Cascade Cycling Classic

During the summer, there are always events going on around Central Oregon.  This past week was the Cascade Cycling Classic.  It is the longest consecutively run elite road bicycling stage race in the United States.   Teams of cyclists come from all over the world to compete in this race. Sports photography is not one of …

I’m Watching You

Juniper trees have always been a favorite subject for me. They have so much texture and they way their limbs can twist and turn makes them very interesting. I took a photo of this tree because I liked the texture.  I didn't notice that it was watching me until I got home and one of …

Our Annual Threat

Living on the high desert, the summers here are usually very hot and dry.  July and August are wildfire season and we are on a constant lookout for forest fires. It has been an unusually dry winter here, which makes the threat of wildfire even greater. So when I saw this huge plume of smoke …

The Sun Came Out

After two days of snow, wind and cold, the snow and wind disappeared and we were left with sunny skies, although it was still cold. On my lunch break, I decided to take an adventure and drive to a place I'd heard about but never been - Tumalo Reservoir.  It's only about 10 miles out-of-town …