New Zealand Landscape Photographer Stephen Milner

A New Zealand Landscape Photographer Story

Welcome to the captivating world of Stephen Milner, an award-winning landscape photographer whose artistic journey began in childhood. Stephen's connection with the landscape has been a lifelong passion, which he has beautifully captured through his lens. In 2012, Stephen discovered a new outlet for his creativity through photography, and since then, he has embarked on numerous adventures to breathtaking locations, earning him several accolades as an award-winning landscape photographer. Stephen's artistic journey has now evolved to include digital mediums, allowing him to share his unique perspective on the landscape with a broader audience. It's his pleasure to offer you a glimpse of his artistry and passion. Thank you for visiting Stephen Milner's website.

The craft of Stephen Milner

An artist with a innovative creative vision

Stephen Milner's landscape photography artwork goes beyond mere decoration, aiming to bring a window to the outdoors into the homes of viewers and create a meaningful connection with the natural world and their ancestral roots. His artistic vision seeks to elevate the mood of a space and inspire, excite, uplift, and calm those who view it.

With a focus on themes of awe, serenity, and the sublime, Stephen's artwork captures the grandeur of majestic mountains, the tranquility of serene lakes, and the ethereal glow of sunsets. Through his photography, he aims to evoke a deep connection and appreciation for the vastness and intricacies of the natural world.

Emotion plays a pivotal role in Stephen's work, as he believes art has the power to evoke a range of emotions. He strives to convey a myriad of feelings, whether it's the excitement of an adventure, the peace of a quiet moment in nature, or the nostalgia of revisiting cherished places. His goal is to move and emotionally engage viewers through his landscape photography.

What sets Stephen's work apart is the emphasis on creating a meaningful connection between viewers and the landscapes depicted. By bringing a window to the outdoors into their space, his artwork serves as a reminder of our intrinsic connection to the natural world and reflects ancestral roots.

Stephen's artwork has the ability to elevate the mood of a space, transforming it into a serene and calming atmosphere or a vibrant and energising ambiance. It brings a sense of tranquility, inspires creativity, and provides a visual escape that rejuvenates and uplifts those who view it.

The resonance of Stephen's work lies in its ability to transcend the boundaries of a two-dimensional image. By capturing the essence and spirit of the landscapes he photographs, he creates a visual experience that resonates with viewers on a profound level. His goal is to create artwork that not only decorates walls but also evokes emotions, sparks conversations, and serves as a daily reminder of the beauty and significance of the natural world.

Exploring Stephen's portfolio allows viewers to experience the transformative power of his landscape photography artwork. It invites them to be inspired, excited, uplifted, and calmed as they embark on a journey of connection and appreciation for the natural world that surrounds us.

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Projects, Publications and Exhibitions


The Timeless Collection New Zealand Book and Prints


The Art Of Seeing - Excio Captivating Photography Journal May/June 2023

New Zealand Geographic Magazine Nov/Dec 2022

Volcanic Aotearoa New Zealand Book

NZ Photographer Magazine - Stephen Milner and the Volcanic Aotearoa New Zealand Book Project

Capture Magazine - Volcanic Aotearoa by Stephen Milner

National Geographic - Nugget Point Lighthouse

D-Photo Magazine Aug-Sep 2018 


Timeless at Welcome Swallow Gallery, Hamilton. February / March 2023.


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