Category Archives: Photography

MattK Fresh Start Course

Post Date: January 19, 2019 I don’t usually make big resolutions for the New Year. Why wait for January to start on something new? I worked this summer to improve my train pictures and was happy with the results. That … Continue reading

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Photography with LED Lighting

Photography Dates: December 6 & 13, 2018 I recently picked up some LED light panels to use with my food photography. I’ve used off camera flash in the past with some good results but I wanted to be able to … Continue reading

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Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Visit Date: November 24, 2018 We’ve had plenty of Portland area winter rain this past week so we had itchy feet to get out and walk a bit. For a change of pace we headed over to the Tualatin Hills … Continue reading

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Tuscan Bean Soup

Cook Date: November 21, 2018 For the first time in years we weren’t hosting Thanksgiving dinner at our house. That gave me time to prepare a nice hearty soup/stew for dinner the night before Thanksgiving. Last weekend we were FaceTiming … Continue reading

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Western U.S. Loop: Cottonwood to Kanab

Travel Date: September 30, 2018 My last post ended up being about my Uncle and the rest of my mom’s family instead of what I had been planning to post. Posts have a life of their own sometimes. As a … Continue reading

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Smoky Sunset at Hood Canal

If you live in the western U.S. or follow my blog you know we’ve had a hot, dry, smoky summer. Wildfires are burning in California, Oregon, and British Columbia. For about a week we had unhealthy air here in Portland. … Continue reading

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Hood Canal Moments

August 24-26, 2018 Hood Canal is a beautiful spot – great for whiling away a summer vacation. I love taking photos up there. These don’t fit the themes of either of my earlier posts: Smoky Sunset or  Maine Clam Boil so … Continue reading

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