Hood River

Hood River Exhibit Opens Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 7pm, our new exhibit at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River will be kicking off with a presentation by several project participants. We hope you'll join us! In the meantime, today we're sharing one last preview of a few of the images that will be part of the exhibit.

Dilapidated homestead with its water pump windmill contrasted with modern wind turbines.  Photo by Lynn Woodward

Dilapidated homestead with its water pump windmill contrasted with modern wind turbines. Photo by Lynn Woodward

Cyclists race at Portland International Raceway.  Photo by Tim LaBarge

Cyclists race at Portland International Raceway. Photo by Tim LaBarge

The Hood River airport and surroundings as seen from a Cessna 172.  Photo by Brian Burk

The Hood River airport and surroundings as seen from a Cessna 172. Photo by Brian Burk

Come see us in Hood River in June!

Hosted by the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River and with the generous support of Pro Photo Supply, we're excited to announce an exhibit of our images for the month of June. The month-long exhibit will kick off on Thursday June 5th at 7pm with an evening presentation by four Hood River photographers who participated in the project: Paloma Ayala, Peter Marbach, Thomas Boyd, and Blue Ackerman. You can see a little taste of their work below. We hope to see you at the Columbia Center for the Arts in June!

Michele and her horse, Fancy.  Photo by Paloma Ayala

Michele and her horse, Fancy. Photo by Paloma Ayala

Dick Arnold celebrates sunrise from the top of Mt. Hood.  Photo by Peter Marbach

Dick Arnold celebrates sunrise from the top of Mt. Hood. Photo by Peter Marbach

Chuck Stephens and his daughter Evelyn, 3, of Portland, are pulled through the water in Oneonta Gorge by their husky dog named Monroe.  Photo by Thomas Boyd

Chuck Stephens and his daughter Evelyn, 3, of Portland, are pulled through the water in Oneonta Gorge by their husky dog named Monroe. Photo by Thomas Boyd

A sunrise shot of the Hood River valley and Mt. Hood.  Photo by Blue Ackerman

A sunrise shot of the Hood River valley and Mt. Hood. Photo by Blue Ackerman

Oregonians at Work

For many Oregonians, a day in Oregon means a day spent at work. