Filming and photography

While Kistefos offers a stunning backdrop for photography and film, we ask that all visitors, commercial photographers and media follow the guidelines below when visiting the park.

Filming and photography

We welcome film crews and press photographers and, when pre-booked.

Commercial photoshoots

With 500 acres of rolling landscape, sculptures and award-winning architecture, Kistefos makes an ideal location for a variety of commercial photo shoots. Please note that Kistefos is a private area and we do not allow this type of business without prior agreement with us.

Please note, prior permission is required from the artist and/or YSP should you want to feature sculpture in your shoot.

Contact us to discuss your requirements and to negotiate a location fee.

Personal use

Photography and filming for personal use is permitted anywhere in the park. Personal photos taken at Kistefos may not be sold for commercial gain.

The use of drones is prohibited without permission from Kistefos.

Photography for private use with a professional photographer, such as wedding photography or family portraits, is subject to permission from Kistefos. Professional photographers undertaking personal photo shoots are not permitted to use photography taken at the park for commercial gain.


For press, photo and video inquiries, contact Head of Communications and Marketing, Maria Sandvik at, +47 99649229.

For commercial inquiries, contact Head of Partnership and Development, Kristin Gamme Helgaker at, + 47 48991480.