Light Orb

The concept behind creating a light orb is simple: you set your camera to take a long exposure, you walk out in front of the camera with a flashlight on a string, and then you start swinging that flashilight around quickly while you turn in a circle.

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Serpent Tongue

I had to get pretty up close and personal with this beautiful snake as it slithered across a trail near my home, and that’s when he gave me the tongue.

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Street Musician

Jasmine is a member of the San Francisco based travelling band, the “Dirty Pines.”  I discovered her singing and playing her violin on the streets of Portland with her husband and banjo player Shade Allen earlier this week

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Columbia Gorge Sunrise

4am comes early, but sometimes the best images require a bit of sleep deprivation.  This photograph was taken just after the sun broke through the fog that had settled in the Columbia River Gorge.  This photo was taken high above the Columbia River from Oregon’s Women’s Forum State Park, looking east along the river past the Vista House at Crown Point.

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Owyhee Canyonlands

Deep in Oregon’s southeast corner sits an immense tract of jagged rock formations, sagebrush steppe and strikingly colored desert known as the Owyhee Canyonlands. This is Oregon’s “Grand Canyon” – one of the largest unprotected roadless areas in the continental United States — and it contains hundreds of miles of wild and scenic rivers and a geological beauty that rivals desert lands that many Oregonian’s believe only exist in southern Utah.

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