Tag Archives: Oregon

Columbia River Gorge

This is my second serious attempt at HDR.  See definition of HDR and my first attempt here. I like this one a lot better.  While it looks a bit over saturated, that’s exactly the feel I had when I was … Continue reading

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Guiding Light

This photo was taken in a seaside forest along the northern coast of Oregon, just south of Astoria.  We had never been on this path before, not sure what we’d find around the bend among 100′ tall Sitka Pines, but sure … Continue reading

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Japanese Gardens

Another highlight of my Oregon trip was the Japanese Gardens in Portland.  This place is a photographer’s paradise.   I’ve never seen so many tripod-mounted cameras in one place; for a minute I thought I was witnessing the summer solstice at … Continue reading

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Columbia River Gorge

East of Portland, I-84 follows the Columbia River and provides a beautiful view of the famous Multnomah Falls (another Oregon icon).   This photograph was taken relatively close to the falls, and without the “little people” standing on the bridge you … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Coast

Contrary to popular belief, the sun does shine in Oregon, although I was beginning to wonder the day before this picture was taken.  In the previous blog, “Rain, Rain, Go Away”, we were traveling north on Highway 101 from Newport … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

In an earlier post, titled “Newport, Oregon”, I showed some pictures from Newport,  a commercial fishing village along the coast. (Well, duh!  Inland fishing villages are hard to find).  We stayed in Newport over night.  The next morning we began our … Continue reading

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Newport, Oregon

Newport, Oregon is a coastal town with a rich history of commercial fishing.  Unlike many towns along the Oregon coast, Newport, so far at least, has been overlooked as a tourist attraction.  Maybe being there in November had something to do … Continue reading

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