Tord Litleskare is a Norwegian photographer specializing in music photography and portraits.

Since 2014 Tord Litleskare has been a member of the international photo agency Gonzales Photo, and his work for the agency has been published in several international music and news outlets like Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Forbes, New York Post, Time Magazine, CNN, Billboard, Variety, Independent, Vulture, Daily Mail, CBS, Stern and Marca.

The long list of artists photographed by Tord Litleskare includes Ed Sheeran, Leonard Cohen, Rihanna, Kiss, Frank Ocean, Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Sigrid, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Metallica, Run The Jewels, Lana Del Rey, The Libertines, Kamasi Washington, Morrissey, Radiohead, Harry Styles, Mariah Carey, Brian Wilson, Janelle Monáe, Demi Lovato, Solange, John Legend, Father John Misty, Conor Oberst, Kanye West, Nick Cave, Grimes, Black Sabbath, Sigur Rós, Blondie, Motörhead, Lou Reed, M83, Justin Bieber, Pixies, Gorillaz, Patti Smith, Alice Cooper, Blur, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lauryn Hill, Grandmaster Flash, Slayer, Erykah Badu, Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Pet Shop Boys, St. Vincent, Television, Lenny Kravitz, John Fogerty, Pink, Cardi B, Rita Ora, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Laurie Anderson.

Litleskare’s work has been featured at music themed exhibitions at museums around the world, including Ragnarock Museum of Pop, Rock & Youth Culture in Roskilde, Denmark (2016) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, USA (2019). His photograph of Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello was included in the book «Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll», published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in conjunction with the latter exhibition.

In 2019 Tord Litleskare was highlighted as one of «Fifty Concert Photographers from the Past and Present You Should Know» by the quarterly American entertainment publication FLOOD Magazine.

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Tord Litleskare

Picture by Johanna Siring