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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

 

Crossmark Music!

Hey, photo fans.  Sorry it's been so long since I've posted.  Been busy sorting things out after my computer crash.  The good news is that I salvaged a majority of my missing photos!

Also been working on some other creative projects -- like music!  I'm finally getting around to recording some piano music I've written.

One song, "For Jason", was inspired and dedicated to a long-time friend who died of cancer just a few weeks ago.  His passing at such a young age has reminded me how important it is to do what you love with the people you love while you can.

If you're on Facebook, listen to the songs and become a fan of Crossmark Music.

You can also listen online for free at Grooveshark.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

 

Fleur de Fence


Pointy decorative thingy on a fence.  Yes, "pointy" and "thingy" are the correct technical terms for it.

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

 

Plant Iron


Metal ornamentation of a leaves.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

 

Plant Fragile


A delicate plant gone to seed.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

 

Plant Fallen


A leaf in dim light.

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Monday, November 9, 2009

 

Plant Green


Got a plant theme going on this week.  Stay tuned.

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Friday, November 6, 2009

 

Winker


My daughter at the beach this summer.

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

 

Underleaf


Underside of a leaf.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

 

Back Entrance


Back entrance to a mom-and-pop store near Foster and 92nd in Portland. I'm guessin' they don't use it much.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

 

Marysville Windows


Colorful curtains at Marysville School in Portland, Oregon.

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Monday, November 2, 2009

 

Stonewalled


Large stones from a wall at Camp Collins near Gresham, Oregon.

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Friday, October 30, 2009

 

Damascus Carving


Another motif from a headstone at a small cemetery near Damascus, Oregon.

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Thursday, October 29, 2009

 

Orb Yellow


A not-as-gigantic-as-it-appears sphere -- a bit of playground equipment at Marysville School in southeast Portland.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

 

Autumn Tribute


This week, a friend found out he has stage four cancer. I guess this photo is my tribute to him. Like falling leaves, his life is changing into a winter season of difficulty. But there will be a Spring.  Love you, Jason.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

 

Through The Log


Is it a monstrous cave opening or just a hole through a log.

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Monday, October 26, 2009

 

Ball and Stripes


There's a brand spankin' new playground at Marysville School in Portland. Bright colors abound.

(My son had to throw this ball up in front of the wall only about four times until we go the shot.)

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Friday, October 23, 2009

 

Vented


Just a dryer vent with texture, shadow, shape and mess.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

 

Marble Fleur


Decorative marble at a small, country cemetery near Damascus, Oregon.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

 

Dusky Discs


It's not often I spy farm equipment now that we live in the city. Found this disc while out on a scenic drive in the outskirts.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

 

Weathered Stump


A weathered tree stump on the dunes of Westport, Oregon.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

 

Plant Tuxedo


Symmetrical plant leaves adorn a stem-neck like a green bow tie.

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Friday, October 16, 2009

 

Viking Bell


A warning bell outside a warehouse near 17th and McLoughlin. The sign next to it says, "If this bell rings, call 9-1-1." That would be an interesting conversation.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

 

Razor Loop


A loop of razor wire keeping the snoopers out of a warehouse lot.

I like to call this photo "Something My Mother Would Never Take A Picture Of".

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

 

Chain Proof


Here's proof that I'm not that great of a photographer. What I'm good at it post-processing. =)

Original shot:


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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

 

For My Grandkids


I don't recycle for myself. I recycle for my grandkids.

(By "I", of course, I mean my wife.)

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Monday, October 12, 2009

 

17th Street Warehouse


Went out for a drive this weekend looking for a good photo op. Found grunge heaven near 17th and McLoughlin -- an entire block of old warehouses.

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Friday, October 9, 2009

 

Five Stones


Wrapping up a week of beach photos from Westport, Washington.  (Which was an incredible locale, by the way--if you're into free, secluded, luxurious vacations by the ocean.)

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

 

Refractions


A visual cacophony created by the Fresnel lens at the Grays Harbor Lighthouse near Westport, Washington.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

 

25 Petals


(Did you count them?)

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

 

Sentimental Doodle


A sentimental doodle in the sand at Westport, Washington.

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Monday, October 5, 2009

 

Sunset Rock


Sunset at Westport, Washington.

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Friday, October 2, 2009

 

Jackson Tower


Finishing off my monochromatic theme this week with an architectural detail from Jackson Tower near Pioneer Square in Portland.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

 

Fountain Alcove


Fanciful (yet non-functional) water fountain near Washington Park's Rose Garden in Portland.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

 

Wooden Wheel


Continuing my monochromatic theme for the week.

(And for those curious about that teal wall in yesterday's post, click here to see it in color.)

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

 

Basement Window


Window near 36th and Hawthorne in Portland. The brick wall is actually a bright teal, but I'm in a monochromatic mood this week.

Addendum:  Here's the color version for those who are curious. Oh, and this wall is across the street from the Waffle Window -- a must visit for any Portlandians!


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Monday, September 28, 2009

 

Olde Tyme


Antique clock on display at Philip Foster Farm near Estacada, Oregon. (Philip Foster was one of the first settlers in Oregon.)

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Friday, September 25, 2009

 

Sleipner


A boat from the wharf at Westport, Washington. I romanticize about life by the ocean, sunset walks on the beach all summer long.

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

 

Sad Girl


Pensive pose of a girl in statue. From the Children's Museum in Salem, Oregon.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

 

Bright and Cheap


A colorful, cheap motel along 82nd Avenue in Portland.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

 

Steep Steps


From a lookout tower at the beach in Westport, Washington.

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Monday, September 21, 2009

 

Rocket Fever


Space-age lines of the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington. Originally built for the 1962 World's Fair -- when space exploration was all the rage.

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Friday, September 18, 2009

 

Sunflower Buffet

Two bees hit the jackpot.

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

 

Life Finds A Way

Plants, like some people, find ways to thrive in less than ideal circumstances.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

 

Humming Carved

Carved humming bird -- detail from a bench at Leach Botanical Garden in southeast Portland.

I stumbled upon the botanical garden while out for a drive, looking for a place to shoot. It's a quaint place to take a peaceful stroll -- and free to the public.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

 

Lady of India

Colorful dancer at the India Festival held at Pioneer Square this summer.

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Monday, September 14, 2009

 

Cafe Brick

Bricks in the afternoon sun. Taken outside the Bread and Ink Cafe on Hawthorne and 36th.

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Friday, September 11, 2009

 

Ode to the Goat

Part of a mural at Lents Park in Portland. The singing guy, I get. But the goat?

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

 

Adobe Window

Sunset against a textured wall (92nd and Ramona, Portland).

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

 

One Blue Rung

Lents Park playground in Portland.

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