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LATEST WORK: David Lama and BMW

Most of the professional climbers of my generation would be lucky to get a chalk or shoe sponsorship that would land them some gas money and a few pairs of shoes a year. Today’s professional climbers are landing gigs working with some of the biggest … [Read more]

LATEST WORK: Vertical Mapping El Cap with Google

I love my office. It’s not sleek and modern. In fact, it’s really, really old—but it’s made of some of the finest granite on the planet, which gives it a certain 100-million-year old charm. All my friends and heroes are always hanging around. And … [Read more]

LATEST WORK: Creativity Beyond the Kit: Nikon D7200 Is Here

Sur Argentina, A Visual Odyssey Behind the Scenes: Sur Argentina, A Visual Odyssey As with all the most interesting jobs of my career, this one started with an out of the blue phone call. I picked up, happy to hear the voice of Gen Umei, my … [Read more]

LATEST WORK: Reflecting Back on the Dawn Wall

©Corey Rich / Aurora Photos Seven years ago, my friend Tommy Caldwell asked me to join him on El Capitan. “I think I’ve found a potential new free climb,” he said. “But it’s really, really hard. I don’t know if I’ll ever be strong enough to do … [Read more]

LATEST WORK: The Gift of Stock Photography

One of the things I love about stock photography is the surprise of seeing an old photo repurposed in a new way. After two weeks away on an assignment in Argentina, I returned home last weekend and was delighted to see one of my favorite photos on … [Read more]

LATEST WORK: Athleta / Polartec Director’s Cut

For years I’ve been working with Polartec, an innovative technical-fabric company based in the Northeast. Polartec fabrics appear everywhere from socks and underwear to super technical outerwear used by climbers and skiers on the most difficult … [Read more]