Water and Paper

I love capturing macro images of water drops; The way the drops act as lenses in their own right, refracting light and casting shadows. Here, I used a printed note card in the background and a simple work light to create dimension.

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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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