Making it the by far most comprehensive collection of carnivore photographs in Sweden. Widstrand was also the main text writer and Editor-in Chief of the site. The project ”The Big 5” was first started in 1998 by Staffan Widstrand, Magnus Elander and Johan Lewenhaupt, and later purchased over by the emerging carnivore centre. Both Widstrand and Elander have since been involved as consultants in the creation ”The Big 5 Carnivore Centre”, which will open it´s large and beautiful visitors centre in June 2005. Web designers were Linus Elander and Per Jonsson of Perlin Systems, that have also designed Widstrands own site. Web editor is Leif Silversund. The site is scheduled to later be translated into English.

Publishing Prize in Sweden

Nature travel web site portal illustrated exclusively by Widstrands images wins the Publishing Prize in Sweden 2004. The nature travel web site of  Naturens Bästa/Natures´ Best, Sweden´s ground-breaking ecotourism quality labelling system, won the prestigious Publishing Prize in Sweden 2004 on November 18. All the editorial images on the site are by Staffan Widstrand, and their quality was one of the important factors that the jury motivated their choice with. Widstrand was also involved in some of the copywriting, which was mainly done by Kicki Lind. Project leader was Per Jiborn and web designers were Linus Elander and Per Jonsson of Perlin Systems. The site will be launched in English in January 2005 under the address

Swedish Publishing Prize