Christian Pondella is an adventure sports photographer based in Mammoth Lakes, CA. He enjoys traveling throughout the world experiencing different cultures and photographing in remote mountain ranges. As a participant in a lot of the sports he photographs, his goal is to capture the viewer’s emotions and make them feel like they are part of the action.
Christian’s images have appeared in advertising and promotional campaigns for Red Bull, San Disk, ESPN, Patagonia, Black Diamond, FSTOP Gear, Mountain Hardwear, Oakley, and many other outdoor brands. He is a Senior Photographer for Powder Magazine, a San Disk Extreme Team member, Fstop Global Pro, Lululemon elite Ambassador and has also been published in Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, Outside, Men’s Journal, Maxim, FHM, GQ, Climbing, Rock and Ice and a variety of other publications and newspapers through out the world.