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Mr and Miss October, Children’s Miracle Network High School Calendar.

Children’s Miracle Network High School Calendar. October is such a great time to get outstanding Senior Portraits with all the beautiful fall leaves. If you are still looking for a photographer, we’d love the opportunity to show you what we can do!  (Text us @ 541-543-6596) For this month, representing Creswell High School & Mr. […]

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Bucket List

Bucket List After a certain age, many create a bucket list.  Skydive, go to a certain place, swim with dolphins, etc. Right now, mine is to get to all 50 states (and the airport doesn’t count). I was hired to speak to the Florida Professional Photographers in Orlando last fall and thought with the Oregon Ducks playing the […]

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Dorris Ranch Oregon Country Wedding

Dorris Ranch Oregon Country Wedding I had a blast photographing Amanda and Jim’s wedding at Dorris Ranch in Springfield Oregon. Not only are they interesting, kind, photogenic and easy going people, but Amanda had done an incredible job putting together her outdoor Oregon wedding. Everything I saw was flawless.  She did a great job creating the […]

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Thurston High School Calendar Decker Tovey

Thurston High School Calendar Decker Tovey is Mr. September for Thurston High School in the Children’s Miracle Network HS senior Calendar. A tall wide receiver and safety for the Thurston Colts, he was paid $50 to represent his school in the 2016-2017 Calendar/Coupon book. Decker’s  older brother Logan, also was chosen to represent Thurston in […]

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Portland Oregon Senior Photographer

Portland Oregon Senior Photographer Portland Oregon Senior Photographer Aidan is a High School senior from Century High School in Portland Oregon. I had photographed his older sister four years ago and we had a blast, so it was great that his mom trusted me to create some wonderful images.  Plus, it was nice getting to […]

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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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The Dime Story

Several days after my wife passed away, I found a penny and I remember hearing of people that kept finding pennies shortly after their loved ones died.1957, the year Sherri was born….   Being the typical rebel (and sometimes cynic) that I can be, I thought “What a bunch of hogwash.  Everyone finds pennies all […]

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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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