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Clip: The Winged M

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

We photographed Merritt Paulson for the most recent edition of The Winged M in the Providence Park stadium. Here are clips from the magazine.

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

Timbers Opening Night vs Columbus

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Yesterday, the Timbers beat Columbus 2-1 in the opening night game. It was an awesome way to start the season! Here are some of the photo highlights.

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

March 6, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers vs Columbus Crew in a preseason match at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

Clip: Alaska Airlines

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

The January issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine features an article with some of our photos from the Timbers’ big win at the 2015 MLS Cup. Here’s the clip.

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

Clip: Alaska Airlines Magazine

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

If you fly on Alaska Airlines this month, you’ll see some of our Timbers work in the in-flight magazine.

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

Clip: Alaska Airlines Magazine

Monday, March 9th, 2015

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)
Here’s a clip of Diego Valeri on the first page of Alaska Airlines Magazine that we discovered during a flight last week. Love seeing work in its printed form.

Darlington Nagbe for Advocare

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe for Advocare. Photo by Portland Oregon Photographer Craig Mitchelldyer www.craigmitchelldyer.com 503.513.0550 (Craig Mitchelldyer)
A couple of weeks ago we got a call from Advocare looking for a photographer for a shoot with Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe. I was happy to shoot it as I’ve worked with him many many times, not only as the Timbers photographer, but I also hid in the bushes while he proposed to his now wife Felicia, shot maternity photos for them and shot photos of his new baby as well. I’m kind of the Nagbe personal photographer, so I was happy to shoot some cool photos for his latest product endorsement. Advocare sent a video crew up from Dallas and we rented out the Portland Futsal faciltiy on 17th Ave in SE Portland, which is the perfect facility for a photo shoot like this. This is one of my favorites from the shoot.

Timbers vs CD Olimpia

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Tuesday night the Portland Timbers hosted the first CONCACAF Champions League game in Portland. The boys in green won 4-2 vs CD Olimpia of Hondorus taking the lead in the group stage of the tournament. Here are a few of my favorite photos from the game. The first shot I love. Maxi’s foot on the keepers foot, the keeper with a hand in the face and yet he still got passed him to score a goal!

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Maximiliano Urruti (37) gets past CD Olimpia goalkeeper Noel Valladares (27) to score a goal in the second half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Maximiliano Urruti (37) gets past CD Olimpia goalkeeper Noel Valladares (27) to score a goal in the second half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; The Timbers Army celebrates after a goal in the first half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; The Timbers Army celebrates after a goal in the first half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; The Timbers Army celebrates after a goal in the first half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; The Timbers Army celebrates after a goal in the first half during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Will Johnson (4) and forward Gaston Fernandez (10) with their children after the match during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 16, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Will Johnson (4) and forward Gaston Fernandez (10) with their children after the match during group play of the CONCACAF Champions League at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-CONCACAF (Craig Mitchelldyer)

Oregon Sports Weekend

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

This weekend we shot 3 sports events at 3 venues in 36 hours.

It all started with the big matchup between top 10 teams Oregon and Michigan St at Autzen Stadium. Great game. There was a forest fire about 30 miles away and the wind had carried the smokle into Eugene and it filtered the sunlight and made for some really nice light.

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

 (Craig Mitchelldyer)

The next day the Timbers played host to San Jose. Another awesome game. The Timbers came out attacking and although the final was 3-3, it was probably one of the best games I’ve seen all year.

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell (24) reacts after a shot in the first half at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi (9) brings the ball forward at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi (9) heads the ball at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara (21) is tackled in the second half at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer, Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri (8) takes a shot at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell (24) reacts after scoring a goal at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer, Craig Mitchelldyer)

September 7, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell (24) reacts after scoring a goal at Providence Park. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer-Portland Timbers (Craig Mitchelldyer, Craig Mitchelldyer)

Finally, after the Timbers match I went straight to Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro to shoot the Championhip match between the Hillsboro Hops and Vancouver. Hillsboro one the game 4-2 and won the Northwest league Title for the first time to cap off a really busy, yet really fun weekend.

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)

HILLSBORO, OR - SEPTEMBER 7: The Hillsboro Hops vs the Vancouver Canadians in game 2 of the NWL Championship at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, OR. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops) (Craig Mitchelldyer/Hillsboro Hops)