Photographer in the Spotlight: Stefan Hefele

Photographer in the Spotlight: Nature and Landscape Photographer: Stefan Hefele

This week we chose to showcase landscape and nature photographer Stefan Hefele from Bayern, Germany .  Stefan is a trained commercial photographer but also has a passion for  landscape and nature photographer. He has an array of landscape and nature photographs that are absolutely gorgeous of the Swiss Alps, Bavarian and the Allgäu. It was really hard to narrow down the photographs for this weeks spotlight. We hope you enjoy Stefan’s photos in this week’s Photographer in the Spotlight, check back each day to see the 7 photographs of Stefan’s work that we selected to spotlight and don’t forget, you can nominate yourself or your favorite photographer at: PI Photography and Fine Art.

Stefan’s Artist Statement and Bio

Portrait of NAture and Landscape photographer Stefan Hefele Stefan Hefele was born in the mid-eighties in his hometown Schwabmuenchen near Augsburg in Germany.

– Classical training as a commercial photographer in the renowned studios of Hunger & Simmeth in Konigsbrunn in Germany
– Guild Winner in 2009
– Jury member at the EPSON International Pano Awards
– Several author-calendars at well-known publishers. Including “Mountains” from GEO
– Years of experience as a successful landscape photographer traveling the world as well as in his Bavarian homeland
– Years of experience as an architectural and commercial photographer
– Author for various magazines and publishers

“Photography for me is not just a means to an end – it is like a “second” mother tongue. It is a language in which I can visually write and express my view of subjects.”

Stefan Hefele is a freelance landscape photographer from southern Germany. The trained commercial photographer lives there with his family in the little town Schwabmuenchen. From his homebase he travels all over the world.

His weakness for Nordic landscapes is hard to miss. But his heart also beats especially for the landscape on his doorstep. The Alps, the Allgäu and the Bavarian countryside immediately outside his doorstep offers plenty of creative freedom. The Internationally renowned landscape photographer is represented by his broad portfolio in many well-known publishers. With the prestige project “Mountain 2016”, he can call an XL Calendar from GEO his own. Stefan Hefele is the author of several magazines for nature photography. In cooperation with fellow photographers in 2015 his first book was published at Galileo Press.

Where You Can Find or Follow Stefan’s Work

Main Website

Today’s Spotlight Photograph: Landscape Photo –  Goðafoss – Waterfall of the Gods

Goðafoss - Waterfall of the Gods by Stefan Hefele on

Spotlight Photo Days: 1 ,

Several months ago PI Photography and Fine Art rolled out with a new series of blog posts called Photographer in the Spotlight. For a full week we will showcase the bio, artist statement and seven images of a selected landscape and nature photographer’s work that we found most interesting. Our hope is that our audience not only sees the beautiful work created by these passionate photographers but also learn a little about the artists behind the pieces. There are so many wonderful photographers in the world and a lot of the time we only see the photograph, not the artist.  So we thought it would be nice to show appreciation for the artist, for their dedication to their field, and share some of their work along the way.

Think about it, if it wasn’t for the artist then there would be no art to admire and honestly, life would be pretty boring without it! So show your appreciation to them for spicing up your life and showing you their beautiful perception of the world. Share their stories and captivating work for others to experience.

If you would like to be showcased or know a landscape or nature photographer who should be, please submit the info through our contact us page: Photographer in the Spotlight Submissions


To see The Previous Spotlight Photographers:

Hillary Younger
Mitch Dobrowner
Linda Bembridge
Patrick Smith
Warren Keelan
Sophie Carr
Sarah Alsayegh
Dag Ole Nordhaug
Jose Ramos
Dustin LeFevre
Alice Cahill
Alex Noriega
Larry Reeves
Ole Henrik Skjelstad
Julia Anna Gospodarou
Juan Pablo de Miguel

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