A silent sunrise over the waters of Kuramea in the Catlins. Kuramea is fed by the Catlins River, and

Marian Creek Falls

Along the picturesque Lake Marian Track in Fiordland, Stephan veers off-track to capture a panorama of Marian Creek Falls

Wilson Creek Chasm

Deep in the Westland World Heritage Area and not far from the Gates of Haast, a hidden world of waterfalls and chasms is unveiled

Kaipo Wall

An aerial photographic expedition into Fiordland results in a breathtaking capture of Kaipo Wall. Only from high above can the heartstopping scale of Kaipo’s sheer, 1300-metre

Nugget Point

Sunrise at Tokata, the iconic lighthouse at Nugget Point along the wild southern coastline. In an area renowned for wild weather, ‘the nuggets’ are caught

Lake Wakatipu 02

A rare moment of serene and calm on Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand’s third-largest lake. From Meiklejohn’s Bay, Stephan savours a moment of stillness with a long exposure to capture the evening sunset before


An old fishing hut near Falls Dam takes pride of place amongst the vast Maniototo Plain in Central Otago

Cleddau River 02

Those taking the spectacular journey to Piopiotahi/Milford Sound will drive alongside the Cleddau River for some of the way. Yet here, Stephan ventures deeper into the Fiordland forest

Moeraki Boulders

Sunrise on a curious collection of boulders at Koekohe Beach, Otago. The Moeraki Boulders is a famed tourist attraction, but here, Stephan presents the boulders in a moment of early morning quiet

Queenstown 02

From atop the sharp, jagged and snowy ridgeline of The Remarkables, a gentler sight is revealed below. Lake Wakatipu, the township of Queenstown and the Kawarau River are captured in the soft light of the afternoon sun