From handhelds to hand holds, from being dangerously exposed to overexposure, good climbing photography sometimes means letting it all hang out. But there are a few pointers that can help you reach that top shot.
When it comes to rock climbing, I am a product of the 80’s. It was a good era with lots happening in the sport and I was young and influential. For better or worse, I remember florescent tights. I remember when Jason Campbell, a top climber from that era, introduced me to my first sport route on Donner Summit in Lake Tahoe California.
Another Jack Ass in the road. Bad weather meant canceling a rock climbing trip to Red Rocks, so we decided to visit Oatman, a local “Ghost Town.” I have to admit, for a Ghost Town, the place was packed. I made the best of the place, but I doubt I’ll return to this tourist trap anytime soon.
I’ve always enjoyed photography and as a climber, I’ve especially loved climbing photography. While looking through some photos, I stumbled across the image to the left and it reminded me of the Dean Fedelman “Stone Nudes, Art in Motion book that was published in 2010. Honestly, I know the image doesn’t compare to the spectacular photos […]
I like to keep my photography gear simple. Here’s the basic gear I use for taking some of the shots you see.
Spring break, 48 hours in Paris and 3 days of climbing and Cheese tasting in Gorge du Tarne near Millau and Roquefort France.