This is my dear friend/past co-worker friend's family. She trained me at my program therapist job fifteen years ago. She is fighting a battle with a genetic form of lung cancer. She is one of the strongest people I know. I wanted so much to capture her with her family; I feel grateful … Continue reading Family Session at Sunset
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.
We had a freeze in Portland area which does not happen too often. I have wanted to try photographing frozen bubbles, so I gave it a try. They did not exactly fully freeze, before popping, so I want to try this again during the next freeze. A couple of people asked me for information on … Continue reading Almost Frozen Bubbles
I participated in two creepy Halloween shoots in Marcola, Oregon in October and November. I have to admit I had a blast. It is not that often I get to be THAT creative. It was organzied by Ceara from : https://www.facebook.com/tellmeyourforeverstory/?fref=ts She did a fantastic job of organizing the two events. The makeup artists, costumes, … Continue reading Creepy Halloween Shoots
My daughter honored me by eagerly joining me in an adventure. We got up at 4am, scarfed some grape nuts, and set out on an hour and a half drive east along the Columbia Gorge before sunrise. All in the name of wildflowers. We were not disappointed. We stayed long enough to enjoy the sunrise and … Continue reading Rowena Crest on the Columbia Gorge
Besides the stories of the thousands of people walking and driving, talking and living, hurrying, and strolling through the streets, there is the architecture! Now, I do not know a lot about building periods and styles, but I know some of these buildings are really old; and one thing I was intrigued by were the "ghost … Continue reading Portland, Oregon Part II
I think I will let these images speak for themselves. A couple of months ago, I joined three other photographer friends in Portland to practice our shooting skills two of whom I had only known through facebook photography groups. My friend, Martine, I had met 13 years ago in Corvallis, as we were both "expecting" with … Continue reading Portland, Oregon: Street Photography Part I