Snow Lake in Spring

For your enjoyment’s sake, please bring microspikes. They’re the most handy tool of this season, but sadly only about 10% of the people we saw today had them. Contrary to what many casual hikers may think, the trail is not yet in summer shape, as most of the route is covered in very slick ice.…

Trail of ten falls

South Falls

I have a crush on waterfalls, and on their innate readiness to be captured as smooth and silky drops. I started to photograph them as I photograph common subjects, stopping their motion in mid-drop and getting ugly results. Then I analyzed professional photos that raised their beauty to the highest levels and wondered how it…

Abiqua Falls

If I am ever in desperate need of spiritual revitalization or healing meditation, this is where I will go. Abiqua Falls are not impressive because of its drop size, volume or width. In fact, compared to others I’ve visited in Oregon State, the falls themselves could be considered just average. The place is definitely not…

Crater Lake in a day

One week before the Labor Day weekend we had nothing planned, and given that Crater Lake National Park had been on the list for a couple of years, we decided that this was the right time to head to South Oregon. Over the years we have learned that long-distance driving makes us grumpy, so we…