For two decades, Chris Wellhausen has been completely immersed in photography. Splitting his efforts between editorial and commercial work, Chris is constantly producing photography, editing, and developing his craft. His previous positions as Director of Photography for the world’s number one snowboarding publications, TransWorld SNOWboarding & Snowboarder Magazines, to transitioning as DP at Men's Journal Magazine has shaped his vision for photography and allowed him a diverse amount of production experiences. Chris maintains the highest standards on everything from aesthetic direction, image selection to managing budgets and production staff. A lifelong love of snowboarding and outdoor action fuels Chris’ passion for photography and his deep connection to the mountain environment imbues his work with an intimate and authentic perspective. His proven ability to capture the dynamic beauty of the natural world and the people who play there has attracted commercial clients from across the adventure sports spectrum, giving Chris the opportunity to share his vision with a global audience. In his ceaseless pursuit of the next inspired image, Chris continues to develop his studio work, photojournalism, and personal photography projects. He lives and works in San Diego, California with his wife, two daughters, and their dog.