Photography

Interview, Photography, The Clymb.com / 01.07.2013

  Photographer and filmmaker Jimmy Chin is every bit as much an artist as he is an adventurer. Combining his passions for taking pictures with scaling high mountains in remote locations around the world, he has created a unique form of storytelling in which he and his climbing partners are cast as characters who record on film the narrative of their journey even as it unfolds. Returning from an unsuccessful attempt to ascend one of the few remaining unclimbed peaks in the Garhwal Himalaya in 2008, Chin along with professional...

Adventure Media Review, Climbing, Diversity, Expedition Denali, Life Out Loud, Photography / 06.06.2013

It’s a beautiful day in Alaska. A light breeze beneath a clear blue ski make for exquisite spring weather in the days leading up to Expedition Denali. At the branch office of the National Outdoor Leader School in Palmer the primary instructors and the media team gathered for the first of several mission briefs. The team arrives on Friday and in these remaining hours the meticulous planning of almost two years enters the final stages of a grand conclusion. This weekend the first majority African-American group of climbers...

5Point, Adventure Media Review, Film Festival, Life Out Loud, Photography / 29.04.2013

The 5Point Film Festival featured a full day of programs on Saturday with a special block of films for children including a puppet show. Day 3 festivities lasted well into the evening with a dance party hosted by local filmmaker Anson Fogel at the Carbondale offices of Camp 4 Collective and Forge Motion Pictures [AFG_gallery id='4'] The Joy Trip Project is made possible with the support of sponsors Patagonia, Rayovac and the New Belgium Brewing Company ...

5Point, Film Festival, Life Out Loud, Photography / 29.04.2013

The second day of the 5Point Film Festival was highlighted with a breakfast discussion on the future of adventure filmmaking, a panel discussion on the role of social media in the creation and distribution of new projects, a dinner reception for the filmmakers and special guests and an amazing jam session at Steve's Guitars in Carbondale. There's so much more than just movies going on! [AFG_gallery id='3'] The Joy Trip Project is made possible with the support of sponsors Patagonia, Rayovac and the New Belgium Brewing Company ...

5Point, Adventure Media Review, Film Festival, Life Out Loud, Photography / 29.04.2013

After a crazy good time in Carbondale at the 5Point Film Festival over the weekend I'm taking the slow way home. I'm putting in some time to summarize this wonderful experience in few upcoming posts. But in the meantime I hope you'll enjoy browsing through a few photographs shot as the event unfolded. ~JEM [AFG_gallery id="2"] The Joy Trip Project is made possible with the support of sponsors Patagonia, Rayovac and the New Belgium Brewing Company ...

Adventure Activism, Adventure Media Review, Environmental Protection, Life Out Loud, National Parks, Photography, Politics, Social Media / 15.02.2013

The National Park Conservation Association wants to impress upon members of Congress the enduring value of America's federally preserved wild and scenic places. As part of a board campaign to end cuts in government spending meant to protect and maintain our national parks the NPCA wants ordinary citizens across the country to share their favorite pictures of themselves at play in the parks they love most. Armed with these snapshots gathered together into a compelling video the association aims to demonstrate that in spite of these tough economic...