In early May 2019 the United Nations held its Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany, to encourage its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to celebrate the progress that has been made. As part of this festival, Canon sponsored a multi-day visual storytelling workshop through its...Read More
Ever since his first skydive, Staff Pro Jesper Grønnemark had the idea of doing a shoot while in the air. Even though as he says, his first skydive was more than enough for him, this idea was remained stuck in his mind.
The idea became a re...Read More
With more than 20 years of experience in the world of photography, Staff Pro Antonio Liebana is one of the most prolific wildlife photographers in Spain. Check out what he has to say about his work, the gear he uses as well as his favorite locations.
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The nature of this project was that it was going to be a one-and-done massive stunt, with serious consequences and really only this one chance to get...Read More
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It took us 4 days overland travel from Tajikistan to reach the starting point of our 12-day ride through Afghanistan’s remote Wakhan corridor, so to ...Read More
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Last year was a struggle in Whistler with warm temps and lots of rain. With rumors of a massive storm in Italy, myself and the Superproof crew headed to Courmayer Ita...Read More
In the second of our new series of interviews about various shoots, trips and expeditions that our team and involved in we are talking to Global Icon, Lars Schneider and our self-titled, Web Overlord, Jason Nugent about an upcoming photographic dog sledding trip to Norway with VerticalSh...Read More
Last year we spent sometime with the amazing photographer Scott Serfas, while we where travelling the world getting some input on the 2015 Mountain Series pack. As with all of these trips you get different things as everyone comes at this from a different angle, one of the things we love...Read More
World Press Photo is one of the largest photographic competitions in the world and is entered by thousands of photographers each year and the list of winners is as illustrious as it is long.
This year Christian Walgram from Austria’s GEPA agency won 1st prize in the Sport...Read More
Dan Milner is a long-term friend of f-stop and Global Icon. As stated on his website, many would describe him as a sucker for punishment considering the locations some of his assignments have taken him to.
His interest in photography first appeared about 25 years ago, when he&n...Read More
What happens when you remove athletes from the mountains they’re use to traversing to something radically different... like a desert. We were anxious to find out and earlier this year we joined f-stop Pro, Craig Kolesky, to execute a wild idea in the sand dunes of Namibia. The shoo...Read More
If there was one guy that we initially made bags for, it was Tim Kemple. He was a driving force behind our early products and continues to influence our pack designs today. Like many people, we are big fans of his work and watching him in action using our products brings us great joy. Re...Read More
Photography is a craft. Some do it as a profession; others do it as a hobby. Regardless of how or why, there are common traits found in all great shooters. They almost always have the drive and most certainly have the passion. Passion is the enjoyment of freezing a moment in time. It&rsq...Read More
Daniel Rönnbäck - The Chris Hemsworth of photography. A fun loving guy with a knack for big mountain adventures. He’ll be the first to admit he’s a little coocoo, but you kind of have to be to do what he does. Honestly, we all need to be a little crazy if we want to...Read More
We know that photographers, if given a chance, would shoot everything because each and every photographer has their own vision and for many it is a passion as well as a vocation or a hobby. Many photographers (even professionals) never get to shoot their dream assignment, but it does not...Read More
Over the last few years we have worked with some amazing photographers and some amazing partner brands. Last year we started talking to the guys at RED Digital Cinema about the possibility of working together as they really liked the fact that the Shinn can take a rigged RED Digital Cine...Read More
Christian Pondella is a photographer who has been part of the Staff Pro team here at f-stop for quite a while now and has always inspired his fellow photographers through his creativity and desire to push the boundaries with what has been considered possible.
This feat has mean...Read More
World Press Photo is not something that usually fits in the Outdoor and Adventure Sports Photography world but many photographers across multiple genre’s follow the World Press Photo awards with interest and evaluate who win’s what and whether there will be any controversy.Read More
INNER FOCUS is the first photobook from Japanese Staff Pro snowboard photographer Tsutomu Endo covering the last 18 years of his career. The timing of his photobook comes as snowboarding is maturing to appreciate its own history and culture, and Endo himself is moving from purely action ...Read More
A great behind the scenes view to the everyday life and work of the photographer duo and f-stop Staff Pro’s Dom Daher & Jeremy Bernard!
