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Climber and visual storyteller

Hi Alex! Would you like to start by introducing yourself? Hey, I am Alex Ratson, a life long climber with a strong passion for visual story telling. You have a passion for everything about the outdoors, right? From hiking to kayaking, but mostly climbing. How it all began? I started climbing at the ripe young […]

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My Evolution to Olympus

In college, I was known to be the guy who always carried around a camera. At the time I had my parents’ old Canon point-and-shoot film camera. It was a way to remember those interesting moments during college with my friends. Little did I know that that hobby would eventually blossom into a career. A […]

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My Year with Olympus Cameras

In February 2018, I sold my Nikon D750, Nikon lenses and bought an Olympus OMD E-M10 Mk III. I soon after wrote a review of this camera discussing my experiences with it. Soon after I purchased the Olympus OMD E-M1 and E-M1 Mk2. Spoiler: The Mk2 is a beast! I feel now it is sufficient […]

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Light Roamer

I am an outdoor and travel photographer based in the Seattle area. I recently retired after 24 years in the United States Foreign Service and embarked on my dream photography venture, Light Roamer Photography. I’ve been passionate about photography since my early teen years, when I learned the basics on an Argus C3, a hand-me-down […]

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