05-16-2019–Food Photography

05-16-2019–Food Photography

Food photography is something dreadful to accomplish. Yet, it’s necessary to understand, grow, and expand. Allowing the chance of looking somewhat professional in a field sought after by many aspiring photographers. Last week, I was assigned to take a shot of food for a class assignment. I went out and bought a small table, toothpicks, […]

05-14-2019–Chemeketa Students For Life

05-14-2019–Chemeketa Students For Life

Chemeketa Students for Life is an activist group at Chemeketa Community College. They meet with people in the quad to discuss and explain their position in not funding Planned Parenthood through tax dollars on May 7, 2019.

5/1/2019–May Day March & Rally

5/1/2019–May Day March & Rally

Thousands marched at the capitol on March 1, 2019. Advocating for keeping families together as well as driver’s license for all, education funding and paid family and medical leave.

04/24/2019—A Llama at Chemeketa

04/24/2019—A Llama at Chemeketa

Chemeketa Community College held an Earth Day celebration on their Salem Campus on April 24, 2019. Student clubs and organizations gathered to share what they do. Attending the event was Caesar the No-Drama-Llama. Caesar galloped around, greeting everyone he can and receiving multiple more hugs. Lighting up everybody’s day as they hugged and patted his […]

04-17-2019–Planned Parenthood meets Oregon Governor Kate Brown

04-17-2019–Planned Parenthood meets Oregon Governor Kate Brown

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon rallied at the Oregon Capital on April 17, 2019. Expecting for the elected officials to “invest in our communities, close the growing economic divide and protect the rights of our neighbors, co-working families.”

4/17/2019–Struggle, Uncertainty, and Bogus Smiles.

4/17/2019–Struggle, Uncertainty, and Bogus Smiles.

One’s struggle is hard to admit, it starts with the constant fear of speaking out and worrying that you would be judged for having those thoughts. It can be scary and hard to find a voice.

Medicare For All March and Rally

Medicare For All March and Rally

South Salem High School students from the Progressive Activist Club held a rally at the Oregon State Capitol on April 13, 2019.

3/16/2019—Cherry Blossom Festival Day

3/16/2019—Cherry Blossom Festival Day

Starting at 10 a.m., ended at 2 p.m., Salem had the Cherry Blossom Festival Day at the Oregon State Capitol on March 16, 2019.

2/23/2019–An end of life

2/23/2019–An end of life

Today, I have awoken to the sounds of clacking from the backyard. Our sweet chickens were forced to defend themselves from a hawk, and sadly one has perished in, what I hope, was last a last-ditch effort to protect two other adult chickens and two chicks. Our black Polish, Bling, was the unfortunate victim in […]

2-17-2019: Challenges With Studio Lighting

2-17-2019: Challenges With Studio Lighting

I am no expert when it comes down to studio lighting, in fact, when faced with the challenge of setting up, I am often bewildered by the many technical aspects of the equipment that many Photographers should own.