The first thing I noticed when I looked at Chris Labasco’s work was his mastery of LIGHT. You’ll notice that his landscape and cityscape images were shot in just about every light imaginable and Chris was able to harness and exploit the light in a way that made a good composition, beautiful.
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“I grew up in the Bay Area of Northern California and gained a great appreciation of the outdoors from a young age thanks to a family that loved the outdoors.”
“It was on these family excursions that I fell in love with nature and eventually sparked my desire to hike and travel across the world capturing unique moments.”
“My primary focus has been on landscape photography, but I have always had a particular fondness for sunrises.”
“Photography has always been a way for me to remove myself from day-to-day stress and immerse into the world around me.”
“Whether it’s in the heart of the city or in the middle of a national park, there is something soothing about looking through the lens of my camera and hearing the click of the shutter.”
“My primary goal is that I hope my photography inspires others to travel and explore areas that they would have normally never considered.”
“There is something special about when someone sees one of my photos and reaches out to ask, “Where is that?” That question alone lets me know that I am doing something right and that my work has created a spark that may lead another person to get out there and explore.”
“I am willing to go the extra mile during my photography shoots. Whether it means sitting still in knee-deep, freezing water or hiking an extra half mile up a sheer mountain side of shifting shale, I don’t mind as long as it affords me the composition that I find the most pleasing. Whatever my desired shot requires, I am willing to do what it takes to capture it.”
“My wife and family have been a driving force behind my focus into my work and have supported me 100% of the way. From my summer trips as a child in an RV with my family to my wife’s support and assistance, I wouldn’t be where I am today if I hadn’t been encouraged by all of them to hone my craft ten years ago.”
“In fact, I rely on my wife to level with me about the photographs that she likes or doesn’t like, as well as aspects that could improve the final product. She is also the best travel partner to have because of her patience and understanding after hearing me say “one more shot” as we prepare to leave a location, which is usually never the case as I am known to fire off a handful more (just in case).”
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