1x1.trans Beginners wheat

Oregon’s Highway 97 is one of the more banal, yet beautiful routes to adventure on if you give it your attention and some extra time. A slow, meandering highway through Eastern Oregon, there are so many beautiful moments like this early wheat crop. It’s what inspired the original Windows XP desktop.

1x1.trans SEMPDX 2014 Rooftop Party

Got a chance to see all of Portland’s top Internet marketing geniuses gathered together in their annual networking social. Water-balloon fights, wonderful conversation, some awesome drinks provided by @thegrowlerguys, and a charity that deserves attention: Harper’s Playground, because inclusion rocks. There’s 24 more images in the gallery.

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This is a close-up shot of the long-gone Mississippi Street Nerd. I can’t remember who threw these iconographic nerds all over the places, but I snapped this image as the wood underneath started splitting from the summer heat. Ah, texture…

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A behind-the-scenes moment, captured by the amazing Jayda Klingerman-Reed. Cody and Amanda’s wedding was held at the Edgefield Hotel, which has an amazing variety of buildings and gardens for wedding portraits. We had a pretty fun time, but I think these two stole the show!

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These are from an older shoot, but they deserve re-visiting. Malene Jensen is a fabulous model.

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1x1.trans Gas Face

Seen near OMSI. No idea what this is used for, though.

1x1.trans Still Life with no Woodpecker

One of the loneliest piles of garbage I’ve ever seen… I had to get a photo once I noticed the hawk in the background.