Category “Bend Oregon”

Human Element: Including People in your Photos to Evoke an Emotion

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How do you differentiate yourself from other photographers? An agency looking for photos now has thousands of photos to choose from. Everyone out there has a DSLR or iPhone and finding a unique composition these days can be tough. Including people in your photos can be a way to to make your photography stand out. Here are a few reasons why you should include humanity in your photography: Read More

Living In Bend, Oregon Winter Photography Recap 2015/2016

Mckenzie River Winter Central Oregon

The Pacific Northwest this year was pounded with snow. Mt Bachelor a lone received 478 inches since October 1st. It was a great year to be in Bend and a landscape photographer. Both Nate and I made several trips all over the Pacific Northwest in chase of winter landscapes. A few highlights of mine were skiing Mt Bachelor, driving to the Bend airport and shooting aerial photos with Nate all in the same day. The winter can turn any river, mountain, waterfall, and stream into a surreal experience.

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Winter Aerial Photography in Bend, Oregon

three sisters bend oregon aerial

Aerial photography is a way for photographers to get up close and personal with a landscape without having to put in any hours of hiking. Some of the best patterns and vantage points come from the sky. Here in Central Oregon photographers are lucky to have Bend Municipal Airport close by. A 15 minute right to the airport and you can be flying of the Three Sisters within 30 minutes.
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First Snow in Bend, Oregon 2015

Frozen Waterfall Bend Oregon

The first significant snowfall of the season fell in the mountains of Central Oregon. Early Sunday morning I headed up the Cascade Lakes Highway with a few other local photographers to find the snow. In Bend snow usually starts falling in November, but can be as early as mid October.

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Autumn Colors In Bend, Oregon

Autumn Color Bend Oregon

The time between summer and winter can be a special time in Bend, Oregon. We are not known for fall color in the Pacific Northwest as well as other places, but no doubt we have incredible color that displays all throughout the states. The peak time to visit Central Oregon is near. Within the next week and through October can display excellent color. Since Central Oregon sits at a higher elevation the color is known to change first. October is generally best for autumn color statewide. Finding the best color in Bend can be difficult, but worth it when you find it. Personally I would stick close to the rivers.

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