Krystle Wright - Semi-nomadic, adventure sports photographer with a passion for extreme expeditions!

July 16, 2019

Krystle is an adventure sports photographer from Queensland, Australia, although she now lives a semi-nomadic lifestyle in her quest to capture and present unique moments from extreme sports, expeditions and adventures across the globe. 

 

Driven by a passion to capture the most unique perspective not yet thought of, Krystle is willing to travel to get the shot. Whether that’s camping on a frozen fjord for a month in the extreme cold of the Arctic, or hanging out with 23 BASE jumpers paragliding in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan. Krystle consistently brings attention to the demanding adventures and landscapes that the public is rarely fortunate enough to be exposed to.

 

During this podcast Krystle share more about her passion for travel and photography and how she gained the skills necessary to do this job. She share the challenges of being on the road for 11 months out of every year and how she maintains her physically and mental well being. Krystle also shares top tips and advice for you to ensure you are living your most full life and going after your dreams. She also talks passionately about her Plan A and why that’s the only plan she has. 

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Show notes

  • Growing up on the sunshine coast

  • Where her love of travel comes from

  • Being inspired by National Geographic

  • Not having the money to go travelling at 18

  • Her love of photography and where it came from 

  • Loving the outdoors 

  • Life after university and why university was so frustrating!!

  • Being interested in sports photography

  • How she started to add travel into her work

  • Starting to build a network over 4 years while being based in Sydney

  • How she made it happen 

  • Looking for true, gritty, raw adventure

  • Saving every dollar possible to afford to travel

  • Preparing for the Arctic for a month

  • Keeping camera’s working in extreme conditions

  • The challenges while out on expeditions 

  • Dealing with team dynamics and the importance of communication

  • Going paragliding in Pakistan 

  • Women in adventure photography

  • Travelling constantly 

  • Missing having a home and having a base

  • Trying to reset the balance

  • Getting into free diving

  • Trying to stay mentally and physically well when travelling so much

  • Leaving her stuff in a shipping container with her grand parents

  • What’s on the bucket list?!

  • Advice for other women who want to step outside their comfort zone

  • Only having a Plan A and making it work

Social Media

 

Website - www.krystlewright.com

Instagram - @krystlejwright  

 

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