I took my daughter and one of our dogs camping for one night at Fort Stevens State Park for one last summer adventure and although short, it was remarkably reviving. I rarely regret these adventures. Memories--hearing the rain on the tent when we first arrived, my daughter diverting rainwater stream and shaping it into a … Continue reading Summer’s Last Adventure (2023)
I love owls. So much. In the Spring, there are flowers to photograph, in the Summer bodies of water and adventures, in the Fall, there are the changing leaves, Christmas time-lights and maybe snow, after that there is a period of brown and that is when I want to capture birds. Right now there are … Continue reading Searching for Owls and Joy
I love photographing families, maternity, children; and this sweet family has a lot of love for each other with a wonderful side of playful fun.
Ok, I am very far behind in my blogging. This was several months ago now, but a very memorable weekend. We stayed with some friends in Bend. We left their home the night before to find a spot where we would experience 2 minutes of totality. The Milky Way was spectacular. We slept in our … Continue reading Total Solar Eclipse Weekend
I almost didn't go. The forecast was clear and I knew it was going to be a brilliant sunrise, but I hestiated. I set the alarm for 4am, but I almost didn't get up,. I was wide awake by that point, though, and my mind was already in motion. I knew I would regret not … Continue reading Sunrise Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
My oldest daughter and I took a trip to the Oregon Coast this past weekend to the site of the shipwreck of Peter Iredale. We had a two hour window of time when the tide was low enough and there was no rain. The rest of the day it rained, so I count that success … Continue reading Day at the Coast
Recently, I worked with a college student model at Sellwood Park. She was a joy to work with. I think she is fantastic; smart, beautiful, and with a creative vision. She is also a photographer as well.
Last month, I was curious what an prism could for my images, so I gave it a whirl. Many images were not so good, but with these, I was pleasantly surprised at what magic can happen when you hold up a prism to light in front of a camera. Reflections that look like double exposure. … Continue reading Using a Prism with Photography