Vilhelm Stokstad is a freelance photojournalist based in Stockholm, Sweden.
After one year of photojournalism studies at a folk high school in the north of Sweden, Vilhelm started freelancing for various local newspapers and magazines in and around Stockholm. Wanting to develop a more documentary way of working Vilhelm started studying photojournalism at Nordens Fotoskola in 2011.
In 2012 Vilhelm was awarded as one of ten finalists in the Luceo Student Project Award for his work on Tibet and tibetan refugees. In 2013 he was shortlisted in the Sony World Photography Awards in the professional sports category. Vilhelm is the chairman of the Swedish Press Photographers Association, Stockholm Division.
With a genuine belief in photojournalisms power to affect and influence decision makers, and the importance of an informed public. Vilhelm has taken his interest in photography combining it with his interest in humanistic, social and cultural issues.