Adventure Photography Tips for Better Visual Storytelling, Going Behind the Image With Mattias Fredriksson

Adventure Photography Tips for Better Visual Storytelling, Going Behind the Image With Mattias Fredriksson

Travel came to a screeching halt last spring. Around the world, globetrotters were grounded in favor of public health. Photography became a transport portal for many over the last 15 months. Images from far-off locales became an opportunity to pine and aspire. Stunning photographs hopefully will soon fuel inspiration for future experiences.

Mattias Fredriksson is one photographer whose arresting art became a hallmark of my work-from-home social media respite. The Swedish-born adventure photographer is prolific. His skiing, biking, and adventure travel images are ubiquitous with more than 450 cover shots published worldwide. Fredriksson is a storyteller. We recently caught up with him to hear a backstory about one of his favorite images from his storied career. While sharing the tale of this one lasting and memorable image, Fredriksson also unearthed a few invaluable nuggets and tips for aspiring photographers and visual storytellers to create their own.

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