Swiss Award…

A short video created for the 2016 Swiss Awards.

Stephan was presented with the prestigious "Rising Star" award by the Swiss Ambassador to Australia, HE Pedro Zwahlen, Consul General of Switzerland Ernst Steinmann, event sponsor Glendora and SwissCham Australia.

Sponsors of the event were SWISS International Air Lines:, Switzerland Tourism, DKSH and Victorinox.


Work in progress…


Impressions from the 2017 campaign shoot.

Client: Calleija Jewellers, London/Sydney/Gold Coast


Impressions from the 2016 campaign photo shoot

Client: Calleija Jewellers, London/Sydney/Gold Coast


A short excerpt (teaser) from Stephan Bollinger's "Portrait Photography" Presentation at Trey Ratcliff's "Becoming an Artist" workshop in Sydney, Australia


Photographer Stephan Bollinger and ballet dancer Nae Kojima are challenged to capture ballet jumps with only one frame. This video was captured as part of the Arcanum "Critiquepocalypse" 24 hour live online photo critique sessions with Trey Ratcliff.

For more information about the Arcanum, visit

Models are made…

The truth about Fashion & advertising Photography

"Why young girls shouldn’t compare themselves with the glamorous images they see in advertising and in magazines.."

Many girls and young women compare themselves with the images of models they see in advertising, in magazines and on billboards, and it can influence their self confidence, self image and self esteem.

In this short video, we are showing what steps our models go through to transform from regular girls to amazing fashion models, and to help those not familiar with the photography industry to understand, what we do to create the perfect illusion.

10 from the Couch…

The photography show, hosted by Stephan Bollinger, featuring some of todays most influential people in the photography industry.


Scott Kelby is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, one of the original “Photoshop Guy”, Cofounder and CEO of Kelby Media Group, editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine and Light It Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, author of a string of bestselling technology books.


Jerry Ghionis is widely regarded as one of the best wedding photographers in the world. With the flair of a fashion designer and the ingenuity of an architect, his style can be described where vintage glamour meets contemporary fashion. Renowned for his creativity, his natural love and empathy for people creates powerful visual story telling.


Celebrity photographer Matthew Jordan Smith has worked with some of the top names in entertainment today including Halle Berry, Jennifer Connelly, Jamie Foxx and Oprah Winfrey and many more. Pantene, L’Oreal, Revlon, HBO and Showtime are just a few of the international clients that have used his artistry to showcase their vision.

Watch Part 1 | Part 2


Trey Ratcliff, the "most followed photographer on the net" is best known for his travel photography and, the #1 Travel Photography Blog on the internet. Trey’s work first became popular after he had the honor of having the first HDR photo ever to hang in the Smithsonian. He was represented by Getty Images, has been featured on BBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, and NBC, and had numerous showings around the world. Trey is generally known for the unique way in which he captures and processes his photographs.


Frank Meo is a New York based photo agent and the founder of For 25 years, Frank has represented photographers in securing highly valued commercial assignments. He has worked on hundreds of company photo libraries and campaigns for clients such as American Express Small Businesses, Acura Motor Sports, US Coast Guard, Xerox, ESPN, Citi, Nike and others. Frank is also the creator of the book & exhibition “MIND PRINTS”.


Colby Brown is a professional photographer, photo educator and author based out of Denver, Colorado. He specializes in landscape, travel and humanitarian photography. He’s the founder of “The Giving Lens” and author of the book “G+ for photographers”.