Lucas Gilman is one of the leading adventure photographers and filmmakers in the industry. He currently resides in Pismo Beach, CA. His powerful and incisive images run in top publications & advertisements worldwide. A love of adventure and an addiction to color creates his distinct style of photography and filmmaking. Lucas documents subjects ranging from expedition kayaking in India and Costa Rica, Surfing in Brazil to backcountry skiing in Wyoming, Alaska and South America. He has covered international events such as the Tour De France, Kentucky Derby, ESPN X-GAMES, IRONMAN® and NFL Playoffs. Lucas regularly works with advertising and editorial clients that span the globe including: Land Rover, Nikon, SanDisk®, Red Bull, G-Technology, Garmin™, GORE-TEX® National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, ESPN.com and Outside Magazine. Lucas was featured on the NBC TODAY Show and MSNBC for documenting the 2nd largest waterfall ever successfully descended in a kayak. He also appeared as a guest on Good Morning America sharing his story and short film on documenting the first successful descent of Abiqua Falls in central Oregon. CNN profiled Lucas during primetime and highlighted his Abiqua Falls video footage and behind the scenes work.
Lucas was a finalist in the 2014 Red Bull Illume worldwide photography competition which saw more than 32,000 images submitted.
Lucas was featured by Apple in their Keynote launching the new Mac Pro.
He recently documented the largest waterfall ever run - The 189 foot tall Palouse Falls in Washington State.