Stephen Matera 1


Combining a passion for all things outdoors with a unique creative eye, Stephen Matera creates images for some of the world’s leading magazines, publishers and outdoor manufacturers. Stephen developed his vision as a natural landscape photographer, now also applies that vision to active outdoor sports and lifestyle images. His clients rely on his ability to consistently deliver creative, inspirational and authentic images for their advertising and editorial stories.


Dried and cracked mud in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Utah

The Wave sandstone formation, Coyote Buttes Wilderness, Arizona

Aerial photo of the North Cascades in winter

Avalanche lily growing up through a patch of False Helibore, Mt. Rainier National Park

Patterns and shadows in the snow, Paradise Valley, Mt. Rainier National Park

Clouds hover through trees and mountains at sunset, Spray Park, Mt. Rainier National Park

Clouds in the valley below Spray Park and Mother Mountain, Mt. Rainier National Park

Larch trees in autumn, Ingalls Pass area, Alpine Lakes Wilderness

East Temple and Temple Peak rise above Deep Lake and the outflow creek from Deep Lake, Wind River Mountains, Wyoming

Ancient Bristlecone Pine forest, Inyo National Forest, White Mountains, California

Mt. Baker peeking out through a break in the clouds in winter, Mt. Baker Wilderness

Rolling ridges of the Mt. Baker wilderness in winter, North Cascades

Fog rolls through old growth forest in summer, Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River Valley, Central Cascades

Moss covered tree trunks, Snoqualmie Valley