Lonely Planet Writer

Photographer shares striking picture series of people alone in the beauty of nature

A photographer has shared a series of striking pictures that portray a lone figure set against magnificent backdrops of nature in different locations around the world.

Banf, Canada.
Banff, Canada. Image by Andrew Studer
Zion National Park, Utah
Zion National Park, Utah Image by Andrew Studer
The Northern Lights seen from Iceland.
The Northern Lights seen from Iceland. Image by Andrew Studer
Mount Hood, Oregon.
Mount Hood, Oregon. Image by Andrew Studer
Proxy Falls, Oregon
Proxy Falls, Oregon Image by Andrew Studer

The series was created by 20 year-old outdoor photographer, Andrew Studer, from Portland and features diverse destinations, such as his home state of Oregon, Iceland, Canada, Washington and Hawaii. The majority of the images show Andrew himself set against an array of incredibly picturesque places and are taken with a timer.

Oregon. USA
Oregon. USA Image by Andrew Studer
Höfn, Iceland.
Höfn, Iceland. Image by Andrew Studer
Andrew in Iceland.
Andrew in Iceland. Image by Andrew Studer
Kauai, Hawaii.
Kauai, Hawaii. Image by Andrew Studer
Northern Lights over the Central Cascades, Washington .
Northern Lights over the Central Cascades, Washington .

As well as his work featuring a range of locations, Andrew’s photos depict a wide spectrum of weather conditions and states of nature, with shots showing snowy mountain ranges, star-filled skies, jagged cliffs, lush green valleys and even the famous Northern Lights.

The milky way visible over the Pacific Ocean in Cape Kiwanda, Oregon.
The milky way visible over the Pacific Ocean in Cape Kiwanda, Oregon. Image by Andrew Studer
The Northern Lights over Iceland.
The Northern Lights over Iceland. Image by Andrew Studer
A waterfall in Washington.
A waterfall in Washington.
Skógafoss, Iceland.
Skógafoss, Iceland. Image by Andrew Studer
Tatoosh Mountains, Washington.
Tatoosh Mountains, Washington. Image by Andrew Studer

More of Andrew’s work is available on his website.