Prineville

We spent a few days last week at my family’s lake house on Prineville Reservoir, a trip I’ve made almost every year since I was born. I love the high-desert landscape of Central Oregon, and never tire of the sunsets and cloud patterns that hover over the...

Junction City Pond

Was driving around the Eugene area at sunset today and stopped a couple of places to take a few photos. Some shots from the Junction City Pond, just off Highway 99: Trucks in the field just north of Junction City Pond.

Spencer’s Butte in Eugene, Oregon

Some close-up shots after a hike to the top of Spencer’s Butte in Eugene, Oregon, the other day. Only posting a few of these because I ended up with a lot of noise in the background of some of the images…not sure what that’s about; ISO wasn’t...

Newport, Oregon

Some photographs from the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the bayfront in Newport, Oregon. A tufted puffin awaits food at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. (Camera settings: 1/1600, f4.5, ISO 800) Tufted puffin, bathing at Oregon Coast Aquarium. (1/800, f5.6, 800) Tufted puffin,...

Pre-rodeo entertainment

The Eugene Pro Rodeo’s final day included some exciting pre-rodeo entertainment in the form of motorcycle jumping and cow hide racing. (I also posted some photos of the bull riding that followed). Three of the Metal Mulisha’s motorcycle jumpers were there,...