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Cool Stuff: Free Solo Wins Oscar for Best Documentary

The idea that a climbing film would ever win an Academy Award for Best Documentary is a concept that is—truly—too crazy, too unbelievable, too preposterous ever to believe. And yet, here we are, witnessing the husband-and-wife directors Jimmy Chin … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: Yosemiteland

When I first set foot in Yosemite National Park, I knew this was going to be an important place in my life; a place I’d return again and again and again. To a climber, Yosemite is a mecca. There is no other place in the world where you can park your … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: “Grizzly Country”

“Arm yourself with friendship … and love the earth.” —Doug Peacock. Just had a chance to check out my friend Ben Moon’s latest film “Grizzly Country,” profiling Doug Peacock, the inspiration for the character Hayduke in Edward Abbey's "The Monkey … [Read more]

Cool Stuff: The Human Element

“The Human Element” is a new documentary reporting from the front lines of the climate-change crisis, and it is directed by my good friend Jim Balog. Jim is one of the true greats of the photojournalism community. For the past 40 years, he has … [Read more]

Ask Corey: Do I Go Mirrorless Now?

Hey Corey. I’m primarily a still photographer, but I occasionally shoot video with my D850 if that’s what my clients want. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless cameras, and now that new Z cameras are here, I’m … [Read more]

Corey Rich’s 2018 Year in Review

After years of spending Christmas in Brazil, some of my wife’s family has moved to Portugal, which is where I am as I write this. Brazil is amazing, but I have to say, Portugal is a nice change of pace. And, as my friend Chris Sharma mentioned to me … [Read more]