Aaron Schmidt

Photo Editor for Canoe & Kayak Magazine

181 Articles by: Aaron Schmidt
Photo of the Day | Nick Gottlieb

Photo of the Day | Nick Gottlieb

This might be the best self-support camp site ever? The springs are a little too hot, but thankfully some locals trekked a bath tub and a hose in, so you can temper with river water to taste. Indian H[...]

Photo of the Day | Darin McQuoid

Photo of the Day | Darin McQuoid

Chilean paddler on Lago Llanquihue with Volcan Osorno in the background. Darin McQuoid darinmcquoid.com @darinmcquoid “When I found kayaking it was the perfect way to explore river canyons,” says [...]

Photo of the Day | Aaron Peterson

Photo of the Day | Aaron Peterson

Kristen Peterson along the rugged Lake Superior shoreline of Isle Royale National Park Michigan. Aaron Peterson aaronpeterson.net @aaronpetersonphoto Just as Aaron Peterson points out that Lake Superi[...]

Photo of the Day | David Spiegel

Photo of the Day | David Spiegel

Rafters make camp on a sand bar on the lower Salween River in Yunnan, China. David Spiegel adventurecloud.com @d_spiegel David grew up on the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. In college he picked up a[...]

Photo of the Day | Jens Klatt

Photo of the Day | Jens Klatt

Dunbar Hardy, Restonica river, Corsica, France. Jens Klatt jensklatt.com @jensklattphoto Jens Klatt is a freelance photographer from Augsburg, Germany, who started the craft of making photos in hopes [...]

Photo of the Day | Peter Mather

Photo of the Day | Peter Mather

Ken Madsen and Glen Davis paddling past milk creek on the Snake River in Northern Yukon. The Snake river is part of the larger Peel River watershed, one of the most litigated conservation issues in Ca[...]

Photo of the Day | Fred Marmsater

Photo of the Day | Fred Marmsater

Chris Bensch soul surfing the Okisollo Wave in amazing glassy, blue bird conditions, BC. During the Sail-2-Surf expedition. Fred Marmsater fredrikmarmsater.com @fmarmsaterphoto  Fred Marmsater specia[...]

Photo of the Day | Ryan Creary

Photo of the Day | Ryan Creary

Conor Mihell, Wabakimi Provinical Park, ON. Ryan Creary ryancreary.com @ryancreary After getting a taste for paddling during his university semesters in Ontario and summers spent guiding sea kayak tri[...]

Photo of the Day | Nick Gottlieb

Photo of the Day | Nick Gottlieb

Paddling through the cane-choked flats of the Rio Grande below Santa Elena Canyon (the crack in the backdrop) and above Mariscal Canyon. Nick Gottlieb nickgottlieb.photography @nickgottliebphoto Nick [...]

Photo of the Day | Darin McQuoid

Photo of the Day | Darin McQuoid

Daniel Brasuell – Fuefuki Gawa (Nishizawa Canyon) Japan. Darin McQuoid darinmcquoid.com @darinmcquoid “When I found kayaking it was the perfect way to explore river canyons,” says Darin McQu[...]