John Vallejo

John Vallejo is a photographer addicted to climbing and skiing, and living the dream based in the East Side of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. His interest in photography grows as a natural extension to his experience as an adventure athlete, and as a creative outlet to his other life in the office.

4 Perfect Vistas for Landscape Photography

May 03, 2016 / John Vallejo

While there are plenty of beautiful vistas along US 395, if you get off the highway and explore you'll find some breathtaking photo opportunities. MORE

Photography Essentials for the Winter Recreationalist

Aug 27, 2014 / John Vallejo

First-hand experience is the best teacher to prepare for winter photoshoots, but here are five tips to get you ahead of the curve before your next mountain exposure. MORE

5 Ways to Improve Your Landscape Photography in the Eastern Sierra

Aug 27, 2014 / John Vallejo

It's not hard to find stunning landscapes in the Eastern Sierra, but photographing them can be challenging. John Vallejo shares his tips and tricks for improving your landscape photography in the areas surrounding Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Skiing and Photographing on a Powder Day in the Sierra

Aug 27, 2014 / John Vallejo

Fresh snow is beautiful, but how can you capture it best on a camera? John Vallejo offers tips on how to shoot on powder days. MORE

Photographing Dramatic Weather in the Eastern Sierra

Aug 26, 2014 / John Vallejo

No shot is worth your life, but if you find a safe way to shoot, the dramatic weather in the Eastern Sierra won't disappoint. Photographer John Vallejo shares the dos and don'ts of photographing dramatic weather patterns in the surrounding areas. MORE