Elia Saikaly writes on Zacuto: Majestic mountains, stunning vistas, limitless time-lapse possibilities, Buddhist temples, beautiful children and the highest mountains on planet Earth! This is but a glimpse of what you experience while trekking through the Himalayas to Mt. Everest base camp. With a DSLR camera in hand: the possibilities are truly infinite.
Last fall, I was contracted to shoot an expedition to Mt. Everest base camp. A team of novices were planning to push themselves beyond their limits, step outside of their comfort zones and journey to the foot of the highest mountain on Earth: Mt. Everest base camp at 17, 500ft above sea level. Having previously reached the summit in 2010 and undertaken 4 Mt. Everest expeditions as an adventure filmmaker, apparently I was the man for the job. I happily accepted.