Jul 182015
Summer Sale on Photography Guidebooks

Trying to decide where to go and what to photograph in the Pacific Northwest? Here’s a great deal: through the end of July, I’m selling my award-winning guidebooks with no charge for shipping. That’s the equivalent of more than 20% off for a personally autographed copy of Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington. Note:  This deal is only for orders placed via the “Add to Cart” buttons on this page and it is only good for books to be shipped to U.S. addresses [read more …]

Sep 132014
Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington now available as ebooks

For those who have been asking if my books Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington are available as ebooks, I’m happy to announce that complete versions of both are now available in Kindle and iBook formats. Both books have won honors for editorial and design excellence in the annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, and both continue to receive very positive reviews at, as well as on a number of websites and in print publications. For more information about the books, including links to order or [read more …]

Jun 042014
Photographing Washington Wins IBPA Award

I am very happy to announce that my book Photographing Washington won Silver in the Travel category in the Independent Book Publishers Association annual Benjamin Franklin Awards. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which includes fifty-two categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. This makes the sixth time that my publisher, PhotoTripUSA, has been honored by the IBPA in the Benjamin Franklin Awards, including my Gold award in Travel for [read more …]

Dec 172013
Holiday Photo Book Sale

 Still looking for a Christmas present for a photographer friend, or maybe a little something for yourself? My travel guidebooks Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington make excellent gifts. For nature and landscape photographers, they are a gift that will keep on giving for years to come, with excellent advice on where (and when) to go for the best nature photography opportunities in the Pacific Northwest. From now until December 20th, I’m offering free shipping within the USA on both of [read more …]

Sep 162013
Photographing Washington guidebook is here!

It’s finally here! Photographing Washington has arrived and I can now sell and ship autographed copies. This travel guidebook for photographers covers the best places for landscape, scenic and nature photography in The Evergreen State. I logged countless miles on roads and on trails over the past few years doing field research and photography for this book, as well as spending untold hours researching locations on the internet and reading other books about Washington. I also got some great tips from [read more …]

Jul 042010
Photographing Oregon chosen travel book of the year

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), recently honored the best books in 50 categories at the 22nd Annual Benjamin Franklin Awards™ in New York City prior to the BookExpo America tradeshow. Photographing Oregon was named best book of the year in the Travel category. Judged by a panel of book industry experts including buyers at wholesale and retail levels, librarians, book critics, design experts, and independent publishing consultants, these books have been scrutinized by individuals involved in the very markets [read more …]

Apr 292009
Photographing Oregon guidebook featured in the Eugene Register-Guard newspaper

The Register-Guard, Eugene, Oregon’s daily newspaper, interviewed me for a feature on my book “Photographing Oregon” in the Sunday, April 26th, edition.  Here’s some links to the story on the Register-Guard website, and a scan of the piece on my photography website.

Apr 212009
Photographing Oregon book release celebration

If you’re anywhere in Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley this weekend, please join me in celebrating the release of Photographing Oregon. There will be a slide show and some prints on display, and we’ll have light refreshments. The event takes place on Saturday, April 25, from 5-7 pm at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette Street in Eugene.

Apr 072009
"Photographing Oregon" has arrived!

I am very happy to announce the release of my new book, Photographing Oregon.  The latest in the series of specialized travel guides published by PhotoTripUSA, the book is written for those with an avid interest in photography, from beginners to advanced amateurs to pros. In it I describe hundreds of the most photogenic natural landmarks and other attractions for scenic photography in Oregon. The book contains 300+ pages of text and over 240 photos, and includes detailed location directions [read more …]