Family of Four

If you follow my blog, you already know that I am a BIG FAN of the Pacific Northwest, and Oregon in particular. And, as far as the weather goes, I am of the view that there are definitely worse places to be. You won’t find me complaining about cloudy skies and wet days. In fact, overcast days…

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Lewis River

My wife and I traveled North this past weekend to one of Washington State’s hidden gems.  We were in search of a low elevation backpacking trail that was free of snow.  I was in search of great opportunities to capture beautiful fine art photographers.  We found both along the banks of the Lewis River. While…

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Flowering Dogwood

As a fine art and naturescape photographer, I just couldn’t resist a quick shot of these beautiful pink dogwoods in my neighbor’s yard. We’ve got a few of these too, but somehow my neighbors plants always look better than my own!  Either way, it’s a welcome sign to see spring in full swing, knowing clear…

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Images of Spring

I’m a fine art and a portrait photographer, so while I was out and about with my dog this weekend (see my last blog post), I couldn’t resist photographing the signs of spring popping up all around me! Budding alders, bleeding hearts,and trilliums galore were all to be found along the banks of the Willamette…

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Chasing Waves

There’s not much that makes my pet happier than a good wave to chase. Perhaps it’s the blue heeler in her, or the german short-haired pointer. And for me, there’s nothing more fun than photographing portraits of my happy dog! Needless to say, there were plenty of motor boats enjoying the warm spring weekend today,…

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Dickey Creek

Oregon’s Bull of the Woods Wilderness  is just far enough off the beaten path to still be one of the Pacific Northwest’s best kept secrets. With spring finally warming up, I took advantage of some clear skies last week to wander into a remote northeastern section of the forest along Dickey Creek.  As I climbed…

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