The Belgian-born photographer has just spent 12 months in New Zealand travelling 25,000km on successive road trips from Northland to Wanaka and back again. Sharing his images on Instagram as he went, Lolos clocked up 200,000 followers, and secured a gig as a social media influencer.
"Not only did I find some pure wilderness I’ve never seen before, but also a true paradise for any outdoors enthusiasts and of course any landscape and travel photographers,” says Lolos.
Let’s be clear, this is not copy from the latest New Zealand tourism campaign. But perhaps Johan Lolos is the next best thing for a country that generates just less than 5% of its GDP from tourism. Here's a few of the places he fell in love with while in New Zealand.