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The Gorge is Gorgeous!

Hello Hikers! The Columbia River Gorge is looking really good this year with all of our spring rain. The recent May monsoon provided quite the show for myself and a friend as we hiked on the Rowena Plateau, at the Tom McCall Preserve. This was a day of 87 degrees mid-day, overcast during the early afternoon and thunderstorms, []


Holiday Show: 510 Museum & Artspace

Come see this gorgeous group exhibit of 29 artists at the Holiday Show: 510 Museum & Artspace in Lake Oswego through December 23rd. View images of all 29 artists work here. There are many demonstrations and special events planned during the show. See more at our Facebook page. Please Like and Share. Thanks! 510 First Street Lake Oswego, OR []


Super Bloom, Columbia River Gorge

Update 5/26/16 Friends, Your responses to this blog post was off the charts! Thank you for your overwhelming support through your recent visits to my site… 564 visitors at last count! I believe this interest reflects the need and desire for preserving our open spaces. In honor of your tremendous support and interest, I am []


Light After the Storm

Celine, my wife, wrote the story below for one of my clients, whose son is recovering from cancer. The clearing storm with its splashes of sunlight resonated with her and she thought it would be an appropriate gift for him in his recovery… “In Mt. Rainier National Park on September 2013, this image was taken at sunset as the []


Visit my Studio

Please visit me at my Portland studio-gallery I welcome you by appointment, day or night to visit my 700 square foot studio. You’ll love seeing my photographs  in person. I generally have 35 or more framed photographs up and beautifully illuminated. I also have several portfolios I can show you.     You are free []


Protect Cedar Mesa, Utah

Utah Legislators may drill and mine at these Ancestral Ruins The Cedar Mesa cliff dwellings are currently unprotected, anyone can approach these Ancestral Puebloan ruins. Some are there to embrace them, but some have chosen to deface them. Having just returned from 10 days in Cedar Mesa, I am convinced that this area should be []


“Oregon Rivers” Book

In 1988, motivated by Oregon’s landmark river legislation, Larry Olson began making photographs for a book to celebrate our rivers. Oregon Rivers, which joins his photographs of Oregon’s wild and scenic river system with essays by John Daniel, was published in 1997. Making these photographs provided Larry the opportunity for a long-term immersion in intimate landscapes. “I []


Haida Gwaii Sea Kayak Trip 2011

In the summer of 2011 Larry Olson and I did a 3-week sea kayak trip along the shores of Haida Gwaii.  Larry’s fascination with Haida Gwaii began more than 25 years ago when, as a young sea kayaker, he began to dream of paddling her waters. Remote, wild, and relatively undiscovered, the islands represent a lifetime []