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Christian Pondella

Christian Pondella
Christian Pondella
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Christian Pondella

Genre: Sports Photographed: skiing, ski mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing, fmx, pretty much any adventure sport
Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, CA

About Christian

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.

 

How I use my gear

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  • Christian Pondella
  • Christian Pondella
  • Christian Pondella
  • Large ICU, Mark IV, 5D Mark II, 15mm 2.8, 14mm 2.8, 16-35 2.8, 24-70 2.8, 24mm 1.4, 50mm 1.4, 70-200 2.8, 300 2.8. San Disk Extreme Pro CF cards 64gb x2, 32gb x2
  • Large ICU with a Elinchrome Quadra, extra battery, and Elinchrome Ranger. Two quadra heads on top of ICU inside Foliage Green Satori EXP
  • Satori EXP with attached ice axes
  • Satori EXP with attached ice axes

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