Smith Rock Sunrise

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon July 29, 201718 mm: ISO 200: f/16: 1/4 sec. This was the shot I was excited for at Smith Rock.  Unfortunately, the sunrise offered no drama for me.  This spot is near the top of the initial descent...

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Deer at Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park, Oregon July 29, 2017110 mm: ISO 3200: f/5.6: 1/30 sec. The joys of shooting wildlife with a slow lens!  As you can see, I was using a slow lens this morning and had to crank my ISO way higher than I...

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Mt. Jefferson

Eagle Crest, Oregon July 28, 201743.9 mm: ISO 200: f/9.0: 1/250 sec. Another morning hike from Eagle Crest was this short hike up a steep hill that is actually located within the neighborhoods of Eagle Crest.  This hill was...

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High Desert Sunstar

Eagle Crest, Oregon July 27, 201718 mm: ISO 200: f/16: 1/30 sec. This past summer we went on a family trip to Eagle Crest Resort in Central Oregon.  Each morning, a handful of us went hiking.  Photography wasn’t the goal...

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Horsetail Falls

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon July 24, 201718 mm: ISO 200: f/16: 125 secs. Horsetail Falls is not the most photogenic falls, but it is still pretty impressive and one of the easiest falls to access in the area.  It is just off...

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