Tag Archives: people

Game Day

Yesterday was game day in Portland with the Timbers hosting FC Dallas. I decided to record the day with a fisheye lens for something a little different from my usual photography. I think these photos speak for themselves. It was … Continue reading

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My trip North, Part II

Finally finished scanning my pinhole and Hasselblad images  from the mini vacation to the Seattle area. We stayed in the Ballard area of N. Seattle and visited the beach and marina where several scenes from the movie “Sleepless in Seattle” … Continue reading

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Rambling through Portland

Many of you know that I like to take a neighborhood and walk the streets and photograph whatever strikes my fancy. The last month has been really hot here and many Portlanders are heading to the fountains to get relief. … Continue reading

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Dory Days

Yesterday was the 40th Dory Days Celebrations at Cape Kiwanda. It started with a parade through the town of Pacific City and ended with music and a fish fry on the beach. Cape Kiwanda is unique because the dories are … Continue reading

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A look at our 4th

This year I did something different. I didn’t take photos of the fireworks. After a while I get kind of tired of looking at more photos of fireworks. So this year I concentrated more on my neighborhood celebration. I live … Continue reading

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The Canon AE-1, when an old camera is new again

I have my mother’s old bookcase that I use to hold my collection of old and odd cameras. The other day my husband discovered we had a Canon AE-1 on the shelf. He can’t remember where we got it, but … Continue reading

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A week at the cabin….on film

I just spent a wonderful and relaxing week at my friend Doris’ mountain cabin along the Salmon River. Doris and I have both spent the last few years suffering from foot problems, off and on, so we decided this would … Continue reading

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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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Seattle_1912- and some glass

Ron and I were fortunate to purchase 24 glass negatives that feature the Seattle area in 1912. Mostly people, but still interesting for the clothing they were wearing. Luckily some of the negatives were labeled. If you recognize any of … Continue reading

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The last weekend of summer

Summer, for me, ends with Labor Day. I’ve always thought about the years in terms of the school year and here, in Oregon, the public schools open the day after Labor Day. This year we have a brand new elementary … Continue reading

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