that inspires the world, bringing credit to the
talent that the Photographers and Athletes carry.
The Soul id 100 showcases the work of the best photographers in the world, representing the excitement, culture, and creativity of action and adventure sports. Every week a photographer will be represented until 100 photographers have been featured, creating a list of the top action and adventure sports photographers in the world. Check out our social media channels for the latest updates.
Grant Gunderson is one of the outdoor industry’s most dedicated photographers. Grant founded The Ski Journal where he served as the Photo Editor for 6 years. In addition to curating his passion for the mountains, he has shot for every major snow sport and outdoor publication worldwide, including ESPN, Outside, Skiing, Backcountry and many more. Beyond his editorial work, Grant’s work can be seen in many marketing campaigns within the industries leading brands such as Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, Patagonia and Salomon as well as being featured in the Red Bull Illume. His incredible career has led him to his current position as Senior Photographer for Powder Magazine and is Photo Emeritus of The Ski Journal. Photography has opened many doors and given Grant the ability to travel the world, while shooting some of the most unique and inspiring deep powder imagery ever seen. His mission is to document the lifestyle and culture of mountains.
Grant skis close to 200 days a year, and when he is not on snow you can find him biking or trekking throughout North America and beyond. Grant is constantly learning and trying new techniques to capture the most creative photos on the mountain. He has had the opportunity to work some of the top athletes in the industry and is constantly inspired by their talents. One look through Grant’s portfolio and you will clearly see his passion for the outdoors and creating unique, inspiring photography. “Follow your dreams, and be true to yourself. Don't imitate others, and always look for fresh ideas.” - Grant Gunderson