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Oregon October Photography Scenes

I’ve always loved October. Not just because its my birthday month mind you (18th) or two of my three brothers birthdays (9th and 26th), but because it is usually gorgeous thru my birthday and wild, windy and weird that last…

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Maui, Hawaii a destination that wedding photographers love.

October 11, 2014
Bruce-Admin

Maui, Hawaii a destination that wedding photographers love. Let’s face it.  Photographers who travel are lucky.  Usually. Sometimes, things get damaged or lost.  It can cost more than you think. It can be awful weather. But the payoff of experiencing…

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After 17 Years, My Portrait Consultant Retires….

September 15, 2014
Bruce-Admin

I have never done a blog before about one of my staff, but in this case I must….There is so much to say about Kris Calkin, who just retired after being with me for over 17 years.  I was hoping…

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wedding couple kissing at sunset

Summer Oregon Wedding in Eugene: Serena & Randall at the Nines.

August 29, 2014
Bruce-Admin

Summer Oregon Wedding in Eugene Years ago I had photographed Salena’s High school senior portraits, so when she met up with me at the Eugene Oregon bridal show in January (the first wedding show I’d be at for 12 years)…

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Oregon Professional Photography Teacher, Speaker and Lecturer: In Arkansas

Oregon Professional Photography Teacher, Speaker and Lecturer: In Arkansas Early this month, I was one of 6 Master Photographers who got to judge the Arkansas Professional Photographers Association print competition in the Diamond State.  I, along with two of the…

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Bend and Central Oregon, A Photographer’s Paradise

July 16, 2014
Bruce-Admin

Bend and Central Oregon, A Photographer’s Paradise There is so much you can do in the summer in Central Oregon. Kayaking, River Rafting, Mountain Biking, boating, looking for wildlife, rock climbing, horseback riding, shopping in downtown Bend (GREAT restaurants like…

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sunrise through fog on the Oregon coast

Being Grateful for God’s gifts to us

It is easy to go along. Go along without thinking, without really connecting, without being thankful for the day and all the gifts that our Creator has blessed us with.  It is so easy to overlook so much and focus…

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Tall Ships: Historical Vessels of the Past, Lady Washington

Tall Ships: Historical Vessels of the Past, Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain. My son has had a long fascination with sailing. Not long ago he discovered the Grays Harbor Historical Society and two ships that they operate, The Lady Washington,…

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Speaking at Professional Photographers of Colorado

May 29, 2014
Bruce-Admin

Speaking at Professional Photographers of Colorado One of things that I enjoy is travel. Prior to becoming a professional photographer, I worked for United Airlines in Eugene Oregon for six years as a customer service agent (Loading bags, parking planes,…

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Outdoor weddings in Oregon

Why your wedding photographer needs to know what they are doing.

Why your wedding photographer needs to know what they are doing.  I see so many photographs on-line that are close, but miss the boat because of the lack of skill, knowledge or time that the photographer took.  Who got the…

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