Nature photographer & Physicist

Stefan Christmann, born in Koblenz in 1983, is a multi-award-winning nature photographer and physicist. In 2012/13, he spent 15 months at a German research station in Antarctica, photographing the nature of the South Polar winter. In 2016/2017, he travelled to the southern continent again on behalf of the BBC and documented the life of an emperor penguin colony in Atka Bay. His images subsequently reached an audience of millions. In total, he spent almost 26 months in Antarctica. Christmann is the recipient of numerous photography awards, including the world-renowned NHM in 2019.