Denali and surviving colon cancer inspired Ben to develop a deeper connection with others and nature. Gradually, his artistic focus shifted from capturing adventure to telling nuanced human stories that have inspired and influenced millions worldwide.
“It’s a process, and it changes you forever. I honestly don’t regret going through it. I feel like I see things differently as a photographer and as a person.”
The end quote of the film is an excerpt from an incredible story by writer David Dudley that we highly suggest reading: ‘What Our Dogs Teach us about Aging.’
Made possible by Patagonia with generous support from First Descents, Ruffwear and Snow Peak
In order of appearance: Ben Moon & Denali Producer: Ben Moon // Moonhouse (benmoon.com) Directed / edited / written: Ben Knight // Felt Soul Media DP: Skip Armstrong // Wazee Motion Pictures Second Camera: Page Stephenson Co-Writer: Katie Klingsporn Wet Camera: Justin Harris Sound Recordist: Jim Hurst Music Supervisor: Ben Knight and Ian Anderson Sound Mix: Justin Harris Narrated by: Ben Knight
Music by: Chihei Hatakeyama, Images of a Broken Light — www.chihei.org
Music by: Odesza, It’s Only [feat. Zyra] In Return www.odesza.com courtesy of Counter Records 2014
Still Photographs by Ben Moon, Lisa Hensel, Carli Davidson, Miranda Moon, Vivian Moon, Jean Redle Dawn Kish, Lisa Skaff, Pete Rudge, Kristen & Ian Yurdin, and John Sterling
Esther Haasnoot is intuitive and healer. Also, the initiator of Global Heart magazine. Where she encourages and inspires towards a conscious, healthy, harmonious, sustainable, and loving society. To create an uplifting and positive future for all of us.