New Photographic Ebook:  The Spirit of High Places is a visual celebration of the world's greatest mountain ranges. From the Himalayas to the Patagonian Andes, across the Alaska Range to Antarctica, the book explores in words and images humanity's long and inspired relationship with the mountain landscape. Available soon!

Gallery: An intimate portrait of the diverse cultures and beautiful people that make Buddhist Asia one of the most inspiring of the world's sacred geographies. The gallery includes images from Nepal, India, Tibet, and China, and is offered as an exhibition and multi-media lecture for schools and community organizations. VIEW GALLERY

New Workshops Forming: The Institute offers an on-going calendar of outdoor and adventure travel photography workshops. Programs are tailored to the skill level and interests of the participants, and incorporate slide illustrated lectures with field trips and a group critique. Click HERE to view up-coming dates and locations.
HIMALAYA - Multimedia Lecture

This program combines time-lapse photography, HD video, and still photographs to create an immersive visual experience exploring the world's greatest mountain range. "Himalaya" follows journeys through the Khumbu, Annapurna, and Gorkha regions of Nepal, to near the headwaters of the Ganges River in India, and through the sacred monasteries of the Tibetan Plateau. The narrative provides insight into the region's diverse geography, culture, and religion. Click HERE for a presentation preview.


Riding the crest of North America, the Alaska Range offers some of the world's most spectacular alpine terrain. This gallery combines images from several journeys into the range, including an ascent up Denali's north-facing Muldrow Glacier, aerial photography from the Ruth Gorge and the Polychrome Hills, as well as the abundant wildfire of Denali National Park. VIEW GALLERY


The Canyon Country of Southern Utah is one of the most mysterious and dramatic landscapes on Earth. This exhibition is the culmination of a decades-long effort to document the remote corners of a region that has inspired generations of artists and adventurers from John Wesley Powell to Everett Ruess and Edward Abbey. VIEW GALLERY

All Images © Jonathan Duncan