Nov

04


Over the summer I had the pleasure of working with my good friend and colleague Trevor Clark on a spectacular project in the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada.  Our assignment was to create a short film highlighting the unbelievable mountain biking in and around the city of Whitehorse, YK.  Our client, H and I Adventures (based in Scotland), offers mountain bike tours all over the world to destinations such as Nepal, Ecuador, Mexico and Spain.  They are adding the Yukon to their unbelievable list of destinations and needed a short film to tell their story.  We had 10 days to scout and shoot the project.

This video is an especially important step for Trevor and I as we plan to work together a lot more in the future.  We also had the pleasure of working with our friend and up-and-comer Tommy Penick on the back end for the edit.  Tommy has a big future ahead of him and did an amazing job constructing the piece from a monumental amount of footage.

We would like to thank:

Sylvain Turcotte and Marsha Cameron of Boreale Mountain Biking – for showing us all of their secret stashes and unbelievable backyard that they call home

Lowepro  - for their support and giving us the just-now-released Rover Pro bags that made carrying 50 pounds of video gear on a mountain bike as comfortable as it can be

Enjoy!



Tags: alpine aurora borealis canada commercial destination doctype html dslr exotic extreme motion mountain biking sport tommy penick tour travel trevor clark video yukon yurt

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Apr

29


It was a long winter season here in Lake Tahoe.  One storm after another pounded on us, dumping feet upon feet of snow.  For snowboarding and skiing this was great (as long as you didn't mind riding in a storm).  For photography, this made life extremely difficult.  Weather windows were slim to none.  If we did get one, it seemed like the wind or rain had gotten its way before any good images could be created.  There were a few great days with amazing light and snow and I made sure to capitalize on all of them.  At the end of the winter season, with all of my commercial projects turned in, I finally had some breathing room.  I grabbed my good friend Sean Cronin and we headed down to the Eastern Sierra to descend a line that I had scouted nine years ago in 2002.

This trip was less about photography for me and more about going out and remembering why I love the mountains and snowboarding so much.  A lot of times when I go out photographing I'm not snowboarding the lines that I would like, simply because I need to be in a different spot to get the images I need.  It was nice to just go out and ride an awesome line!

Of course, we did have a couple cameras with us.....



Tags: adventure, california, couloir, eastern extreme laurel, mount pinner, sierra, ski, snowboard, usa, video, winter,

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