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Fight Hunger Bowl – Nextgen Gallery

Since this is a blog about photography, I’m working on getting more images into the blog.  This post is essentially the same as my previous post but using the Nextgen gallery.  

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Holiday wrap-up part 1: Fight Hunger Bowl 2013

I shot some sports with my new-to-me camera over the holiday break and I wanted to share some of the results with you.  To start off, the Fight Hunger Bowl featuring the University of Washington and BYU:

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Getting back into the swing of things

Now that my Iron year is over I’m looking to get back into more photography.  I’ve got a few interesting photography things happening: I’m shooting the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on December 27th.   I shoot this football game at AT&T … Continue reading

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Recreating Vermeer’s paintings: article in Vanity Fair

I just read this article in Vanity Fair about a huge experiment to recreate what may have been the Dutch painter Vermeer’s secret weapon to create such incredibly photo-realistic paintings all the way back in the 1600′s. This article covers … Continue reading

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Printing at Costco

And now, back to photography… I just discovered printing at medium-large prints at Costco and this might change my thoughts on printing drafts of photos.  As you know, I’m all about the print and images look different on paper than … Continue reading

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Ironman Lake Tahoe 2013 Race Report

The lead-up When the stories about the initial running of Ironman Lake Tahoe are told, they will surely focus on two things:  The toughness of the course and the weather. When I signed up for Ironman Lake Tahoe last summer … Continue reading

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The Equipment List

As I talk to people about my Ironman training experience I get lots of questions about various pieces of equipment.  I figured I’d write it all down in one place so there’s a quick reference.  This will also do double-duty … Continue reading

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Ironman Tahoe pacing estimates

You may or may not know that all official WTC-branded Ironman events start at 7:00 am and have a cut-off time of midnight. That gives you 17 hours to complete the event. If you don’t finish by midnight, they cut … Continue reading

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Tahoe Training Weekend Wrap-up

This past weekend the Ironteam went up to Tahoe for a training weekend.  I managed to swim 1.4 miles, bike 91 miles, and run about 14 miles and I was really happy with my performance.   This was the first … Continue reading

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AMBBR wrap-up

America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride (AMBRR) went very well yesterday.  It was a quick 36 hour up-and-down trip that included a bike ride all the way around Lake Tahoe and a quick trip through Truckee and Northstar to check out … Continue reading

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