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 VerticalShot Expeditions.
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 photography into more artistic directions. f-stop caught up with him for the inside line on this labor of love:
Freezing temps, skin piercing snow, and wind gust so strong, loose items are constantly tugging for flight... sounds like a perfect testbed for the latest f-stop pack.
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 Italy. After realizing that any remnants of a storm was long gone, we settled into a week of spring skiing and great food hoping for a miracle.