Liam Doran: Ski Utah Shootout
I just returned from a great week at the Ski Salt Lake Photo Shootout. We had all sorts of weather from cloudy, to sunny, to snowing and everything in between, providing the backdrop for some amazing imagery. The photographers and athletes were all great folks and it was a fantastic opportunity to meet and work with everyone. Choice of gear is always crucial for adventure photographers, and for the most part I have my “go to” pieces pretty dialed in…with one exception. For the last five years I have been looking for a pack that addressed the needs of a true backcountry photographer. I have finally found it in Clik Elite’s new Contrejour. The Contrejour has enough room for a professional series camera, multiple lenses, flashes and accessories. The kicker is that it also has ample room for all my avalanche gear(shovel, probe)skins, water, food, extra layers and more. The frame and harness are very well thought out and carries a heavy load better than anything I have used in the past. I highly recommend the Contrejour (available fall 2010) to every photographer that spends long days outdoors off the beaten path searching for great light and fresh subjects.
Thanks to Adam Barker for capturing Liam in action >