Tagged: Oregon

Fully Baked

My new image for the DailyPhotoGame.com. Robert”s storefront bakery image, “Hansel and Gretel”, had so much color and pattern to it, this got me thinking. I know of a local house that embodies the local saying “Keep Portland Weird”. The house’s bright colors, objects d’art, the signage and all of the rest of it is []


Y Not

Continuing the alphabet soup here at the Daily Photo Game, I am playing this loosely connected image, “Y Not”. This was a product of yesterday’s Columbia River Gorge excursion, such an awesome place to hike and witness. However, as is my way, I am less interested in general photographs of nature without the fingerprint of []


Abandoned Paper Mill

I recently was invited to take a tour of the Blue Heron Paper Mill, now defunct, abandoned and destined for gentrification. The site is literally right on the Willamette River in Oregon City. This is the kind of special place where Native Americans used to pluck salmon from the waterfalls, but is now damed for []


Leaf Less

My play for today’s Daily Photo Game takes us into one of my favorite times to make photographs, night-time. Robert’s lovely still life of the lone leaf prompted me to consider thinking of my response in a less linear fashion… leaf, leaves, leaf-less. Ah ha! I love photographing trees, and this shot combines two of my favorite []


Pictured

It seemed to me that the DailyPhotoGame.com could use a twist in the Conversation.  So rather than submitting another abstraction I thought I would play off the patterns of Robert’s rustic image with this people shot. While out looking for interesting elements to shoot for the Game, I drove by this group of young photographers and their photo-session []


Reflected Branches

I chose another form of branches to follow Robert’s asparagus fern shot for the Game. I shot this image while out hiking in the Columbia Gorge. A gorgeous hike with beautiful waterfalls, streams and light. This reflected image struck me as soon as I framed it, it had great compositional form and the blue sky []