Telus Pro Photographer Showdown Finalists

Insane line up, congrats to these 5 fine Photographers. The show will be great see you there! More info coming soon right here on

Scott Pommier (
Scott Pommier is a Vancouver-based photographer. He has shot features and covers for nearly every major skateboarding magazine in the world. He has worked as photo editor and senior photographer for SBC Skateboard and as Transworld Skateboarding's field editor. For the past couple of years Scott has divided his time between skateboarding and motorcycles. In 2008 he shot both a catalog and an award-winning ad campaign for harley-davidson and is working on a book project to be completed next year.

Ian Ruhter (
Once upon a pro rider who was "hella new-school", Ian Ruhter enjoyed his notoriety early, was "washed up by 25", bought his first camera from Tahoe shred photographer Aaron Sedway, then saw his first shot published in Transworld in 1997. The South Lake Tahoe-based photographer moved to LA to push his craft and he now shoots for Vans, Forum, and Transworld Snowboarding.

Christian Pondella (
From his home base in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, outdoors enthusiast Christian Pondella plays hard and shoots action sports from bike to paragliding to skiing, often from the perspective of the athlete. The head photographer Red Bull USA, and a senior photographer for Powder magazine, his work has also been published in Outside, Men's Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, Maxim, FHM, and GQ Magazine.

Daniel Blom (
Daniel Blom, 27 year old photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden has been shooting snowboarding on a professional level since 2002. His work has been published in 30+ publications worldwide and his commercial client list includes Quiksilver, Volcom, Roxy and Nikita to name a few. Today Blom is senior photographer at Snowboardermag USA and Methodmag Europe.

Jordan Manley (
Jordan Manley is a Vancouver-Whistler based photographer. He fuses his passion for skiing and adventure with building creative imagery. At 24 he has been shooting skiing professionally for 3 years, affording him the opportunity to ski around the world. He has taken part in 4 photography contests recently, including Whistler Blackcomb’s Deep Winter Challenge, and was crowned winner of each.