Vernon James Deck was born and raised in Motueka, New Zealand
He quit school early and spent 2 years backpacking around Australia It was during this time that he first started taking photos. Since 1997 Vernon has been based in Switzerland and in 2011 gained citizenship.
Several years of part time photography was followed in year 2000 when Vernon decided to make the jump into full-time Freelance Photography. Since then he has built up his skill-set, client network and business skills to the point where international clients depend on him for their imagery needs. Never promising something he can't deliver, Vernon has a great reputation for conceptualising, planning and producing what the client wishes for and always under budget.
Vernon specialises in outdoor, on-location photography and has traveled to over 50 different countries for different clients over the years. He integrates well into different environments, deals well with discomfort and uncertainty and challenges himself to get the best from himself and those around him.
Vernon's photos have been printed on the covers of countless magazines worldwide, used for many international advertising campaigns and more recently counted on by many social media outlets.
New Zealand Tourism
St Anton Tourism