This week for the These Dads Are Doing It Right Series I am showcasing some dads with a great eye! One of these photographers I grew up with in New Hampshire. His name is Brian Nevins. He does amazing work and he also helps to raise awareness for people in need with some of his work. I have written about authors, artists and many more great dads. Now I wanted to highlight these photographers who are dads. If there is a photographers you want to shout out please leave it in the comment section below. Please note all of these photos are from the photographer’s sites.
I remember drawing comic book characters with Brian Nevins when we were in middle school. Now it is great to see how Brian turned his amazing eye into a career. I really enjoy Brian’s work. People know Brian for his stunning work in action sports and adventure magazines. As the years progressed Brian’s portfolio grew as his career took him on many adventures around the world. Brian has taken photos of people at the top of their game. From David Ortiz to Dave Matthews Brian has worked with the best. You need to see his surfing photos as well as his mountain shots. They are breathtaking. What makes it even sweeter is to see what a great father he is as well. Being a dad comes natural to him. I am proud to call him a friend. Check out his work over at his website, briannevins.com.
Nick is a visual artist and storyteller residing on the coast of Maine. Self taught through dedication and a growing passion for light, color, and composition. He earned his way into the world of professional photography through the craft of beautiful image making and focused hard work. Nick knows what goes into creating beautiful imagery. He pushes himself, the technology and the medium to find what is naturally unique about his subjects and capture it. From landscape to portrait and action to lifestyle, the decision to shoot is not one he takes lightly. And the results are striking images, telling truths and exposing the light and beauty of coastlines and the people who play in these environments. Go to nicklavecchia.com for more on Nick.
Adam Moran is a commercial lifestyle and sports photographer residing in Los Angeles and working world wide. Photography and a passion for sports have been a part of his life from a young age, and he has turned that passion into a career that has taken him around the globe with some of the world’s best athletes. Above all, his experiences shooting action sports has grown into an ability to keep things quick, light, and fun while always turning out great images no matter the conditions or country.
Adam’s photos have graced the covers of over 35 magazines and can be seen in global marketing campaigns. His past as the Global Team Director for Burton Snowboards taught him the skills to manage a crew, and produce shoots in far off locations, as easily as at home. When not out shooting, or on the road exploring, Adam can be found at home in Culver City, Los Angeles with his wife Sarah, daughter Mabel, and dachshund Lemmy. Visit Adam’s site at adammoran.com.
Jimmy Chin is an Academy Award winning filmmaker, National Geographic photographer and mountain sports athlete. He is one of the best photographers known for his ability to capture extraordinary imagery and stories while climbing and skiing in extremely high-risk environments and expeditions. He began his professional career in 1999. His talents were quickly recognized by top expedition leaders and outdoor brands. In 2002, he secured a breakthrough assignment to be the cinematographer for a high-profile National Geographic–sponsored trek across Tibet’s Chang Tang Plateau. In 2006, he became one of the only people to ski off the summit of Mount Everest.
A longtime member of The North Face Athlete Team, he has led dozens of exploratory expeditions and completed first ascents around the globe, working with the best adventure athletes in the world. Jimmy splits his time between New York City and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his wife, filmmaker Chai Vasarhelyi, their daughter, Marina, and son, James. Lastly, go to Jimmy’s website at jimmychin.com.