Ascent Xmedia – High Altitude Partners

By Mike Spear

Karen and Philip Smith of Ascent Xmedia share a passion for travel, mountaineering, and great photography. Whether it’s the sun rising over the Alps or climbers ascending a sheer rock cliff, this husband-and-wife team provides Corbis with some of the most extreme creative video and photography in our collection. “Almost invariably, the shoots we conduct on mountain ridges and summits produce the best financial returns, and often are the most satisfying to undertake, as well,” says Karen. “It usually takes a lot of effort to get up there, but the combination of place, atmosphere, and lighting just can’t be beat.” …read more

Via: Corbis blog


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