Monthly Archives: July 2011

Seal Rock, Central Oregon Coast

Seal Rock, Central Oregon Coast Canon Digital Rebel, kit lens, ISO: 100, aperture: 4.5, shutter: 1/50, filter: graduated ND, tripod: yes, post: Lightroom 3 The Central Oregon Coast offers many great locations for shooting sunsets.  There are lots of rock outcroppings … Continue reading

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Vernal Pool

Vernal Pool, Rogue Valley, Oregon Canon 30D, 17-40 f/4L, tripod: yes Vernal pools are a unique habitat type that support rare plants and macro invertebrates.  In Oregon, these seasonally charged shallow wetland pools are found only in the Rogue Valley near Medford.  … Continue reading

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Berries, Cherries and Pinot Noir

Berries and Cherries Canon 30D, 17-40 f/4L, ISO: 800, aperture: 6.3, shutter 1/160 There’s no place better than the Pacific Northwest in summer.  We endure months of cold and rain for a few good weeks of warm weather and ripe fruit!  A … Continue reading

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Macro photography

Butterfly, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Vancouver Island Canon 30D, 60mm f/2.8 macro, ISO: 100, aperture: 2.8, shutter: 1/160 second, tripod: no, post: PS2 The Victoria Butterfly Gardens is a wonderful place to capture closeup images of plants, birds and of course, butterflies.  Many … Continue reading

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Moon Over Broken Top

Broken Top, Three Sisters Wilderness, Central Oregon Cascades Canon Digital Rebel, ISO: 100, aperture: 5.6, shutter: 1/13, exposure bias: -0.3 step, filter: circular polarizer, post: Lightroom 3 I use to plan my backcountry trips around the full moon.  Not only was … Continue reading

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White Ibis

White Ibis, Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 200, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/3200 While visiting Florida the White Ibis soon became my favorite bird … although the choice is difficult with so many species to choose from.  This … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Sunset

Pacific Rim National Park, British Columbia Canon 30D, 17-40L, ISO: 100, aperture: f/22, shutter: 1/2 second, focal length: 22mm, tripod: yes Wet sand and partly cloudy skies are a good combination for a nice photograph.  Time of day is another … Continue reading

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Green Heron

Green Heron Canon 30D, 70-200 f/4L, ISO: 100, aperture: f/4, shutter: 1/200, focal length: 200mm, tripod: no, filter: no The Green Heron is a common species in wetland areas of North and Central America.  This photo was taken in a created … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier

Meadow near Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park Canon Digital Rebel, 17-40 f/4/L, ISO: 100, aperture: f/8, shutter: 1/160, tripod: no Our family vacationed at Mt. Rainier faithfully year after year.  We hiked the trails that meander through the alpine meadows at … Continue reading

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Union Street Bridge

Union Street Ped Bridge, Salem, Oregon Canon 30D, 17-40 f/4L, ISO: 200, aperture: f/8, shutter: 1.3 seconds, tripod: yes The Union Street Bridge is a great old historic railroad bridge that crosses the Willamette River in Salem.  Recently the bridge … Continue reading

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