How did these two guys met and ended up friends for over a decade? What’s their inspiration?
In the last interview w...Read More
We all know Ulla Lohmann - the girl that does everything that other people wouldn’t dare to do. A while ago she had an extraordinary opportunity to witness and photograph the process of mummification one of Anga Tribe’s elders.
The first contact Ulla had with the An...Read More
Jason Halayko is a native Canadian, but he spends his days living and shooting in Japan. Embedded in the Japanese Freestyle Motocross (FMX) scene for many years, Jason has captured the highs and lows of this photogenic (and inherently dangerous) sport.
Jason’s photo, take...Read More
Nadir Khan entered the world of photography in his late teens. Now, with years of experience in filmmaking and adventure sport photography, he is in high demand from world class athletes and companies alike.
In addition to his own photography business, he is an educator, runnin...Read More
F-stop staff pro Darcy Turenne is an award winning director from Vancouver, Canada. She works on a broad range of projects including commercial shoots, travel films, music videos, and her own art. She is also known internationally from her previous career as a professional mountain biker...Read More
The same passion that drives our Staff Pros to create stunning images as photographers and videographers also makes for exciting projects when they step out from behind the camera. A great example of this is Staff Pro Eleonora Raggi from Italy, who has just launched a new light...Read More
The Faroe Isands sit in the North Atlantic, 200 miles north of Scotland, between Norway and Iceland. The rugged landscape is kept above freezing by the Gulf Stream, but life is far from comfortable in this rugged landscape. Global Icon Lars Schneider runs workshops in this stun...Read More
f-stop Global Icon Tsutomu Endo traded up the mountains of his native Japan for the wild open spaces of Alaska last spring. He undertook a road trip across Alaska with the goal of meeting up with a small community of snowboarders forging a snowboarding lifestyle far away from ski resorts...Read More
The news of a volcano erupting should be enough to make most people head in the opposite direction fast. Very fast. However, on Reunion Island out in the Indian Ocean where the Piton de la Fournaise comes to life more regularly than most volcanos, the local reaction is a little...Read More
The Red Bull Rampage mountain bike event held out in the desert of Utah never ceases to amaze. An invitational mountain bike freeride competition, where every year the riders seem to push the limits of what is possible on a mountain bike. The incredible riding and dramatic terr...Read More
Photographers are often referred to as story-tellers, but what of the stories that inspired them to pick up the camera? For f-stop Amabassador, Maria Sahai, the tales of the far North she was told as a child have stayed with her, and underpin her love of exploring the Arcti...Read More
Heath Holden is an Australian based photographer whose photojournalism and nature work has been published in newspapers and magazines across the world. For the past couple of years he has returned to his home base of Tasmania, off the south coast of Australia where he has ...Read More
Alessandro Belluscio is an action sports photographer based in Engadin, Switzerland. He has traveled far and wide across the world over the past decade. Often found near huge jumps shooting freeski athletes in snowparks, or on mountainsides around the world, this project was a bit differ...Read More
Snowboard photographers traverse the globe following the best riders and in searching for the most epic snow conditions in far flung locations. However, sometimes the most meaningful experieces can be found closer to home, as f-stop Ambassador Alex Grymanis found. Las...Read More
As a climbing and outdoor adventure photographer based in Scotland, Nadir Khan knows a thing or two about weather. In the winter of 2015, Nadir Khan shot world-renowned German climber Ines Papert as she made the ...Read More
Rammohan Paranjape is a self-taught photographer, surfer, and an adventure traveller. His journey began in his early teens after dropping out of college, with travel, adventure and surfing being his muse. Inspired by offbeat landscapes, oceans, and extreme adventures, Ra...Read More
f-stop Icon Jason Halayko is an action sports photographer based in Tokyo. We caught up with him to hear about shooting the b-boys and b-girls of the Tokyo breakdance scene with the FUJIFILM X-H1 as part of their 'Read More
f-stop Ambassador Veronica Lanza is a documentary photographer and videographer based in Lima, Peru. Her latest personal project 'Rudimenty' is a video series combining both stunning visual scenarios, with the fundamental musical language of drumming around th...Read More
