June Tanzania – Documentation of employees for Hempel A/S in the schools of SOS Children’s Villages.

May   Philippines / Palawan – Photography for the Danish corporation  ”Lionhearts”. Documentation of coconut palms, coconut oil production, people, villages and Lionheart’s CSR work.

April  Bolivia – Photography for the Hempel Foundation. Documentation of Hempel’s schools; children and families.

February  Cambodia – Photography for the Hempel Foundation. Documentation of Hempel’s schools; children and families.

January    Ghana – Photography for the Hempel Foundation. Documentation of Hempel’s schools; children and families in villages in Northern Ghana.


November Portugal. Still photography for the documentary “Aquarela”. Documentation of Humans and the World’s Greatest Waves, Nazare.

September Venezuela. Still photography for the documentary “Aquarela”. Documentation of People under Waterfalls, including the world’s largest waterfall Angel Falls.

July Greenland, Inland Ice – Still photography for the documentary film “Aquarela”

March Philippines, Still photography for the documentary “A Year of Hope”. Documentation of 9 street boys from Manila, who get a chance to  change their lives in a safe and creative rehabilitation center on the island of Mindoro

January-February Exhibition for Danish Industry Project: ”Women Deliver” International conference. Documentation of women and their everyday lives, micro businesses, following their challenges and families in 6 third world countries: Vietnam, India, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Malawi.


Portraits and Advertising Campaigns  Arla, Bang & Olufsen, Matas, Inspiration, Lóreal, Lego, Carlsberg, Wonderful Copenhagen
Editorial Work  Monthly Magazine IN, Weekly Sunday, Life Magazine, The Danish stock exchange
Projects SOS Children’s Foundation and for Hempel Foundation in Cambodia, China and Indonesia. Documentation of street children, SOS children, their schooling and life and families inside and outside the children’s foundation.


Own studio Started her own photo studio in central Copenhagen


Travelling together with photographer Bent Rej, a worldwide travel project for Carlsberg’s “Probably the Best Beer in the World” campaign. Working for various charity events.

Developing Botanic Couture concept, what later became her trademark. This was stilettos and shoes constructed of flowers, fruits and vegetables designed for marketing, such as shoes for Hillary Clinton, protector of the Breast Cancer Support Event


After her exam she went to work in New York for 4 years. Her goal was to further educate herself getting inspired by the most famous and talented photographers in the world. Pursuing her biggest idols, she managed to work for world known portrait – and fashion photographers like: Irving Penn, Annie Leibowitz, Richard Avedon and Mary Ellen Mark




Her final exam won her 3 awards and 4 prices for best Photography Student of the year.


Stine Heilmann starts her studies at Copenhagen photo academy. During her 5 years of studying she was an intern with one of the most successful advertising photographers in Denmark “Torsten Graae”, who was and still is an expert in light setting and aesthetic motives

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