Behind the Camera
Dane Rude is a photographer based in Denver, Colorado. He takes inspiration from the stark grandeur of natural landscapes as well as the spirit of candid, everyday moments.
Growing up in a small railroad town in Frederick County Maryland, he was surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains and history of Civil War era battlefields. In high school he got his hands on his first manual camera and began to take snapshots around his town. It was these early day that shaped his aesthetic and helped him develop an eye for symmetry and contrast.
Today, Dane is an avid backpacker, skier and hockey player. He is passionate about travel and capturing the natural beauty of landscapes around the world and essence of cultures both here and abroad.