This page is an overview of Stephen Obermeiers photographic work with detailed image descriptions.


Starry sky, long exposure photography, landscape, dark blue and white clouds, black background, with trees in the foreground, distant power lines, a small moon hanging high above, light rays shining through the cloud layer onto ground, creating an ethereal atmosphere. The overall color tone is cold and mysterious, with a strong contrast between highlights and shadows. High definition details bring out the beauty of nature's night scene.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Starry sky, long exposure photography, landscape, dark blue and white clouds, black background, with trees in the foreground, distant power lines, a small moon hanging high above, light rays shining through the cloud layer onto ground, creating an ethereal atmosphere. The overall color tone is cold and mysterious, with a strong contrast between highlights and shadows. High definition details bring out the beauty of nature's night scene.

Image is part of the Series: acid sky above germany
Starry night sky, long exposure photography, vivid colors, flowing clouds of light in the dark blue and green skies, a few trees on flat ground below, a moon is visible between cloudes, a power line stretching across the horizon - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Starry night sky, long exposure photography, vivid colors, flowing clouds of light in the dark blue and green skies, a few trees on flat ground below, a moon is visible between cloudes, a power line stretching across the horizon

Image is part of the Series: acid sky above germany
Ferns in the forest, monochrome, top view, dark background, texture. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Ferns in the forest, monochrome, top view, dark background, texture.

Image is part of the Series: Kaltenbronn
Black and white photo of ferns in the forest, with high contrast and low light creating dark shadows. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of ferns in the forest, with high contrast and low light creating dark shadows.

Image is part of the Series: Kaltenbronn
A black and white photograph shows the edge between two forests. Fallen trees cover a mossy ground area, with bushes in front. Pine branches hang down from above the cloudy sky. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph shows the edge between two forests. Fallen trees cover a mossy ground area, with bushes in front. Pine branches hang down from above the cloudy sky.

Image is part of the Series: Kaltenbronn
Black and white photo of a Scandinavian landscape, with a swamp in the background, birch trees, a grassy field, a lake, and the sky. The photo has a simple, minimalist style with natural lighting depicting a cloudy summer day. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of a Scandinavian landscape, with a swamp in the background, birch trees, a grassy field, a lake, and the sky. The photo has a simple, minimalist style with natural lighting depicting a cloudy summer day.

Image is part of the Series: Kaltenbronn
Black and white photo of an old tree with broken branches, standing in the middle of a forest. The background is dense pine trees.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of an old tree with broken branches, standing in the middle of a forest. The background is dense pine trees.

Image is part of the Series: Kaltenbronn
A portrait of an adult woman in her late thirties, wearing professional attire with a blue blazer and white shirt, with medium brown hair, eyes closed smiling slightly, standing by the window, with soft natural light, with a shallow depth of field. Capturing her confident expression and friendly demeanor in the style of a realistic portrait. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an adult woman in her late thirties, wearing professional attire with a blue blazer and white shirt, with medium brown hair, eyes closed smiling slightly, standing by the window, with soft natural light, with a shallow depth of field. Capturing her confident expression and friendly demeanor in the style of a realistic portrait.

Image is part of the Series: Rapture
Portrait photography of a woman in her fifties with short blonde hair, wearing business attire and with closed eyes, isolated on a white background - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait photography of a woman in her fifties with short blonde hair, wearing business attire and with closed eyes, isolated on a white background

Image is part of the Series: Rapture
Closeup portrait of a middle-aged man in business attire, wearing glasses with his eyes closed and head tilted slightly upwards, looking at the camera. He is standing inside an office building with a white background, - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Closeup portrait of a middle-aged man in business attire, wearing glasses with his eyes closed and head tilted slightly upwards, looking at the camera. He is standing inside an office building with a white background,

Image is part of the Series: Rapture
 A photo of abstract corn leaves, blurred motion, green and blue colors, dark background, grainy texture, double exposure effect. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of abstract corn leaves, blurred motion, green and blue colors, dark background, grainy texture, double exposure effect.

Image is part of the Series: pixel shifting
Leaves of different colors floating on water, red and purple leaves, black background, dark mood, cinematic photography, low angle shot, top view, - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Leaves of different colors floating on water, red and purple leaves, black background, dark mood, cinematic photography, low angle shot, top view,

Image is part of the Series: shiiba thoughts
A path through the woods, covered in red leaves, with trees on both sides of the road having dark green foliage and some pink highlights, the sky is dark with sunlight breaking through the branches, shot from eye level. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A path through the woods, covered in red leaves, with trees on both sides of the road having dark green foliage and some pink highlights, the sky is dark with sunlight breaking through the branches, shot from eye level.

Image is part of the Series: shiiba thoughts
A dense forest of red and brown trees, the ground covered with fallen leaves. The trees have no green leaves left on them, creating an atmosphere of autumn. The leaves on the tree branches droop down, and they all show signs that it is time to go into winter.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A dense forest of red and brown trees, the ground covered with fallen leaves. The trees have no green leaves left on them, creating an atmosphere of autumn. The leaves on the tree branches droop down, and they all show signs that it is time to go into winter.

Image is part of the Series: shiiba thoughts
Autumn forest, autumn leaves, red and pink foliage, black trees, autumn photography, wide angle shot, dark, low light, natural lighting, dappled sunlight. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Autumn forest, autumn leaves, red and pink foliage, black trees, autumn photography, wide angle shot, dark, low light, natural lighting, dappled sunlight.

Image is part of the Series: shiiba thoughts
Low angle shot, fisheye lens, out of focus, motion blur, photo realistic, a young woman taking a selfie with her friend in the background inside an elevator, they wear white Dr Martens and black jackets, golden light from above, blurry background, high contrast, cinematic, analog film, light leaks, bokeh, warm colors. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Low angle shot, fisheye lens, out of focus, motion blur, photo realistic, a young woman taking a selfie with her friend in the background inside an elevator, they wear white Dr Martens and black jackets, golden light from above, blurry background, high contrast, cinematic, analog film, light leaks, bokeh, warm colors.

Image is part of the Series: Subway Surfer
The blurred motion of people in the subway creates an abstract and dynamic composition. The focus is on the blurred movement, yellow light, and blurry figures in dark suits with neckties, creating visual harmony through motion blur. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
The blurred motion of people in the subway creates an abstract and dynamic composition. The focus is on the blurred movement, yellow light, and blurry figures in dark suits with neckties, creating visual harmony through motion blur.

Image is part of the Series: Subway Surfer
A photo of an alleyway with an out of focus foreground showing a blurred woman walking towards the camera with long red hair and a white hat, taken during golden hour, backlit, of a city street, with a blurry background and shallow depth of field. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an alleyway with an out of focus foreground showing a blurred woman walking towards the camera with long red hair and a white hat, taken during golden hour, backlit, of a city street, with a blurry background and shallow depth of field.

