Richard Young is a professional landscape, nature and wildlife photographer based in Wellington, New Zealand. He was born in Sussex, England and grew up on a country estate in the South Downs National Park where he developed a love for the natural world. In 2004 he first travelled to New Zealand, choosing to make it his home. He has spent time hiking and climbing in some of the country’s most remote and wild places, capturing photographs of awe-inspiring and unspoilt places. Richard has also travelled extensively, including across Africa, building a reputation as a fine wildlife photographer as well as adding to his landscape portfolio. Richard’s photography has been recognised in numerous competitions, including awards at The International Landscape Photographer of the Year, The Fine Art Photography Awards, The International Photography Awards and winning “Best Landscape Photograph” at the Banff Mountain Photography Competition. His works sells as fine art prints from his own gallery in Wellington and has been widely exhibited across New Zealand, Canada, America and England in both solo, and group exhibitions.