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Before the big bloom

Every March photographers swarm to the Portland waterfront to capture photos of the cherry trees which seem to signal the start of Spring. This year has been wet and cold so the trees are a little late blooming. I managed … Continue reading

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a few more from the cherry trees

These will be the last images I post this year of the cherry trees along the SW waterfront in Portland. The first three were taken with my Hasselblad 500CM and Kodak Portra 160 film. The last two were taken using … Continue reading

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More from the University of Washington, part II

(all these photos were taken with the Noblex 150 and Kodak Ektar 100)

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Portland under pink fluff, part 2

There is a window of about 3 weeks when the cherry trees bloom in Portland. Some of the most spectacular trees line the SW Waterfront and the Japanese Memorial. Photographers swarm the area trying to get that one iconic photo. … Continue reading

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It’s Spring in Portland, part 1

What marks the beginning of Spring for me is the blooming of the cherry trees along the Willamette River in downtown Portland. I spent last Sunday afternoon and evening photographing them…..along with a few other people. It’s a popular destination … Continue reading

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The rain cometh and the rain taken away

Although we have enjoyed a couple of nice sunny days in Portland, last week it rained…..and it rained. That didn’t stop me from visiting the Sakura cherry trees one last time before the rains forced the blossoms to the ground … Continue reading

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Stranger project continued

When I started the ‘100 strangers in a year’ project I thought after #1 that I would be done. She was easy because we had struck up a conversation for about 15 minutes before I asked if I could take … Continue reading

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