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Steve Casimiro's Adventure Photography Tips

Few places provide a better setting for testing your camera skills than Patagonia. Just back from an eight-day assignment in Chile, West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro shares his shooting secrets for first-rate adventure photography.
Text and photograph by Steve Casimiro

Photo: Looking at a map in the mountains

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Even when shooting an apparel guide, I'm still trying to create a narrative structure with the images. I often approach the shoot as if I'm making a silent movie. On your next trip, try doing the same thing. Not every photo has to be a "wow" as long as it furthers this story. Of course, in Patagonia, it's hard not to take "wow" images.
West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro 

Get Technical
Canon 5D
Lens: EF24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM
Shutter Speed + Aperture: 1/125 second, f/13, ISO 100

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