Kangchenjunga Inspiration

In this post, I'd like to share a fairly lengthly video, shot by a French-Swiss expedition on Kangchenjunga (the third tallest mountain on earth). This is exactly the kind of place I want to be going. As an aspiring mountaineer, a photographer, and a human being, this excites me on every level. It's an electric shock of pure inspiration for me.

From a photography standpoint, I look at many of the shots in here and think 'that's exactly what I want to be capturing'. There's so much in here that translates directly to still photography. Watch the video, and see there's many points where, if you simply pause it, the frame would make a stunning still image.

So, I guess you could say this is a really good example of where I'm wanting to head, and the sort of things I want to capture, albeit in a very slightly different medium.