A Touch of Color

A bit of color goes a long way and in these five photographs I added what I felt to be just enough for the subjects to stand out. Photographed near the college town of Eugene, Oregon and out on the Oregon Coast at Coos Bay my objective was to come away with interesting images, colorizing… Continue reading A Touch of Color

A bit of color goes a long way and in these five photographs I added what I felt to be just enough for the subjects to stand out. Photographed near the college town of Eugene, Oregon and out on the Oregon Coast at Coos Bay my objective was to come away with interesting images, colorizing…… Continue reading A Touch of Color

Colorize: to cause to appear in color.

Colorizing photographs has been around for at least 100 years for me a fraction of this time dating back to the 1990’s when I worked at photo lab in Southern California. Part of the printing process was to touch up color photographs with dust spots this is were it all began for me; soon I…… Continue reading Colorize: to cause to appear in color.

A Drain Revisit

Looking northwest, Steam train passes over trestle in lower left corner, covered bridge obscured by smoke.

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Encounter of the First Kind

Driving back-roads of Florence, Oregon an object in an open, yet fenced-in area catches my attention. Parking the Scion nearby I go in for a closer look discovering at the foot of a hill and tree line a scoreboard rusting from Pacific Northwest weather and salted ocean air, in faded, black words FLORENCE KIWANiS, no… Continue reading Encounter of the First Kind

Driving back-roads of Florence, Oregon an object in an open, yet fenced-in area catches my attention. Parking the Scion nearby I go in for a closer look discovering at the foot of a hill and tree line a scoreboard rusting from Pacific Northwest weather and salted ocean air, in faded, black words FLORENCE KIWANiS, no…… Continue reading Encounter of the First Kind

Oddly Placed

About one mile north of Albany, Oregon off exit 235 from Interstate 5 stands an unusual figure one I was surprised to see no flags flying given the current heady times we are in. As I drive throughout the Willamette Valley my photographic eye wanders about and occasionally spots a scene to record such was… Continue reading Oddly Placed

About one mile north of Albany, Oregon off exit 235 from Interstate 5 stands an unusual figure one I was surprised to see no flags flying given the current heady times we are in. As I drive throughout the Willamette Valley my photographic eye wanders about and occasionally spots a scene to record such was…… Continue reading Oddly Placed

While out and about today…

Leaburg, Oregon. Get off the highway, relax in this one-room motetl no amenities, one low rate, and surrounded by acres and acres and acres of wooded land.

Leaburg, Oregon. Get off the highway, relax in this one-room motetl no amenities, one low rate, and surrounded by acres and acres and acres of wooded land.

Elkton, Oregon

On any given day drivers blast through towns on their to someplace my self included however,

On any given day drivers blast through towns on their to someplace my self included however,

Oregon History this time Drain

Pass River Covered Bridge Statehood CentenialCovered wagon replicaChristmas lights 2019 on Highway 38's eastern approach to townthis just a small taste of the many lights adorning Drain this holiday seasonCharles Drains House now apart of the local school districtThis group of tall pine caught my eye on the eastern approach to town off of Highway… Continue reading Oregon History this time Drain

Pass River Covered Bridge Statehood CentenialCovered wagon replicaChristmas lights 2019 on Highway 38’s eastern approach to townthis just a small taste of the many lights adorning Drain this holiday seasonCharles Drains House now apart of the local school districtThis group of tall pine caught my eye on the eastern approach to town off of Highway…… Continue reading Oregon History this time Drain

Two mammals

when you just have to get away from the kaos of the world with your best bud. on my way home tonite I took the long way home, oh maybe 10 miles out of the way but every 1/10 of a mile was worth it. The route took me by Fern Ridge Reservoir near Veneta,… Continue reading Two mammals

when you just have to get away from the kaos of the world with your best bud. on my way home tonite I took the long way home, oh maybe 10 miles out of the way but every 1/10 of a mile was worth it. The route took me by Fern Ridge Reservoir near Veneta,…… Continue reading Two mammals

ante meridiem shilotte

first morning light illumination was captured by being in the right place at the right, having my camera with me as I head out into the working world, and having a love of trains. the picture is of the old southern pacific machine shop which once sprouted a roundhouse now just the concrete floor remains.… Continue reading ante meridiem shilotte

first morning light illumination was captured by being in the right place at the right, having my camera with me as I head out into the working world, and having a love of trains. the picture is of the old southern pacific machine shop which once sprouted a roundhouse now just the concrete floor remains.…… Continue reading ante meridiem shilotte