Attending a workshop can be one of the most productive ways to push your photography to new heights. f-stop Ambassador Erin Babnik runs workshops in stunning locations that read like a bucket list of picturesque places to visit for landscape photography. We caught up with Erin ...Read More
Ted Leeming is an f-stop Ambassador and one half of Leeming & Paterson, professional outdoor photographers based in Scotland and more recently also the stunning hills of Liguria in northern Italy. He is currently undertaking a 260-mile solo hike through the Alps, where, as you c...Read More
f-stop Icon Chris Garrison is fortunate to have had many golden moments in his shooting career, when everything comes together, including this amazing shot of wakeboard athlete Shota Tezuka in Japan. These red shine gates, or 'torii', are symbols of good fortune, and Chr...Read More
Where have you always wanted to travel to for photography? For f-stop Ambassador Antonio Liebana he fulfilled a childhood ambition by visiting the Antarctic to capture both the wildlife and the landscape. We caught up with him after he got back to hear about his personal highlights, the ...Read More
Traveling is a great way to find out what works when in comes to gear. f-stop Ambassador Sonny Royal has spent years traveling throughout tropical Asia documenting scientific and creative projects from areas of natural beauty and ecologic importance. This trip to the ...Read More
Snowboarding in July involves planning and motivation. As with all mountain days, the extra effort can create the most memorable days. f-stop Ambassador Ming Poon joined forces with snowboard legend Jeremy Jones and ski guide and environmental educator Brennan Lagasse for a day...Read More
John Thornton is an award winning adventure sports photographer, ﬁlmmaker and accomplished athlete. He mainly shoots skiing, climbing and mountaineering. As a skier and climber himself, a lot of the time he is documenting his own adventures. When a friend suggested explo...Read More
Ever wanted to be able to fly? Or to go an epic road trip? These desires for freedom from constraints and new experiences are combined in the final film of 'We Are The Rovers' trilogy. With paramotors and a converted school bus adventure-mobile they journey through...Read More
f-stop Ambassador Gustavo Cherro recently returned from documentary shooting in one of the most isolated regions of Argentina. The Ibera wetlands are home to people until recently isolated from modern life by the geography of the reigion. This is changing, and Gustavo explains ...Read More
Maren Krings is a German photographer and f-stop ambassador. She holds an academic background in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she developed a profound interest in social-documentary and journalistic photography. Maren’s current documentary on ...Read More
In the digital age, screens play a part in the almost every step of image creation and consumption. Whether your images will be become physical large format prints or live online, understanding how color is displayed is a key point. With this in mind, our friends at EIZO r...Read More
Environmental impact is something women's outdoor retailer Wylder Goods place huge importance on, so when they heard about two sisters running a Salmon fishing operation in Alaska with similar values, the Read More
As the Freeride World Tour has just reached its adrenaline-fuelled finale at the Xtreme Verbier in Switzerland, we caught up with f-stop Icon Jeremy Bernard to hear what it takes to shoot an event like this. With variable weather conditions, ski and snowboar...Read More
Before this assignment I knew very little about the tiny island of Taiwan, more specifically just how stunningly beautiful and underrated this part of the world is. From the moment you arrive in the bustling capital of Taipei it is clearly evident that Taiwan’s mou...Read More
Every spring The Audi Nines creates groundbreaking snow sculptures to inspire a selection of the world's best skiers and snowboarders. Photo and video play a huge part in the Audi Nines. As well as an event team working to capture all the action, there is a photo competitio...Read More
During the first week of April I was working on the Basque Coast in the north of Spain to generate a file for a new project that will be released at the end of the year. I decided to work in the Basque Coast Geopark, on a beach that nature photographers love. It is undoubtedly one of the...Read More
“It’s past midnight. Silence reigns in the nighttime chill. Or nearly. Just inland from the beaches, gentoo and rockhopper penguins sing their greetings in a continuous uproar, beaks pointed at the sky, as they return from the sea to their colony. Meanwhile,...Read More
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