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Telluride Mountain Film Festival 2015…and cell phone pics from 2014

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Last year, I had a BLAST volunteering for the Telluride Mountain Film Festival.  In order to earn my pass to this non-fiction documentary film festival–get this, I had to HIKE with program participants, assisting alpinist CONRAD ANKER in a “Wilderness Walk & Talk.”  Essentially this meant I just followed up the rear and started discussions within groups of hikers and kept them calm when our little hike turned into an epic spring blizzard thunderstorm.

The next day, for my volunteer hours I assisted wildlife photojournalist, Steve Winter on setting up a make-shift camera trap to try and explain his creative and scientific process of photographing extremely rare, wild big cats.  I know, I know, big sacrifice, right??

And for fulfilling my volunteer “work “, I was given access to hours and hours of heart breaking, inspiring and exciting films that “showcase nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, climbing, political and social justice issues that matter.” – Mountain Film Website www.mountainfilm.org

At the 2014 Mountain Film Festival I got to meet Dean Potter and his pup Whisper, an amazing 14 year old climber named Kai Lightner, and attended a seminar that taught tips on how to start and run a successful non-profit at the amazing Wilkinson Public Library as well as watch the amazing films.

THIS YEAR I WAS A STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER!!!  Which meant…***drum roll**  All access.

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