I started photography when I was 11 years old and fell in love with it. Although, my first results left a lot to be desired. What really got me interested was processing B&W films. I was intrigued by darkroom process and the magic of seeing the pictures come out of nowhere onto the photographic paper. Many hours were spent in the attic of my parents house in the semi-dark!
After founding and growing a software company from nothing to over 100 people I had a number of life changing events that changed my priorities in life.
In 2016 I had a serious car accident. My heart stopped and I rolled my car 3 times. Luckily I came away from it relatively unhurt and after another two 30s pauses in hospital I was fitted with an emergency pacemaker. All this happened in Yosemite National Park of all places! I went back to Yosemite when I had recovered and started my YouTube channel.
At some time in life you have crossroads that are presented to you or thrust upon you. I really believe that true happiness is about following your passion. And in 2017 that big change came for me. I decided that I wanted to experience the place I love so much more – the great outdoors.