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Christian Pondella Gallerie

Christian Pondella follows in the footsteps of legendary Sierra-based photographers like Ansel Adams and Galen Rowell by pushing the limits of adventure with camera in hand.

…Just up the highway from Rowell’s former home of Bishop, and not far from the Ansel Adams Wilderness on the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada, lives Christian Pondella. The town of Mammoth Lakes, with Mammoth Mountain Ski Area looming overhead, seems the perfect home base for one of skiing’s most prolific photographers of the last decade. But like Rowell, who traveled the globe to capture photographs for National Geographic, Life, and other iconic magazines, Pondella is constantly leaving town for one assignment or another, in large part because he is the head photographer for Red Bull USA…

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