10 QUICK TIPS
Just about anything, from light, a black T-shirt instead of a red one, a bad facial expression or composition. The more you shoot, the pickier you get with the tiny details. As time goes on, different things will mean more or less to you. It’s an evolution.
Sometimes hours, but often it’s not too bad. I’ve shot on overhanging terrain for over seven hours, but there was little waiting and the time f lew by. You’re constantly doing something, from jugging and rigging to changing lenses.
It’s changed a lot. “Adventure photographer” is likely one of the most overused and abused terms. Call me an elitist prick, but setting up a hammock on the shores of Vermilion Lakes is not adventure. I love seeing people getting out and shooting more climbing, I just hope they’re doing it out of pure passion, not to try and appeal to a crowd to simply get more followers. We are seeing an incredible increase of documentation of climbs, it’s great for people sharing information, but it’s also making these places a lot more appealing and accessible. Not a bad thing, but it does come with negatives: increased crowds and popularity