Falls Creek Falls

Falls Creek Falls My friends know that I often go out on hikes simply to explore. I am not always after a specific shot, but take my camera along so I am ready when the opportunity presents itself. This was one of those days and we were out on a 6.2 mile loop along Falls…

Mossy Stream

Mossy Stream Hiking along a trail we stumbled upon a small stream we had to pass through. Not a big stream by any means, but I absolutely had to climb down the fifteen feet, get in the water and take the shot. As a photographer, I am constantly reminded how a different perspective allows me…

Pillars of Rome

Pillars of Rome Located in a remote southeastern corner of Oregon, the trek to the Pillars of Rome was part of a photographic quest to further explore my home state. An eight and half hour drive from Portland, the Pillars are definitely off the beaten path and are something few residents or visitors take the…

Latourell Falls

Latourell Falls This is possibly one of my favorite falls in the Willamette Valley. The uniqueness of the bright moss on the rocks and the way the water spills right off the cliff side creating deep shadows behind is such a juxtaposition of texture and light it creates an appearance of depth greater than what…

Sunrise over Vista

Sunrise over Vista A friend and I went out on an early spring morning to capture the sun coming up over the Columbia River Gorge. Driving out, we almost turned around due to all the cloud cover, but instead kept pushing forward. Once the sun came out from behind the clouds, we only had a…