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Stephan Brauchli and his cat Tsonga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephan Brauchli is a passionate self-taught photographer currently living in Zurich, Switzerland with a deep empathy for the natural world. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. After his studies, Stephan started a job with an information technology consultancy in the united states. In 2006 he moved back to Switzerland where he had grown up. Stephan Brauchli now works at a Swiss private bank in IT. Stephan’s photographic adventure started in 1998 with nude photography. Since then he has become particularly fond of wildlife and travel photography and has been traveling as much as he can given his full time job. His favorite destinations so far include Myanmar, Madagascar, Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania, Scotland and Antarctica.

 

Exhibitions

02/2017 TART gallery – Solo exhibition – Zurich, Switzerland
01/2017 photo17 – Zurich, Switzerland – Bubble Nudes
01/2015 photo15 – Zurich, Switzerland – Smoke Creatures
04/2014 Photobastei – Zurich, Switzerland – Ephemeral Demons
01/2014 photo14 – Zurich, Switzerland – Coming Home
05/2001 ProJex Gallery – Austin, Texas – Nude Works

 

Awards

2016 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – landscape “Rio Infrared”
2016 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – nudes “The birth of clairvoyance”

2013 International Photography Awards – 2nd place – wildlife “Coming Home”
2013 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – fashion “Crinoline Dream”
2013 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – one shot: one world: places “Gannet Ballerina”
2013 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – one shot: one world: people “Himba Mother and Child”

2012 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – fashion, self-promotion “Speed Racer”
2012 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – other “The Dancers – Can you hear the Music?”
2012 Black & White Spider Awards – honorable mention – wildlife “Lone Giant”

2011 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – wildlife “A Tanzania Safari to Remember”
2011 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – people: portrait “Faces of the Masai tribe”

2010 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – landscapes “Namib Desert”
2010 International Photography Awards – honorable mention – wildlife “Wildlife of southern Madagascar”

 

Stephan Brauchli in action – Iceland – 2014 (Photo: Philipp Rueegg 2014)

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the places and moments that take our breath away.”