With a new season creeping up on us and so many of us itching to get out to explore, we are extra grateful to the steller community for sharing the special places they’ve been and the incredible experiences they’ve had.
This week, we reached out to steller ambassador @mdiepraam to help us choose our list of Featured Authors. Please enjoy his selection and read why he chose them in his own words. We hope this gives you some inspiration and some new faces to follow!
“While I've been to England dozens of times in my life, I've only visited Scotland once. Will I ever dare to set sail to this remotest of Scottish archipelagos? Darren's superb photography and storytelling aren't helping to resist the temptation…”
“I love the mix of stunningly lit waterscapes and exquisitely captured detail in this story by Marion. I just want to sit there and take it all in, and those wide-open spaces that Austria has on offer seem all the more attractive now…”
“Iceland is one of those dream destinations I still haven't visited, but over the years I’ve become very familiar with its splendour—helped by all the photographic geniuses who went before me. Mayya managed to show me a part of Iceland I hadn't seen before, and I am stunned. Truly stunned.”
“Scents of the meadow... This story popped up just as I went looking for this week's best—and the fragile beauty of the natural scenes captured by Alessia is breathtaking. Being a storyteller, I prefer steller stories that actually tell a story, but sometimes I will simply be carried away by a story that is sheer visual poetry.”
“I'm lucky that the beauty of my country is well promoted by the likes of @karen_claudia_ and @garethmate, but this week I pick a story by the talented Simone who uncovers a hidden Dutch gem in the same region in the east of the Netherlands that is featured in my own #hiddengem story. Great minds…”