Professional photographers & mountain sport athletes producing content for the global outdoor industry.
Based in Interlaken, Switzerland & Bishop, California
Professional Mountain Sport Content & Communication
Based in the Swiss Alps, Dan & Janine Patitucci have access to some of the world’s most beautiful mountain locations. As athletes, each has a thorough understanding, high level of technical skill, and passionate enthusiasm for the subjects they photograph. Whether it be with for his monumental Piolet d’Or winning solo ascent of Annapurna in 2013, or , for which they won a 2015 Best American Photography Award, Dan & Janine bring 20 years experience to the work they produce.
In 2015, the couple created a site dedicated to communicating the Alp’s mountain sport lifestyle through inspiring experiences, photography, stories and tips. Continuing to spend life in the mountains, ALPSinsight offers an outlet to publish their own content and to work more closely with supporting brand partners.
Kim Strom joined the team in 2016, adding her skills as an athlete, photographer, writer, designer, and model. Since then, the three launched following the publication of , the print guide to trail running in the Swiss Alps. Next up was the concept and creation of the . With these print and online guides, the team has established themselves as trail running specialists in the Alps.
PatitucciPhoto’s commercial & editorial work has appeared around the world for countless ad campaigns, magazine stories, and communication for the outdoor industry’s leading brands; National Geographic, Patagonia, Swiss Tourism, The North Face, REI, Mammut, Gore-Tex, Dynafit, Suunto, Outdoor Research, Sports Illustrated, Outside, Osprey Packs, Runner’s World and many more. For samples, please visit our .
What We Do
An outdoor industry leader for understanding the needs of a brand, developing concepts and producing visual communication to support marketing strategies.
From Himalayan expeditions to luxury travel to working undercover in North Korea, PatitucciPhoto has shot editorial assignments for a huge range of publications: National Geographic, Outside, Sports Illustrated, AFAR, Runner’s World and many more.
PatitucciPhoto manages its own 20+ years of mountain sport, adventure and travel images. The entire stock collection is searchable by subject, location, and concept.
PatitucciPhoto’s vast mountain experience as photographers and athletes is responsible for high profile projects; The Via Valais, Via Grischuna, Swiss Tourism Trail Runs, Run the Alps Switzerland guidebook and the websites ALPSinsight & Elevation.
alpsinsight & Elevation
ALPSinsight is the online resource for mountain sport athletes seeking information about the Alps. Services include: iconic tour info, guide service bookings, and consulting. Elevation is the ALPSinsight’s Trail & Peak Runnning Resource. A curated collection of the very best trail and mountain.
sierra trail runs
Our all new resource for trail running in California’s High Sierra. The site launched in April, and the book, Sierra Trail Runs: A Guide to the Eastside, is due for publication in the summer of 2022.
Meet our team
runs on peanuts
Would rather play bass for metallica
the real boss
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