Picture of last light on mountains. meadow, and clouds at sunset in the Goat Rocks Wilderness Area, Washington.

Goat Rocks

On a Tuesday evening in August I found myself encamped at 6000 feet over 15 miles from the nearest wifi or cell phone connection. It was pretty rough. I was forced to watch the sun set across the goat rocks massif. A 105,600-acre alpine wonderland, the Goat Rocks Wilderness is a portion of the volcanic…

Portrait of beautiful bride and groom exiting their outdoor wedding cermony in Sandy, Oregon.

A Private Affair

As far as love affairs go, Holly and Rasmussen’s wedding on a friend’s private estate near Sandy Oregon was literally up in the air amazing. (So much so that the owner of the estate even took me up in his private helicopter to get a birds eye view of the wedding reception after the ceremony!)


Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife preserve more than 5000 acres large located near Ridgefield, Washington in Clark County. With all of its marshes, grasslands, and woodlands, the habitat in the refuge is varied and support a diverse range of wildlife: coyote, deer, nutria, eagles, hawks, owls, and so much more. The refuge was…

Cape Horn Wedding

Gloria and Andrew were married at Cape Horn Estate overlooking the beautiful Columbia River Gorge in Washington State. The 100 year-old renovated Grange building on the property provided an escape from the summer sun and heat and the perfect place to create beautiful formal portraits of their culturally diverse family.

Larch Mountain Sunrise

Larch Mountain is a special place in the Columbia River Gorge, especially at sunrise.  At the top of this now extinct volcano amidst a forest of firs below are stunning views of the younger volcanoes that surround the summit; Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, Mount Hood, and Mount Jefferson are all visible from…