Florence OR 2020

Labor day weekend Taunya and I took off for our favorite place on the Oregon Coast, Florence. We stayed in a Airbnb close to where we usually stay at Driftwood Shores. Ever since my camera equipment was stolen from Driftwood Shores, I’ve been gun-shy of staying there again. Sunset with Heceta Lighthouse. Would have been …

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Annalee 2020 Senior Final

Well, I thought I had finished all of my my niece’s senior portraits……well my sister called me and said,” don’t see any photos of the last day we took photos with the small purple flowers.” Me, “Hum let me check”….sure enough I had forgotten one day and 105 photographs :).  We tried a few shots …

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Annalee Senior Final take

Well some of my favorite shots from the photo shoot are in this edition.  A lot of the photographs are great because the wind was blowing briskly.  Like I’ve said before, you may not think windy conditions would be a good thing, but I love how it moves long hair in shots. πŸ™‚  One of …

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Annalee Senior 2020 Take 3

It’s been a busy week for me at work so haven’t had as much time to work on photos as I would like.  But I finished another group of Annalee’s portraits and wanted to share them this morning. One of Annalee’s activities has been swimming and working as a lifeguard.  As you can tell from …

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Annalee Senior 2020 Take 2

These were actually the first photos we took for her senior photos.  I did the other ones out of order πŸ™‚ We took these shots, as you will see, at Tooele High School. The combination between a large aperture, f/2.8, and a longer focal length, 200mm, works great at helping to isolate the subject from …

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Annalee Senior 2020 Take 1

I had the opportunity to be in Utah with in the last month to visit my new Grandson!  While I was there I was privileged to take my niece Annalee’s senior portraits. One of the advantages of being related to your “model” and the model to the photographer is you get to take lots of …

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Camera Equipment Stolen

A week and a half ago from the 23-25th of August we went down to Forence OR, to our usual haunt Driftwood Shores resort, for a family reunion.  We had a great time on the beach, I took photographs of the Heceta Head Lighthouse Saturday morning at sunrise as tradition dictated.  Then Taunya and I …

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Ward Family Take 2

After we had the group shots out of the way it was time for the individual and couple portraits.  The Ward’s are great, it’s nearly impossible to take a bad photo!  Not that I tried mind you πŸ™‚ It is also much easier to get great portraits when everyone is having a good time. I …

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Ward Family Portraits

Had a blast this evening photographing my friends the Wards!  We spent a few hours over at the Eschbach Nature area.  I only had time tonight to edit a few of the photographs, but was anxious to share πŸ™‚  Stay tuned for the remainder of the portraits. Please follow and like us:

Yakima Canyon Eagles

Took the morning to drive up to the look out on I-90 overlooking the Ellensburg valley.  Was hoping to get some great sunrise shot of the valley and the mountains in the distance.  Unfortunately there is a storm coming in and it was cloudy and overcast.  So I didn’t even get my camera out. So …

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The Johnson’s

Had the great privilege to take the family portraits for my friends The Jonhson’s. ISO 200, 50mm, f/7.1, 1/200sec The Grandkids with their Uncle. Was going pull out some of my favorites, but I think I will just share the gallery and let you pick your own πŸ™‚  4/11/2019 Added a group photo that I …

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