Oregon: Newport & Depoe Bay (2012)

In November 2012, we met up with some photographer buddies in Newport to do a photowalk. After we were done, we headed home via Depoe Bay. As I recall, there was an amazing storm with high winds that weekend, so the wave action was pretty awesome in both Newport and Depoe Bay. Newport Before we … Continue reading Oregon: Newport & Depoe Bay (2012)

Arizona: Photowalk with Project 52

In 2015 and 2016, I did a year long photography workshop with a mentor and several photographers from all over the world called Project 52 Pros. Though it was mostly focused on commercial and editorial photography, I learned a lot. In February 2016, there was a meetup of my classmates in Phoenix. We met at … Continue reading Arizona: Photowalk with Project 52

Arizona: Sedona (2014)

One of the Phoenix photographers I knew arranged a photowalk with a Sedona photographer to view Cathedral Rock. Since we'd never been to Sedona, we arranged a 3-day weekend to check it out. Our destinations were the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Cathedral Rock, and the surrounding Red Rock country areas. Chapel of the Holy … Continue reading Arizona: Sedona (2014)

Arizona: Cave Creek, Carefree, and Bartlett Lake (2014)

We moved from Oregon to Arizona in 2014. A week after we arrived, we met up with some local Google Plus photographers for a photowalk in Cave Creek, Carefree, and Bartlett Lake. Cave Creek Since we'd never been to Cave Creek before, we walked around town before meeting up with everyone else. There are some … Continue reading Arizona: Cave Creek, Carefree, and Bartlett Lake (2014)

Oregon: Google+ Photowalk (2012)

On a cold, rainy, and dreary day in January 2012, I joined a group of photographers at Portland's Union Station to do a photowalk. Brian Matiash, then with Google Plus, organized and led the photowalk. Brian is an inspiring travel and landscape photographer and now has a photography podcast called the No Name Photo Show. … Continue reading Oregon: Google+ Photowalk (2012)

Arizona: Downtown Phoenix

I went with a group of photographers on a film photowalk around downtown Phoenix. While I didn't have a film camera handy, I put black gaffer tape over my LCD screen and changed the settings to shoot in black and white. Our photowalk happened to be the same night as a Jimmy Buffett concert, so … Continue reading Arizona: Downtown Phoenix