David Pickford is an adventure photographer and writer specialising in rock climbing, mountaineering, and wilderness exploration on both land and water. He was formerly a professional climber, and has made many first ascents of difficult climbs around the world, from the sea cliffs of England and Wales to the high mountains of Asia and the deserts of Africa. David is now one of Britain's leading adventure photographers. His work has appeared in hundreds of publications, and his photography book 'The Light Elsewhere: Encounters With The Elemental World' was published by Artemis Media in 2013. He has been a contributing photographer with Robert Harding since 2012.