Hälle Flygare 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 35 years.
Hälle's photographs have been published in leading nature magazines and books throughout the world, including the books Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies, which has sold over 40,000 copies and Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains, published in 2007 by Whitecap Books.