M5 Photography

Through the mill… Chris Akrigg

Worth five minutes of your time if you are into bikes at all…or just impressed by human freaks.

Through the mill from chris akrigg on Vimeo.

Details
Categories:
General

Returning from a photo shoot empty handed…

Point Dume Beach California...in the afternoon

I was recently in a conversation about photo gear with a friend and I interupted the geek fest with a suggestion to stop talking about it and go shoot the next day. The simple plan was to hit up a beach spot that we had shot at before. Last time we shot there I was happy with both the action and non action shots that I came home with..so why not try this spot again?

The only difference in this trip was the time of day. The first trip we had arrived in the early morning hours and this time we arrived in the afternoon. I didnt do any research on surf conditions, but assumed surfers always surfed. I was wrong…I also thought we’d be able to at least get some cool sunset shots since we were going to be there in the late afternoon..I was wrong again. Seems giant cliff sides block out sunsets pretty good.

Without any surfers in the water and a sunset hiding behind the cliffs made for a good challenge of looking at other items around us and doing what we came to do..Shoot. Much like the fisherman who say a day of bad fishing is better than a day at work..In this case it wasn’t a “successful” afternoon of shooting for me, but an afternoon at the beach and actually taking photos is always better than sitting around talking about taking photos.

Details
Categories:
General

Teton Gravity Research….Further

Lots of good action sports videos coming out recently. This one looks solid!

tetongravity.com/further

Award winning producers Teton Gravity Research are pleased to announce Further, the second installment in the Jeremy Jones snowboard movie trilogy, Deeper, Further, Higher, presented by O’Neill.
Further will explore some of the world’s most remote mountain terrain while continuing Jones’ mission to camp deep in the backcountry and on the summits of unridden lines to access nearly vertical spines and wide-open powder fields. Join Jeremy and his crew as they push their minds and bodies Further.
Order now: shop.tetongravity.com/teton-gravity-research-jeremy-jones-further.aspx
Starring: Jeremy Jones | Ryland Bell | Mitch Toelderer | Bibi Pekarek | Lucas Debari | Forrest Shearer | Josh Dirksen | Terje Haakonsen
Locations: Japanese Alps | Atomfjella Mountains, Norway | Karwendel Range, Austria | Wrangell Mountains, Alaska | Sierra Mountains, California
Music: Reworkers, “City of Angels”
Facebook: Facebook.com/tetongravityresearch
Twitter: @TetonGravity #JJonesFurther
Instagram: TetonGravity
 

 

Jeremy Jones’ Further Official Trailer – Teton Gravity Research 2012 Snowboard Film from Teton Gravity Research on Vimeo.

Details
Categories:
General

Published..Dirt Rag Magazine

Click image for a larger view

Happy to get one of my shots spread across two full pages in the recent issue of Dirt Rag Magazine. The image is from a shoot I did in Washington this summer. If you missed those shots you can check them out here.

Details
Categories:
General

2012 Redbull Rampage Finals

A few of the images from Rampage Finals 2012.

Click image for larger view.

Finals video will give you a good overview of the event…

And a POV vid from top to bottom. Scary!

Details
Published on:
October 9, 2012 7:46 pm
Categories:
General

2012 Redbull Rampage Qualifiers Day 1

Returned today from the 2012 Redbull Rampage.  Wish the shots could show you the true scale of this event. It’s HUGE, the riders are amazing and Redbull takes care of everyone there.

The shots below are from the day one qualifiers. Click to view the larger version of each image.

 

 

 

Details
Published on:
October 8, 2012 6:53 pm
Categories:
General
Tags:
, ,

Inspired by…The Dream Factory by Teton Gravity Research

Hard to keep up with all the great films coming out of the “extreme” sports scene these days…great trailer here and I look forward to watching the whole movie.

The Dream Factory Official Trailer – TGR Teton Gravity Research 2012 Ski Movie from Teton Gravity Research on Vimeo.

Details
Categories:
General

BMX photoshoot with strobes

Its always fun to shoot somewhere out of the ordinary. I do shoot a bit of BMX and it’s normally at the local track. With so many riders around I don’t usually bring the strobes out….

This shoot was different as we went to a private track and with only two riders to shoot I was able to bring out the big lights.

Tech details:
Canon 7D
Lens: Tokina 12-24 and Sigma 70-200
Lights: Boling 600 watt fired via PocketWizards 

Click images for a larger view.

Details
Categories:
General

Published Dirt Rag Magazine

Sometimes the “out takes” can make for cool photos…Lit with my Boling light kit fired via PocketWizards.

Shot was from this series taken earlier this year.

Details
Categories:
General
Top! © Copyright M5photography
Social Links:
RSS
TWITTER
LINKEDIN