Broken Top at Sunset

Beautiful Central Oregon

One of my favorite areas in the state of Oregon is Central Oregon.  Mike and I love Bend.  It is such an awesome town, with a healthy vibe. With great restaurants and loads of gorgeous scenery for outdoor adventures.  Four days in Central Oregon is simply not enough time.  We have family in the area that…

Emerald Reflections

A crazy, busy summer

What a whirlwind of a summer I’ve had! Things are just slowing down enough so I can catch up on my blog. If you are a regular subscriber to my blog, please accept my apologies. It will not happen again! There have been so many incredible things going on. A few summer trips, family visits,…

rows of tulips

Annual trip to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Each year I make at least a couple of trips to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm for their annual Tulip Festival.  It’s clearly one of the most popular places for photographers to go in the springtime. Mike and I took the first trip this year during the week to avoid the crowds. It was so great…

Baby A - Baby Blue

Newborn Photography

Recently I had a chance to photograph one of our newest grand babies.  Yes, we had two born about a week apart! Though I don’t usually photograph people, I am trying to do a better job of it, especially with my family.  Also, I’d like to have the opportunity in the future to photograph people…

Classic Hawthorne

Trips to Portland

We were in Portland a few times the last couple of months.  One of our kids and her family lives there, so we try to get there as often as we can.  It makes it nice when I have a meeting, conference or photography trip planned and we can swing by to see the family…