A trendsetter and thought leader in all things pop-culture, Paste Magazine included Scott in their “30 Instagram Photographers to Follow Now.” They applauded him for innovative action sports shots and a recent photo expedition to raise money for relief from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines.
The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale; creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. From Scott: “While pioneering and documenting a first descent on a peak in the Snoqualmie Pass backcountry of Washington State, I looked down our intended route and found my ski partner’s tips perched precariously, and photogenically on the literal edge. I fitted my wide angle lens to capture the breadth of the forested environment below, snapped a few shots and watched as my partner commenced to flash the line and fly out safely on the valley floor. My turn…”
An in-depth interview, Fotoflock poses some thoughtful questions to Scott and he muses on topics like experience versus formal education in photography and how he mitigates risk when traveling through perilous terrain in order to get a shot.
Craft and Vision’s manifesto includes being “dedicated to serving an international community of photographers all running headlong into new ways of seeing the world and expressing that vision to others.” They profiled Scott for the Winter 2014 issue of their quarterly print and digital publication.