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“Gelani Banks' work focuses on capturing unpredictability, energy, and action. There is more to capturing sports than freezing movement. Most people can capture a noun and even a verb, but he works to capture adjectives and adverbs in every photograph.”

Theme: Peak

“Zach Tarrant is a professional sports photographer in Houston, TX. He is the official team photographer for the Houston Texans and documents stars such as J.J. Watt, Deandre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson. Previously has has worked for the Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Ballroom Marfa and Joel Meyerowitz. He has a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design where he graduated with honors.”

Theme: Amazon

“Rytis Jasiunas is an adventure and lifestyle photographer, currently based in Tenerife, Canary Islands. When he's not taking photos, he can be found windsurfing, surfing, or taking up any other adventure activity that gets his blood pumping. Rytis' work focuses on capturing a moment in time, whether it's sports, lifestyle imagery, or just the perfect landscape. Always experimenting with new techniques, compositions, and angles he always aims to improve and broaden his skill set.”

Theme: Slate

“There's nothing Kam Mitchell enjoys more than traveling miles into wilderness areas to find the radest couloirs, hanging from a rope on the side of aggressive rock faces, and running the craziest of mountain ridges the northeast has to offer. Kam search for the wildest landscapes this region offers and find someone who truly connects and feels at home in these environments. Kam finds an appreciation for capturing moments that connect with these wild places through details and mountainscapes.”

Theme: Panorama

“Over 20 years have passed since Louis Iruela's first climbing experience. After devouring books and magazines, several pairs of climbing shoes, hundreds of training sessions and thousands of miles, he still lives for that one day out climbing with the crew. Active routesetter and coach, I can no longer tell whether I麓m a climber who loves to shoot, or a photographer that loves to climb.”

Theme: Panorama

“Sam Cornwall is a lifestyle, portrait and action photographer based in Los Angeles. He relocated to LA from New York to take advantage of the amazing golden light of sunny California. Inspired by snowboarding and skateboarding magazines, Sam got into photography at a young age. He followed his passions, snowboarding and photography, through the mountains of New England, Colorado, Oregon, Utah, and Japan, until he found himself in New York City learning from top photography talent.”

Theme: Amazon

“PHOTOATHLETICA is the Advertising and Branding sides of Theron Kirkman Photography that specializes within the Active, Lifestyle, Sport, Fitness and Editorial sides of commissioned photography assignments. Theron's work focuses on a clean, editorial style with attention to detail and composition within either a studio environment or on location working with creative clients. These include large production budgets or individuals requiring quality photography.”

Theme: Peak

“Rasmus Kaessmann started taking pictures while climbing Mount Kenya. He still loves the travelling, the intensity of being on a job 24/7. But home is where the heart is and his is firmly rooted in the Bavarian Alps where he lives in a tiny village with his wife and kids, literally under the mountain. If there is fresh powder, he is one of the first on the slopes on the other side of the valley. ”

Theme: Sierra

“Dan Holz is an internationally published outdoor photographer and award winning filmmaker specializing in active lifestyle and mountain sport photography. Based in Southwest Colorado, Dan brings the most spectacular scenes from the most remote peaks and corners of the globe to you. With a firm belief in 'earning the view,' Dan's sense of adventure has and will continue to produce images and video of unique perspective and remarkable beauty.”

Theme: Albers

Updated on August 10, 2019 | By Steph Davidson

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How to create a action photography portfolio website.

Attract clients with a action photography portfolio that highlights exactly who you are as a action photographer. Creating your own online action photography portfolio is easy and intuitive with a dedicated action photography portfolio website builder. Choose a website builder like Format that comes with client galleries, blogging, SEO, social media tools, and an online store so you have everything you need to display your work brilliantly and grow your business. We鈥檝e rounded up six simple tips to keep in mind when building your portfolio website.

  1. Sign up for a free trial with Format. No credit card required.
  2. Choose a action photography theme. Don鈥檛 worry鈥攊f you change your mind later, you can easily switch themes.
  3. Upload your action photography work. Create a gallery or custom page to display your work.
  4. Edit your site. Customize your site menu to include exactly what you want.
  5. Personalize your design. Make it yours and change options like the theme preset, fonts, and colors.
  6. Ready to go further? Set up your store, add SEO or social media integration, and more鈥攚henever you want.

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