On the 4th of July we celebrate our country (my American friends). Whatever we disagree on, there’s so much that we do agree on. I want a clean roof over my head and to feel safe and secure. I want good food for my family, and steady work to support them. I want my children to be happy and healthy and prosperous, and for all of us to have fun and [...]
Savor every moment when your plan for the day is watching a total eclipse. On August 21st, 2017 the moments were short, 2 minutes total if you were in Spray, Oregon. This wasn't a typical editorial photography photo shoot. There was no time for error and advanced preparation paid off. Just before the total eclipse is the first diamond ring, the last piece of sun glistening like a diamond before slipping behind the [...]
Sunsets aren't just for the beach and mountains. Sometimes the magic happens in the city.
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 [...]
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 [...]