David Pickford is an adventurer, photographer, author, public speaker, and creative consultant.
David is a widely published writer, photographer, and frequent public speaker. His work has featured in numerous publications both in Britain and the United States over the past fifteen years, and he is the author of two books. In 2013, his photographic book The Light Elsewhere: Encounters With The Elemental World received widespread critical acclaim. After the Crash and other stories, a collection of short fiction, was published in 2015 by Vertebrate Publishing. He also works as an independent creative consultant, and is the founder of a consultancy called Artemis Media Solutions. Artemis Media helps businesses solve problems by developing content, improving brand experiences, and enhancing the deployment of creative assets. Find out more about the services provided by Artemis Media.
Adventure plays a key role in David's life. He is a highly experienced climber, and has climbed and travelled in more than sixty countries across six continents over the past twenty-five years. He was the editor-in-chief of Climb magazine for seven years, and has made numerous first ascents of difficult climbs around the world, from the sea cliffs of England and Wales to the high mountains of Asia and Africa. He continues to climb at a high level today, and enjoys exploring the world's wild places via SUP (stand-up paddle boarding), backcountry skiing, trail running, and mountain biking.
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