Image is part of the Series: Subway Surfer
A photo of two people in an art and music store, one man with gray hair wearing a blue jacket is standing behind the counter selling vinyl records to another person who wears a black baseball cap over a white t-shirt and jeans holding some album covers. Vintage posters on the wall.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of two people in an art and music store, one man with gray hair wearing a blue jacket is standing behind the counter selling vinyl records to another person who wears a black baseball cap over a white t-shirt and jeans holding some album covers. Vintage posters on the wall.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity Color
 A photo of an old record store, in the foreground is an open cardboard box with vinyl records inside, on shelves there are various books and magazines about rock music, behind it is a white brick wall, through a window light comes into the room. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an old record store, in the foreground is an open cardboard box with vinyl records inside, on shelves there are various books and magazines about rock music, behind it is a white brick wall, through a window light comes into the room.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity Color
The view from the entrance of a record store, captured in black and white. In front is my desk with various items on it, containing stationery boxes with records,  and framed pictures hanging on the walls behind. This scene reflects everyday life at work, conveying minimalism and simplicity. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
The view from the entrance of a record store, captured in black and white. In front is my desk with various items on it, containing stationery boxes with records, and framed pictures hanging on the walls behind. This scene reflects everyday life at work, conveying minimalism and simplicity.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an emotional man in his mid-30s holding up the limited edition packaging for vinyl records. He is standing inside a small home office with shelves full of books and records. He has glasses on and wears jeans and a jacket. He's looking down at the package as if it was something amazing to him. There are many beautiful details and items around him. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an emotional man in his mid-30s holding up the limited edition packaging for vinyl records. He is standing inside a small home office with shelves full of books and records. He has glasses on and wears jeans and a jacket. He's looking down at the package as if it was something amazing to him. There are many beautiful details and items around him.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an all black coffee mug, next to it is one silver spoon with round head and long handle, and behind them in background there's also some other kitchen utensils, shot from a low angle. The scene takes place inside an office. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an all black coffee mug, next to it is one silver spoon with round head and long handle, and behind them in background there's also some other kitchen utensils, shot from a low angle. The scene takes place inside an office.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an older man standing in the corner, arms crossed looking at the camera, wearing glasses, a sweater with a scarf around his neck, in a record store. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an older man standing in the corner, arms crossed looking at the camera, wearing glasses, a sweater with a scarf around his neck, in a record store.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
black and white photo of a women in her mid-60s standing inside the vinyl record store, holding up a vintage silver box. She is wearing jeans, glasses and has short grey hair. The interior contains lots of posters on the walls, some plastic boxes full of black colored vinyl records, some cardboard typography boxes filled with purple and red colored vinyl records. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
black and white photo of a women in her mid-60s standing inside the vinyl record store, holding up a vintage silver box. She is wearing jeans, glasses and has short grey hair. The interior contains lots of posters on the walls, some plastic boxes full of black colored vinyl records, some cardboard typography boxes filled with purple and red colored vinyl records.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an old man in his mid50s standing inside the door frame, he is opening up some vinyl records on top of boxes filled with rock n roll posters. The room has a window at one end that lightens part of it while behind him there's another wall covered by rock n'roll posters. He wears glasses, dark pants and shoes, short hair, white tshirt. Shot from eye level, wideangle lens. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an old man in his mid50s standing inside the door frame, he is opening up some vinyl records on top of boxes filled with rock n roll posters. The room has a window at one end that lightens part of it while behind him there's another wall covered by rock n'roll posters. He wears glasses, dark pants and shoes, short hair, white tshirt. Shot from eye level, wideangle lens.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A man is standing in front of an old record store. He is holding some vinyl records and looking at them while the shopkeeper has his hands on one of the vinyl records. There are many picture frames hanging above him. A few boxes with products sit next to each other on shelves behind him.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A man is standing in front of an old record store. He is holding some vinyl records and looking at them while the shopkeeper has his hands on one of the vinyl records. There are many picture frames hanging above him. A few boxes with products sit next to each other on shelves behind him.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an old record box set. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an old record box set.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photograph of vinyl records in plastic boxes with the text
A black and white photograph of vinyl records in plastic boxes with the text "MIол_INT Boiler Room" written on them, sitting next to each other at an angle under window light, view from above looking down through ceiling, with large windows showing an outside street

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
Close up of a record player in black and white, vinyl records on the table, blurry background, shallow depth of field with shallow focus. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Close up of a record player in black and white, vinyl records on the table, blurry background, shallow depth of field with shallow focus.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
Black and white photo of an elderly man with gray hair, wearing jeans standing behind the counter in his record shop holding up some vinyl records to show them off for the camera, posters hanging all over the walls, a pyramid shaped statue made out of black plastic sitting next to him on a shelf. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of an elderly man with gray hair, wearing jeans standing behind the counter in his record shop holding up some vinyl records to show them off for the camera, posters hanging all over the walls, a pyramid shaped statue made out of black plastic sitting next to him on a shelf.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo of an older man sitting at his desk in the corner, reading a magazine with some photos on it while looking down from above. A young woman stands next to him wearing jeans and her back is turned away from us showing off her hair. The scene takes place inside what looks like a coffee shop or art gallery. There's a window behind them overlooking city streets.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an older man sitting at his desk in the corner, reading a magazine with some photos on it while looking down from above. A young woman stands next to him wearing jeans and her back is turned away from us showing off her hair. The scene takes place inside what looks like a coffee shop or art gallery. There's a window behind them overlooking city streets.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
A black and white photo shows an open, well-organized vinyl record collection in the corner of an apartment office space. Posters hang on wall shelves behind. A stack of classic rock vinyl records is visible next to a turntable playing music. Natural light comes through the window panes. In front, a closeup view inside a plastic and cardboard box filled with musical notes captures the atmosphere of listening to music at home. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo shows an open, well-organized vinyl record collection in the corner of an apartment office space. Posters hang on wall shelves behind. A stack of classic rock vinyl records is visible next to a turntable playing music. Natural light comes through the window panes. In front, a closeup view inside a plastic and cardboard box filled with musical notes captures the atmosphere of listening to music at home.

Image is part of the Series: High Fidelity
Photo of an adult Nordic man with short hair and facial stubble wearing a white t-shirt, standing in the kitchen of a modern Scandinavian restaurant looking to his left side while talking, one arm hanging down by his side, a black pendant necklace around his neckline, his left bicep has a small tattoo of interlacing triangles, - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Photo of an adult Nordic man with short hair and facial stubble wearing a white t-shirt, standing in the kitchen of a modern Scandinavian restaurant looking to his left side while talking, one arm hanging down by his side, a black pendant necklace around his neckline, his left bicep has a small tattoo of interlacing triangles,

Image is part of the Series: Heilandt
Photo of portrait man, short hair and blonde beard, in a white t-shirt with a black collar, slightly smiling, wearing green earplugs around his neck, standing inside an industrial kitchen in the background with natural light.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Photo of portrait man, short hair and blonde beard, in a white t-shirt with a black collar, slightly smiling, wearing green earplugs around his neck, standing inside an industrial kitchen in the background with natural light.

Image is part of the Series: Heilandt
A barista holding up a white coffee cup with the logo of HEILANDT printed on it. The shot shows only his hand holding the mug while he stands in front of an out of focus espresso machine in a kitchen, his tattooed arm is visible with no sleeves. The overall mood is warm and inviting with a shallow depth of field and natural light. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A barista holding up a white coffee cup with the logo of HEILANDT printed on it. The shot shows only his hand holding the mug while he stands in front of an out of focus espresso machine in a kitchen, his tattooed arm is visible with no sleeves. The overall mood is warm and inviting with a shallow depth of field and natural light.

