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Lucas Gilman

Lucas Gilman

Lucas Gilman is one of the leading Adventure Sports & Travel photographers in the industry. His powerful incisive images run in top publications & advertisements worldwide. A love of adventure and an addiction to color creates his distinct style of photography.  Lucas captures images ranging from expedition kayaking in India, Brazil & Costa Rica to backcountry skiing in Colorado, Alaska & South America. Lucas covers international events such as the Tour De France, Kentucky Derby (6X),  X-Games, The Ironman, and Open Water Swimming in Australia.

Lucas regularly works with editorial and advertising clients that span the globe including: National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine,, Men’s Journal, Outside Magazine, Men’s Fitness, Maxim Germany, FHM Australia, and the New York Times. His commercial partners include: Manfrotto, Nikon, SanDisk, Land Rover, Red Bull, G-Tech, Garmin, Patagonia, Marmot, Gore-Tex, Marmot, and K2 Skis.

Lucas was recently featured on the NBC TODAY Show and MSNBC for documenting the 2nd largest waterfall ever successfully descended in a kayak. He also appeared as a guest on Good Morning America telling his story of documenting the first successful descent of Abiqua Falls in central Oregon. CNN also profiled Lucas during primetime and highlighted his Abiqua Falls video footage and behind the scenes work.  Lucas was a finalist in the  Red Bull Illume worldwide photography competition which saw more than 32,000 images submitted.

Lucas Gilman recently documented the largest waterfall ever run - The 189 foot tall Palouse Falls in Washington State.

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Equipment List:

Gitzo SER.1 6X TRAVELER 4S G-LOCK Tripods
Gitzo SER. 0 6X  4 Section Tripod
Gitzo Series 2 Carbon 6X Leveling Tripod Long - 4 Section w G-Lock
Gitzo Series 1 Solid 238 Quick Release Fluid Head

Elinchrom Ranger Ranger RX Speed AS Battery-Powered Power Pack
Ranger Free Lite S Head
Ranger Quadra 2 x S Head Kit (Lithium)
Quadra Li-Ion Battery & Charger
Camera Bodies
Nikon D4
Nikon D800
Nikon D600
Nikon COOLPIX P7700

AF Fisheye NIKKOR 16mm f/2.8D
AF-S NIKKOR 14–24mm f/2.8G ED
AF-S NIKKOR 24mm f/1.4G
AF-S NIKKOR 24–70mm f/2.8G ED
AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.4G
AF-S Auto Focus NIKKOR 85mm f/1.4G
AF-S VR Micro NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED
AF-S VRII Zoom NIKKOR 70–200mm f/2.8G
AF-S VR NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8 IF-ED
AF-S Teleconverter TC-17E II

128 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CF Cards
64 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CF Cards
32 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro  CF Cards
16 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro  CF Cards
64 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I Cards
32 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I Cards
16 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC UHS-I Cards