Galen Rowell was an inspirational photographer, adventurer and mountain climber who tragically died in a plane crash in 2002. His book ‘Mountain Light’ recounts his life’s adventures and photographic development while providing inspiration and instruction for the aspiring landscape photographer along the way. [Read more…]
I’ve started to upload photos from my recent trip to Everest Base Camp into the new Nepal gallery. As always, I have hundreds of RAW files to get through, so more photos will be added on a regular basis. Check it out!
For years, camera enthusiasts have been searching for an acceptable carrying system on the trail. Photographers have a couple of specific needs: to haul a bulky and heavy array of camera gear in addition to backpacking essentials, with quick and available access to the camera body. So far, many products on offer have fallen a little short, however I’m quite pleased to present my solution that worked well on the two week trek up to Everest Base Camp. [Read more…]
I’ve just returned from a two week trek to Everest Base Camp. We were fortunate to even start the hike, as the flights from Kathmandu to Lukla were grounded due to heavy fog for 6 days. Although overall not an uncommon event, it is quite unusual to happen so long after the monsoon season has finished. We managed to scrape through on one of the few helicopters, as they flew lower to the ground where visibility was better.
I have an even larger backlog of RAW files now – look out for a Nepal gallery soon!