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Jan Novak Photo Credit: Ben Foujols Introduction I decided to start a new series called “People in Climbing”. This is my way to share the stories of the people in the climbing industry who inspire me. Whether photographers, athletes, editors, or writers. Climbing unites us all and I want to share that energy. Jan Novak This month I’m featuring Jan Novak. Jan is a fabulous French climbing photographer.


Coleman Becker Introduction I decided to start a new series called “People in Climbing”. This is my way to share the stories of the people in the climbing industry who inspire me. Whether they are other photographers, athletes, editors, or writers. Climbing unites us all and I want to share that energy. Coleman Becker This month I’m featuring Coleman Becker. Coleman is a photographer and former climber based out of Tempe, Arizona.


Photo Credit: Jared Heath Introduction I decided to start a new series called “People in Climbing”. This is my way to share the stories of the people in the climbing industry who inspire me. Whether they are photographers, athletes, editors, or writers. Climbing unites us all and I want to share that energy. Matt Enlow This month I’m featuring Matt Enlow. I have to admit that I’m particularly excited about featuring Matt.


Next week I’m heading out to the International Climbers Festival in Lander, Wyoming. In preparation for that I thought I’d put together a gear load out and some high level goals I’m looking forward to. The Kit I stumbled upon a site called Kit some time ago, and kinda re-stumbled upon it again recently. If you’re interested in seeing most of what I’ll be taking gear wise you can find my load out here.


Matthew Sellick Introduction I decided to start a new series called “People in Climbing”. This is my way to share the stories of the people in the climbing industry who inspire me. Whether they are other photographers, athletes, editors, or writers. Climbing unites us all and I want to share that energy. Matthew Sellick Today I’m featuring Matthew Sellick a guide, climber, and photographer. I’m inspired by the great crack climbs featured often in his work.


Intro Have you ever wondered what kind of gear a climbing photographer brings along to the crags? In this follow up post to shooting climbing photos like a boss I’m at Classic Crack at Broughton Bluff, OR. I’m sharing the systems I use while I’m on a route to move swiftly and do my work. If you watch this you’ll learn: What bags I take to carry my climbing and photography gear for a day of shooting.


PC: Denis Desgagnés IG @justepourlebeaulebeau Introduction I decided to start a new series called “People in Climbing”. This is my way to share the stories of the people in the climbing industry who inspire me. Whether they are other photographers, athletes, editors, writers. Climbing unites us all and I want to share that energy. François Lebeau So today, with joy I kick off the very first in this series of features.


Intro Do you have a friend, spouse, or family member who seems to speak in tongues? Maybe they’ve been doing this for years. Maybe they’ve become super obsessed about “risking their lives” with ropes and tiny shoes? Well, my friend, you might have yourself a rock climber. In this post, I’m going to give you the cliff notes for speaking to your dirtbag climber spouse, partner or friend. And build your credibility with them using these common rock climbing terms.


Have you ever wondered what kind of gear a climbing photographer brings along to the crags? In today’s post of a two-part series, I’ll share what gear I carry on my way to the crags. In the second part, I’ll share what I choose to take with me when I’m actually shooting on the ropes. Carrying Stuff Around I tend to use a Babushka doll method when I travel with my gear.


Intro Rock Climbers need gear. It is easy to obsess about the latest and greatest trends in gear. It is not always easy to know where to spend your hard earned cash and what will give you the best bang for your buck. In today’s post, I’m going to cover my five most used pieces of climbing gear. Then how I use them to shoot rock climbing photography. I’m going to split up my gear recommendations into three major sections.