Category Archive for: ‘Photography’

Earliest European view of Everest found in Kew Archives

This is pretty cool: A sketch of the Everest region, dating to roughly 1848, was recently discovered in the archives …

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Aerial images by GeoEye of Everest with route and note overlays added by Jake Norton.

Everest from the Air…with Routes & Features

A lot of you were interested in the aerial image of Everest from GeoEye I blogged about last week. I …

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High Resolution Aerial View of Everest

The folks over at GeoEye – who regularly put out some stunning images – just released a new, high-res photo …

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See the Great Migrations on November 7

I first met Bob Poole in South Africa while covering the 2003 Global Extremes series for the Outdoor Life Network. A …

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Photos from Younghusband’s 1903 Expedition to Tibet

In 1903, Sir Francis Younghusband led an expedition into Tibet during the latter part of the famed Great Game era. …

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A Roving Genius of Mind & Mountains: Bradford Washburn, the Man Behind the Lens

While perhaps not as well known as some of his contemporaries from the famed Harvard 5, Bradford Washburn had a climbing …

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The First Adventure Photographer: Vittorio Sella

Highest peak of the Rouies as seen from the Chardon Glacier, August 3, 1888 When I was a kid, I …

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Sunset panorama of Everest's Northeast Ridge from Camp VI at 27,300 feet. Visible are the First, Second, and Third Steps as well as the Summit Pyramid. © Jake Norton/MountainWorld Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Lost Panoramas of Everest’s Northeast Ridge

Several years ago, I made a couple of posts with interactive panoramas of Everest’s Northeast Ridge. One, of the shot …

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Climbing Cotopaxi and other adventures in Ecuador

 Approaching the summit of Cotopaxi. Photo by Jake Norton. As many of you know, I was down in Ecuador recently …

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Anthropographia – Human Rights in Images

There's an abundance of photography competitions out there these days, from the best fish photos to landscapes and nature, even …

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