Photos: West Salem High School Hosts Jazz Festival

Photos: West Salem High School Hosts Jazz Festival

Students from various jazz bands were invited to perform during West Salem High School’s Jazz Festival on February 9, 2019. See full report at the Salem Reporter in the coming up days. Advertisements

01-27-2019: A Very Happy Birthday With Wings

01-27-2019: A Very Happy Birthday With Wings

Today is the birthday of one pet my sister owns. Meet Festus (Latin for happy), this special dragon just sprouted wings, but it also happened to be her birthday.

Women’s March 2019

Women’s March 2019

In front of the Salem Capital, Salem’s Women March took place at the Oregon Capital State Park on January 19, 2019.  

Two Years Later

Two Years Later

In no way is my photography mastered, though I have indeed gone a long way since 2017. While my style keeps changing, I am excited to learn everything that I can! So, thanks to everyone who have supported me through my journey, and I will much certainly continue down this path that I have chosen.

1/5/2018—Strength and Persistence

1/5/2018—Strength and Persistence

There are many modes of photography, and it takes the photographer alone to understand what path to take. While that path may be difficult to find, it holds the key to unlocking the truth inside.

1/4/2019—First post of the year and she is still around

1/4/2019—First post of the year and she is still around

The first post of the year, and this squirrel, formally known as Willow, stuck by our family. bringing joy and laughter, she certainly one of a kind.  

Oregon Beauty In Architecture

Oregon Beauty In Architecture

With politics aside, it’s undeniable that Oregon has some fantastic architecture to see. There is still beauty to capture and to share with everyone who has not yet seen what we have to offer.

A Campfire Analogy

A Campfire Analogy

Photography is like a fire, keep shooting until you burn out. While the ashes continue to fly out of the scene, it takes time and patience to capture that perfect ash between the timeframe of releasing the shutter and bringing it to post-processing.

Long Exposure Street Photography

Long Exposure Street Photography

I get it, a photo of a street would not be really considered “street photography.” However, whether you take a picture of the road or people really matters on where your skill is at.  

Christmas At Mission Mill

Christmas At Mission Mill

Christmas is a big deal to a lot of people everywhere, especially with family cheer and carols bringing the mood in the atmosphere to the utmost.  So, that being said, I have decided to take time out of my day to attend an annual event put together by the Mission Mill community.