On this week’s TWiT Photo, action sports and adventure photographer Tyler Roemer shared his tips for shooting on location – and he’s been to some spectacular locations! The candid Oregon native shared some of the more rugged moments of his dream job, from almost being killed by his own tripod to suffering a scorpion bite in Nevada. With a solid mind for business, he explained how he went from not considering photography a viable career option to being a full-time pro and published in National Geographic. With honest passion, the sports enthusiast explained how he’s able to resist the urge to join in on the action: “I’d rather remember the experience through a great photograph.”

Here are Tyler’s top tips:

“Trash your gear.”

“Know the game.”


A little elusive? Find out more by watching the video here or on iTunes. Next week: Fashion and celebrity photographer Matthew Jordan Smith!

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