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My love for skiing quickly turned into a love for ski photography during my senior year in high school after I developed my first few rolls of Velvia film. Seeing the magic of what I thought at the time was a great photo come to life. Sharing it with friends and seeing the smiles of the skiers when they peeked through the loupe on a light table.

After my first 1/4 (maybe 1/2) page was published in Powder, the novelty of photography turned into a raging fire of chasing down a great ski photo. Future plans all quickly faded and all I did for 20 years was chase winter and photography. I’m not sure if the same path would have happened if I hadn’t had that first shot published in Powder.

— Adam Clark

Angel Collinson. Neacola Mountains, Alaska

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

Angel Collinson. Neacola Mountains, Alaska

The last run of a month trip in Alaska with Angel, the storm is coming in, everyone is tired and when I least expect it I get my favorite photo from the trip.

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. Grand Targhee, Wyoming

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. Grand Targhee, Wyoming

I have more photos of Sage than anyone else, I started working with him when he was still a dishwasher at Goldminer's Lodge. He was always adding a different angle to skiing, but taking two years to dial in projecting his art and skiing through it, that was one of the funnest adventures I've had with ski photography.

Ian McIntosh. Juneau, Alaska

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

Ian McIntosh. Juneau, Alaska

I have been so lucky to shoot so much talent and Ian McIntosh always brought the raw talent to the big mountains. There's something about this shot that just says big mountain skiing more than most of the others I've shot.

Chris Davenport. La Parva, Chile

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

Chris Davenport. La Parva, Chile

This shot of Chris Davenport ran as a two page spread, it was almost an afterthought to a day of skiing around La Parva, Chile. All the sudden the day went from mediocre to all-time, skiing always has a few surprises.

Pep Fujas. Alta backcountry, Utah

Photo Credit: Adam Clark

Pep Fujas. Alta backcountry, Utah

We shot this on Christmas Day, unexpected storm, some magic light and everything I could want as a photographer.

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