15 Awe-Inspiring Photos of Winter
"The main thing that I've taken away from people who are passionate about photography is you have to be willing to suffer, in a sense, for your craft," he said (and yes, freezing temperatures totally count as suffering!). "Photography is a lot about lighting, and chasing great light usually means getting up at ungodly hours to catch sunrise or stay out late to shoot the stars. The initial struggle to get out of bed or motivate yourself to stay out a little later for sunset is always replaced by the joy of getting to capture beautiful settings in great lighting."
Leaving your heated home in the midst of the snowy season may prove tough, but the gorgeous images ahead show that it's SO worth it. The starry sky pictures, in particular, will take your breath away.