INTRODUCING THE JIMMY CHIN CAPSULE COLLECTION.
BEARING IN BLACK WITH GRAPHITE LENS
Jimmy has focused on photographing and filming break-through expeditions around the globe for the last 15 years. He works with some of the greatest adventurers, climbers, snowboarders and skiers in the world on their most challenging expeditions and shoots. Climbing, skiing and shooting alongside some of the best in the industry, Jimmy shoulders the camera equipment to document their epic stories.
Jimmy has been on The North Face Global Athlete Team for fifteen years, bridging the gap between athlete and storyteller. He is one of the few people to climb and ski Mount Everest from the summit. He has been profiled in National Geographic Magazine, VICE, Outside Magazine, People Magazine, Men’s Journal. He received the Rowell Art of Adventure award for his philanthropic work and excellence and breadth in adventure photography. National Geographic Society has awarded Jimmy multiple expedition grants and named him one of their inaugural “Emerging Explorers.”
On the other side of the lens, Jimmy has photographed for a wide variety of commercial and editorial clients. He serves as a photographer for National Geographic and has been awarded numerous honors and accolades for his work from PDN, Communication Arts, American Society of Magazine Editors, Lowell Thomas Journalism Awards. Jimmy recently shot an assignment about the Yosemite climbing culture and cutting edge of climbing which was featured as the cover story in National Geographic’s May 2011 issue.
As a director and cinematographer, Jimmy has worked on documentaries, television and commercial projects for NBC, Working Title, RSA Films, Woodshed Films, The North Face and National Geographic. Most recently, he produced and directed MERU, a feature documentary which won the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award. Meru released in theaters nationwide in August of 2015.