Steen Sundland was born and raised in Copenhagen. Started photographing at the age of 10 in the beginning his older model sister. At age13 he spent his summer vacation making his first darkroom. After graduation from college he started perusing a professional carrier as a photographer first in Copenhagen working as an assistant until 1990 when he moved to Paris.
One year later Steen moved to Nyc where he after a year of assisting started to getting his first freelance assignments as a fashion photographer.
Over the years Steen has worked for a wide range of magazines, such as the Paris Vogue, ID, Self-service, Numero, Interview, Vanity Fair, W, French and British Elle, Mixte, Details, British GQ and D la Repubblica among others.
Advertising jobs include Levis, Calvin Klein, Piz Buin, Roc, H&M, Visa, J&B,LIz Claiborne, Tmobile,Sony, Bloomingdales.