by Mark Gardner
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A Sherpa near Ama Dablam
Hiking in Spring
Halfdome at Sunset
Camp at Mt. Whitney
Northern Arizona Rock Structures
Mark has been adventuring around the world for over 20 years, and like most people, carrying a camera to document the fun, his companions, and the scenery. As a result of a trip to Nepal in 1991, Mark began to use his camera to bring great photographs back from his trips rather than just taking snapshots. Since then Mark has concentrated on creating images of adventure, scenery, cultures, and natural history that express his wonder and passion for the world around him.
Mark has brought images back from a variety of local and far-flung places. His favorite locations include the backcountry of the Pacific Northwest, the desert southwest, especially southern Utah and northern Arizona, and the rainforests and highlands of Central and South America.
A long time backpacker and climber, Mark now explores the backcountry with camera gear rather than climbing gear. More recently he's added mountain biking and paddling as both new adventures and new ways to expand his photography.
Mark's work have been published in a variety of magazines and promotional materials for a growing list of clients. Mark is also the author, with Art Wolfe, of Photography Outdoors - A Field Guide to Adventure & Travel Photography published by The Mountaineers. When not out exploring his world with a camera, Mark works as a consultant helping high-tech companies market their products.
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