Spaceport America

Yes, this actually is the Spaceport America from where Richard Branson‘s Virgin Galactic will begin flying people up into space for $200K a pop. This as close as we could get to it, but it’s certainly the weirdest/coolest thing I’ve ever seen in the desert of New Mexico. Can’t wait till it opens.

Team Oregon – 2011 Official Photos

Just being in Portland, you can’t help but get excited about cycling. We’re pretty famous for it now. It’s no secret I’m a fan of cycling and I get kick out of shooting races. It’s fun to capture action and the lifestyle surrounding the sport. Also, cyclist are really into gear and, as a photographer, I can totally relate.

When Team Oregon approached me to be there official photographer this year, I was flattered and immediately said yes. These folks are a great bunch and they are one of the biggest teams in the state. As part of my sponsorship, I did this first shoot of their Category 1 and 2 Riders. These guys are the Best of the Best. In addtion to portraits of the riders, I photographed them doing a team ride shooting from inside the trunk of hatchback on Sauvie Island. Cool stuff indeed. Here are some of my favorites:
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Portland Monthly May 2011 – Rich Living

The May 2011 Portland Monthly is out and there is a great feature story I shot of Andy Ricker’s place in SE Portland. Ricker, the restaurateur responsible for Pok Pok, Ping, Whiskey Soda Lounge, and, Pok Pok Noi; has one of the coolest bachelor pads I’ve ever seen. Designed by Andee Hess of Osmose, the space has a ton of character and truly reflects Ricker’s personality and esthetic.

Check out Amara Holstein’s article on Portland Monthly’s website to hear what I mean. Better yet, get off your butt and go pick up a copy of the magazine right now. Jason Blackheart art directed the shoot and did an amazing job with the layout. Here are the rest of the spreads PLUS the shots by themselves. Continue reading “Portland Monthly May 2011 – Rich Living” »