Frost in Portland

When it does not happen often, you appreciate it when it does.  The beauty of how frost outlines the leaves especially grabs me this year.  Three days of winter weather  here in PDX.  Our days of frost, then snow, and then ice.  This is the day of frost. Advertisements

Portland, Oregon Bridges at Night (December 2015)

I am going back to some of the images I took last December. My husband and I celebrated our 15th anniversary by taking a long evening walk along the riverfront, crossing bridges, walking along streets, the promenade, and taking the MAX. I can’t believe I had only edited a couple of images from this set … More Portland, Oregon Bridges at Night (December 2015)


This is my first attempt at underwater photography.  And I am IN LOVE with it.  Everything that makes photography magical.  Light, motion, emotion, surprises.  Pure magic.


Some of my favorite lensbaby images.  I am participating in 30 days of Lensbababy on so I thought I would share some of my favorite images I’ve taken this past year or so.

Elk Rock Island

There is this island nearby in the Willamette River in Milwaukie/Oak Grove (Oregon)  that is only accessible on foot after a long dry spell when  a land bridge  emerges that allows people to walk across.  It is beautiful and creepy.  I am not sure what it is that makes it feel spooky to me, but … More Elk Rock Island

An Artist’s Life

  I’ve been noticing a shift in the homeless lately.  I have been seeing more and more often women who look clean with signs that that are mothers out of work.  Young people, middle aged, not unkempt.  I see them with cardboard signs and it jolts me, because the line between us is thin.  What places me in … More An Artist’s Life