Scott Bideau

PHOTOGRAPHY BLOG: Chasing the Light + Giving Back through the Lens.

Tag: Action Sports Photography

Over the Balloon

In anticipation of the 36th annual Steamboat Springs Hot Air Balloon Rodeo next month, I’ll share my favorite image from the event’s past. Proof that when you have a balloon festival in an area that is literally trademarked as the nation’s “Ski Town” – interesting photo opportunities present themselves.

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104th Winter Carnival

This year marked the 104th anniversary of the Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival, complete with ski racing, ski joring, obstacles courses, ski jumping, and much more. It’s always a pleasure to photograph the event, not only for my own kids, but to gift the photos to all of the other participants and their families. Lots of fun images in the full post.

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2016 Steamboat Hockey Classic

I had the recent privilege of photographing the third annual Steamboat Hockey Classic, a fundraiser for our local youth hockey association featuring more than a dozen National Hockey League alumni including several from the “original six.” Even bigger than the $70,000 raised was the smiles on the faces of the kids, parents, NHL alumni, and this photographer.

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Don’t Forget the Celebrations

I just photographed my first youth soccer game. Yes, I’ve recently entered that phase in life where weekends are totally consumed with your children’s activities. I came away with hundreds of images of five and six-year-olds kicking a ball, and one special image that uniquely describes a child’s love of a game…

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100th Winter Carnival

We celebrated a 100-year winter carnival tradition in Steamboat Springs this winter – the oldest this side of the Mississippi. It takes a village to put on such a large event, so this year I captured the carnival from “behind the scenes.” Here are the images you won’t find in the traditional news media.

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Ski 4 Yellow

I had an amazing time at the 2nd annual Ski 4 Yellow, complete with a yellow tie fundraising party and some amazing skiing the next day. All this in an effort to “kick cancer’s ass” in partnership with LIVESTRONG. Lots of photos and celebrity sightings in the full post.

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