Timothy Pate street photography

Facing My Fear of Faces

I'm back! First, some personal news: On June 2, at approximately 5:30 p.m., I married the love of my life in Lyons, Colorado. It was a perfect wedding and I can't thank everyone who made it that way enough. We don't have photos yet, but I'll post a few here when we get them. Leading … Continue reading Facing My Fear of Faces

Profiles + Silhouettes

I left work around noon today to enjoy the overdue spring weather in St. Paul. I biked home, read a book in the park, and finally grabbed my camera to stroll around Lowertown without a subject in mind. Before long I got a decent silhouette, so I decided to focus on capturing more profiles and … Continue reading Profiles + Silhouettes

Timothy Pate MMA photography

Things I Learned Photographing My First MMA Event

Yesterday, my friend Caroline Yang asked if I wanted to come along to shoot an MMA fight at Cabooze in Minneapolis. I've been looking for ways to diversify the subjects of my photos, and this seemed like a great opportunity. Not only had I never shot an MMA fight previously — I'd never even been to an … Continue reading Things I Learned Photographing My First MMA Event