There are so many things that we can do at home while in isolation. But there are also many that we can’t, and skiing is certainly one of them. Or is it? Photographer and filmmaker Philipp Klein Herrero found a way to ski in his living room. Well, sort of. In his humorous and entertaining stop motion video, Philipp goes freeride skiing without even leaving home.
As you could have seen on our blog, action cams sometimes get to capture pretty crazy stuff while people record their sports activities. This time, Jamie Mullner had his GoPro on while he was skiing, and he accidentally captured something that could have ended with severe injuries. He fell into a 60ft deep crevasse, and his camera kept on running and recorded the entire accident and the rescue.
In case you didn’t know, there’s such thing as smart goggles.
Designed for skiers and snowboarders who are looking to get the most out of their equipment, smart goggles are traditional snow goggles with integrated technology that pairs with your smartphone or other devices to display stats and information onto a heads up display (HUD) inside the frame of the goggles.
One such pair is Oakley’s $650 Airwave 1.5, equipped with Recon’s Snow2 HUD unit. Now, thanks to a new goggle-connected app called Airwave GoPro Connect, backcountry snowgoers can remotely control and see footage from a connected GoPro through the Airwave’s HUD.[Read More…]
As a photographer who lives and shoots in the Midwest (United States), I know all too well the pain of shooting in frigid temperatures on an annual basis. I’ve tried all kinds of gloves, mittens or hybrids to keep my fingers toasty while shooting, but none have proven to be the perfect pair, leaving at least a few flaws in every method I’ve tried so far.
That could change though with a new Kickstarter for Vallerret Photography Gloves. Designed from the ground up with photographers in mind, they offer protection, warmth and photography-specific features in a single pair of gloves.[Read More…]