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Golf Photography

I actually thought shooting golf would have been one of the easier projects to work on…But as with anything new there are always unique challenges to face. It was a nice change from playing the game..no sand traps, trees or water hazards for me to contend with.    

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Shifter Karts

With my background comprising mostly of two-wheeled sports, karting offered another glimpse to the four-wheeled world. After some time at the Auto Club Speedway in California I came away impressed with the speed, but probably more amazed at all the technology involved at this level.  

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The Pilot

Al has been flying since he was 17…he’s a bit older than that now but remains very detailed, confident and passionate about flying. You think you have a very wide angle lens until you try to take photos of the person next to you in a small plane.    

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Not enough hours in the day….

After spending some time having Kristian walk me through part of his process in making his own knives, I began to become confused. The confusion wasn’t about the process, but more along the lines of how can one person be so talented in so many different things? I’ve shot photos of Kristian in the past on

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January 5, 2018 6:54 pm
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Preparing for the 2018 Supercross season with Colton Aeck,Broc Shoemaker, and Henry Miller

Always a privilege to shoot any form of two wheeled sports. Supercross is just amazing to watch, and a blast to shoot. Good luck in Anaheim guys! Click any image for the large view.

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January 2, 2018 11:02 am
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Mountain bike photography-More time in the hills

I recently spent some time in the hills with the Atkins brothers (Kristian and Ben) and their friend Nibal. Always a fun time, exciting and I’m always thrilled when everyone goes home safely. Click any image for a larger view  

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Steve’s Shop…

It’s always easier to shoot photos of something I am passionate about. The whole process feels familiar and it gives me a comfort level that puts me at ease when shooting. I think the next best thing is taking photographs of people when they are doing something they love. The photos below are of Steve….I got

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December 7, 2017 8:04 pm
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Sorry Stan…

This has little to with photography, but since mountain biking is another passion of mine and I have this great area to write…I’ll use it for my apology to Stan. Mountain biking seems to always be in a state of change. Sometimes those changes are necessary and what I’d label amazing. And often they are

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Are you pro?

We met on a hillside, I’m sure with similar goals that day. We probably have more in common than you realized. I know we both love photography and action sports…what a great start to a conversation I thought. Heck we even shoot with the same brand of camera (although not the same model..read on).  My intentions weren’t

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Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria…amazing people in a difficult situation.

My knowledge of Puerto Rico before I visited was shaped by what I had viewed on the news after hurricane Maria. I know the photographer in me had hoped to be able to see the devastation that had occurred from the hurricane and bring those images home.  My visit was only a few days, and

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