Cloud Cap

Fall has arrived, and my wife Kim and I opted to spend the first weekend of October camped at Cloud Cap, high on the Northwest side of Mount Hood. From the hike to Cooper Spur to the night sky at camp to the sunrise the next morning, this trip afforded some great photo opportunities!

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Fashion portrait of three beautiful forest nymphs pictured in a forest wearing floral crowns near a mountain stream.

Forest Nymphs

Bigfoot and Sasquatch might get all the hype out here in the Pacific Northwest, but I’ll submit that Oregon’s forest nymphs and elven princesses are much more fun to photograph! Here are some of the results of a really fun styled shoot that I had the opportunity to put together this summer.

2014 Celebration in Boring

Each year I have the privilege of photographing my favorite hometown event, the “Celebration in Boring.” As you might know from reading my blog, Boring is an unincorporated community located in Clackamas County, Oregon. It was named after William H. Boring, a union veteran who moved to the area after the Civil War, and is…

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Joely | Sunset High School – Portland Senior Photographer

Sunset High School’s Joely is a world traveler.  She’s lived in Taiwan, California, Texas, and now Oregon. And her dream is to be in the FBI! (How cool is that?!?) For her senior pictures, Joely really wanted to be photographed in a field setting.  I immediate thought of a little known park  in Gresham where…

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Hailey | Tualitan High School

Hailey might call herself urban and trendy, but this Tualitan High School senior  is a country girl at heart.  In fact, she’s a big country music fan and and her parents own the Baggenstos Farm in Sherwood, which is famous for it s pumpkin patch and 5-acre corn maze. So, when it came time to deciding where to…

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A cute marmot eating lunch in a meadow at Mount Rainier National Park.

Mount Rainier National Park

Standing more than 14,000 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier is an active volcano and the most most glaciated peak on the continent.  Six major rivers begin on its slopes.  It is surrounded by meadows and ancient forests and is teaming with wildlife. But, on this rainy August weekend, she all but refused to show her…

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