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  1. Montana Free Press - Common Ground Part 3

    READ: Common Ground Part 3 here Publication: Montana Free Press By Emily Stifler Wolfe Wind and water have eroded Montana soils since the first plow turned earth on the Northern Plains more than 150 years ago, taking with them one of the state’s most important resources. Since then, tillage, plus…

  2. Montana Free Press - Common Ground Part 2

    READ: Common Ground Part 2 here Publication: Montana Free Press By Emily Stifler Wolfe Photos by: Jason Thompson

  3. Montana Free Press - Common Ground Part 1

    READ: Common Ground Part 1 here Publication: Montana Free Press COMMON GROUND, PART 1: ‘The writing is on the wall’ How organic and regenerative agriculture are revitalizing rural Montana economies By Emily Stifler Wolfe Wind and water have eroded Montana soils since the first plow turned earth on the Northern

  4. 2022 Calendars For Sale

    Images are printed on high-quality 130-gram paper. A 12x18 spiral-bound top folding calendar. Images are selected to show recent commercial and editorial photography work. For every calendar sold $5.00 will be donated to the Montana Mountaineering Association - a local 501(c)3 non-profit that exposes and educates young people to mountaineering…

  5. “Perspectives” video - Commissioned by Dynastar, Look and Lange

    “Perspectives” - Commissioned by Dynastar, Lange, and Look. A retrospective journey from Dick Dorworth’s 1975 journal entry during his ski traverse of the Wind River Range in Wyoming. Dorworth’s words still carry weight 40 years later. Skier: Forrest Coots

  6. Behind the scenes of the Lange XT 3 Pro tour ski boot

    Intertwining the use of stills and motion to create a short story narrative campaign for Lange and Dynastar skis of the new XT 3 Pro Tour ski boot.

  7. Washington Post Images with Conrad Anker

    A recent assignment for the Washington Post for an article featuring Conrad Anker. Article link HERE.

  8. Montana Free Press - Feddes Family Meats

    Montana Free Press recently ran an article by Emily Stifler Wolfe about agriculture and processing issues here in the state of Montana. I shot the images for the article featuring Jake Feddes the new owner of Feddes Family Meats - formerly known as Amsterdam Meats. He and his family very…

  9. Outside Magazine lead image of Vasu Sojitra

    Limited days of shooting skiing this season as most of my work and personal time was spent more focused on climbing this winter. And my plan was to then focus on ski work this spring but as we all know that didn’t happen… But one of my days shooting this…

  10. Wild Crumb + Conservation Grains

    Conservation Grains believes in regenerative agriculture - Regenerative Agriculture is a system of farming principles and practices that increases biodiversity, enriches soils, improves watersheds, and enhances ecosystem services. Regenerative Agriculture aims to capture carbon in soil and aboveground biomass, reversing current global trends of atmospheric accumulation.   The freshly milled Flowers…

  11. Going with the flow in France

    Last spring was the first time in 15 season’s I hadn’t been up to Alaska for some form of work, guiding or assignments. Turned out spring is really neat too. So I skipped AK again this season. And planned a trip to Europe with my wife. Our drive for the…

  12. Skiing California’s high peaks of the Eastern Sierra with Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots

    Road tripping down the backbone of California for a week of climbing and skiing in the Range of Light, the High Sierra. A place where the Sagebrush gives way to the 14,000ft Sierra Crest.  The open road, Highway 395 rolling south Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots where the high desert…

  13. Pomme D’Or and Quebec Ice Climbing

    Anne Gilbert Chase and Majka Burhardt descending Pomme D’Or in windy and white out conditions. The previous day we had climbed up La Voutre and familiarized ourselves with the descent knowing it could be a classic NE storm. From the top of Pomme D’Or we could hear the wind like…

  14. Recent Work: Lifestyle Photoshoot in Cuba Image Gallery

    Shot in Cuba during a four day bike trek from Havana to Vinales Cuba where we then explored and discovered the local rock climbing areas. Temperatures were on the warm side for us Montanans but it was a super experience and unique location for this shoot that offered authentic activity…

  15. How-to video ascending a fixed line for videographers or photographers


  16. Sony Camera Sensor Cleaning


  17. Why knowing your CODB helps you figure out how much to charge.

    I remember securing what I would call my first “real” gig as a photographer almost 15 years ago. It was an assignment with a major brand in the outdoor industry. I was really excited. As the negotiations proceeded and we worked to figure out the deliverables that were expected and…

  18. Working In Extremes and The Tech That Enables It

    Public speaking doesn’t come easily to me. I feel much more comfortable behind the lens. Fortunately, Seagate and Lacie invited me to speak at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas as part of their Speaker Series. Many talented creatives presented their knowledge and know-how during the series. In addition…

  19. Frames from 2017

    I am so blessed to be living my dreams. Incredibly grateful for my family and friends. 2017 has been amazing, sad, glorious and so many other emotions! Here’s to more hard work and many more dreams coming to fruition. 

  20. Mt Nilkantha, India Climbing Trip Report

    The air was humid and it was raining. Monsoon season continued later than usual. My Montana blood was not conditioned for this. If my phone didn’t say that it was 3:45 am - I would’ve believed it was 8:00 pm because of the amount of people going somewhere, doing something.…

  21. Climbing the NE ridge of Mt Alberta

    My wife, Anne Gilbert Chase and I knew that we wanted to spend our first anniversary in the mountains. We both have spent a little bit of time in the Canadian Rockies in the winter months climbing and skiing. But haven’t spent any time in the summer. So we thought…

  22. Two Attempts Mt Nilkantha Garhwall India

    Words by: Anne Gilbert Chase I recently returned to the U.S. from my first trip to the Indian Himalaya. Jason Thompson and myself received a Mugs Stump Award and a Lyman Spitzer Grant to attempt the unclimbed South Face of Hathi Parbat.  Unfortunately because of its proximity to the China…

  23. Emergence in the Alaska Range

    Words by Katie Bono: Emergence in the Alaska Range In the Alaska Range, climbing to the top of something is only tangentially about skill. Climbing here is an exercise in stoicism, mind-games, strategic use of good luck, and (hopefully) having enough intuition to know just how far these three will…