was born and raised in Sweden, where his interest in photography
began at a very young age. He came to Canada as a forestry professional
and for many years worked as a Park Warden in Banff National Park.
Since 1989, he has worked as a professional photographer, traveling
to over 30 countries and leading nature and wildlife photographic
tours. Hälle has lived in and photographed the Canadian Rockies
for the last 40 years.
Hälle's photographs have been published in leading nature
magazines and books throughout the world. He is the author of
four books published in Sweden and Canada, and his wildflower
images illustrate the books Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies,
which has sold over 40,000 copies and Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains published 2007 by Whitecap Books.