Image is part of the Series: Heilandt
 full body portrait of a beautiful woman with black hair sitting on a dark green couch, facing front towards the camera, with studio lighting, a New York sign on the wall behind her, on a white wallpaper background, wearing high heels and a short dress. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
full body portrait of a beautiful woman with black hair sitting on a dark green couch, facing front towards the camera, with studio lighting, a New York sign on the wall behind her, on a white wallpaper background, wearing high heels and a short dress.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A photo of an attractive couple sitting on the couch, wearing black heels and jeans, with their feet up on the armrests, and two empty wooden signs hanging above them. The room has white wallpaper and a dark green velvet sofa. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an attractive couple sitting on the couch, wearing black heels and jeans, with their feet up on the armrests, and two empty wooden signs hanging above them. The room has white wallpaper and a dark green velvet sofa.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A photo of an average man sitting on the couch with his head tilted back and eyes closed, floating in midair above him are three small wooden signs. The room has a dark green velvet sofa against a white patterned wallpaper, wood floor. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an average man sitting on the couch with his head tilted back and eyes closed, floating in midair above him are three small wooden signs. The room has a dark green velvet sofa against a white patterned wallpaper, wood floor.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A photograph of an attractive woman wearing black high heels, standing in front of the couch on a wallpaper background. The photo captures her  showcasing her elegant legs and shoes. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photograph of an attractive woman wearing black high heels, standing in front of the couch on a wallpaper background. The photo captures her showcasing her elegant legs and shoes.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A photograph of an attractive woman in her early thirties, wearing a black dress and standing with her hands on her hips while looking to the side. She has long dark hair that is tied back into a low ponytail. The background is white walls. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photograph of an attractive woman in her early thirties, wearing a black dress and standing with her hands on her hips while looking to the side. She has long dark hair that is tied back into a low ponytail. The background is white walls.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
Photograph of a man in his mid-30s, with short brown hair and mustache, wearing jeans and an unbuttoned blue t-shirt sitting on the green velvet sofa against the wall with wallpaper pattern
Photograph of a man in his mid-30s, with short brown hair and mustache, wearing jeans and an unbuttoned blue t-shirt sitting on the green velvet sofa against the wall with wallpaper pattern "New York". He is holding a cigarette between his fingers. The room has wooden floors and ceiling and white vintage tiles.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A photo of an attractive woman sitting on the couch, wearing black heels and a short dress. The background is a vintage wallpaper with 'written in script across it. She has long curly hair and poses elegantly for her portrait.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an attractive woman sitting on the couch, wearing black heels and a short dress. The background is a vintage wallpaper with 'written in script across it. She has long curly hair and poses elegantly for her portrait.

Image is part of the Series: Schwabstraße
A portrait of a happy woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting on an Eames chair in the style of award winning studio photography. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of a happy woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting on an Eames chair in the style of award winning studio photography.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 3
A photo of a young woman with blue hair, bangs and fringe posing in a silver jacket for the camera on a white background - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of a young woman with blue hair, bangs and fringe posing in a silver jacket for the camera on a white background

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 3
A professional photo of a woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting at a table, wearing a silver jacket with a white background, white floor, and white wall, with high resolution and studio lighting. She is looking at the camera in a portrait style. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A professional photo of a woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting at a table, wearing a silver jacket with a white background, white floor, and white wall, with high resolution and studio lighting. She is looking at the camera in a portrait style.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 3
A studio portrait of an attractive woman with blue hair and bangs, wearing silver jacket sitting at white table, white background, soft light. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A studio portrait of an attractive woman with blue hair and bangs, wearing silver jacket sitting at white table, white background, soft light.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 3
A profile photo of an average woman with blue hair, bangs and hand on chin, white background, high resolution photography, professional color grading, soft shadows, no contrast, clean sharp focus, magazine photography style - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A profile photo of an average woman with blue hair, bangs and hand on chin, white background, high resolution photography, professional color grading, soft shadows, no contrast, clean sharp focus, magazine photography style

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 3
 A woman with blue hair poses for the camera against a bright blue background. She wears an oversized metallic jacket. The jacket is sleek and shiny, reflecting light to highlight its texture and sheen. She has her head tilted slightly forward, looking at the viewer with one eye closed, giving off a cool and confident vibe. Her posture exudes confidence and style as if ready for action or fashion show, with focus on her face. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A woman with blue hair poses for the camera against a bright blue background. She wears an oversized metallic jacket. The jacket is sleek and shiny, reflecting light to highlight its texture and sheen. She has her head tilted slightly forward, looking at the viewer with one eye closed, giving off a cool and confident vibe. Her posture exudes confidence and style as if ready for action or fashion show, with focus on her face.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 2
Full body studio photo of a woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting on the floor against a light background. She is wearing black tights and a silver jacket. Blue lighting. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Full body studio photo of a woman with blue hair and bangs, sitting on the floor against a light background. She is wearing black tights and a silver jacket. Blue lighting.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 2
A woman with long black hair wearing an all-black leather jacket, seen from behind in front of blue light and a white circle, full body shot, photography, high resolution, hyper realistic, in the style of a fashion magazine. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A woman with long black hair wearing an all-black leather jacket, seen from behind in front of blue light and a white circle, full body shot, photography, high resolution, hyper realistic, in the style of a fashion magazine.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 2
Photo of an attractive woman with blue hair and bangs, wearing a black leather jacket, standing in front of a white wall with blue light on the side, facing the camera, studio photography, cinematic lighting, high contrast, sharp focus, shallow depth of field, vibrant colors, natural features. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Photo of an attractive woman with blue hair and bangs, wearing a black leather jacket, standing in front of a white wall with blue light on the side, facing the camera, studio photography, cinematic lighting, high contrast, sharp focus, shallow depth of field, vibrant colors, natural features.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 2
A fashion photo of the designer wearing an oversized silver metallic jacket with high-waisted black shorts, blue hair styled in sleek bangs and a straight long bob hairstyle, posing against a backdrop of a large circular light, studio lighting creating soft shadows with low contrast and vibrant colors, - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A fashion photo of the designer wearing an oversized silver metallic jacket with high-waisted black shorts, blue hair styled in sleek bangs and a straight long bob hairstyle, posing against a backdrop of a large circular light, studio lighting creating soft shadows with low contrast and vibrant colors,

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 2
A girl with blue hair in an oversized black leather jacket and mini skirt dances on the stage of her music video, cinematic, fashion photography, plain background, editorial photography, studio lighting. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A girl with blue hair in an oversized black leather jacket and mini skirt dances on the stage of her music video, cinematic, fashion photography, plain background, editorial photography, studio lighting.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 1
A full-body studio photography of a woman with blue hair, wearing an oversized metallic jacket and short skirt, posing in front of a grey background - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A full-body studio photography of a woman with blue hair, wearing an oversized metallic jacket and short skirt, posing in front of a grey background

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 1
Portrait photography, half body shot of an extremely beautiful woman with blue hair and bangs wearing silver jacket. Studio lighting, plain background.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait photography, half body shot of an extremely beautiful woman with blue hair and bangs wearing silver jacket. Studio lighting, plain background.

Image is part of the Series: Jenny Part 1
A professional photograph featuring an attractive female with her hair in a bun wearing a floral black silk kimono holding up a white chef's knife, isolated on a grey background, with dramatic studio lighting creating soft shadows and clean sharp focus in a cinematic style. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A professional photograph featuring an attractive female with her hair in a bun wearing a floral black silk kimono holding up a white chef's knife, isolated on a grey background, with dramatic studio lighting creating soft shadows and clean sharp focus in a cinematic style.

Image is part of the Series: Geisha
A photo of a young woman in a kimono holding a knife, with dark makeup and dark lipstick, her hair in a bun and looking to the side against a grey background with studio lighting. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of a young woman in a kimono holding a knife, with dark makeup and dark lipstick, her hair in a bun and looking to the side against a grey background with studio lighting.

Image is part of the Series: Geisha
A photo of an attractive European woman wearing a black silk robe with a floral pattern, sitting on top of a chair with her legs crossed facing the camera in a portrait studio with lighting against a simple background. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an attractive European woman wearing a black silk robe with a floral pattern, sitting on top of a chair with her legs crossed facing the camera in a portrait studio with lighting against a simple background.

