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A lot of pain today as well, so the only outing we had was down to the local beach at Patterson. I was in a..
A stormy weekend with rough seas but I’d say that’s the perfect weather for mushroom hunting and the annual Yachats Celtic Music Festival.
A beautiful, sunny weekend after a week of rain made the Autumn colors and leaves really pop this weekend. I’ve included shots from the past..
This was our first time going to the McMinnville Scottish Festival. To be honest, we were let down a bit. Coming from the Arkansas Scottish..
The California Brown Pelicans are migrating through this week. I was able to grab some black-and-white shots of them resting on the beach. They are..
Took a trip up to the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area to see “Scarback” and the lighthouse with Christina & Tony. We saw Scarback, as..
This morning, Christina and I visited The Amanda Trail – a beautiful spot located at Cape Perpetua, just outside of Yachats. Later in the day,..
This morning, I attended a protest today in support of the Stop the Spray movement in Seal Rock, Oregon. You can read more and learn..
I spent the last week getting aclimated to my new camera, the Fujifilm X-T5, and new Fujifilm XF lenses. I’ve been tweaking base settings, learning..
Introduction As a passionate photographer jumping even deeper into my craft, my excitement peaked when I recently got my hands on the Fujifilm X-T5 digital..
In a world dominated by vibrant colors and high-definition visuals, the enduring charm of black-and-white photography may seem like a relic of the past. With..
The weather was amazing this weekend and Crystal wasn’t feeling well, so I spent the weekend traveling to some of my local, favorite spots. I..
I spent the last week in Chicago at the American Library Association Annual Conference 2023 with a few of our LibraryMarket crew. During the day..
Day two of our visit with the kids! We spent the day rockhounding, beachcombing, and looking at tide pools at Quail Street Beach and Bob..
Day one of the kids’ first visit to the Oregon Coast. We drove up Alsea Highway 34 and then to Yachats for some fish &..
Beautiful patterns in the sand. The first time I saw Karen’s work, I was driving along the coast coming home from running errands in Newport,..
Here are some more shots with my new vintage Pentax lens. I absolutely love the way these came out. I am thinking about ordering a..
For a few weeks, it’s been raining almost all day every day with sleet most days as well. There are few opportunities to take my..
Today photos are from the past few weeks. I’ve been super busy and didn’t have time to process photos. Included in this post are photos..
Crystal and I drove up to Depoe Bay today to watch the King Tides spout over downtown. There were hundreds of people in town for..
Yesterday, I was hit with nausea and terrible back pain and it lingered over into today. I didn’t get much accomplished today, but I did..
I had to run into town this afternoon just before sunset for an appointment and the sun very briefly showed itself, so I ran down..
We had a few hours without rain today, so we took a drive down the coast visiting Seal Rock, Cape Perpetua, and Heceta Head Lighthouse..