I had the opportunity to capture motocross photos for the first time at the Hannegan Speedway in Bellingham. I was only able to photograph two of the races, but it was a fun and challenging thing to shoot. Here’s a couple of my favorite photos and you can view the whole gallery HERE.
I have been checking Locust Beach on and off for a few months now when I needed to find a cutline only photo for The Bellingham Herald and Tuesday, March 25 I finally had the opportunity to try and capture some kiteboarding photos. I put on my wetsuit and grabbed to cameras and walked out as far as I could into Bellingham Bay. Patrick Harber, a Bellingham KitePaddleSurf employee, was the main person I took photos of since he was closer to the shore than the other kiteboarders. I really enjoyed capturing it and want to do it again for work and just for myself along with finally trying out kiteboarding. If I am going to stay in Bellingham there is no reason I shouldn’t be kiteboarding. You can see the full photo gallery over on BhamHerald.com by Clicking Here also.
Since I have become a full-time photographer at The Bellingham Herald I have come to absolutely love searching for a CLO (cutline only photo) and the thrill of having to find something photo/news worthy in Whatcom County. These photos usually run on the front page of The Bellingham Herald and I also must provide a cutline with a quote or even a short story to accompany the photo. More often than not it’s an adrenal rush for me including during the winter when it gets dark so early and I only have so much avaible light. On Thursday I was driving around looking for photos and from Lakeway Drive I could see a skateboarder boosting out of the bowl at the Bellingham skate park. I made a quick u-turn and headed towards the skate park. I ran across the street and started talking with the skateboarder Sage Overstreet who is a junior at Western Washington University. We talked and he just started skating again and I did my best to capture his frontside 360s and frontside indie grabs. “I’ll do it until the day I die,” Overstreet said. “We have been really blessed this winter compared to normal because it’s […]