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Linn County Oregon Wedding

Linn County Oregon Wedding Even though they are from Eugene, Stacey and Trevor chose to have their beautiful ceremony as a Linn County Oregon Wedding in Harrisburg primarily because Stewart Family Farms is such a wonderful venue. With a meandering stream, filbert orchard, dock, large grassy area, covered concrete dance floor along with many other […]

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Miss August 2016: South Eugene High School

South Eugene High School is represented by Miss August, Leah Haider, a Class of 2017 senior.  Here she is in our 2016-17 Children’s Miracle Network High School calendar: Leah traveled all over thus current summer.  She is also one of our 32 B Seen! Team models, meaning that she gets two full photo shoots: A […]

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Roseburg Oregon Wedding Venue

Roseburg Oregon Wedding Venue Roseburg Oregon Wedding Venue in Douglas County of Teagan and Ken.  I first met Teagan and Ken when they came to my studio to talk about their wedding.  She is the daughter of a professional photographer who lives in Spokane, so she knows her photography and liked what she saw in […]

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Lane County Fair Oregon

Lane County Fair Oregon Lane County Fair Oregon was the location for 19 of my 32 High School Class of 2017 B Seen! Team models.   What IS a B Seen! Team Model?  Like a rep, really. They get two full senior photo shoots, a head shot, two group events (one in February in the […]

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Linn County Outdoor Wedding @ Stewart Family Farm

Linn County Outdoor Wedding Carrie & Justin got married at the Stewart Family Farm in Harrisburg Oregon, a gorgeous Linn County outdoor wedding venue that photographers love.  Why? Because it offers a comfortable setting with plenty of grass, a concrete area for dancing, a meandering stream with a dock, a white fence, tall grasses, woods, […]

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Ireland, New York City, and Rhode Island

Ireland, New York City, and Rhode Island While Sherri and I had never been to Ireland, it was a place I’ve always wanted to visit and Harrison really wanted to go, especially since he is of Irish descent. We flew from Prague to Dublin and that early evening rented a car to drive the 3 […]

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Venice, Austria and Prague

Venice, Austria and Prague Venice, Austria and Prague: In 1984 Sherri and I were in Salzburg Austria staying with our Swiss friends and we all ventured down to Venice (my second time there). Left to right: The European Union Flag, Italian Flag, Venetian Flag. During my Air Force days, I was stationed in Southern Italy […]

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North Eugene High School Model

North Eugene High School Model My North Eugene High School Model for the 2015-2016 Children’s Miracle Network High School calendar is Sirra Anderson. She completes the 2015-16 calendar/coupon book. Active in Cross Fit, the committee thought she’d be a unique addition to this past years calendar.  She was paid $50 for her photo shoot that […]

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Switzerland: French, German, Italian-all gorgeous!

Switzerland Travel Pictures We were blessed to spend nine days in Switzerland. (Starting at the far left X then going North to Interlaken, then South to the other X.) On the 36th anniversary of my marriage to Sherri (May 10th), we flew from Santorini to Geneva. Like before, I rented a car to take us […]

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Santorini Greece Lost Atlantis?

Santorini Greece Lost Atlantis? 5 nights, 4 full days. Much has changed in the 32 years since Sherri and I were in Greece.  Not only their economic stability and population growth, but the heavier influx of tourism.  Sure it was popular in the 1980’s but not to this degree.     The town of Thira […]

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Visiting Jersusalem and the Dead Sea in Israel.

The “Sherri Tour” When my wife unexpectedly passed away, I dedicated a portion of her life insurance policy to take our children to places she loved.  This is the first of 7 blog posts about our 38 day trip. Jerusalem:  5 nights and 4 full days. We started our trip from Eugene and flew 13 […]

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Trip of a Lifetime

After a full month outside America, it was a bit of a relief, sadness and a reverse culture shift (we got used to narrow roads and smaller cars) returning, especially to busy NYC. When my lovely wife of 35 years unexpectedly passed away a year ago, I received her life insurance benefit.  I asked myself […]

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Sheldon High School Senior Photos

Sheldon High School Senior Photos Sheldon High School Senior Photos of Jordan Betschart. Jordan just graduated from Sheldon in Eugene Oregon.  It was great taking his senior portraits.  Being a drummer, I really wanted to incorporate that into his pictures.  He liked both urban and nature outdoor images, so we used an abandoned rail car […]

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June 5th….a day of memorial.

Memorial Day no longer falls on the last Monday of May for me. As a veteran,  I will always appreciate that people died in service to our country to insure our freedom and will still honor them on the last Monday of May, but MY Memorial Day is the day my wife of 35 years […]

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Pleasant Hill High School Miss June

Pleasant Hill High School Alessandra is Miss June in the 2015-16 Children’s Miracle Network High School Calendar. She is graduating this month from Pleasant Hill High School (My Alma mater-Go Billies!). She is quite talented musically from voice to guitar. The image below was color infra red that I thought made it look almost other-worldly […]

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Oregon Engagement Portraits

Oregon Engagement Portraits Justin and Caroline are getting married this July and I’m excited about being able to photograph the most important day of their lives.  Most of my wedding packages include an engagement session. Oregon Engagement Portraits like this are a blast to do. It’s really a good idea to have an engagement session […]

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Lowell High School Senior Pictures

Lowell High School Senior Pictures -Christopher Chapman- Christopher is a Class of 2016 Senior at Oregon’s Lowell High School (near Dexter Lake here in Lane County).  He is a great, easy going, nice guy who loves running.  He was always game and kept running when I wasn’t positive I had the perfect shot.  (Extra practice […]

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Anniversary Lost

We celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary last May 10th. Little did I know it would be our last. Had I known I would have made it far far more special.  We celebrated. We exchanged cards and kisses.  We reminisced and looked over our wedding photographs. We went out to dinner. But I shoulda coulda done […]

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High School Portraits RyLee from Sheldon

High School Portraits RyLee is a senior at Sheldon High School in Eugene Oregon and was one of my B Seen! Team Models. I have photographed RyLee ever since she was about five years old. To see her grow up, well I guess that is what parents do every day, but as an outsider what […]

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Miss May in the CMN High School Calendar: Holly

High School Calendar Holly Cummins of Springfield High School (Class of 2016) is Miss May in the 2015-16 Children’s Miracle Network High School Calendar. Back of the calendar:  Holly was also one of our B Seen! Team models, meaning that she got two photo shoots, was on our Valley River Mall display (4th from the […]

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