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Category Archives: Action Sports | Lifestyle

Action sports and lifestyle related photography assignments.

Fly Fishing at Mammoth Lakes | G-Project Gear

Fly Fishing at Mammoth Lakes | G-Project Gear

This was one of the most rewarding jobs I ever worked on. Below are a few of my favorite selections and behind the scenes photos at Mammoth Lakes, CA for a lifestyle series with adventurers and woodworkers Michael and Jacob Forrer of Repurposed Grain. The project was created to accompany new product launches for G-Project Continue Reading

Fitness Shoot in Half Moon Bay | LifeTrak

Fitness Shoot in Half Moon Bay | LifeTrak

LifeTrak is a California based company specializing in wearable technology for athletes. With a new product launch and app interface geared towards running, cycling, swimming, working out and recovery, I was commissioned to do a lifestyle fitness shoot at locations in Half Moon Bay, CA. Below are a few selections and outtakes for the campaign. Continue Reading

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

G-Project Gear recently released a new skateboarding photo series I shot for them this past spring. The announcement included product giveaways on social media to help promote the surfing and skateboarding photo essays I shot for G-Project. For subjects I chose some inspiring friends, and made use of a few incredible locations in Northern California Continue Reading

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine. “Ride In The Redwoods” The May issue of Canadian Cycling Magazine features the work of a long time cyclist and Bay Area photographer (me). Included is a series feature on cycling in Palo Alto, CA. In addition, the issue includes outtakes for a piece on nutrition. No word on whether I Continue Reading

Outtakes: Grant Twiggy Baker Surfing Mavericks

Outtakes: Grant Twiggy Baker Surfing Mavericks

The 2014 winner of the Titans of Mavericks Surfing Contest was Grant Twiggy Baker of South Africa. This year’s conditions were significantly better than the 2013 contest with a few heats seeing waves close to 40ft. Baker was aggressive and made the most of the opportunity. I didn’t shoot the contest this year, so here Continue Reading

Lifestyle + Product Video Shoot for Eton

Lifestyle + Product Video Shoot for Eton

Here is video I directed for Eton Corp to promote the Eton Rugged rukus, a wireless Bluetooth solar powered speaker. Check out the YouTube version at 1080 HD for best quality. director: Jay Watson photography: Jay Watson producer: Judi Oyama of Maximum Impact Design editor: Denise Gallant + Kevin Monahan of Video4Creative video cameraman: Nils Continue Reading

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Justin. Surfing at Waddell Creek | G Project Gear My friend Justin makes his way down the cliff to the surf at Waddell Creek, CA just north of Santa Cruz. This was shot for G-Project Gear as part of an on-going photography assignment that includes my California lifestyle work. G-Project Gear makes a variety of Continue Reading

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Athletes in these photos include Eric Clarkson, Tommy Zaferes, Josh Bjornstad, & Elle Washburn. Photographed for a Magellan GPS product launch at trail running and cycling locations near Santa Cruz, CA. Tearsheets are included from advertising spots in Triathlete Magazine. Production and art direction by Judi Oyama of Maximum Impact Design. click to enlarge tearsheet Continue Reading

Cycling In Palo Alto

Cycling In Palo Alto

 Cycling up Old La Honda, a classic climb in Palo Alto, CA. My first bike was a yard sale gem. It had 20″ wheels and the forks were raked out like a motorcycle chopper. I was crushed when the cranks broke. It was a repair that cost as much as a new bike. The only Continue Reading

Surfing Photography Feature by Nikon

Surfing Photography Feature by Nikon

This makes me smile. Nikon interviewed me for their Nikon Learn and Explore page and featured 12 of my photos for an article on surfing photography. A few sample images are below with some additional tips not mentioned in Nikon’s post.   One wave up. Two surfers sliding down. Mavericks, Half Moon Bay, CA. Nikon Continue Reading