Photograph of a glass ceiling in the Belagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lost in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada is perhaps a microcosm for just about everything that’s wrong with American society. Suffice it to say, I’m not really a big fan But, that town’s got some darn good food (Gordon Ramsey’s BURGR restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip is an incredible dining experience!) And, if you’re a fine art or…

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Pup Creek Falls

Pup Creek Falls is a hidden treasure  in the Clackamas River Basin. About 4 miles down the Clackamas River Trail, just outside of Estacada, Oregon, this 100 foot waterfall is nestled in a narrow grotto among the ferns and miss covered cliffs.

Audrey

Yesterday, we celebrated the opening of the Springwater trail in Boring. After the ribbon cutting, I discovered Audrey drawing away near the side of the Grange Hall. I guess sidewalk chalk tends to bring out the artist in all of us.

Dog Day’s End

Dogs love beaches too! Here’s my pup watching the sun set in Manzanita, not quite ready for the day to end.

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Photograph of rocks emerging from the sand at Manzanita Beach on the Oregon Coast.

Smugglers Cove

The beaches near Manzanita are still some of Oregon’s best kept secrets, especially if you’re looking for beautiful sunsets without the crowds. Here are a few shots of Smugglers Cove at Oswald West State Park just north of Manzanita.

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Portrait of a beautiful Estacada High School senior with special needs picture in blue jumper in mossy forest.

Megan | Estacada High School

It was a chilly winter day for a high school senior portrait session, but the Pacific Northwest fog made for a stunning background for Megan’s senior pictures! Megan loves to spend time at the Alton Collins retreat center that her parents manage in Eagle Creek, Oregon, so we took full advantage of the beautiful forest…

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