I’ve spent the last 25+ years working with photography and design for a variety of media outlets, consulting editorial and commercial photographers. Currently, I’m the Director of Photography for Patagonia where the company is dedicated to saving our home planet. The photography department is a collective of photo editors: Jane Sievert, Jenning Steger, Kyle Sparks, Jakob Reisinger and Crowder.
A great adventure & action sport image knows no boundaries; we all share the same playground. Great imagery is cinematic, thought-provoking.
It has a sense of place, depth and celebrates the human spirit, often it needs no words.
Unexpected by Jane Sievert and Jennifer Ridgeway, Patagonia’s founding photo editors, respectively is a terrific celebration of wilderness and outdoor-sport photography as an art and a practice.
“You have a whole life in the outdoors, you realize you have a sense of responsibility to protect these wild places.” – 180° South. Think twice, shoot once, and know your place in the outdoors.
What is your narrative; how does that relate to your unique voice and what are the images only you can take?
With advent of digital platforms, you have visualists coming together making it important to know your strengths, to practice your weakness; always evolve your craft, be mindful. Just because you can take 1000 images, doesn’t mean you should. Less is often more.