For over a decade Chris Wellhausen has been completely immersed in photography. Splitting his efforts between editorial and commercial work, Chris is constantly shooting, editing, and developing his craft. In his position as Photo Director for the world’s number one snowboarding publication, TransWorld SNOWboarding, Chris is responsible for maintaining the highest editorial standards on everything from image selection to editorial direction to managing an international photography staff. A lifelong love of snowboarding and outdoor action fuels Chris’ passion for photography and his deep connection to the mountain environment imbues his work with an intimate and authentic perspective. His proven ability to capture the dynamic beauty of the natural world and the people who play there has attracted commercial clients from across the action sports spectrum, giving Chris the opportunity to share his vision with a global audience. In his ceaseless pursuit of the next inspired image, Chris continues to develop his studio work, photojournalism, and personal photography projects. He lives and works in San Diego, California with his wife and two children.