Widely published in magazines worldwide, Stefano Unterthiner is the author of seven photography books and a multi-award winning in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. He specializes in telling the life stories of animals, living in close contact with his chosen species for long periods. He also has a strong commitment to wildlife conservation and environmental issues, with a particular interest in the interactions between people and animals. Since 2009, Stefano is a regular contributing photographer for National Geographic Magazine. He lives with his wife Stéphanie and his childrens Rémi and Bahia in the Aosta Valley, Italy.