Mike and Dana visit Portland

Mike and Dana visit Portland

Michael Mehaffey and Dana Warf recently hired me to photograph their wedding in Eugene, Oregon later this year. After our initial meeting to discuss wedding logistics, I suggested they visit me in Portland for a tour around the city. I knew Mike from our youth as...
Guiding Moscow

Guiding Moscow

On belay! During a recent trip out to Smith Rock State Park for a commercial video shoot, climbing guide Matt Pennock took myself and Nathan Ingram up Moscow, a tame climbing route near misery ridge. Despite an easy 5.6 rating, the 4-pitch trad climb still proved...
STAHL fire pit – camper video

STAHL fire pit – camper video

The middle of February may not seem a likely time of year to camp for many people, but for those who enjoy experiencing the fullness of the seasons camping is worthwhile no matter what he conditions yield. During a recent outing last weekend to Smith Rock State Park,...
A New Website and The Untold Stories Series

A New Website and The Untold Stories Series

Much has taken place over the past few years to draw my attention away from maintaining my presence as a Photographer, such as comes with marriage and placing family first, holding a side career as a Coffee Roaster, and enjoying running in all of its simplicity. There...
Kyt Tailored – Custom Cycling Apparel

Kyt Tailored – Custom Cycling Apparel

Last Spring I was approached by an old friend, Jacalyn Gross about photographing the product of a bicycle tailor named Kyt out of Colorado. She is their business consultant and the opportunity sounded like a lot of fun as it was directly in line with many things that...
Oregon Coffee Board

Oregon Coffee Board

This is definitely a “throw-back” post. I wanted to share these images sooner, but since I was too busy beforehand now seemed as good a time as any. I shot a series of photos for a contest with the Oregon Coffee Board that would convey the process and journey coffee...
Ascending Mount Saint Helens

Ascending Mount Saint Helens

Some people climb only for the summit, while others climb to good health, and perhaps another group would define their experience as spiritual. One thing all of these alpinists are sure to have in common with non-mountaineers, is that they are quite often...
McNeil Point and Requiem of Ice

McNeil Point and Requiem of Ice

The mountain spoke to us through the trees and as we rounded a corner, to our amazement, the clouds were dancing. We expected such atmospheric orchestration, of course, but as many can attest expectations and reality often differ quite dramatically. Having left behind...
Lowe + Hilleson Wedding

Lowe + Hilleson Wedding

A two day celebration took place in Portland, Oregon on Thursday, August 07 and Saturday, August 09 as David Lowe and Hanna Hilleson joined in matrimony. The ceremony came first and was staged on the Redwood Deck at the Hoyt Arboretum in Washington Park. Their...