Portland Click Walk and Lensbaby

This weekend I participated in a Click Walk organized by http://www.clickinmoms.com/ It has been awhile since I've done some urban photography and a welcome change for a couple of hours. There were approximately 14 women who participated this year and we got lucky with the weather. I used only one lens. Lensbaby edge 80.     … Continue reading Portland Click Walk and Lensbaby

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival Photoshoot

For fun, I met with some very talented models and photographers at dawn at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.  The group was a lot of fun to work with.  Great people.  My main/favorite camera; however, has been in shop, so I didn't get to use it for this shoot, (bummer) and this made editing harder. … Continue reading Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival Photoshoot

Women’s March: Portland, OR

`The emancipation of women, the achievement of full equality between the sexes, is one of the most important, though less acknowledged prerequisites of peace. The denial of such equality perpetrates an injustice against one half of the world's population and promotes in men harmful attitudes and habits that are carried from the family to the … Continue reading Women’s March: Portland, OR

Snow in Portland, Oregon Part 2: Infrared

One thing that inspires me to shoot is curiosity.  "I wonder what this will look life if I try?"  I pulled out my Full Spectrum converted Nkon.  d3200 with an infrared filter 695 wavelength.  I forgot how magical IR can be and the way it captures light.  It is ALL about where the light is … Continue reading Snow in Portland, Oregon Part 2: Infrared

Christmas Light Bokeh

    I played with Christmas lights over the course of 3 different sessions with my kids.   Using the lights in different ways, putting tinsel in front of the lens, using creative aperture with Lensbaby double glass optic, taking pictures from outside, looking in, letting the foggy window create foggy images.  It was a lot … Continue reading Christmas Light Bokeh