Harlequin on Hood

Recently, Susan and I headed up to Tollgate Campground to do a little playing around with our new Uderwater housing. Our goal for the trip was just to learn a bit about how the housing functions and what we can do with it. So, most of our time was spent down at the...
Looking within to find gold

Looking within to find gold

Susan and I were returning to a beach with the specific objective of photographing the sensuous undulating rocks we knew were there. It wwas early and I walked past our objective to see what else was around. Before me was a open sandy beach ending in golden sandstone...
Choosing an image

Choosing an image

Recently, I have had a couple of instances that caused me to look back at my images based on a specific species of bird. One was a need for an image of a Short-billed Dowitcher for the ODF&W website. The other was a request for an image of a Black Oystercatcher...
Is Social Media taking the fun out of Photography?

Is Social Media taking the fun out of Photography?

Over the past few months I have found myself wondering about the impact of Social Media on my photography and whether it is taking the fun out of photography. Like a Pavlovian Dog, I sit up and bark when I get a new follower or someone likes my post (ok, that may be a...
Being Happy

Being Happy

I recently came across a quote that I very much liked. I can’t say for sure that it was John Lennon though that was who it was attributed too. The spirit of the message certainly sounds like him and is what I was most drawn toward. “When I was 5 years old, my...

A few videos

I have just added a new item to my website, a page with a few videos. Over the years I have dabbled with shooting a little video here and there. About once a year, or so, I put together a few clips and add some images. It is my hope that this will become a greater...
Opportunity

Opportunity

Recently, I learned there is a Great Horned Owl and her chic at Dawson Creek Park. Since we are in Beaverton, I felt the opportunity should be looked into. I arrived at the Library and wandered out in to the park. It was my first time to visit and I was surprised at...
Rare Birds

Rare Birds

In 2001 A movie starring William Hurt told a tale of an out of luck inn owner who claimed to have seen a rare bird in order to draw guests to the area. While the movie did little for me, it does describe a phenomenon that does occur. When rare birds are observed the...
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