Mountain Bike Photos Portfolio

Posted by on March 20, 2014

Mountain biker and spring wildflowers on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail above Salt Lake City, Utah.

Professional freerider, Cam Zink, hitting a big drop at the 2008 Red Bull Rampage competition in Southern Utah.

Specialized pro Aaron Gwin on his way to winning to 2013 Sea Otter Classic DH race.

Mountain biking in the American Fork Canyon, Utah, with an already snowy Mt. Timpanogos in the background.

Wendy Palmer on the Porcupine Rim Trail, with the Colorado River far below.

Local rider and Red Barn bike shop owner (Hamilton, MT) Chad Devall, on a super remote trail in the Bitterroot Mountains of western Montana.

Jay Kinghorn on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, just above Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mountain biking in the golden aspens above Park City, Utah.

A sequence of Thomas Vanderham pulling off a no-hander on the huge canyon gap during the 2008 Red Bull Rampage in Southern Utah.

Mountain biking at about 10,000 feet, on the Wasatch Crest Trail, i the mountains above Salt Lake City.

Endurance racers climbing up a slickrock section during the 2008 24 Hours of Moab mountain bike race.

Prime early season mountain bike conditions beneath Mt. Timpanogos, near Provo, Utah.

Cam Zink - Oakley Sender 360 - 2010 Red Bull Rampage

"Speed & Style" pumptrack competition at the Sea Otter Classic, where mountain bikers race head-to-head on a short track and get judged on both speed and their tricks.

Wendy Palmer, on a steppy slickrock section of the Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab, Utah.

This is what passes for cross country mountain biking in Whistler, BC.

Spring mountain biking in Alpine, Utah, right at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains.

One lone mountain bike racer, grinding up a steep climb at Park City Mountain Resort, during the Park City Point-to-Point endurance race.

Beautiful fall mountain biking conditions at Snowbasin Resort, just outside of Ogden, Utah.

Norco pro mountain bike racer Jil Kintner, racing in the 2013 Sea Otter Classic dual slalom race.

Internet mountain bike personality, Luc "Acadian" Albert, getting loose on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, above Salt Lake City, Utah.

Alex Grant, regular winner of the Park City Point to Point endurance race, leads Josh Tosado through a grove of aspens in Deer Valley Resort.

Tyler Cloward - golden hour bermshot on Rush Trail - Draper, Utah.

Mountain biking up through the bare scrub oak below Mt. Timpanogos, near Provo, Utah.

Mikey Haderer - disco whip before the start of the 2012 Sea Otter Classic downhill race.

A glorious spring sunset on the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, near Provo, Utah.

I’m probably best known for my mountain bike photography. I’ve been taking mountain bike photos professionally since 1999, for, mountain bike magazines, and paying commercial clients. I’ve ridden and taken mountain bike photos all over the US, Canada and in Europe; and my photos have been published in all the major US mountain bike magazines as well as a few in Europe. Mountain bike photography is more than a craft or profession for me – it’s an obsession.

I always ride with a “real” camera (either a DSLR or a mirrorless camera) and I’m always on the lookout for new trails and photo locations. I mountain bike as much or more for the photos as I do for the fun of the ride. I can’t imagine riding without taking pictures. I’d be taking mountain bike photos even if I didn’t make a cent.

Mountain Bike Photos: Early Spring Singeltrack On The Wasatch Front

Spring mountain biking in Alpine, Utah, right at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains.

Although I do love a good race photo; for me, the ideal mountain bike image is a big, dramatic scene with a rider tearing it up on some tight, twisty singletrack. A great mountain bike photo will make you picture yourself in the scene – make you wish the rider in the photo was you, riding that trail, in that landscape. If any of these mountain bike photos make you feel that way, then I’ve done my job well.

I’ve tried to include a bit of everything in this gallery – the Red Bull Rampage freeride competition in Southern Utah, some downhill and cross-country race photos, and a few dirt jump photos. But mostly it’s pure trail porn – because that’s my favorite kind of photo. If you have a mountain bike-related product or event, let me help you show it off. I’m available for event coverage as well as commercial mountain bike projects, whether it’s in my home state of Utah, or anywhere else. If it’s bike porn or bike component photos you need, make sure to check my product photo portfolio, as well. Whatever kind of mountain bike photos you need, please contact me and let’s figure out how I can help you.

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