• My Kits: Action Sports Photography Gear Welcome to part two of the My Kits series, in which I outline what gear I use and why I use it in my work as a professional outdoor photographer. In the first post, I broke down the essentials of my Commercial Photography Kit, a system built around image quality and gear redundancy, with little consideration […]
  • Story Behind the Top 5 Grams of 2014 – #3 Behind the Gram 2014 – #3 Chilcotin Campsite Caption: Is sleeping outside AND riding bikes all day the best of both worlds? I think it might be. Learn how today on the @rei blog. Technical Details: Captured with Olympus OM-D E-M1 with Olympus 12-40 2.8 Lens @ 12mm (24mm equivalent). Exposure 1/500 sec, f/7.1, ISO […]
  • Photoshop is a Great Place to Play There are shots that are created as God intended. Where the conditions, the subject, the technical elements and the composition all line up to create perfection at the moment of capture. Anyone who is an accomplished photographer has experienced this synergetic beauty, and strives to recreate the magic as often as possible. I’m no exception […]
  • UPDATED! Boards, Bikes and Babes in Costa Rica – The Intel/Gizmodo Shooting Challenge Update: I’m hosting a LIVE chat NOW (9-10AM PST) on Gizmodo.  Stop by, check out the finished images and join the conversation! Yes, I did pinch myself when I got a call from Gawker media, the web juggernaut behind Gizmodo, Lifehacker and many more of the world’s most visible sites.  My thinking went something along […]
  • In the bush with: the Olympus OM-D E-M5 The greatest camera in the world? Quite possibly (for me, anyhow). When the Olympus OM-D E-M5 was announced, I instantly decided to buy one. That was many impatient months ago. Well, my camera has arrived, and I’ve put it through the paces the only way I know how; by packing up my biking, skiing and […]
  • Don’t Fear the Crash Go ahead, crash. Not your car, maybe not even your motorcycle, but crash something. Make a phone call you’re afraid to make, set up a shoot you’re uncomfortable doing, go too damn fast on your bike, whatever. Odds are, if you’re working at the edge of your comfort zone or beyond, you’ll blow it. Good. […]
  • Freshies – Mountain Biking Leavenworth Welcome to another installation of Freshies; a series of posts intended to get right to the most important part of the program: the photography. In this round: Mountain Biking in Leavenworth, Washington. In a couple of hours I’ll hop in my truck for another trip over the Cascade Mountains. Destination: Leavenworth Washington. On the surface, […]