Sunday, January 4, 2015

Pictures of the Year 2014

A few of my favorites from 2014…


Frosty New Year

Spiky frost clings to a barbed wire fence along a pasture on New Year's morning in rural Douglas County near Elkton in southwestern Oregon. 

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Flooding in Oregon

Spectators watch as a massive flow of water crashes over the Winchester Dam on the North Umpqua River near Roseburg, Ore., on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2104. Heavy rains have pushed several local river to flood stage. 
The entrance to the fish viewing are is completely flooded.

Full tilt

Our shepherd cross dog "Lily" splasher her way through a flooded plum orchard on our ranch near Elkton, Ore., on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Recent heavy rains in the area have caused minor stream and field flooding.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Pretty birds

A pair of bald eagles perch on a dead tree high on a ridge overlooking the Umpqua River near Elkton, Ore., on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. 

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Mini mushrooms

A water droplet clings to a small mushroom growing in a cluster on a rotting log on a hillside near Elkton, Ore., on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.

My photography is represented by the international photo agency ZUMAPRESS.com.  Today they used one of my mini mushroom photos in their Pictures of the Day gallery.

Sunday, November 9, 2014

This old bathtub

This old bathtub is getting a second life as a cattle watering trough on a ranch in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, Nov., 8,  2014.