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

Crescent Mt, South Pyramid Creek mountain biking

We met this guy on the way up Crescent Mountain. He was doing the Oregon Timber Trail. He had read that it was the hardest of The Trails- harder than the Divide, harder than Baja. He had just ridden in Baja and he said that yeah, it was much harder. There was also some talk of buying a new Cadillac every year instead of sending your kids to college.

From the top of Crescent we could see nearly all Oregon cascade summits. There were also remains of an old fire lookout.

All of us underestimated the ride. Andrew was wise and went back to the car to get more food when we went through that area on the way down Crescent Mountain.

Heading into the last climb we had to stop to filter water.

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