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Thursday, December 31, 2015

Years End 2015

Happy New Years Eve, everyone!

With 2015 coming to the close, I am happy to present my annual "favorites" list. At the end of each year I select my favorite photos that I have taken over the past 12 months and present them again in one big, final post. 

Choosing the photos that best represent the past year is a fun and exciting challenge. I love to look back and reflect on where I was, who I was with, what we were doing, and what I learned from each photographic opportunity. 

A big thank you to each and every one of you that have supported my photography over the past year. Each comment or like on this website, my Facebook page, or my Instagram helps to keep me motivated to get out there and continue to seek out new adventures and try to improve my techniques. 

Butte Creek Falls, Scotts Mills, Oregon

Eight Mile School, Dufur, Oregon

Portland Oregon Waterfront in Springtime

Dusk at Oregon Coast, Lincoln City

The Rusty Car at Dalles Mountain Ranch

Golden Light over the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Antelope School, Antelope, Oregon

Proposal Rock at Neskowin, Oregon

Perseid Meteor Shower over Prineville, Oregon

Upper Beaver Falls, Clatskanie, Oregon

Autumn Light Along Gorton Creek, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Japanese Maple Trees in Autumn, Riverside Cemetery, Portland, Oregon

And finally, my favorite photo of the year. I took this on Mothers Day. I always think when I am doing these lists "How am I ever going to select a favorite?" This year, the answer was obvious. I love everything about this photo, and the memories of going to take it as well. And now I have the Crimson and Clover song stuck in my head once again...

Crimson Clover Fields outside Forest Grove, Oregon

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