Smith Rock at Night

I went out with the photography meet up group last night with a plan to shoot star trails at Smith Rock. When we arrived there was quite a bit of cloud cover which obscured most of the stars. The half-moon was glowing through the clouds which made it fairly light. I took these shots at …

O Christmas Tree

Bend Oregon City Christmas Tree

I've been having a hard time getting out shooting lately. There's something about the cold and dark that makes me want to hibernate. I did get out in the early morning recently and took a couple of photos of the city Christmas tree. Maralee

Cold Morning

Early morning mountains

Winter has arrived and although we don't have much snow . . . yet . . . it is cold. The mornings have been exceptionally cold but I forced myself outside to get a few shots of the mountains against the morning sky. It was about 15 degrees F and I was only able to …

Road Trip Part 3

Sun setting behind the Cascade Mountains

Because the sun is setting so early (around 4:30 pm) , we caught the sunset on our drive home over the mountains. It made it much harder to take photos from a moving vehicle, but I did what I could. Maralee