From Jimmy Chin's MasterClass

Photo Studies: Creative Partnerships

In this chapter, featuring an interview with renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker, Jimmy breaks down how creative relationships fuel his photography, and explores the importance of forging partnerships with those who push you to greater heights.

Topics include: Just Go: Antarctica With Conrad Anker • Dean Potter: Work With People Who Elevate Your Game

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In this chapter, featuring an interview with renowned mountaineer Conrad Anker, Jimmy breaks down how creative relationships fuel his photography, and explores the importance of forging partnerships with those who push you to greater heights.

Topics include: Just Go: Antarctica With Conrad Anker • Dean Potter: Work With People Who Elevate Your Game

Jimmy Chin

Teaches Adventure Photography

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Push the limits of your photography

Jimmy Chin has built his career taking photos at the top of the world, earning him the cover of National Geographic and multiple awards. Now he’s taking you on location to teach you techniques for capturing breathtaking shots. In his photography class, learn different creative approaches for commercial shoots, editorial spreads, and passion projects. Gather the gear—and the perspective—to bring your photography to new heights.

Reviews

4.7
Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

This is an excellent class, very insirational and full of wisedom! Made me reminisce and dream of what's around the corner again!

I found this course very informative and well delivered. I am excited to put into action the lessons learned from this course!

Jimmy Chin teaches more than adventure photography - he teaches how to make a living from a creative skill; how to take risks and build a long-term career. I'm going to look for his name in the credits henceforth; I'm going to dedicate a couple of managed risks to him as well. THANK YOU!!

I produce and shoot documentaries. There's something extremely pure about what he's doing. Nothing screams for nuanced, careful documentation like a climber at the peak of a mountain. It's beyond a cliche. This was beautifully done, the one is casual but it moves easily from one topic to the next. And whatever mic you're using in the sit-down interview is wonderful.

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Teresa T.

I haven't been able to download any of the workbooks since lesson 5. Any suggestions?

A fellow student

I love the sentiment about when you have to be the best, you are the best. The whole having to rise to the occasion is so critical and I think that plays out so well when you work and partner with others that not only bring out the best in you but challenge you to elevate yourself further. There is only growth outside our comfort zones. So cool and what a nice tribute to Dean Potter. So sad to lose such a free spirit.

Susan

Congrats big time to Jimmy on the Oscar! Wow, so cool--and well-deserved. Although I think Meru was even better and also deserved an award.

Jorge B.

Creativity flourishes when team work and talent meet. It becomes this mutual respect for craft and a different perspective must be welcomed in order for everyone to grow and learn.

Rob J.

So far in the masterclass I feel it is lacking teaching structure. There is a lot of Jimmy telling us how good he is and telling us ego boosting stories but there doesn't seem to be a lot of content. In this video it took 15 minutes to tell us its good to have friends to go on expedition with and to tell us (again) that Jimmy has shot a lot of different activities in the mountains.