The Photo Hike Season is Underway!


Jeri Knudson, JAKS Photography Studio, and I have already led two groups of photographers on photo hikes this year. We explored and photographed the area around South 51st Street and Siletz Bay on the first hike. The weather and ocean cooperated with some great seascapes and interesting light. Saturday, April 16th we led more photographers to Drift Creek Falls. The trail is a series of photographs around every corner. The wildlife star was a spotted owl that gave us a series of poses.The next photo hike will be on Saturday, May 14th. We will be exploring The Villages open space on the north side of Lincoln City. Last year this area was a favorite, so we’re excited to get up there again. Registration is through the studio. The price is $20.00 per person.April_16,_2016DriftCreekFalls1778

An Evening of Event Photography at the 2016 Cork and Cuisine Gala


In Lincoln City, Oregon one of the sure signs of spring is the Annual Cork and Cuisine fundraiser, sponsored by Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Foundation. Along with Jeri Knudson, JAKs Photography Studio, I have been the event photographer for a number of years. The community comes together, surrounded by great music, food and wine, to raise funds for our hospital. April 09, 2016WineGala1613

The staff and volunteers of the Hospital Foundation create a magical atmosphere at the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort. The dinner is followed by a spirited auction.April 09, 2016WineGala1640

Everyone has a great time. As event photographers, our job is to record the festivities while blending into the background.

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