Archive For: travel

Top 10 Images of 2016

Top 10 Images of 2016

Christmas tree on the Greens in Woodstock VT Happy New Year Everyone Every year photographer Jim Goldstein of JM Galleries has fellow photographers submit their web link for their top 10 images of the past year. There are a number of fellow photographers that go through this process of reviewing their images, each in a ... Read More
Barns of Kittitas County, WA

Barns of Kittitas County, WA

Ok, I like taking pictures of barns; old barns, German barns, Hex barns, Western barns, Mail Pouch Barns and any other unique old barn. I suppose it is because they represent a part of the historical settlement and heritage of the area and our country. They are a symbol of ... Read More
The Palouse, Washington

The Palouse, Washington

Palouse Palouse Washington, green wheat fields, spring, Eastern Washington, sunset, barn, evening light, from Steptoe Butte A couple of house keeping comments first. Can’t believe I haven’t posted a comment since February. Too many things going on in addition to taking care of background stuff on this site. It should ... Read More
Flypaper Textures

Flypaper Textures

Being able to create images that are just a little different from all the others out there is a challenge, particularly when it comes to a subject that is so often photographed. One answer that a lot of photographers use is to add more saturation, more contrast or turn them into ... Read More
The Sony A7r Mark II

The Sony A7r Mark II

Sony A7r Mark II, Leica R 35-70mm lens with Metabones adapter Somewhere during our last fall trip to New England, I came to the realization that I really liked this camera, the Sony A7r Mark II. Now this was not a casual determination and it wasn’t one based on limited ... Read More
The Best of 2015

The Best of 2015

  Among my photography friends, we have been sharing our best images of 2015. Here is my compilation of 45 images and a hard choice at that. However, these images are really more of a story of our  travels with the images I like from those events and Oregon. The image above is the first one ... Read More

Creating Custom Points-of-Interest (POI’s)

When I get ready for a significant photography trip, I like to do research on good photo sites from books, photographer web sites, stock agency images, blogs and travel magazines before hand and then build a custom points-of-interest (POI) file that I can load into my GPS device as well as keep in my smart ... Read More
Pennsylvania Winter

Pennsylvania Winter

Gettysburg Military park in a snow storm and canons. During this year’s February visit to Central Pennsylvania, Susanna and I had the pleasure, used loosely, to experience some of the East Costs winter. Not only was the weather very cold, 0 to 20’s, but on one of the days it snowed about 8″. The weather ... Read More
March at the Oregon Coast

March at the Oregon Coast

Now that I have my web site working correctly I think I will make more of an effort to post some items. I do have quite a back log but for now here are a couple of images from our short stay at Bandon. The web site issue had to do with updating the underlying ... Read More
Happiness is discovering a “really big” field of camas

Happiness is discovering a “really big” field of camas

While returning from Bandon, OR, I decided to take a different route home, one that went through Florence and then 126 to Eugene before getting back on I5 North. It was a nice drive with some stops along 101 for the wild rhododendrons between Reedsport and Florence. Then the drive on 126 was kind of ... Read More