A Guides Eye View by Philip Field
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A Guides Eye View

Two mountain guides direct a helicopter into land high in the Swiss Alps. I took this shot whilst shooting an extreme ski and snowboard competition - the Nendaz Freeride FWQ. I had been dropped just before on the peak and with the permission of the guides cowered down behind them to capture this shot when the remaining supplies were delivered. My lens took a bit of a battering and I could only hold myself in position properly for a few seconds as the rush of snow debris was insane at this point.

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18 Comments

Lee Morris's picture

incredible energy

Philip Field's picture

Thanks Lee - really appreciate you checking out my shot and the Editor's pick.

iris-imaging's picture

Great composition Philip it is why I love black and white.

Philip Field's picture

Cheers Michael, really appreciate you stopping by and commenting on my shot.

Dale Boettcher's picture

This photo is amazing! Nice work 👍🏼

Philip Field's picture

Thanks Dale, much appreciated!

Andrew Noiles's picture

Awesome shot Philip, I love it. You stuck it out and did what you needed to do, to get the shot. The fact that it's in B&W just adds to it for me. Good work.

Philip Field's picture

Thanks for the awesome comment Andrew - really appreciate it!

Danial McCoy's picture

World class for sure. So much energy in this image and such an interesting point of view. I can safely say I've never seen anything like it before!

Philip Field's picture

Wow, thanks Danial - appreciate your awesome comment!

benpearse's picture

Wow, what a superb shot

Philip Field's picture

Cheers, appreciate your comment Ben!

Genesis Reyes's picture

SO MUCH momentum in this image !! great job !!

Philip Field's picture

Cheers Genesis!

Parrish Ruiz de Velasco's picture

I love everything about this shot and edit! Just a ton of energy! Feel like I have to wipe the snow off of my face right now. EPIC

Philip Field's picture

Cheers Parrish - really appreciate your comment!

Deleted Account's picture

Stunning image.

Philip Field's picture

Thanks William!