Stefan Götzelmann is a freelance photographer with a deep love for the ocean, the waves and surfadventures. Growing up in landlocked Austria, Stef always had to travel long distances to reach the shores of this world. Maybe its this background of traveling that inspired him to go to places no one else is willing to go. Daylong ferryrides, camping in the jungle or islandhopping in little wooden canoes brought him to places that aren’t listed in any guidebook. During all these trips, Stef lived closely together with the local people, sharing a roof, a mattress or a tent in the jungle. This unique view is reflected in his work.
Over the years, editors around the world chose Stef’s images for their publications. Here is a short selection of magazines, that published Stef’s work: