Wonderful Planet Photography by Peter Heil | About

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams"
Eleanor Roosevelt

Hello and welcome to my website

These galleries are the result of years of travel.
The beauty and the grandeur of the landscapes I encountered, transformed my life completely. The sense of freedom, peace and solitude in those places we call wilderness, makes me stand in awe of nature.

Photography is my way to express those wonders I encountered during my travels. The photographs show nature through my eyes.

But a camera can never capture what we are able to capture when we observe with all our senses.

Unfortunately we kind of numb our senses in a world where we are constantly exposed to noise and visual irritation.
Thus its even more important these days to have places where we can calm down our mind and learn to use our senses again.
The wilderness gives us this chance to listen to our senses.
I hope my pictures can contribute to create a understanding of how precious these lands are in their preservation, for our own sake.

"I have not tired of the wilderness; rather I enjoy its beauty and the vagrant life I lead, more keenly all the time. I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail,leading into the unknown to any paved highway,
and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bred by the cities."

Everret Ruess