DAX JUSTIN

Calgary, AB, Canada | Adventure and Landscape Photographer

Dax Justin is an adventure and landscape freelance photographer based in the Canadian Rockies. His photographic work focuses on outdoor adventure, landscapes, mountain lifestyle, and sports. Dax specializes in capturing the essence of landscapes and the soul of adventure through displaying moments rooted in passion, culture, and emotion.

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop. They are my favorite musicians, listen to a song called “Wandering Eye” and “Silver and Gold” – these are my favorite songs to listen to while slaying powder on a mountain.
  • Alpine Climbing, Ice Climbing, Skiing & Snowboarding, Kayaking.
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“Renegade Explorer. Outdoor Adventure/landscape Photographer & Storyteller.”

What are you looking for in a Network?

I am looking to expand the arena in which I share my work and get inspires through cinema. I’m often shooting for/with multi-sport athletes and exploring back country areas and feel Edge is an ideal platform to share with millennials.

What events do you attend?

As I am based in the Canadian Rockies, there is no shortage of festivals and sporting events. I typically attend mountain film festivals across Alberta and British Columbia, as well as sporting events such as ski/snowboard cross, climbing events, mountain/outdoor conferences, and biathlon/triathlon events. I also attend many social media/community related events, TEDx and instameets when I am near cities.

Who do you look up to in your profession and why?

Jimmy Chin. Conrad Anker. Mike Horn. Alex Honnold. Renan Ozturk. Chris Burkard. I look up to all these people because I find myself deeply inspired by their work, and after I interact with their films and photography I find more of my own inner grit & resiliency, which helps me take on whatever is next.

Do you create/co-produce your own video content?

Yes. My roots have been in photography but I have grown into video over the last 3 years. A friend of mine and I have recently started our own collaborative media house called Flinthawk. Flinthawk is the merging of our work and will be our front for everything digital cinema & film related.

Do you play video games?

I’m old school. I used to play Tony Hawk and Max Payne religiously.

Do you belong to any charities or non-profits, do volunteer work?

I’ve worked with several nonprofits/social good organizations in the past. Most recently and notable would be the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

What are the top 5 brands you’d like to work with?

MEC, Osprey, Outside Magazine, Black Diamond and k2 Skis.

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