Behind the lens
An award winning adventure sports photographer.
An accomplished rock climber, mountaineer and skier. My clients can rely on me to successfully complete their project even in the harshest of environments.
Sponsored by Jöttnar, Julbo Eyewear, Petzl UK and Whitedot Skis.
Pre-Production

One of the most important stages to any project. Start your project right with the Pre-production services I provide including Storyboarding, Shot Listing, Scripting and Location Planning.

Photography

Need somebody to accompany your athletes and get those in action products photos? I can deliver captivating images even in demanding environments.

Filming

Need to promote your latest product or profile your newest team member? Experienced in a variety of productions I can film your next product video, web series or film.

Post-Production

I see all my projects through from beginning to end and provide the finishing touches that your production deserves. Including cutting, colour correction, stabilisation and rendering.

Clients

Athlete Profile

Setting my sights on the steepest freeride and ski mountaineering test-pieces, I continue to expand on my climbing and alpine experiences.
I look forward to pushing my limits on the rock, climbing iconic north faces and being involved in
remote ski and mountaineering expeditions.

Climbing

  • FA of Groovyfied 8c at Malham Cove, United Kingdom.
  • Ascent of Bat Route 8c at Malham Cove, United Kingdom.
  • Quick ascent of Pig in the Roof 8b at Leonidio, Greece.
  • Numerous WI5 Ice climbing lead on-sights.

Skiing

  • Ski descent of Eiger West Face, Switzerland.
  • 8 FA in Ak Shirak region of Kyrgyzstan.
  • New descent on Eisenspitze, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria.
  • Solo ski descent of Roggspitze, Zurs am Arlberg, Austria.

Want to find out more? 

Contact: John Thornton
Email: jthorntonphotography@gmail.com
Web: www.johnthorntonphotography.com
Phone: +43 67763781506