Best of 2017

  Late December every year I like to look back over my work and pick my best shots. These are not necessarily the best technically by any means but definitely my personal favorites. Listed in chronological order...

 

#1 - Winter Noir XIII - January 11th
   Portland got blasted with our biggest snow storm for years so i jumped in the Subaru and headed downtown to a deserted City filled with excellent photographic opportunity.

 Canon 7D Mark II - EF16-35 f/4L IS - 20mm - f8 - 1/30 sec - ISO10000

Canon 7D Mark II - EF16-35 f/4L IS - 20mm - f8 - 1/30 sec - ISO10000

 

#2 - Ancient Order of United Workmen Temple - January 20th
    I received the opportunity to tour the interior of this building from 1892 that was slated for demolition. 

 Canon 6D - EF16-35 f4L - 16mm - f8 - 1/15th - ISO 400

Canon 6D - EF16-35 f4L - 16mm - f8 - 1/15th - ISO 400

 

#3 - Untitled - January 20th
    The election was over and Portlanders decided to riot in the streets on the very cold and wet night.  

 Canon 7D Mark II - EOS 135L - f2.8 - 1/250 - ISO 12800

Canon 7D Mark II - EOS 135L - f2.8 - 1/250 - ISO 12800

 

#4 - Yaquina Morning - February 11th
    Sunrise at the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, OR just as the moon was setting to the West.

 Canon 6D - EF70-200 f4 IS - 200mm - f4 - 1/160 - ISO 2000

Canon 6D - EF70-200 f4 IS - 200mm - f4 - 1/160 - ISO 2000

 

#5 - Wilsonville vs. Thurston - March 3rd
    Tipoff of some high school basketball at Wilsonville High School. Zach Reichle from Wilsonville would eventually sign for the Oregon State Beavers.

 Canon 7D Mark II - EF135L - f2.8 - 1/750 - ISO 1600

Canon 7D Mark II - EF135L - f2.8 - 1/750 - ISO 1600

 

#6 - Coldwater Peak - May 20th
    If you turn around at the Johnston Ridge Observatory at Mt. St. Helens this is what you see.

 Canon 7D Mark II - EF70-200 f4 IS - 169mm - f11 - 1/250 - ISO 640

Canon 7D Mark II - EF70-200 f4 IS - 169mm - f11 - 1/250 - ISO 640

 

#7 - Mt. Hood from Lost Lake - June 24th
    A view of Mt. Hood from Lost Lake.

 Canon 6D - EF70-200 f4 IS - 200mm - f8 - 1/250 - ISO 100

Canon 6D - EF70-200 f4 IS - 200mm - f8 - 1/250 - ISO 100

 

#8 - Longing - July 8th
    Michael Nekvapil (Some Camera Guy) and I took model Rhiannon out to an abandoned farm house for some stunning work on a very hot and humid afternoon. One of my last shoots with my trusty Canon 6D.

 Canon 6D - EF135L - f3.2 - 1/80 - ISO 200

Canon 6D - EF135L - f3.2 - 1/80 - ISO 200

 

#9 - Fishbone (Jay Armant) - September 9th
    I got my second opportunity to shoot Fishbone, this time at the Roseland Theater. Quite a challenge this time as it was my first real outing with the new Fuji kit.

 Fujifilm X-T2 - XF50-140 f2.8 - 140mm - f2.8 - 1/250 - ISO 1600

Fujifilm X-T2 - XF50-140 f2.8 - 140mm - f2.8 - 1/250 - ISO 1600

 

#10 - Halloween Sunrise - October 31st
    Sunrise from the Pittock Mansion.

 Fujifilm X-T2 - XF18-55 f2.8-4 - 35mm - f11 - 1.8 sec - ISO 200

Fujifilm X-T2 - XF18-55 f2.8-4 - 35mm - f11 - 1.8 sec - ISO 200

 

#11 - Judith Gap Sunset II - November 24th
    Sunset at the Brewington Ranch near Judith Gap, Montana.

 Fujifilm X-T2 - XF18-55 f2.8-4 - 18mm - f10 - 1/3 sec - ISO 200

Fujifilm X-T2 - XF18-55 f2.8-4 - 18mm - f10 - 1/3 sec - ISO 200