On a true northwest trip headed east to the high desert mountains and wonder of the Alvord Desert Salt Flats.
Canyonland is a living, breathing painting. This crack became a window, encompassing the landscape outside it.
The day and night were spent shooting images for Poler's social media and catalogs deep in the backwoods of Mt. Hood National Forest.
The Cascades of the northwest is dotted with volcanoes, with snowy soot layered peaks. Ben enjoying the view south from the treeline of Mount St. Helens.
The cover of Driftwood Magazine's second issue, shot in the northwest corner of the continental United States.
Action shot of Dirt Ron with a scary fakie air out of a very tight and tall deep end for Dean's Dirty 30 Pool Jam.
Capturing the local wildlife high up in the core of the Enchantment Lakes Basin.
Shooting Yobeat's new line of Winter Goods high up on Hagard Mtn.
Andy Merrall won a well deserved MVP award for having such a rad attitude on and off his bike. The face says it all.
Photo used in a photo journal of a hike through Goat Rocks Wilderness in the premiere issue of Driftwood Magazine.
The starry nights up around 7200' of the Goat Rocks Wilderness gives you the rare glimpse of a fully lit nightscape. Photo used in issue one of Driftwood Magazine.
Andy is a perfect example of what Burnside is. Shooting for a fundraising art show with proceeds going to the park, Andy was the obvious choice.
On assignment for an article about Green Acres Farm Sanctuary, found in issue 2 of Driftwood Magazine.
On top of Hagar Mtn. in south central Oregon sits this fire lookout. A steep and snowy 4.5 mile hike to our home up at 7200'
If you find yourself high enough in the Cascades views of the prominent glaciated peaks of the Washington Volcanoes come through clearly. I find myself in this spot as much as possible during the warmer months.
Lefty is a dog with a passion for vistas and endless free spaces to roam. Alvord Salt Flats providing the back drop.
Some years the weather couldn't be better. Others you find yourself constantly considering what you could have done to deserve such a beating from nature. Jeremy Souney takes in the views before being blanketed with snow, freezing rain and fog again. Shot on a Poler expedition.
Part of the Yobeat product shoot on Hagar Mtn.
Nick and Nate are two awesome people to find yourself traveling with. This is their first backpacking experience, and definitely not their last. Portrait taken in Mt. Hood's Cairn Basin.
Anyone who has found themselves anywhere near Moab, Utah will attest to the alien landscape that exists there. Just outside of town we sat and watched the distant thunderstorm roll in.
In 2015 I was contracted to shoot photos for Bear Naked Granola, who was one of the main sponsors of the San Francisco marathon. Incredible accomplishment to finish this 26 mile grueling run.
The gift of warm coffee can't be more important than on icy 20 degree mornings in the Washington Cascades. Jen was our barista on this journey. Poler winter jacket shoot.
Stuart lake basin is walled in by 8,000' plus mountain top ridges. These ridges create astounding weather patterns. We sat and watched from a not so distant mountain pass.
when sunsets look like this you have to take a few moments to stop and take it in. Nevada / Oregon border.
2 day Olympic Peninsula adventure capturing images for Poler Stuff social media.
Captured inside a Fire Lookout in Southeast Oregon high on Hagar Mountain.