Introducing Kim Strom

You may have noticed that there has consistently been someone appearing in a lot of our images. She’s also been contributing to this site and posting to our social media. You might even follow her yourself. She’s Kim Strom, and she loves to run in the mountains. We first met Kim at the 2016 Dynafit Speed Transalp. Within 20 minutes of running with her I had a new best friend. An hour later we were …

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2016 PatitucciPhoto Editorial Work

  Even after 20 years working as professional mountain sport photographers there is a certain pride to seeing our work in magazines. Each day we’re all inundated with online everything, but with print comes a sense of narrowing it down to quality and what matters. These are a few examples of some work that came out at the end of this year. Oh, and why so much running? Well… we have a very special project that …

PatitucciPhoto Published Photography

Rock & Ice Ascent Magazine

Outdoor Industry Photography Even after 17 years working as pro mountain sport photographers for the outdoor industry, it still feels great to see our work used in prominent places. Likes and followers are great for social media, but there’s still nothing like magazine covers and ads. In other words… printed work. For Big Stone Publishing, the producers of Rock & Ice and Trail Runner Magazine, we hit a grand slam for April, landing both of …

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2015 Photography Year in Review

2015 has been the year of photography, not just for us, but it seems the whole world. The rise of Instagram and the ubiquitous selfie have saturated the lives of those who’ve chosen to be social online. Never before have so many people been making photos, and getting them seen. For a pro photographer, it’s somewhat daunting to be presenting just one more framed pixel set amongst so many. Now, more than ever, we must prove …

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Switching from Canon to Sony for Mountain Sports

For years I’ve dreamt of having a simple, compact camera I barely notice. One that can make professional quality images, be fast enough for action, and be designed in such a way to allow me to be creative. The combo was tough, especially regarding speed. In 2013, we took notice of Sony’s RX100, it seemed the first point and shoot from which we could have faith in the images. By accident, we were forced to use the …

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2015 Alps Summer Photo Summary

Everyone in the Alps was a little on edge at the beginning of summer. No one wanted a repeat of 2014 – a summer we will all remember for 8 weeks of nearly ceaseless rain. The summer of 2015 would be the extreme opposite; record dry, record heat. In all its sunny glory, the weather allowed us to stay in the mountains for weeks, months even, on end. Friends came and went, mountains got climbed, projects accomplished, and …