Image is part of the Series: Geisha
A black and white portrait of an average woman with long hair sitting in a chair, her face partially obscured in shadows cast from above, creating intriguing light effects and adding depth to the composition. The soft lighting enhances the atmosphere, highlighting facial contours and giving the photo a timeless quality - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white portrait of an average woman with long hair sitting in a chair, her face partially obscured in shadows cast from above, creating intriguing light effects and adding depth to the composition. The soft lighting enhances the atmosphere, highlighting facial contours and giving the photo a timeless quality

Image is part of the Series: ZigZag
A black and white portrait of a happy woman with her hair blowing in the wind, her eyes closed, smiling slightly, arms raised in celebration, captured from below using a wide-angle lens. The background is dark, creating strong contrast between light and shadow on her face. Her expression reflects joy as she holds up both hands. Shot at night, this photograph embodies raw emotions. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white portrait of a happy woman with her hair blowing in the wind, her eyes closed, smiling slightly, arms raised in celebration, captured from below using a wide-angle lens. The background is dark, creating strong contrast between light and shadow on her face. Her expression reflects joy as she holds up both hands. Shot at night, this photograph embodies raw emotions.

Image is part of the Series: STFU
Black and white photography of an edgy young woman showing middle fingers, wearing black with tattoos on her arms. The photograph is in the style of a gritty portrait. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of an edgy young woman showing middle fingers, wearing black with tattoos on her arms. The photograph is in the style of a gritty portrait.

Image is part of the Series: STFU
A portrait of an average woman with her hair blowing in the wind, wearing earrings and black tshirt, isolated on dark background, low key light, strong contrast between shadowed face and blurred hair, monochrome, simple and minimalistic style, closeup shot from below angle. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an average woman with her hair blowing in the wind, wearing earrings and black tshirt, isolated on dark background, low key light, strong contrast between shadowed face and blurred hair, monochrome, simple and minimalistic style, closeup shot from below angle.

Image is part of the Series: STFU
A black and white portrait of an average woman in her thirties with freckles and a nose ring, wearing dark . She is holding up one hand to the camera with her fingers spread out. The background should be a plain black. Her expression looks both serious but also slightly sad or lost.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white portrait of an average woman in her thirties with freckles and a nose ring, wearing dark . She is holding up one hand to the camera with her fingers spread out. The background should be a plain black. Her expression looks both serious but also slightly sad or lost.

Image is part of the Series: STFU
Two mechanics standing in the garage, full body shot, tools on the ground, black and white photography - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Two mechanics standing in the garage, full body shot, tools on the ground, black and white photography

Image is part of the Series: The Garage
A closeup of a black and white air compressor in an auto shop, with various tools scattered around it. The focus is on one side where some oil can be seen, which adds to its simplicity.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A closeup of a black and white air compressor in an auto shop, with various tools scattered around it. The focus is on one side where some oil can be seen, which adds to its simplicity.

Image is part of the Series: The Garage
A black and white photo of the portrait, showing an attractive woman in her late thirties with shoulder-length blonde hair wearing glasses smiling while standing next to some tools on shelves behind at a street bike shop. She is dressed casually but smartly for work.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the portrait, showing an attractive woman in her late thirties with shoulder-length blonde hair wearing glasses smiling while standing next to some tools on shelves behind at a street bike shop. She is dressed casually but smartly for work.

Image is part of the Series: The Garage
Black and white portrait of a smiling man in his thirties, wearing black sports with short hair. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white portrait of a smiling man in his thirties, wearing black sports with short hair.

Image is part of the Series: The Garage
A black and white photograph of an abstract female form, illuminated by dynamic light rays that create swirls around her head like smoke or fog. The background is solid black to highlight the subject. This image evokes mystery and movement in monochrome artistry.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of an abstract female form, illuminated by dynamic light rays that create swirls around her head like smoke or fog. The background is solid black to highlight the subject. This image evokes mystery and movement in monochrome artistry.

Image is part of the Series: Silver
A full body photograph of a woman made out of light, with white light swirls and waves flowing in her hair against a black background, creating a black silhouette. A long exposure photograph in the style of light and movement.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A full body photograph of a woman made out of light, with white light swirls and waves flowing in her hair against a black background, creating a black silhouette. A long exposure photograph in the style of light and movement.

Image is part of the Series: Silver
A girl's head is glowing with light, long exposure photography, black background, dark and dramatic lighting, pink highlights, portrait, high contrast, surrealism, double exposure, motion blur effect. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A girl's head is glowing with light, long exposure photography, black background, dark and dramatic lighting, pink highlights, portrait, high contrast, surrealism, double exposure, motion blur effect.

Image is part of the Series: Fibers
Black and white photography of a single tree in spring, with natural light, neutral tones, and a minimalistic style. The subject is a lone blossoming apple or cherry tree standing tall against the backdrop of an open meadow field on a clear day. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of a single tree in spring, with natural light, neutral tones, and a minimalistic style. The subject is a lone blossoming apple or cherry tree standing tall against the backdrop of an open meadow field on a clear day.

Image is part of the Series: Primavera
Black and white photography of cherry blossoms in the sky, a canopy made up only of branches with no leaves. The blossoming flowers fill all above them, creating an atmosphere that seems to be stretching towards you from below. A beautiful contrast between light and dark, capturing every detail of nature's beauty - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of cherry blossoms in the sky, a canopy made up only of branches with no leaves. The blossoming flowers fill all above them, creating an atmosphere that seems to be stretching towards you from below. A beautiful contrast between light and dark, capturing every detail of nature's beauty

Image is part of the Series: Primavera
 black and white photo of thunderstorm over wheat field with power lines, high contrast, low angle shot, wide view, cinematic, volumetric lighting, - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
black and white photo of thunderstorm over wheat field with power lines, high contrast, low angle shot, wide view, cinematic, volumetric lighting,

Image is part of the Series: Singles
Two boys sitting on the edge of a forest, overlooking the valley in front of them. The black and white photography has a minimalist style with a large aperture lens capturing a distant view with a wide angle perspective. High contrast is achieved using natural light on the natural scenery creating a calm scene - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Two boys sitting on the edge of a forest, overlooking the valley in front of them. The black and white photography has a minimalist style with a large aperture lens capturing a distant view with a wide angle perspective. High contrast is achieved using natural light on the natural scenery creating a calm scene

Image is part of the Series: Singles
A black and white photo of a zebra in the forest, with trees casting long shadows on the grassy ground. A small building is visible through some tall pine trees. Bright sunlight and dappled light illuminate the scene. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of a zebra in the forest, with trees casting long shadows on the grassy ground. A small building is visible through some tall pine trees. Bright sunlight and dappled light illuminate the scene.

Image is part of the Series: Singles
A black and white photo of an old wall with windows. A vintage Vespa scooter is parked in front of the building, the sun's rays shine on it. Minimalistic photography, editorial photography, high resolution, very detailed, soft light - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an old wall with windows. A vintage Vespa scooter is parked in front of the building, the sun's rays shine on it. Minimalistic photography, editorial photography, high resolution, very detailed, soft light

Image is part of the Series: Singles
Black and white panorama of the huge mountain in front of which stands an ancient forest, the sky is clear with beautiful clouds. There is grass on the ground, the shot was taken from afar with high resolution photography.
 - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white panorama of the huge mountain in front of which stands an ancient forest, the sky is clear with beautiful clouds. There is grass on the ground, the shot was taken from afar with high resolution photography.

