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Hayley Parlen rocking the the CrossFit forearms, hands and shoulders.

hayley 2012 hawaii (6)@hayleyparlen shot with Canon 5D Mark III, 50-500mm Sigma, in Kauai, 2012


CrossFit Snatch – 2012 Regionals

posted on 2012.10.14, under Canon 5D Mark III, CrossFit


Nearly 70,000 athletes entered the CrossFit Games.  The affiliate (team) competition was spectacular.
Canon 5D Mark III
Canon 70-200mm
2500 ISO, 1/400, f/2.8, 200 MM

2012 CrossFit Games – Rich Froning, Kyle Kaperbauer, Ben Smith + more

posted on 2012.09.14, under Canon 5D Mark II, CrossFit, portraits, sigma 50-500

Mikko Aronpaa, Ben Smith, Rich Froning, Kyle Kasperbauer, Kenneth Leverich, Numi S. Katrinarson Gabe Subry, Chad Mackay, Scott Panchik

This photo was snapped just as the run, muscle up, snatch event started.  Rich Froning won this heat.  This was the “top” heat.

CrossFit Games 2012 – Kristan Clever

posted on 2012.07.27, under Canon 7D, CrossFit, Photos, portraits, sigma 50-500

The 2010 CrossFit Games Champion, Kristan Clever looked amazing at this years competition.  The competition is getting better and Kristan gets better too.

Canon 7D
Sigma 50-500

ISO 160, f/6.3, 1/1000, 373mm


2012 CrossFit Games Champion Annie Thorisdottir

posted on 2012.07.25, under Canon 7D, Photos, portraits

Canon 70-20mm 2.8
ISO 160, f/2.8, 1/2500, 125mm


Rich Froning and Dan Bailey – CrossFit Super Stars

posted on 2012.07.22, under Canon 7D, CrossFit, HDR Photos, sigma 50-500

Canon 7D
Sigma 50-500


ISO 160, f/6.3, 1/800 at 500mm

We got up at 3:45 AM and made the treck to Camp Pendleton.  The athletes showed up a couple of hours later, got in the water, road bikes, and ran.  The day was long and filled with great photo opportunities.

Mikko Salo – 2009 CrossFit Games Champion

posted on 2012.01.16, under Canon 5D Mark II, portraits

Mikko Salo preparing for 2012 CrossFit Games at Rogue headquarters, Columbus Ohio.

CANON 5D, CANON 50mm lens, f/3.2, 1/250, ISO 800

Man and Canine

posted on 2011.12.31, under Canon 5D Mark II, Lens, Photos, portraits, Zeiss

Canon 5D
Zeis 50 (2.0)
Elinchrom Ranger 


Dr. Dre, the dog and the woman

posted on 2011.12.18, under Black and White Photo, Photos, portraits, Zeiss

Shot in the studio using a Zeiss 50mm Macro.



Erin LaVoie on

posted on 2011.11.10, under Canon 5D Mark II, HDR Photos, Photos, portraits

I was happy to see the Erin LaVoie video go up on a couple of days ago.

Seeing the video motivated me to dig up another picture of Erin.  This photo was shot 3 days before this World Champion Lumberjacker competed in Lewiston, Idaho.

canon 5D
canon 50mm lens
f1.8, 1/8000, ISO 400