by Keith Svihovec Sure, we've all had a good laugh when a friend proudly shows us the classic, horrid photo of his buddy’s derrière hanging above you. While the “butt shot” is not always the first-choice angle for climbing photograph...
Andrew Burr at Climbing Magazine
Taking Photos In the Cold
The sunscreen is frozen in the tube. The toothpaste, too. Your hands freeze within seconds without gloves. The thermometer reads –35ºF. It’s cold—really cold. But can you still photograph? You bet. Here are a few tips. Keep your batteries warm. Cold temps rapidly drain a...
Walt Hampton at Climbing Magazine
Climbing Video 101
Just as digital photography opened up the world of image-making to the masses, so have the many gadgets that shoot video opened up the creative possibilities for amateur filmmakers. Whether you have an iPhone or a $6,800 Canon XF300 camcorder, you can be your own media mo...
Julie Ellison at Climbing Magazine
The Guide to Mountain Photography
In my (very biased) opinion, mountains are the most beautiful environment on the planet, and certainly a very important source of great photography. But besides their intrinsic beauty, those big stacks of rock have another attribute that makes them of special interest to ...
Alexandre Buisse at Climbing Magazine
Best Climbing Photography Techniques
You know as well as we do that nothing kills the buzz quicker than a climbing photograph that’s drab, cluttered, boring, predictable, or obviously posed. You’re not a pro climbing photographer, and probably don’t want to be, and you’d rather spend your cash on cams or gas...
Jeff Achey at Climbing Magazine