All posts tagged: Bend

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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Costumed Cross 18

The Cyclocross Crusade Halloween races in Bend are a staple of the annual series. It’s been a few years since I last photographed this colorful, wacky event, so I was eager to revisit it and look for some different shots than I’ve come back with […]

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Althea and Dustin

Central Oregon has an abundance of idyllic venues for hosting a wedding. Rock Springs Ranch in Bend certainly fits that list and provided the perfect background for Althea and Dustin’s big day this summer. As former coworkers, I’ve known Althea and Dustin for years and […]

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Beer Yoga

While beer generally pairs well with most things in life, I was skeptical how it would go with something requiring balance and flexibility like yoga. Nevertheless, I was excited to photograph Bend Beer Yoga for 1859 Magazine, and see what happens when you mix drinking […]

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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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Rubbish Renewed Portraits

One of my goals this year is to experiment with different lighting setups and to make more portraits. I feel like for a while now I’ve been using the same basic umbrella or softbox as a main light with the occasional second light thrown in […]

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