Yachats, a Treasure Trove

Yachats, a Treasure Trove

Water is the driving force of all nature. ~ Leonardo da Vinci There is no doubt in my mind that this quote is true. Standing on rock cliffs by the sea, I can feel its unmistakable power and am filled with awe.  Yachats on the Oregon Coast has unbeliveable access to...

Client Images

Such soulful and talented women were in my workshop this last September! It was jaw dropping and inspiring to see these three photographers step out of their comfort zones and let their imaginations run wild. This was my second annual Our Photography, Ourselves...

Yachats Bluff

“Creativity is Intelligence Having Fun.” -Albert Einstein I love shooting the interesting geology of the coastal bluffs. They just facinate me. Sometimes they are so complex I am compelled to simplify by abstracting the image. This softens and removes granular detail...
Photography and Navigating life

Photography and Navigating life

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ― Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Visual storytelling with photography, for me, is a process of contemplation and reflection.  I reflect on the meaning...

Layers of Life and love

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~ Albert Einstein I use this Einstein quote frequently simply because I have found it to be true over and over again in my life. Over the last nine months I have experienced a few life situations...
Process is Key

Process is Key

For me, photography is just as much about the emotional process involved in creating images as it is about the images themselves. It is meaningful to me when I make collections of images that are purposeful and tell a story. I strive to tell tales that are universal...
Abstract Flow

Abstract Flow

Or, Life is a Walk in the Park. Life is a walk in the park, especially when a photographer has all of the right conditions! And yesterday I had just that at a neighborhood park in the Portland, Oregon area. There was a pastel sunset, clouds, a bit of water and fall...
SEA INTIMACIES: Keeping it Fresh

SEA INTIMACIES: Keeping it Fresh

Sea Intimacies: Keeping it Fresh As a photographer, living in an iconic coastal region such as the Oregon Coast has presented me with both challenges and opportunity.  Bandon beach is five minutes from my home and other coastal locations are within close driving...

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