Image is part of the Series: Singles
A black and white photograph of an empty park with pavilions, benches, and play structures for children, surrounded by trees in the city center of Paris, France. The photo was taken during autumn when leaves were falling from tree branches. This scene captures urban life while highlighting nature's presence within it. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of an empty park with pavilions, benches, and play structures for children, surrounded by trees in the city center of Paris, France. The photo was taken during autumn when leaves were falling from tree branches. This scene captures urban life while highlighting nature's presence within it.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
A black and white photo of the facade wall of an old building in Paris, with a tree on one side, cobblestone ground with some seating around it, a small wooden bench under trees. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the facade wall of an old building in Paris, with a tree on one side, cobblestone ground with some seating around it, a small wooden bench under trees.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white photography of an urban park in autumn. People walking their dogs through the path between these trees. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of an urban park in autumn. People walking their dogs through the path between these trees.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Eiffel Tower in Paris, black and white photography, large format camera, wide angle lens, people walking around the tower, large grass field in front of it, no trees on ground level, people wearing winter  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Eiffel Tower in Paris, black and white photography, large format camera, wide angle lens, people walking around the tower, large grass field in front of it, no trees on ground level, people wearing winter

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
The Eiffel Tower seen from the street, a Parisian building in the style of Art Nouveau with beautiful ornaments on the roof and walls. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
The Eiffel Tower seen from the street, a Parisian building in the style of Art Nouveau with beautiful ornaments on the roof and walls.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white photography of trees in the park with leaves that have varying shades, and a man walking through them, wearing headphones. The scene is set during autumn. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of trees in the park with leaves that have varying shades, and a man walking through them, wearing headphones. The scene is set during autumn.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white street photography of Parisian buildings, a person crossing the road in front of them. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white street photography of Parisian buildings, a person crossing the road in front of them.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Street of Paris, black and white photography, old buildings, cobblestone street, bicycle parked on the side, monochrome, minimalistic, cityscape, no people, natural light, high resolution. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Street of Paris, black and white photography, old buildings, cobblestone street, bicycle parked on the side, monochrome, minimalistic, cityscape, no people, natural light, high resolution.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white photography of the facade of Polly Maggoo in Paris, with facade covered by mosaic tiles with faces and musical notes. The building has an art deco style architecture and is located on streetlevel. There's also a window display showcasing various magazines and posters. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of the facade of Polly Maggoo in Paris, with facade covered by mosaic tiles with faces and musical notes. The building has an art deco style architecture and is located on streetlevel. There's also a window display showcasing various magazines and posters.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white photography of an exterior bar in Paris with graffiti on the wall, people working at a street market below it, overcast weather creating shadowplay. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of an exterior bar in Paris with graffiti on the wall, people working at a street market below it, overcast weather creating shadowplay.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Photo of the facade and shop window of
Photo of the facade and shop window of "Butterfly Coffure" in Paris at night time in black and white. In front there is a man looking inside the store. He has his bike next to him. The building is between other buildings at street level. There is some light coming from the windows.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - A travers les rues de la ville
Black and white portrait of smiling woman with hair in a bun, sun rays through blinds creating light stripes on her face, office background, shallow depth of field - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white portrait of smiling woman with hair in a bun, sun rays through blinds creating light stripes on her face, office background, shallow depth of field

Image is part of the Series: Blinds
Portrait of an androgynous person with short black hair and a nose ring, wearing a colorful patterned shirt, illuminated in the style of studio photography with moody lighting creating a mysterious atmosphere. The portrait has high contrast with dark tones and a sharp focus on the face while the edges are blurred with shadowy details. The person has a mysterious expression while the photo has a grainy texture effect with deep shadows. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait of an androgynous person with short black hair and a nose ring, wearing a colorful patterned shirt, illuminated in the style of studio photography with moody lighting creating a mysterious atmosphere. The portrait has high contrast with dark tones and a sharp focus on the face while the edges are blurred with shadowy details. The person has a mysterious expression while the photo has a grainy texture effect with deep shadows.

Image is part of the Series: The Light
A portrait of an Asian nonbinary person in the dark, lit by moonlight from above, with shadows on their face and hair. They have piercings, wearing colorful , and there is a hint of light coming through behind them. The background is black, highlighting only that side profile of their head. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an Asian nonbinary person in the dark, lit by moonlight from above, with shadows on their face and hair. They have piercings, wearing colorful , and there is a hint of light coming through behind them. The background is black, highlighting only that side profile of their head.

Image is part of the Series: The Light
A portrait of an average woman with short curly red hair, wearing purple eyeshadow and rainbow eyeliner, looking to the side against a black background. She is wearing a blue jean shirt. The lighting casts soft shadows on her face, highlighting its contours. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an average woman with short curly red hair, wearing purple eyeshadow and rainbow eyeliner, looking to the side against a black background. She is wearing a blue jean shirt. The lighting casts soft shadows on her face, highlighting its contours.

Image is part of the Series: Shades of Purple
Portrait of a woman with short curly red hair and purple eyeshadow, wearing a blue plaid shirt and gold necklace. Soft light on her face, looking to the side against a black background. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait of a woman with short curly red hair and purple eyeshadow, wearing a blue plaid shirt and gold necklace. Soft light on her face, looking to the side against a black background.

Image is part of the Series: Shades of Purple
Close up of a woman's eye with pink and purple eyeshadow, eyeliner, and gold mascara makeup. Beauty portrait in a studio on a dark background. Closeup shot with copy space for a makeup brand or beauty magazine.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Close up of a woman's eye with pink and purple eyeshadow, eyeliner, and gold mascara makeup. Beauty portrait in a studio on a dark background. Closeup shot with copy space for a makeup brand or beauty magazine.

Image is part of the Series: Shades of Purple
A black and white photo of an athletic woman in yoga pants using headphones while working out on equipment at home gym. She is focused with her hands resting gently on the cable pulley machine, showcasing strength as she curls it around herself. The room has a sleek minimalist design, highlighting her muscular legs and upper body muscles. Her hair is up in a messy bun, adding to the sporty look. Shot from head level, capturing both side profile view and front face perspective. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an athletic woman in yoga pants using headphones while working out on equipment at home gym. She is focused with her hands resting gently on the cable pulley machine, showcasing strength as she curls it around herself. The room has a sleek minimalist design, highlighting her muscular legs and upper body muscles. Her hair is up in a messy bun, adding to the sporty look. Shot from head level, capturing both side profile view and front face perspective.

Image is part of the Series: inShape
Close up of a woman wearing fitness with the word GYMSHARK in white letters on her chest, she is working out with headphones listening to music. Monochrome black and grey in depth photography with soft shadows and a clean sharp focus on the high detail full body shot - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Close up of a woman wearing fitness with the word GYMSHARK in white letters on her chest, she is working out with headphones listening to music. Monochrome black and grey in depth photography with soft shadows and a clean sharp focus on the high detail full body shot

Image is part of the Series: inShape
A close up black and white photo of an middle aged woman smiling while working out in the gym wearing headphones. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A close up black and white photo of an middle aged woman smiling while working out in the gym wearing headphones.

Image is part of the Series: inShape
Double exposure of a non binary person with short hair, illuminated by soft light in the dark room. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Double exposure of a non binary person with short hair, illuminated by soft light in the dark room.

Image is part of the Series: unsteady
A black and white photograph of old building in Paris, seen from across the Seine river with grand bridges. The photo was taken during daytime, with the sky being overcast. In the background you can see some other buildings along the bridge, including one that resembles its shape. This scene conveys an atmosphere of romance and mystery.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of old building in Paris, seen from across the Seine river with grand bridges. The photo was taken during daytime, with the sky being overcast. In the background you can see some other buildings along the bridge, including one that resembles its shape. This scene conveys an atmosphere of romance and mystery.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - Sur la Seine
A black and white photo of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, with the Seine river flowing next to it, on an overcast day. The photograph is taken from across the street at eye level, capturing both buildings and trees, with a focus on architectural details such as gothic arches and towers. There's graffiti on one wall near the water line, adding contrast against the monochrome background.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, with the Seine river flowing next to it, on an overcast day. The photograph is taken from across the street at eye level, capturing both buildings and trees, with a focus on architectural details such as gothic arches and towers. There's graffiti on one wall near the water line, adding contrast against the monochrome background.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - Sur la Seine
A black and white photo of buildings along the Seine river in Paris, simple and minimalistic in the style of an artist. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of buildings along the Seine river in Paris, simple and minimalistic in the style of an artist.

