Photos of Ravens on Mt Hood

  I meant to go skiing when the ravens caught my eye, flirting in the trees.  Were there ten, twenty, maybe thirty? I watched quietly.  They flew with delight, diving and rising, weaving in and out and around snow covered trees. At a stand of old Douglas Firs there were at least twenty ravens, of that I was sure.  Part cunning, part mischief, and part charmers, it wasn’t long before my lunch was their [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:51+00:00 April 18th, 2014|nature|0 Comments

Professional photography and your online presence – building trust and connections with clients

A picture is worth a 1,000 words.  Building trust with your clients is priceless. How photography can increase your bottom line. You only get one chance to make a first impression. Why not make it your best? Whether it’s your company website, LinkedIn profile, or another online presence, good photography can make a difference in your bottom line.  So what are you waiting for?  There’s no better time than now to get it [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:51+00:00 March 10th, 2014|Business, Photography|0 Comments

Photographing Waterfalls in Winter

It doesn't snow often in the lower elevations of the Pacific Northwest, but when it does opportunity abounds for beautiful photography.  Silver Falls State Park, and the Trail of Ten Falls is a favorite. Ten major waterfalls are accessible in an 8 mile loop, four of them over 100 feet high. If you’re going out in the winter to photograph waterfalls, here are a few tips for better pictures: Bring a Tripod: To [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:51+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Landscape, nature, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Tips for Better Holiday Photographs

To get results like a pro you need to shoot like a pro. Here are few easy tips to improve your photography. 1. SHOOT A LOT Keep the best and leave the rest A big difference between a professional photographer and an amateur is also a simple difference to overcome and master.  For every shot an amateur takes of a given subject, a professional will take15-20, maybe more. Even one extra [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:51+00:00 December 24th, 2013|Photography|0 Comments

Sunset on Haiti’s Caribbean Coast

When you hear the word Haiti, do you ever think of beautiful sunsets, clean beaches, and warm waters of the Caribbean? Have a stay at the L'Amitie Hotel, twenty minutes east of Jacmel. Count the steps from your room to the beach and a chair under a brightly colored umbrella. Order your favorite drink, have a swim or two, and stay for the sunset. Copyright 2015.  Portland Oregon travel photographer, Adam Bacher.  All [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:51+00:00 December 5th, 2013|haiti, Landscape, nature|0 Comments

School Children in Lory, Haiti.

All of the children at the Lory school, Haiti, were treated today at a mobile medical clinic run by a small team of doctors and medical professionals from the U.S.  For the past seven years the HACAOT medical team has come to Haiti for one week each November.  Over 600 people in the village of Lory were treated today and yesterday. Copyright 2014 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 November 7th, 2013|children and youth, education, haiti|0 Comments

Why go to Haiti?

  When people ask why I keep going back to Haiti, this image frequently comes to mind. Tomorrow will begin my third trip to Haiti volunteering with local aid organizations.  During the next 4 weeks I’ll be documenting the work of a mobile medical clinic, an environmental restoration project, and a youth program in the slums of Port Au Prince.  I'll be blogging regularly from Haiti. Please follow along. Copyright 2013. Portland Oregon editorial photographer Adam [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 November 2nd, 2013|children and youth, haiti|0 Comments

Leaves and Graffiti on a Curious Autumn Day

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On a photography assignment to document the progress of a newly restored wet land area, curiosity led me into a nearby abandoned building where I found these gems. [/vc_column_text][mk_image_box src="" image_width="800" image_height="600" crop="true" target="_self" align="left"][mk_image_box src="" image_width="800" image_height="600" crop="true" target="_self" align="left"][mk_image_box src="" image_width="800" image_height="600" crop="true" target="_self" align="left"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. Portland Oregon editorial photographer Adam Bacher[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 October 23rd, 2013|nature|0 Comments

Waiting for Care – Dondon Haiti Medical Clinic

Waiting for care is a photographic essay of people waiting to be treated at a one day mobile medical clinic in the village of Dondon, Haiti.  All the photographs were taken on November 9th, 2011.  This collection of 13 images has recently been accepted to the Social Documentary website, dedicated to using the power of photography to promote global awareness. Living in abject poverty and lacking access to basic healthcare, over a thousand [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 October 1st, 2013|haiti, healthcare, photojournalism|0 Comments

Photographer proposed to by stranger during photo shoot

My co-photographer, Christa Taylor, was proposed to by a stranger during our photography assignment yesterday for Triquint Semiconductor. Team members from Triquint couldn't keep their feet on the ground after hearing the news. Copyright 2014. Editorial photographer Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved. Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization.

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 September 14th, 2013|Fun, Photography|0 Comments

Timbers Army – The Gift of Soccer

“A hero is a kid who accepts responsibility to uplift herself in the most adverse conditions, maintains herself, and really does succeed in changing her life.” - Boby Duval The past two years Timbers Army (supporters of Portland Timbers professional soccer team), and Far Post Soccer Supply, made generous donations of soccer balls and apparel for children in Haiti.  The equipment they donated filled more than half the luggage in each of my last two trips.  Because [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 September 12th, 2013|children and youth, haiti, soccer|0 Comments

Labor Day 2013 – To the workers of the world.

Sixteen Tons: Tennessee Ernie Ford "Some people say a man is made outta mud A poor man's made outta muscle and blood Muscle and blood and skin and bones A mind that's a-weak and a back that's strong You load sixteen tons, what do you get Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go I owe my soul to the company [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 September 2nd, 2013|editorial photography|0 Comments

Haiti Mobile Healthcare Clinic

An open stairway climbs the outside back wall of a church in the village of Lorie, in rural northern Haiti. It leads to a low abutting roof, a gap in mason covered wood slats, and a view into the church. In November 2012, the church was transformed into a medical clinic run by the Haitian Caribbean American Organization of Texas (HACAOT). Click her to read the full story Copyright 2012. Travel photographer Adam [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 January 8th, 2013|haiti, healthcare, Humanitarian Photoraphy, photojournalism|0 Comments

Giving thanks to those who protect our freedom

Yesterday, a soldier stationed in Afghanistan made his final trip home - American Airlines flight 1037.  Passengers at gate C-2, Dallas Fort Worth airport, stood in silence when his flagged draped coffin arrived on the tarmac.  They watched as the flag was folded with precision into a thick triangle, and his coffin slowly disappear into the underbelly of the plane. Fellow soldiers held a salute.  Passengers in the terminal held their silence, not [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|photojournalism|2 Comments

Veterans in Haiti Provide Medical Relief to Cap Haitian

In Honor of 6 extraordinary Vets, on VETERANS DAY - the heart and soul of a 17 member mobile medical team in northern Haiti.  Today they begin a disaster relief mission after severe flooding killed 10 people over the weekend. Thousands were injured and hundreds of homes swept away.  Three days of Heavy rain drove flood waters over the port city of Cap-Haitian.  The team, from the Haitian Caribbean American Organization of Texas, [...]

By | 2018-01-24T01:59:52+00:00 November 12th, 2012|haiti, healthcare|0 Comments