Masterfile, one of the stock-photo companies I work with (and sometimes risk my life for!), has a new blog and they wanted to feature one of my images. They chose this one, and asked me to write a short post on the story behind the image. Check it out here. This has to be the craziest event I’ve ever covered.
Cortina d’Ampezzo, in northern Italy, is the kind of mountain town that makes you want to look in the windows of real estate offices, just in case. Being there even a few hours makes you realize that selling everything you own and signing up for a lifetime of debt just so you could call this place home would be Continue Reading →
Forget, for a second, that the Bell 212 helicopter weighs 6,000 kilos empty. Yeah, that’s heavy, and it would hurt a lot of it fell on top of you (albeit briefly). Also forget that the Bell 212 hovering above your head is not empty, or it better not be, because it needs fuel to run on and that adds a lot of weight, too. Don’t ask me how much because I don’t know, and besides, it really doesn’t matter because at some point long before 6,000 kilos it’s irrelevant anyway. Continue Reading →