Silver Falls

I took a day off work last Friday to enjoy the Fall weather and colors at Silver Falls State.  The park features “The Trail of 10 Falls”, a 7 mile loop trail that hits 10 waterfalls, many of which are really fantastic.   As a bonus, the trail goes behind...

Redwoods

Jeff and I spent a couple days shooting in the redwoods last weekend.  The goal was to “shoot rhododendrons in the redwoods in the fog”.  Much internet research had led me to believe that late May should be the peak time for blooming.  We stayed in...

Mount Washington

Libby and I spent the weekend in Sunriver.   We stayed at the Sunriver Resort, did a sled dog ride, got massages, saw the movie Selma, visited relatives, and had some great meals.  We were both quite the princesses!  😉  I would totally live in Bend if I had a way to...

Fireworks

I’ve shot fireworks a bunch of times.  Not living in a big city, I’ve found it challenging to get an interesting foreground.  This is my latest attempt from this year’s July 4 fireworks show in Corvallis, Oregon put on by the local Jaycees. This was...

Palouse Barn

This is a really cool barn that I shot a few years ago while on a photo workshop with Neil and Susan Silverman in the Palouse area of Eastern Washington State.   See my earlier post on using workshop photos in your portfolio.  I think this falls into the category of...

Terraforming…

    This is a shot of McDowell Creek, just outside Lebanon, OR.  There’s a really interesting waterfall near here that my buddy and I tried to shoot but the light just kinda sucked.  I got this one instead, which I’m generally pretty happy with....