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 … More Portland, Oregon: Street Photography Part I
The rains in the Pacific Northwest bring with them a stillness. Contemplative, peaceful, and melancholy as the last of the leaves say farewell to their season. The world is going to sleep; into hibernation; into their homes. The children go inside to read, play legos, do their homework, kill time on screens, and argue inside their confinements. Some urban … More Raindrops and Maple Leaves
Last weekend we went to Astoria for a day trip. It was not an ideal day for a trip to the coast, but sometimes when you do not have grand expectations, you are open to serendipity and making those circumstances work for you. It was cloudy and raining at times, but there is something really … More Astoria-Megler Bridge
Magic Happens. A blend of timing and light. A feeling. A moment. Some are lost, but every once in a while, those moments are experienced and there is joy. Beauty and Love.
It makes me sad that these old building will very soon disappear. Gasco Building(1913), and Centennial Mill (1910) both built around the same time, both in the process of being demolished. It seems they could not be saved. Most physical things disappear eventually. Everything is vulnerable to the forces of nature, not matter how hard … More History Demolition