Playing with my strobes at Mt. Baker Ski Area.
My wife Heidi and I at Mt. Baker ski area with Mt. Shuksan in the background
Friend Tim Mutrie and I atop Highland Peak at Aspen Highlands ski resort at elevation 12282 ft.
Photographing a black bear in Aspen, Colo.
A silhouette of me documenting the Moving Vietnam Memorial Wall in Aspen, Colo. Photo by Daniel Bayer
Hitting the powder on Aspen Mountain during a typical work day at The Aspen Times. Photo by Daniel Bayer.
Self-portrait during an assignment about bicycling in the Colorado Rockies
Sharing a joke with retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day-O'Conner. Photo courtesy Lynn Goldsmith.
I am available for assignments around the Pacific Northwest, including Seattle and southern British Columbia.
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A Bellingham, WA, based photojournalist and workshop instructor, I am currently a contributor and photographer for Getty Images, a freelance photographer for local publications such as The Bellingham Herald. Click here to view my images from My work for the Bellingham Herald., the sports photographer for the Northwest Conference Athletics covering Meridian High School winter, spring, and summer sports. View the sports galleries here: Meridian High School Sports Photography.
I feel confident I can capture those story telling images you need. My experience is in breaking news, photo essays, portraiture, travel and sports, and covering those assignments no one else will. This has taught me how to capture moments, think on my feet, be flexible, and flow with the changes.
I've covered everything possible including sports assignments from PeeWee football to the Tennessee Titans Super Bowl run, general news from city elections to the 2008 Democratic National Convention, weather assignments covering everything from snow features to a tornado to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.
There is no assignment too big nor too small.
Not only do I have a love for photography, but I am also an avid outdoorsman. Camping, hiking, and backpacking are some of my favorite things. During winter, my feet are on my board and I'm sliding down the mountain, tackling the more challenging terrain.
After years of roaming the country working for various news organizations, I now live in the Pacific Northwest north of Seattle in the town of Bellingham, Wash., with my wife Heidi
With my two years experience teaching photojournalism at Colorado Mountain College, I hold photography workshops in the Bellingham, Wash., area. Whether you have a basic point and shoot, or a professional level body, I can help you learn, or better understand, how to work your camera, improve your composition, understand light, lensing, and exposure, to drastically improve your photography. There are many options available. From a single session, to a week long workshop with follow-up critiques.
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Certified NOAA severe weather spotter
Freelance Clients:Seattle Weekly
Forbes Life Mountain Time Magazine
Colorado Mountain College--Adjunct professor of photojournalism
The Aspen (Colo.) Times-- Chief Photographer
Enid (Okla.) News & Eagle-- Staff Photographer
Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News-- Staff Photographer
Ogden (Utah) Standard Examiner-- Photo Intern
A multitude of national and international newspapers, magazines, and websites. See above list for some publications.
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Featured Photographer: Photo Grill- Photoshoot Debriefings: Photographing Snow Sports: Keeping it Fresh
Book- Living With Bears
Book- Capture My Colorado
Colorado Press Assoc.
2002-2009: Photo awards in News, Features, Essays, Sports. Collaboration awards in Creativity, Picture/Story Combo, Design
1999-2009 - Numerous Member Showcase and monthly awards
Kentucky News Photographers Assoc.
2000: 1st & 2nd Spot News, HM Portraits, & Photo Staff of the Year
Photo of the Week & 5th place for Viewer's Choice photo of the year
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