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Barn Raising & Cellar Gazing

What am I grateful for on the eve of Thanksgiving, 2014? For my family, friends, and that I’ve been able to pursue my passion for beer and brewing in so many ways. 550 more words

August 21 - 22 2014: Portland, Oregon

The Grand Pacific Northwest roadtrip had come to a bittersweet end. We were back where we started.

We were lucky to have found a decent last minute… 154 more words


August 20 2014: McMinnville, Oregon

We had big plans to visit the Olympic Penninsula and Lake Quinault. However, after sitting in traffic for three hours on the I-5, there was no way we were going to be driving for the additional time it would have taken to get to Washington’s western coasts. 283 more words


Alternative Photography: The Pinhole

The pinhole takes us back to the very origins of photography, to a time when great artists like Leonardo de Vinci used the camera obscura… 510 more words

Photo 101, Day 15: Landscape

Today’s theme is “Landscape” and since I love the outdoors and shooting landscapes I figured this one would be easy! So as I packed up the trusty old Canon XTi on my way out the door this morning I promised myself I would go and shoot while there was daylight.  628 more words


July - August 2014: Diamond Lake and Crater Lake

July 31: Continuing on from Coos Bay, we prepared for a two and a half hour drive heading inland towards Roseburg on the 42. From there, we headed into the Umpqua National Forest– stopping at the… 405 more words


Photo 101, Day 13: Moment

When I took the portrait of the dog I knew the theme for today was “Moment”, however it wasn’t until later that I discovered we were supposed to turn off the flash and experiment with slow shutter speeds and long exposures. 105 more words