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Category : The Beaver State

Cape Kiwanda first light

Cape Kiwanda

We have had a gorgeous summer here in Oregon, with no rain to speak of since we arrived in July. There has been constant talk of the good weather coming to an end any day, and that day finally came. Torrey and I brought the kids down to Garibaldi on Tillamook Bay to spend a few days with my cousin Daniel and his family. We got here Thursday and the weather was perfect, but overnight the rains began. So this […]

Three Fingered Jack over Marion Lake at first light

Fall Color at Marion Lake

Saturday morning my alarm went off at 4 am. I rolled out of bed, got dressed, grabbed my backpack and hopped in my car. I was headed to pick up Jake, a friend from here in Lyons, to go for a hike to Marion Lake. Jake is a great photographer and an avid outdoorsman, so it was really a great delight to spend the day in his company, hiking through the wilderness and photographing the beginnings of fall color at […]

Cylindrical hay bales in a field with a layer of early morning fog

Hay Bales and Early Morning Fog in Stayton, Oregon

  We moved here to Oregon at the beginning of the dry, sunny days of summer. So from the time we got here fields were being mowed and hay baled throughout the region and I was intrigued by the scenes I saw. I have never seen fields of hay bales in LA. Then one afternoon I was driving through Stayton when I passed this field. I liked the look of it and I wanted to come back to photograph it […]

Evening approaches as the sun sets over a field on the outskirts of Albany, Oregon

Evening Approaches in Albany, Oregon

  We are enjoying our new home here in Oregon. And since we are in a new state, I am starting a new landscape project titled for this new state. The Beaver State will be a collection of images from Oregon just as The Golden State is a collection of images from California. I still have plenty of photos from my time in SoCal, so I will continue to update both projects. This shot was taken a few days ago […]