He reaches for cult music and films, and he seeks out hidden, unknown spaces in nature. “I love things that go off the radar”, he says. “I think I’ve always been an artist, so I like to point my finger at things that are obscure; things that are special.”
When Josh isn’t capturing images of vast subterranean landscapes for National Geographic and other clients like Outside Magazine, Travel Oregon and more, he’s at home with his girlfriend and their dog, Rex, at their cabin in the Columbia Gorge. “We live in five acres of trees. We can’t see our neighbors. We hear birds, we hear the wind. We’re just down the road from so many hiking trails and waterfalls,” he says. Plus, right in his backyard, Mount Hood is home to another type of cave: glacial.