August 30, 2018

Macro photography was a big hit this month, with many assignment submissions! I'm thrilled to see everyone practicing their skills and/or trying something new. Focusing can be a very difficult part of macro photography, but with practice comes improvement and I saw qui...

August 1, 2018

Street photography has become more popular than ever, but it's one of the hardest forms of photography to execute. PPT's forum members did a stand-up job putting themselves out there this month. They were open to feedback and constructive criticism and I hope they lear...

July 3, 2018

This month's photo assignment was fun, but challenging and many great images were submitted. Excellent job getting out there and trying something new!

I'm pretty excited to see next month's submissions for the very popular...Street Photography!

Just a few from this month...

May 31, 2018

So many great submissions for PPT Forum's May assignment! I hope this challenge inspired everyone to think outside the box and see the world around us in a different way.

Next month is....Long Exposure Photography (shot in the daytime including moving water or clou...

May 1, 2018

PPT Forum's April assignment, Dramatic Light in B/W, was really well received! Lots of creative entries. I love that everyone is getting out there, shooting and improving their skills. Find time to do what you love!

Next month is....Minimalist Photography. I'm looking f...

April 2, 2018

March's PPT Forum assignment was One Street Corner...photograph one street corner for one hour, people, places or things. Below are a few of the fantastic submissions. Nice work everyone!

Next month is....Dramatic Lighting in B/W and I have already seen some incredible...

February 28, 2018

Portland Photo Tour Forum's first monthly assignment was great fun and there were some really wonderful images posted. March's assignment is One Street Corner.

November 15, 2017

1. Create an heirloom for your children.
Thanks to digital photography, today’s children will be lucky enough to have tons of images to preserve their childhood.

2. Document your memories.
When tragedy strikes, and people lose all their possessions, what do you hear p...

August 2, 2017

Portland is certainly one of the most amazing locations in the country for photography. Our city truly has it all…memorable people, incredible architecture and breathtaking natural beauty. It is hard to pick my favorite locations to shoot, but here are a few:

1. East Ba...

July 25, 2017

Improving your photography skills can be a lifelong process, but there are MANY simple tips that can dramatically help you get better. Here are just a few:

1. Get closer.
Fill the frame with your subject. This is one of the most common issues I see. If you think you're...

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