Image is part of the Series: Paris en Novembre - Sur la Seine
Portrait of a woman in a black blazer dress, standing up with her hands on her jacket chest area, facing the camera. The portrait has a high contrast, moody lighting style with backlighting and a low camera angle - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait of a woman in a black blazer dress, standing up with her hands on her jacket chest area, facing the camera. The portrait has a high contrast, moody lighting style with backlighting and a low camera angle

Image is part of the Series: Lucille
a photo of the side profile face and hand of an elegant woman wearing earrings, her chin is resting on one finger with smoky eyeshadow and dark lipstick, dark background - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
a photo of the side profile face and hand of an elegant woman wearing earrings, her chin is resting on one finger with smoky eyeshadow and dark lipstick, dark background

Image is part of the Series: Lucille
portrait of a woman with smoky eyes and her hand on her chin against a black background, wearing a ring and earrings, a studio photography shot with cinematic light, she has dark brown hair up in a bun, soft lighting creates a moody and closeup shot. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
portrait of a woman with smoky eyes and her hand on her chin against a black background, wearing a ring and earrings, a studio photography shot with cinematic light, she has dark brown hair up in a bun, soft lighting creates a moody and closeup shot.

Image is part of the Series: Lucille
A photo of an alternative woman wearing a black hoodie with the word
A photo of an alternative woman wearing a black hoodie with the word "QUEEN" in red letters on it, standing against a dark background, holding her hand out to make you come towards her. She has pale skin and thick eyeliner. The lighting is soft and natural.

Image is part of the Series: Ghosting
A black and white photo of a woman wearing a hoodie with the word
A black and white photo of a woman wearing a hoodie with the word "QUEEN" on it, against a dark background, with a mysterious and dark aesthetic and ambiance, and with a grainy film

Image is part of the Series: Ghosting
A black and white photo of American football players on the field, with one player standing while another is sitting down in front of them, surrounded by other players, a coach and a guy watching from behind, taken during daylight with a wide-angle lens - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of American football players on the field, with one player standing while another is sitting down in front of them, surrounded by other players, a coach and a guy watching from behind, taken during daylight with a wide-angle lens

Image is part of the Series: Bulls 2021
Black and white photo of American football players on the middle school field, wide shot showing the whole team on the pitch with stands visible behind them, one player sitting down resting under a tree while others stand around watching the game, the school building visible at the background, clear sky above. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of American football players on the middle school field, wide shot showing the whole team on the pitch with stands visible behind them, one player sitting down resting under a tree while others stand around watching the game, the school building visible at the background, clear sky above.

Image is part of the Series: Bulls 2021
A black and white photo of American football players on the field, sitting in front of the bench area with their backs to the camera while another team is playing against them. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of American football players on the field, sitting in front of the bench area with their backs to the camera while another team is playing against them.

Image is part of the Series: Bulls 2021
A black and white photo of American football players celebrating on the field. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of American football players celebrating on the field.

Image is part of the Series: Bulls 2021
A black and white photo of the Bondorf Bulls football team standing on the field in front of their cheering fans. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the Bondorf Bulls football team standing on the field in front of their cheering fans.

Image is part of the Series: Bulls 2021
A young boy dressed in an astronaut costume stands on a grassy field, wearing white overalls and a helmet with space patches.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A young boy dressed in an astronaut costume stands on a grassy field, wearing white overalls and a helmet with space patches.

Image is part of the Series: The Astronaut
Photography of an astronaut child standing in the middle of a field with his arms outstretched, wearing a white spacesuit and helmet. The field is full of grasses, flowers, and trees, with a blue sky on a clear day. The photography has cinematic depth of focus with shallow depth of field. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Photography of an astronaut child standing in the middle of a field with his arms outstretched, wearing a white spacesuit and helmet. The field is full of grasses, flowers, and trees, with a blue sky on a clear day. The photography has cinematic depth of focus with shallow depth of field.

Image is part of the Series: The Astronaut
Black and white photography of an old market in Hanoi, Vietnam with many motorcycle garages filled with motorbikes and moped on the streets. The scene is captured from behind a canopy with strong shadows. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of an old market in Hanoi, Vietnam with many motorcycle garages filled with motorbikes and moped on the streets. The scene is captured from behind a canopy with strong shadows.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white photo of the inside view of an old market in Hanoi, Vietnam with many stalls selling different goods. People are walking around and pointing at things to buy. A man is sitting on his knees holding up some stacked empty plastic bottles that he just pawns for money. With a fish eye perspective - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the inside view of an old market in Hanoi, Vietnam with many stalls selling different goods. People are walking around and pointing at things to buy. A man is sitting on his knees holding up some stacked empty plastic bottles that he just pawns for money. With a fish eye perspective

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white candid street photo of an emo woman in a market in Hanoi, Vietnam, with blurry people in the background, taken with a fish eye lens, holding large bags containing her things inside, smiling, and looking directly into the camera.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white candid street photo of an emo woman in a market in Hanoi, Vietnam, with blurry people in the background, taken with a fish eye lens, holding large bags containing her things inside, smiling, and looking directly into the camera.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white photo of the old architecture in Hanoi, Vietnam. The building has an ornate facade with arched windows and decorative elements like wooden shutters or balcony railings. It is surrounded by other buildings, some tall with modern glass facades, others more traditional with woodwork and tiles. There are lots of wires and cables hanging from above, adding to its urban atmosphere. In front there are street food stalls selling typical Vietnamese dishes such as pho and banh mi. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the old architecture in Hanoi, Vietnam. The building has an ornate facade with arched windows and decorative elements like wooden shutters or balcony railings. It is surrounded by other buildings, some tall with modern glass facades, others more traditional with woodwork and tiles. There are lots of wires and cables hanging from above, adding to its urban atmosphere. In front there are street food stalls selling typical Vietnamese dishes such as pho and banh mi.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white photograph of an old man sitting on the edge of a river, hugging his grandchild in front of her, with barbed wire along the back wall behind them, taken from a view behind, in a minimalist, stark black and white style. Hanoi, Vietnam 2009 - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of an old man sitting on the edge of a river, hugging his grandchild in front of her, with barbed wire along the back wall behind them, taken from a view behind, in a minimalist, stark black and white style. Hanoi, Vietnam 2009

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white street photography of Hanoi streets in Vietnam, with people crossing the road at crosswalks and pedestrians on both sides of them, surrounded by old buildings, cars, motorbikes, bicycles, trees, greenery, bustling crowds, and children playing happily. It is a wide shot. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white street photography of Hanoi streets in Vietnam, with people crossing the road at crosswalks and pedestrians on both sides of them, surrounded by old buildings, cars, motorbikes, bicycles, trees, greenery, bustling crowds, and children playing happily. It is a wide shot.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white street photography of people in Hanoi, Vietnam with motorbikes on the streets and traditional houses along them. People walking around wearing modern , there is some jewelry salesmen selling silver chains and necklaces. There's lots going on in background, some people sitting or standing near market stalls, others riding in one direction while few ride to opposite directions. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white street photography of people in Hanoi, Vietnam with motorbikes on the streets and traditional houses along them. People walking around wearing modern , there is some jewelry salesmen selling silver chains and necklaces. There's lots going on in background, some people sitting or standing near market stalls, others riding in one direction while few ride to opposite directions.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
Black and white street photography of people in Hanoi, Vietnam walking on the sidewalk with food stalls selling chicken legs. People carrying bamboo baskets over their shoulders. Cars passing by. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white street photography of people in Hanoi, Vietnam walking on the sidewalk with food stalls selling chicken legs. People carrying bamboo baskets over their shoulders. Cars passing by.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A black and white street photograph of an Asian man in the center, wearing a trench coat giving money to some people around him in Hanoi's old town in Vietnam during the winter season, surrounded by women selling , shoes, and handbags. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white street photograph of an Asian man in the center, wearing a trench coat giving money to some people around him in Hanoi's old town in Vietnam during the winter season, surrounded by women selling , shoes, and handbags.

