Summer Scenes

The foreboding chill in the air the past week likely signals the end of summer is near. It’s been months since I’ve updated, so I thought I’d look back at some images from recent warm-weather adventures and assignments. Don’t let the snow fool you, that’s […]

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Oregon Standoff

Over three weeks ago, a group of armed protesters descended on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Southeast Oregon with the goal of occupying the federally-owned land and facility until their sweeping demands are achieved. The group, led by Arizona businessman Ammon Bundy, wants […]

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Rubbish Renewed 2016

One of my favorite Central Oregon events to photograph, the Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show, returned for a sixth year of models strutting the runway in unique and imaginative creations. The fundraiser for REALMS Charter School invites students, adults, and businesses to design and model […]

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2015

Looking at a year’s worth of photographs, by the numbers, is staggering in terms of the success to failure ratio – so few to so many. Photography, like most pursuits, requires time, practice, commitment and, well, lots of failure, to make something that goes beyond […]

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State Soccer 2015

Continuing my coverage of high school state championships, I followed a few Central Oregon teams to Hillsboro for the soccer finals. Both teams, the 5A Summit girls and the 4A Sisters boys, dominated their opponents this season and finished without a loss and only one […]

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State XC 2015

On a rainy fall Saturday in Eugene, some of the best Oregon high school runners braved the elements to compete for a state cross country championship. The course traversed fields, hills, around ponds, and on to the track for the final stretch. I came prepared […]

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April and Matt

When the bride and groom are into playing music and roller derby, you know it’s going to be an awesome wedding to photograph. April and Matt’s day at Hollinshead Park in Bend was loaded with visual opportunities and a really fun crowd. A selection of […]

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Devlin and Jesse

I spent a lovely Saturday in Sisters photographing Devlin and Jesse’s wedding at Aspen Lakes Golf Course. The wildfire smoke and clouds lingering in the days prior cleared to give us some fantastic, unobstructed mountain views. Thanks to Ethan for helping out and holding lights. A […]

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Go Ski Racer

It’s been an unusually warm winter here in Oregon, much to the chagrin of skiers and snowboarders. While record snowfalls back east are making the outdoor sports enthusiasts envious, some of the mountains are blanketed with enough of a supply to satisfy their cravings. Recently, […]

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State Wrestling 2015

High school state championships are some of my favorite sporting events to photograph. These high stakes, pinnacle of the season occurrences lead to compelling moments and emotion you don’t often see on a typical daily sports assignment. Just as the athletes get a little more […]

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Hauling with Hooves

Over the course of a few months around the end of the year, I spent some time shooting an essay on Bob, a horse logger, and his Suffolk Punch draft horse Harry. Once a staple of farming, logging, and industry, horses have been replaced over […]

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Rubbish Renewed Rehearsal

The Rubbish Renewed eco fashion show features outfits constructed from items destined for the garbage can, or from previously used and discarded materials. In its fifth year, the event is a fundraiser for a local charter school, and a number of students as well as […]

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