Foto: Morten Hilmer, 2021

Morten Hilmer
Nature Photographer

“Through my work, I’ve come to appreciate the profound impact nature has on us. I believe that our connection with the natural world goes beyond mere physical health—it nourishes our mind and spirit. When I’m out in the wild, every moment is an opportunity to marvel at the intricate patterns of a leaf, the flight of a bird, or the ripple of a stream. In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, it’s easy to become disconnected from nature. By immersing ourselves in it, we not only capture fleeting moments but also cultivate a deeper appreciation for this part of life. Through my lens, I strive to not only capture the breathtaking beauty and transformative power of the world but also inspire others to reconnect with nature and prioritize their well-being.

Just as health experts advocate holistic well-being, I believe that through nature’s lenses, we can create spaces that forge a curiosity and a different perspective on the world. It means a lot to me to be able to bring this to people who need it and hopefully make a difference. And I am happy I get to do so in this collective with other skilled artists in these interdisciplinary projects.”

Morten Hilmer


Magical Nature, 2018
EU Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2012
Nordic Nature Photo Contest, 2012
Best Danish Nature Photographer, 2010

CV and projects

Morten is a nature photographer and author. With his award-winning nature images, which hover on the boundary between photography and art, he can capture fascinating moods from nature that are perceived as thought-provoking and enchanting. Morten photographs for WWF and has unique experience in developing and delivering high-quality video content. Morten has previously served in the Sirius Patrol in Northeast Greenland and is a member of ILCP. Today he is a Nikon ambassador and shares his adventures in nature focusing on the beauty of nature and inspiring others to appreciate and protect it.

Photo: Jens Holm, 2015

Foto: Morten Hilmer, 2020

Foto: Morten Hilmer, 2021

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