Tuesday, October 13, 2009

China Design Now

Some images from the China Design Now exhibit at the Portland Art Museum. The exhibit is sponsored by Ziba Design, and one of my semi-regular clients, Li-Ning Sports, a Chinese athletic apparel and footwear company. Li-Ning is in the top 3 worldwide for consumer sales, and is the #1 brand in China with 6800 stores and $1 billion in sales. Mr. Li Ning was a gymnastic Olympian in the 1984 games, and has earned a total of 106 medals throughout his athletic career. Li-Ning Sports celebrates it's 20th anniversary in January 2010 with the opening of it's first U.S. retail store in Portland's Pearl District.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Art Wolfe

I had the opportunity, and great honor, to photograph legendary travel, adventure, landscape, culture, and wildlife photographer Art Wolfe this evening before his multimedia presentation, Between Heaven and Earth, at the Newmark Theater in Portland, Ore. I found him to be absolutely wonderful to work with. Open, comfortable, warm, and funny. Not to mention he's got a great smile. Couldn't ask for much more out of a subject. Art's presentation was fantastic, and included images, new and old, from Nepal, Tibet, India, and Pakistan. Stunning compositions of color, culture, wilderness and wonder. It was also a benefit in support of Braided River, a nonprofit whose goal is to protect the last remaining wild places in western North America. He's truly an inspiration.

Sunday, October 4, 2009


The GoDaddy.com invitational Professional Bull Riders tour stop at Rose Garden arena in Portland. Shane Proctor, from Grand Coulee, Wash., took home the nearly $34,000 check after successfully riding all three of his bulls.