Summer’s Last Adventure (2023)

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)

Perseids Meteor Shower, MilkyWay, and Stonehenge Memorial

My summer solo trip overnight was Stonehenge Memorial this year. Columbia Gorge Washington side. As much as I love and often long to do night photography it also intimidates me; fortunately for this trip, I found some other very nice stargazers to hang out with. I was not disapointed at all. It was challenging finding … Continue reading Perseids Meteor Shower, MilkyWay, and Stonehenge Memorial

Searching for Owls and Joy

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

New Direction-Fall 2022

I am moving in a different direction with my photography, or perhaps it is a return to a previous path. Last February I started working as an Special Education Instructional Assistant. So, I now have 3 jobs unofficially, or more than that if you are really counting: IA, Photographer, and Parent/caretaker of humans. 😉 I … Continue reading New Direction-Fall 2022

Professional Collages: Corporate Photography

Three years ago (1999), the Milwaukie Police Department asked me to take headshots of their officers and to create a collage for them, and every once in a while they ask me to update it with new hires and position changes. Here is the most recent collage I created for them; and below it are … Continue reading Professional Collages: Corporate Photography