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Scott Rinckenberger

Seattle, Washington
Scott Rinckenberger is a Seattle based photographer and storyteller seeking Art Through Adventure. His focus is capturing the most pristine and wild places that can be accessed under human power. Specializing in Landscape and Adventure Photography, Video and Storytelling.

Scott seamlessly segued a professional ski career into a successful photography business built on sharing images and stories accessed through a love of adventure and exploration. Scott's work has been featured in art exhibitions worldwide, and Scott has appeared widely in the North American media both as a photographer and as an outdoor athlete. Scott's commercial clients include REI, Apple, Patagonia, Red Bull and Intel.

Using reductive compositions and shooting in some of the most remote locations in the world, Scott has created a distinctive body of work that has been recognized with awards and honors from Gizmodo, Photo District News, the Lucie International Photography Awards and more.

VAST photographer Scott Rinckenberger of the VAST artist collective

Awards & Press

2020 International Photo Awards  -  Honorable Mention: Wilderness Snow Study

2020 International Photo Awards  -  Honorable Mention: Trees of the Japanese Alps

Resource Magazine  -  Scott Rinckenberger’s Quest For Art Through Adventure Photography

Adobe 99U Magazine  -  Follow Your Passion Way Off the Beaten Track

Influence Digest  -  20 Photographers Who Are Changing The World Through Social Media

The Intertia  -  Adventure Photographer Scott Rinckenberger Talks About Finding Success in the Business

The Telegraph  -  World News Pictures of the Year

Gizmodo  -  The 100 Most Astonishing Images of 2013

NY Daily News  -  Photographer captures meteor explosion in California by accident

My Modern Met  -  Majestic Mountain Photos Taken by a Backcountry Skier

Paste Magazine  -  30 Instagram Photographers to Follow Now

International Photography Awards  -  Honorable Mention

PDN The Great Outdoors Contest  -  Finalist