Tarras, New Zealand
Camilla Stoddart is an award-winning photographer with her own distinctive style. After graduating from St. Martins College of Art, London she moved to New Zealand where she has carved out her reputation as one of the best outdoor adventure sports photographers. She travels to epic locations around the globe to get the shot.
Extreme adventure photographer.
Canon EOS 1d Mk 3.
"Mount Olympus, Playground of the Gods"
"Backwards- Verbier, Switzerland"
Where do you live?
Tarras, in the South Island of New Zealand. I love the mountains, the space and the wild landscapes. I live 6km from our nearest neighbour. That’s awesome.
Who are your artistic heroes?
Action sports photographers Jordan Manley, Jimmy Chin, Mattias Fredricksson and Dan Barham.
What work are you most proud of?
Being the only female finalist out of 23,000 in the Red Bull Illume Image Quest, the ultimate action sports photography competition which runs every 4 years.
Favourite part of your job?
Having constant adventures.
Watching athletes I photograph get hurt, or even worse die.
To be published in National Geographic. But it's not a secret!
What is your favourite season?
4 years ago I would have said winter and I did 9 years of winter in a row, but for that reason I now say summer…
What is a good life?