Not much beats ice climbing in New Hampshire around Christmas. This time though, it’s a highly skilled group of adventure hounds hitting the walls with plenty of gear, and lots of beautiful ice.
This is a bonus, since I had the opportunity to capture some shots of the team cars from the Tour. I tried to get every last car that came by, though I’m certain I missed one or two.
Today’s stage came out of Livermore, CA heading south to San Jose, CA. Weather is good, mild clouds with only a sprinkle of rain here and there. These were shot around the 20 mile marker for the course as they head into the mountains. Next up will be a bonus round of vehicles and team cars from the race.
Continued coverage of the Tour ends in Modesto today. The weather is horrible, with lots of wind, rain, and road spray. This brings me back to my own cycling days with impossible conditions, and the only thing you can think of is sitting in a comfy chair, feet up, drinking hot chocolate. Too bad these guys won’t be getting...
The Tour of California 2011 has begun even with a cancelled first stage. The tour lasts until the 22nd of May, and all shots for the stages I can get I’ll post up here. Stage 2 shots are up, stage 3 will start tomorrow in Auburn, and ending in Modesto. The subsequent stages may or may not make it....
This was from a series of shots to illustrate high speed professional ping pong, in a less professional environment. Setup consisted of two strobes for high speed captures. Some colorization and black & white post processing to help bring out more.