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In my previous post, “Road Trip: Clackamas River-McKenzie Pass,” I mention Marion Forks Restaurant is closed. I try to find out if this is a seasonal or a permanent closure. According to the Marion Forks Restaurant Facebook page, an announcement ...

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Monday’s road trip adventure takes me and my dog through the scenic Clackamas River area and McKenzie Pass. Ore.242 and Forest Road 46 along the Clackamas River area in both Mt. Hood National Forest and Willamette National Forest have been ...

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A passing thunderstorm dumps rain over the Portland area on Father’s Day. The storm leaves. I drive out to the Columbia River Gorge to take some weather photos. From Troutdale, I spot mammatus clouds over the Sandy River. The Historic ...

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I drive out to the Columbia River Gorge on Sunday morning for another photo adventure with nature. Moderate showers falls and my car thermometer  reads 51°F. You know that this is in the middle of June, right? Well, more like ... Read Mo

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The sunny and warm Tuesday afternoon makes for a good time to go on a bike ride. The route is my usual Springwater Willamette Trail loop, crossing at Steel Bridge and Tilikum Crossing. My trip takes me along the “Better ... Read More...

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The sunny and warm Tuesday afternoon makes for a good time to go on a bike ride. The route is my usual Springwater Willamette Trail loop, crossing at Steel Bridge and Tilikum Crossing. My trip [More...]

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The human-caused Eagle Creek fire started on September 2, 2017, and burned through late summer and early fall. Over the winter, several feet of rain and snow covered the charred hillsides on the Oregon side [M

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The human-caused Eagle Creek fire started on September 2, 2017, and burned through late summer and early fall. Over the winter, several feet of rain and snow covered the charred hillsides on the Oregon side [Mo

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The last time my dog and I took a road trip was a while ago. Memorial Day weekend was wrapping up, so I thought we just roll out and explore the Blue Mountains Scenic Byway. [More...]

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The last time my dog and I took a road trip was a while ago. Memorial Day weekend was wrapping up, so I thought we just roll out and explore the Blue Mountains Scenic Byway. [More...]

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Rafters, kayakers, and paddleboarders took to Carter Rapids on the Clackamas River at Carter Bridge during the 35th Annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival this weekend. My schedule this weekend allows me to attend the festivities [M

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Rafters, kayakers, and paddleboarders took to Carter Rapids on the Clackamas River at Carter Bridge during the 35th Annual Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival this weekend. My schedule this weekend allows me to attend the festivities [Mo

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Twitter for Android update version 7.43.0 on April 30, 2018, is leaving some users fuming when the timeline appears full of images. Android users had the ability to allow or disallow image preview by checking [More

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Twitter for Android update version 7.43.0 on April 30, 2018, is leaving some users fuming when the timeline appears full of images. Android users had the ability to allow or disallow image preview by checking or unchecking the Image Preview ...

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The eastern Columbia River Gorge during spring is quite green. By mid-April, wild flowers like balsamroot, lupine, and desert parsley are in full bloom east of Hood River. The landscape will eventually turn to golden [More...]

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The eastern Columbia River Gorge during spring is quite green. By mid-April, wild flowers like balsamroot, lupine, and desert parsley are in full bloom east of Hood River. The landscape will eventually turn to golden brown by June. I arrive ...

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The eastern Columbia River Gorge during spring is quite green. By mid-April, wild flowers like balsamroot, lupine, and desert parsley are in full bloom east of Hood River. The landscape will eventually turn to golden brown by June. I arrive ...

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On my morning commute, I approach a few cars in the Bronson Creek “dip” on NW Walker Road in Hillsboro, Oregon. I slowly drive past the scene. I look to my left and I see [More...]

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A car ended up in Bronson Creek on its roof in Hillsboro, Ore., Thursday morning. I stopped to assist.

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I arrived at the Tom McCall Nature Preserve for Monday early enough on Monday to find a subject to photograph before the sun rises over the hills. The grassy landscape lacked blooming flowers and the [More...]

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A fallen tree at the Tom McCall Nature Preserve.

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Returning home on Easter Sunday, I took an alternate route and drove along the Deschutes River between Maupin and Sherars Bridge. Oak Springs Rapids is a Class IV rapid on a stretch between Maupin and [More...]

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Returning home on Easter Sunday, I took an alternate route and drove along the Deschutes River between Maupin and Sherars Bridge with a shot of Oak Springs Rapids.

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With some half-hour to kill before arriving at my family for Easter, I made a pit stop at Smith Rock State Park. This scene of the Monument Area rocks under the filtered light from overcast [More...]

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With some half-hour to kill before arriving at my family for Easter, I made a pit stop at Smith Rock State Park to photograph the Monument Area rocks.

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Early light is one of the best times to photograph central Oregon scenes. In the case of Easter Sunday where I was bound for Bend, Oregon, to spend Easter with the family. Instead of driving [More...]

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Early Easter Sunday morning, I photograph the palisades at John Day Fossil Bed Clarno Unit.

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Taking photos with a phone in a phone wallet while holding it up could be exposing sensitive personal information.

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Photographing waterfalls can be tricky. Photographing waterfalls in the rainy Pacific Northwest can be soggy. I chose Latourell Falls in the western Columbia River Gorge…

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Spring arrives in the Columbia River Gorge as the Columbia desert parsley and grass widows bloom. Then, some rocks.

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