Image is part of the Series: Hanoi 2009
A portrait of an attractive woman in her mid-forties with dark hair, wearing a black sleeveless top and holding a coffee cup while looking out the window, white walls, minimalist style - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an attractive woman in her mid-forties with dark hair, wearing a black sleeveless top and holding a coffee cup while looking out the window, white walls, minimalist style

Image is part of the Series: Andrea
A middle-aged man with short white hair and a beard, wearing a black t-shirt, smiling at the camera. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A middle-aged man with short white hair and a beard, wearing a black t-shirt, smiling at the camera.

Image is part of the Series: Woody
A photo of an old light blue Vespa scooter parked in the woods, taken from behind with a shadow on its back and a white license plate. The scene is captured during daylight with natural lighting.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an old light blue Vespa scooter parked in the woods, taken from behind with a shadow on its back and a white license plate. The scene is captured during daylight with natural lighting.

Image is part of the Series: Bella Macchina
Close up of a blue Vespa scooter headlight in the woods on a sunny day, shot. Shallow DOF. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Close up of a blue Vespa scooter headlight in the woods on a sunny day, shot. Shallow DOF.

Image is part of the Series: Bella Macchina
Minimal photography of a  hill with trees, a grey sky, brown grass, small rocks in a minimal landscape with neutral colours, shot from a very low angle - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Minimal photography of a hill with trees, a grey sky, brown grass, small rocks in a minimal landscape with neutral colours, shot from a very low angle

Image is part of the Series: the sad valley
A photo of an abandoned greenhouse taken from the ground, with one single red plastic chair inside and some plants growing, with long metal cables coming out to the outside on a sunny day with natural light. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of an abandoned greenhouse taken from the ground, with one single red plastic chair inside and some plants growing, with long metal cables coming out to the outside on a sunny day with natural light.

Image is part of the Series: Decay
An abandoned greenhouse surrounded by overgrown vegetation, captured in an old film style with soft focus and natural lighting. The scene is set against the backdrop of mountains, adding to its timeless feel.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
An abandoned greenhouse surrounded by overgrown vegetation, captured in an old film style with soft focus and natural lighting. The scene is set against the backdrop of mountains, adding to its timeless feel.

Image is part of the Series: Decay
abandoned greenhouse taken over by nature, lots of broken glass and debris on the floor, lots of planters with dead plants inside, shot from above in a wide angle, documentary photography - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
abandoned greenhouse taken over by nature, lots of broken glass and debris on the floor, lots of planters with dead plants inside, shot from above in a wide angle, documentary photography

Image is part of the Series: Decay
A black and white portrait of an urban woman with ear piercings, looking straight ahead at the camera, against a dark background. The focus is on her face and upper body, capturing intricate details like skin texture and eye expression. This studio photograph highlights the contrast between light and shadow around her head, creating visual interest without any additional objects or elements. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white portrait of an urban woman with ear piercings, looking straight ahead at the camera, against a dark background. The focus is on her face and upper body, capturing intricate details like skin texture and eye expression. This studio photograph highlights the contrast between light and shadow around her head, creating visual interest without any additional objects or elements.

Image is part of the Series: Lea // studio tests
A black and white studio portrait of an average woman with short hair sitting on chair, dressed in all dark , hands folded across her chest, head slightly tilted down, looking at the camera, isolated against a solid background. The lighting is soft yet dramatic, highlighting shadows that add depth to his features. He's standing in front of a plain backdrop, which enhances focus on him while gently blurring out everything else around. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white studio portrait of an average woman with short hair sitting on chair, dressed in all dark , hands folded across her chest, head slightly tilted down, looking at the camera, isolated against a solid background. The lighting is soft yet dramatic, highlighting shadows that add depth to his features. He's standing in front of a plain backdrop, which enhances focus on him while gently blurring out everything else around.

Image is part of the Series: Lea // studio tests
Black and white portrait of a young woman in a black sweater with a scarf on a dark background, in the minimalist style, in a studio shot, as a closeup, with soft light, high resolution photography, with high quality details. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white portrait of a young woman in a black sweater with a scarf on a dark background, in the minimalist style, in a studio shot, as a closeup, with soft light, high resolution photography, with high quality details.

Image is part of the Series: Lea // studio tests
Black and white photo of tall trees in a forest, a path leading through them. The scene is captured from an eye-level perspective with a focus on the towering pine trunks that form rows along both sides of the frame. In front of these trees lies flat ground covered in moss-covered earth, creating contrast between nature's beauty and human presence. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of tall trees in a forest, a path leading through them. The scene is captured from an eye-level perspective with a focus on the towering pine trunks that form rows along both sides of the frame. In front of these trees lies flat ground covered in moss-covered earth, creating contrast between nature's beauty and human presence.

Image is part of the Series: Im Hinterland
Black and white landscape photography, foggy mountainous terrain with forested hills in the background, low angle shot capturing misty clouds over an alpine meadow, minimalist composition focusing on the natural beauty of nature's elements, soft lighting creating gentle shadows, capturing the serene atmosphere of early morning or evening in the style of the natural beauty.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white landscape photography, foggy mountainous terrain with forested hills in the background, low angle shot capturing misty clouds over an alpine meadow, minimalist composition focusing on the natural beauty of nature's elements, soft lighting creating gentle shadows, capturing the serene atmosphere of early morning or evening in the style of the natural beauty.

Image is part of the Series: Grauzone
A grainy black and white close up photograph shows the back profile of an attractive woman with shoulder-length straight dark hair, wearing sunglasses, standing in front of a field of corn on a bright summer day. She is smiling softly as she faces away from the camera.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A grainy black and white close up photograph shows the back profile of an attractive woman with shoulder-length straight dark hair, wearing sunglasses, standing in front of a field of corn on a bright summer day. She is smiling softly as she faces away from the camera.

Image is part of the Series: Steffi
portrait of woman with sunglasses, long straight hair and floral shirt in front of the cotton field - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
portrait of woman with sunglasses, long straight hair and floral shirt in front of the cotton field

Image is part of the Series: Steffi
Close-up portrait of a happy man wearing a baseball cap, his eyes closed and smiling, in black and white photography, with soft light - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Close-up portrait of a happy man wearing a baseball cap, his eyes closed and smiling, in black and white photography, with soft light

Image is part of the Series: Catalin
A portrait of an Asian woman in a floral dress standing at the entrance to an underground parking lot, with long black hair and a serious expression, illuminated by soft light from above. She is wearing a casual yet elegant outfit that contrasts beautifully against her dark surroundings. The background features a dimly lit open space within a modern urban setting.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A portrait of an Asian woman in a floral dress standing at the entrance to an underground parking lot, with long black hair and a serious expression, illuminated by soft light from above. She is wearing a casual yet elegant outfit that contrasts beautifully against her dark surroundings. The background features a dimly lit open space within a modern urban setting.

Image is part of the Series: Going underground with Hristina
Full body photo of an elegant woman with straight black hair, wearing a floral print sleeveless jumpsuit. Standing in an empty dark underground parking lot. Flash photography was used to capture the fullbody shot from a low angle view with sharp focus on the subject. Beautiful lighting and high resolution were achieved. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Full body photo of an elegant woman with straight black hair, wearing a floral print sleeveless jumpsuit. Standing in an empty dark underground parking lot. Flash photography was used to capture the fullbody shot from a low angle view with sharp focus on the subject. Beautiful lighting and high resolution were achieved.

