All posts filed under: outdoors

Daily

Over the years, I’ve done several “photo a day” projects. For me, these images mostly act as a journal of sorts, to document daily life, and also as a challenge to make more photographs beyond work assignments. I restarted this daily practice at the beginning […]

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Cancelled

Daily life around the world has been vastly altered these past few months due to the growing pandemic. We’ve been told to stay home, work from home, and socially distance ourselves from others. Events and gatherings of all sizes are either cancelled or rescheduled in […]

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Climb On

From the first time I strapped on a harness, squeezed into some tight, uncomfortable shoes, chalked up my hands, and nervously ascended a terrifyingly-high rock wall, climbing has made me feel more alive. There’s beauty in the challenging physical movement and body positions, combined with […]

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Summer Scenes

The foreboding chill in the air the past week likely signals the end of summer is near. It’s been months since I’ve updated, so I thought I’d look back at some images from recent warm-weather adventures and assignments. Don’t let the snow fool you, that’s […]

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Racing Around

I spent a good portion of the past summer weekends following amateur and elite racing on scenic courses around Central Oregon. These events have (surprisingly, to me) become some of my favorites to photograph of late. To an extent, I’ve long enjoyed shooting sports, but […]

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Memorial Day weekend

I’m so far behind editing and sharing photos from the past few months, the next several posts will be far from timely. I’ll catch up, bear with me…to start, here’s a look at how I spent my Memorial Day weekend (a few holidays ago now). […]

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Back on Bikes

Last month, I photographed my first few bike events of the year. Mountain biking and cycling are popular pastimes in Bend, as in much of Oregon, and I shoot a number of races and events throughout the season. The annual Chainbreaker draws riders of all […]

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Sunrise, Fort Rock

Slowly catching up on a backlog of photos to edit…thought I’d share a few from assignments and outings of the past month or so. I’ll start with a few from Easter Sunday. I returned to Fort Rock for the annual sunrise service. Held at the […]

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Fall Color

Fall Color

Though not as abundant as in some places, the red, orange, and yellow hues of fall are currently on display here in Central Oregon. It seems they’ve past their peak at this point, but there’s┬ástill great color around. A few scenes I’ve found in the […]

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Paddleboard Yoga

Paddleboard Yoga

I’m sure this happens in other places, but something about standup paddleboard yoga is very Bend, Oregon. During one of those fine summer evenings not so long but feels like forever ago, I spent time with a group on the Deschutes River in town during […]

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Wild Weather

Wild Weather

While photographing a slack lining event at Smith Rock during a long weekend in August, I experienced one of the more dramatic shifts in weather I’ve seen in a quite awhile. What started as a pleasant, sunny day turned to ever more menacing clouds, then […]

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Start to Finish

Start to Finish

The past month has been packed with a variety of endurance races in Central Oregon. I’ve spent my weekends following athletes attacking the courses of triathlons, half marathons, criteriums, 5ks, mountain bike races, and cycling stage races. I’ve been challenging myself to find and photograph […]

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