The Shooters

Chris Noble is one of the most recognized and widely published outdoor photographers working today. He’s a veteran of over thirty expeditions, including Everest, McKinley, Pumori, Ama Dablam, the jungles of Borneo, the Arctic, and remote areas of Burma and Bhutan. His writing and photography have appeared in publications worldwide including National Geographic, Outside, Life, Rolling Stone, and Newsweek.

Noble’s commercial work includes ten years as contract photographer for print advertising for Japan Tobacco’s Mild Seven Cigarettes, Asia’s best selling tobacco brand; and more than a decade as primary advertising photographer for The North Face. Other clients include: Black Diamond Equipment, Camelbak, Gatorade, Goretex, Isis, Marmot, Nike, Prana, Reebok, Sierra Designs, Swissair, Vibram and Vuarnet.

American Photo Magazine has written, “the secret of Noble’s success is that there is no dividing line between adventure and his photography.”

Mike Call began his career as a director of photography shooting rock climbing videos in 1988. He has since has gone on to shoot and direct dozens of critically acclaimed rock climbing films and TV shows. Mike has worked with clients such as NBC, CBS, Speed Channel and Disney, shooting national news segments, TV shows and behind-the-scenes movies. Keeping his interest in the outdoors, he was a cinematographer on projects such as the Sports Emmy Award winning film King Lines by bigUP Productions. He also began directing and shooting commercials and music videos, taking his unique perspective and work ethic to new, creative heights. Moving into online media and rich viral content, Mike was commissioned by Esque produce a visual study of their unique handblown glassworks.  The finished piece, “Glass is Liquid” went on to draw huge viewership after airing on leading web journal Cool Hunting.
Mike had the pleasure of operating cameras alongside two of his film industry heroes: Academy Award winners for Best Director and Best Cinematography for Slumdog Millionaire, as well as a number of other modern classics: Danny Boyle and Anthony Dod Mantle as an integral shooter on their latest project, “127 Hours”, which is being hailed as yet another contender for Oscars in 2011.

Greg Bernstein has shot Fine Art and Sports Photography for nearly two decades, both motion and stills. While earning his degree at Prescott College in Arizona, he combined his passion for the mountains with his love of visual storytelling with a concentration in Media Arts and Outdoor Leadership. After college, he moved to San Francisco to cut his teeth in the brave new digital world by designing non-linear editing systems and shooting for high profile, non-profit organizations promoting Environmental Justice, Human Rights and the Arts. His experience as an editor has greatly benefitted his camera work giving him an innate understanding of how images work together to create a story.
Since 2000, Greg has traveled and shot all over the world — from 2600 feet up El Capitan in Yosemite to the Arctic Circle and the Amazon jungles of Peru, and worked with in a list of inspiring organizations, including Greenpeace, The Rainforest Action Network, Amazon Watch, The Sea Shepard Conservation Society, and Project Bandaloop. His work has been viewed by national audiences on ABC, NBC, ESPN, as well as screened at the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, the Kennedy Center, on “20/20,” and “David Letterman,” which won him an Emmy Award.
Currently, Greg continues to shoot all over the world as well as edit his own segment pieces with Lenzworks Productions in Salt Lake City.

Scott Simper is an award-winning director of photography in film and video, with experience working on all 7 continents.  Specializing in remote documentary-style adventure, natural history and science projects, Scott is extremely adept in working in remote and challenging locations and conditions. An accomplished skier, climber and kayaker, Scott has climbed Mt Everest, was nominated for an Emmy 2006 (for Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch) and has won the Banff film festival audience award in 2005 and 2006 and 2008.

Scott’s work is distinguished not only for its beauty and his technical expertise but also for his willingness to take on the challenges of any situation or location with a smile.  From rigging shots in difficult, tight locations to building and fixing equipment in inhospitable places, Scott is known as the cameraman to have when on those difficult gigs.

His creative aerial work using a gyro-stabilization system, breath-taking time lapses and exceptional hand-held shooting have earned him Emmy nominations for camera work.

A true team player, Scott’s natural enthusiasm and unflagging energy are valuable on any production – and invaluable on the tough ones!

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