Image is part of the Series: Going underground with Hristina
Portrait of a man in his thirties, looking to the side, wearing a maroon t-shirt, dark background, professional photography, studio lighting. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait of a man in his thirties, looking to the side, wearing a maroon t-shirt, dark background, professional photography, studio lighting.

Image is part of the Series: Marc
Portrait of middle aged man with long hair and sunglasses wearing hat, golden hour, background is open field - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Portrait of middle aged man with long hair and sunglasses wearing hat, golden hour, background is open field

Image is part of the Series: Driven by
A photo of the front view of an old black corvette with a license plate. parked on a dirt road in the middle of a grassy field at dusk. The sky is blue and there is some lens flare - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A photo of the front view of an old black corvette with a license plate. parked on a dirt road in the middle of a grassy field at dusk. The sky is blue and there is some lens flare

Image is part of the Series: Driven by
Photography of a happy man standing next to his black Dodge Ram under a bridge, illuminated with car lights and dusk light, with a dramatic sky in a low angle shot. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Photography of a happy man standing next to his black Dodge Ram under a bridge, illuminated with car lights and dusk light, with a dramatic sky in a low angle shot.

Image is part of the Series: Driven by
A closeup of wild thistles in the distance, bokeh, depth of field, twilight, golden hour, autumn, field with tall brown spiky plants. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A closeup of wild thistles in the distance, bokeh, depth of field, twilight, golden hour, autumn, field with tall brown spiky plants.

Image is part of the Series: Beneath a teal sky
A simple, monochrome photograph of an empty bed in front of the window, symbolizing sleepless nights and loneliness. The dimly lit room has soft shadows that add to its melancholic atmosphere. Offering comfort but no real solace for those who have lost someone or something during their night. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A simple, monochrome photograph of an empty bed in front of the window, symbolizing sleepless nights and loneliness. The dimly lit room has soft shadows that add to its melancholic atmosphere. Offering comfort but no real solace for those who have lost someone or something during their night.

Image is part of the Series: In Walde
black and white photography of an old window with flowers in the street of Fürstenwalde. A simple composition with cinematic lighting creates a dark mood. The grainy film texture adds to the style. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
black and white photography of an old window with flowers in the street of Fürstenwalde. A simple composition with cinematic lighting creates a dark mood. The grainy film texture adds to the style.

Image is part of the Series: In Walde
A white caravan stands in front of an apartment building in the style of Soviet style, with a small garden behind it. A gray sky is overhead as the city appears empty. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A white caravan stands in front of an apartment building in the style of Soviet style, with a small garden behind it. A gray sky is overhead as the city appears empty.

Image is part of the Series: In Walde
black and white photo of the top left corner in perspective, a large tower leaning to one side on an empty field with trees around it. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
black and white photo of the top left corner in perspective, a large tower leaning to one side on an empty field with trees around it.

Image is part of the Series: Architectura Obscura
Modern grey farm building in the middle of an empty field, wide angle shot, architecture photography, grey sky, soft daylight, snow on ground, minimalist style, architectural magazine photo. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Modern grey farm building in the middle of an empty field, wide angle shot, architecture photography, grey sky, soft daylight, snow on ground, minimalist style, architectural magazine photo.

Image is part of the Series: Simplicity
A black and white photograph of dried sunflowers in the fog, their silhouettes against an overcast sky. The composition focuses on the stark contrast between the plants' intricate details and the softness of the misty background. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of dried sunflowers in the fog, their silhouettes against an overcast sky. The composition focuses on the stark contrast between the plants' intricate details and the softness of the misty background.

Image is part of the Series: where is the light
A black and white photo of an old, withered sunflower head in a foggy field, taken from behind. The background is blurred to emphasize the flower. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of an old, withered sunflower head in a foggy field, taken from behind. The background is blurred to emphasize the flower.

Image is part of the Series: where is the light
Black and white photography of a hypercar race car in the pit stop with people working on it, at Le Mans race, Toyota GR056 - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photography of a hypercar race car in the pit stop with people working on it, at Le Mans race, Toyota GR056

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // la nuit
A black and white photo of the Le Mans crowd in front of their stands with  Dunlop  written on it, shot from behind them at night, capturing the excitement as they watch an intense race between two cars. The scene is illuminated by spotlights that cast long shadows over the grandstand's roof. The shot was taken during evening time, the atmosphere conveys energy and anticipation among fans, creating a sense of place within the ambiance of live racing action.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo of the Le Mans crowd in front of their stands with Dunlop written on it, shot from behind them at night, capturing the excitement as they watch an intense race between two cars. The scene is illuminated by spotlights that cast long shadows over the grandstand's roof. The shot was taken during evening time, the atmosphere conveys energy and anticipation among fans, creating a sense of place within the ambiance of live racing action.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // la nuit
The grandstand at Le Mans race track with a Ferris wheel in the background, in black and white, at night time, grainy - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
The grandstand at Le Mans race track with a Ferris wheel in the background, in black and white, at night time, grainy

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // la nuit
Black and white photo of two Le Mans race cars at night, one car ahead on the track, the second car far behind, lights from headlights can be seen. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Black and white photo of two Le Mans race cars at night, one car ahead on the track, the second car far behind, lights from headlights can be seen.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // la nuit
A close-up black and white photograph of the hood from a Ferrari in line with other cars on pit road at Le Mans, showcasing reflections and shadows on its polished surface. The background features a busy scene with racers standing around their vehicles and crew members working amid various race equipment like garages and windshields. Shot during daylight to highlight details and textures.  - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A close-up black and white photograph of the hood from a Ferrari in line with other cars on pit road at Le Mans, showcasing reflections and shadows on its polished surface. The background features a busy scene with racers standing around their vehicles and crew members working amid various race equipment like garages and windshields. Shot during daylight to highlight details and textures.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // les lignes
A black and white photograph of an older woman standing in front of the fence at a speedway racing track. She is wearing casual and her hair has been dyed blonde. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photograph of an older woman standing in front of the fence at a speedway racing track. She is wearing casual and her hair has been dyed blonde.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // les personnes
A black and white photo shows a male sports reporter wearing glasses and holding a microphone as he speaks into it while standing next to the entrance of an indoor court. On his right side is a female lighting technician with blonde hair in a ponytail holding a headset on her head. The man wears a short-sleeved sport shirt. They both look focused. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A black and white photo shows a male sports reporter wearing glasses and holding a microphone as he speaks into it while standing next to the entrance of an indoor court. On his right side is a female lighting technician with blonde hair in a ponytail holding a headset on her head. The man wears a short-sleeved sport shirt. They both look focused.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // les personnes
A race day photograph of the director at Le Mans with his tablet in hand, there are some people around him. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
A race day photograph of the director at Le Mans with his tablet in hand, there are some people around him.

Image is part of the Series: racing sans couleur // les personnes
An action shot of a racecar in the dark, with motion blur, at night time, with blue and purple lights, on a black background, with a long exposure, in a cinematic style, with professional photography techniques. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
An action shot of a racecar in the dark, with motion blur, at night time, with blue and purple lights, on a black background, with a long exposure, in a cinematic style, with professional photography techniques.

Image is part of the Series: 200 mph
Minimalist photography, silhouette of an electric tower at dusk, power lines leading to the horizon, tranquil night sky, soft focus on distant light from city lights, high contrast between dark blue and grey tones, serene atmosphere. - Copyright by Stephen Obermeier
Minimalist photography, silhouette of an electric tower at dusk, power lines leading to the horizon, tranquil night sky, soft focus on distant light from city lights, high contrast between dark blue and grey tones, serene atmosphere.

Image is part of the Series: electric



All images copyright by Stephen Obermeier.