Behind the Element at Rainier, or, Running with Howard

Starting with the World Championships, Behind the Element really started going off the rails. Beyond a sophomore jinx, what’s beyond a jinx? A hex? Whatever the case, we stopped producing. A lot of that falls on my shoulders as I fell behind editing but to be honest I wasn’t excited about the footage or the … Continue reading Behind the Element at Rainier, or, Running with Howard

Mountain Bike at Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

The trend of bucking cyclocross in favor of mountain biking continues this fall. This weekend Sean, Andrew, Derek and I headed to some new-to-us trails in Silver Falls State Park. The trail system features some classic northwest double track climbing, steep loose and rooty descents, man made free ride features, and some mysterious ghost features … Continue reading Mountain Bike at Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Notes on shooting a wedding on a boat

If the boat is moving, unless you’re running full auto you have to stay on top of the exposure settings! The one we were on did essentially a figure eight loop in the Willamette on a partially sunny day. Light conditions were changing by the minute. There is engine noise that will sound exponentially louder … Continue reading Notes on shooting a wedding on a boat

A Plan B- Raging River in Washington

We had been planning a trip up to Washington to do more of an adventure route, specifically Juniper Ridge. A road closure made the route difficult for a weekend excursion so we opted to go ride Raging River, just outside of North Bend. Andrew and I left town after work on Friday and drove up … Continue reading A Plan B- Raging River in Washington

Cyclocross National Championships, Day 1

Max and I went to Reno to photograph the US Cyclocross National Championships. We were able to secure media passes which in the end didn’t gain us much more access but gave us a safe place to keep our stuff. Day 1 was spent getting a feel for the layout of the course and shaking … Continue reading Cyclocross National Championships, Day 1