Stories Behind the Images: Lessons from a Life in Adventure Photography

December 21, 2019 - Comment

Named to Fast Company’s “most promising” books list for September 2019 From his early days working out of his dorm room and shooting on film to becoming a Nikon ambassador and official photographer of the historic Dawn Wall ascent, Corey Rich has been capturing iconic shots of adventure superstars for more than two decades. Now

Named to Fast Company’s “most promising” books list for September 2019

From his early days working out of his dorm room and shooting on film to becoming a Nikon ambassador and official photographer of the historic Dawn Wall ascent, Corey Rich has been capturing iconic shots of adventure superstars for more than two decades. Now Corey tells how he got some of his favorite images of climbers, adventurers, skiers, performance artists, and more. He shares insights into the business of photography, photography tips, outdoor lessons, and what he has learned about human nature along the way.

Featured outdoor athletes include:

Tommy Caldwell Project Bandaloop Beth Rodden Lynn Hill Ashima Shiraishi Kelly Slater Bear Grylls Alex Honnold Fred Beckey and many more

Read an interview with Corey.

Read an excerpt from the book about working with Beth Rodden

Comments

Anonymous says:

Great Behind the Scenes Stories of being an “Adventure Photographer” Great behind the scenes stories of being an “Adventure Photographer”. Includes autobiographical stories of how Corey’s life went from a being a gymnast at school to becoming a rock climber and photographer and how he then became a paid professional photographer. Also, some insights to the business of being a professional photographer. Well written, fast reading, and with great photos!

Anonymous says:

Corey teaches, entertains, and inspire Wow, that’s the best words to describe Corey Rich’s book, Stories Behind the Images. He gives us an honest look behind his photos, as well as sharing his journey to become one of the most respected outdoor-adventure photographers working today. What I love about this book is Corey’s willingness to share some of the mishaps along the way. This isn’t a how-to book in the way Corey explains camera settings. But as you read through the essays in the book, you’ll learn some great, golden nuggets of…

Anonymous says:

This book is definitely worth a read and would make an affordable and inspiring gift. Corey Rich is one of the most passionate humans I know. He has an amazing ability to uniquely see the world and create his own beautiful path as he masterfully balances the ins and outs of life as a director, photographer, father, husband, business owner, friend and inspiration to so many around the globe. It’s been an honor to work with him over the last 8 years and I couldn’t be more proud of him for realizing his latest book, Stories Behind The Images.He’s currently on a U.S. book…

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