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Russell Holliday

“Russell Holliday is a photographer based in California. By documenting surfing on the most remote coastlines in the world, Russell's life and work revolve around hunting a moment and letting it be just that: a split-second in time that you will never get back, but instead have a photograph that will remind you that it was really was as good as it was remembered to be. ”

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Adam Moran

“Adam Moran is a commercial lifestyle and sports photographer based in Los Angeles. Adam spent over a decade traveling the world shooting snowboarding for Burton Snowboards and many other brands and now brings that same fun approach to everything else he shoots. He has an ability to keep things quick, light, and fun while creating moments that feel natural to the viewer. ”

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Mark Morgan

“Mark Morgan is a Sydney-based photographer specialized in Ocean and Surf photography. He is mostly shooting in the ocean, capturing people and real emotions. His commercial clients are surf and swimwear brands and most of his underwater work is sold as fine art prints. ”

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sandy plenty

“Sandy Plenty is a mountain biker through and through, a geek, a nerd. If it has two wheels, Sandy loves to ride it or take pictures of it. Picking up a camera and capturing the moment on adventures it all started for Sandy. Documenting the world of cycling through images has become an obsession. Sandy's work is centered around the sport of mountain biking, and any form of cycling.”

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Hannah Anderson

“Hannah is an Australian adventure sports photographer. She has a passion for the ocean and sharing the experience with her audience. Her unique photography style is bread from growing up in the ocean combined with a Bachelor of Journalism and a drive to tell stories through both still and moving imagery. ”

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Gelani Banks

“Gelani Banks' work focuses on capturing unpredictability, energy, and action. There is more to capturing sports than freezing movement. Most people can capture a noun and even a verb, but he works to capture adjectives and adverbs in every photograph.”

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Zach Tarrant

“Zach Tarrant is a professional sports photographer in Houston, TX. He is the official team photographer for the Houston Texans and documents stars such as J.J. Watt, Deandre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson. Previously has has worked for the Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Ballroom Marfa and Joel Meyerowitz. He has a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design where he graduated with honors.”

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Rytis Jasiunas

“Rytis Jasiunas is an adventure and lifestyle photographer, currently based in Tenerife, Canary Islands. When he's not taking photos, he can be found windsurfing, surfing, or taking up any other adventure activity that gets his blood pumping. Rytis' work focuses on capturing a moment in time, whether it's sports, lifestyle imagery, or just the perfect landscape. Always experimenting with new techniques, compositions, and angles he always aims to improve and broaden his skill set.”

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Kam Mitchell

“There's nothing Kam Mitchell enjoys more than traveling miles into wilderness areas to find the radest couloirs, hanging from a rope on the side of aggressive rock faces, and running the craziest of mountain ridges the northeast has to offer. Kam search for the wildest landscapes this region offers and find someone who truly connects and feels at home in these environments. Kam finds an appreciation for capturing moments that connect with these wild places through details and mountainscapes.”

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Louis Iruela

“Over 20 years have passed since Louis Iruela's first climbing experience. After devouring books and magazines, several pairs of climbing shoes, hundreds of training sessions and thousands of miles, he still lives for that one day out climbing with the crew. Active routesetter and coach, I can no longer tell whether I´m a climber who loves to shoot, or a photographer that loves to climb.”

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Updated on February 19, 2020 | By Steph Davidson

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How to create a action photography portfolio website.

Attract clients with a action photography portfolio that highlights exactly who you are as a action photographer. Creating your own online action photography portfolio is easy and intuitive with a dedicated action photography portfolio website builder. Choose a website builder like Format that comes with blogging, SEO, social media tools, and an online store so you have everything you need to display your work brilliantly and grow your business. We’ve rounded up six simple tips to keep in mind when building your portfolio website.

  1. Sign up for a free trial with Format. No credit card required.
  2. Choose a action photography template. Don’t worry—if you change your mind later, you can easily switch templates.
  3. Upload your action photography work. Create a gallery or custom page to display your work.
  4. Edit your site. Customize your site menu to include exactly what you want.
  5. Personalize your design. Make it yours and change options like the template preset, fonts, and colors.
  6. Ready to go further? Set up your store, add SEO or social media integration, and more—whenever you want.

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