The Great American Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse of 2017, Pacific Northwest style. What a year! I had the amazing opportunity to shoot the eclipse as it shot through Oregon. I was even featured on The New York Times website. It was a …

Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis)

The Milky Way over Mt. Hood and Lost Lake

The Milky Way over Mt. Hood and Lost Lake…

Milky Way over Mt. Hood

Yay it’s the weekend! Today I bring you my first big attempt at Milky Way photography . . .…

Happy 4th of July!

Hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July! I was at the beach, practicing my firework photography (definitely challenging). I had my camera set with my intervalometer, and I would like to dub the endeavor the “choose your own shutter …

Waterfall Wednesday 06/29/16

The first Waterfall Wednesday! Naturally being in the Portland area I had to choose Multnomah Falls to open this series. I took this on a drive out on a weekday during the off-season so I could avoid the brightly-clad, selfie-stick-toting …

Tigard Hot Air Balloon Festival

3:50am, alarm goes off. 3:53am, roll out of bed. 4:05am, grab coffee and my gear. 4:20am out the door. The things we photographers do for a good shot . . . I was meeting a group of fellow photographers at …

Tulips, Tulips, Tulips!

Happy Monday and happy first day of summer! Here’s a last look at the spring blooms that I was reminiscing about on the last post. I thought it would be a nice last glimpse of spring before summer is in …

Spring in Portland

I know, I know, June is summer, not spring. But I can’t help but wish tulips were still in bloom! I took these photos at the start of April, and it there was this amazing two-week window of perfect blooms. …

Klamath Birding Pt 2

This post should really be titled “Klamath Wildlife”, as part 2 of my trip looks at the unexpected wildlife that were present along with the birds. These were all such phenomenal sightings, especially seeing a weasel with its prey! Definitely …