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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Ruby Beach WA

Last summer as part of our teachers quorum high adventure we stopped at Ruby Beach on our way from Port Angeles, WA to Westport, WA.  This is a popular, beautiful, wide, sandy beach where a lot of people stop to enjoy the sand and the ocean.   ISO 100, 14mm, f/5.0, 1/800 sec This is the …

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Mt Sneffels Revisit

Back in September of 2012 I had the distinct pleasure of going on a photography workshop in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, with Nasim Mansurov of Photographylife.com fame.  I had a different computer back then and so these photographs were on back up DVDs.  I recently downloaded them on to my current hard drive …

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Palouse Falls

A couple of months ago on  Labor Day, my friend Jagan, my son Christian, and I went over to Palouse Falls and the surrounding area to take some photographs.  This was one of my favorite shots of the falls that evening. Close up of just the falls at dusk. This is the river canyon headed …

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Fall Colors

I knew the two long driveways to the house we are renting would be spectacular once fall colors hit.  When I got home from church, and saw that the colors were just about perfect, I didn’t want to risk waiting another week. Ella tagged along as my model 🙂  Love having a daughter that likes …

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Yakima Area Arboretum

Since I am going to be doing some wedding photographs at the Yakima Arboretum this coming Saturday, I wanted to check out the location.  My daughter Ella was a good sport for tagging along to be my model. The Arboretum consists of 46 acres of gardens and trees with lots of grassy areas.  We followed …

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Solar Eclipse 2017

Early Monday morning on August 21st, I headed out planning to drive to Shaniko, OR to watch the solar eclipse.  I was planning on leaving at about 2:30 am, but when I set my alarm I set it for pm instead of am…..Fortunately, for me, Taunya woke up at 3:45 am and woke me up. …

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Spring in the Yard

Earlier this year I took an evening and walked around our yard and took some photographs of the new life happening. I love this shot of the new leaves being back-lit by the setting sun down the long drive way.  The difficult thing was picking the right focal length for the shot.  To wide and …

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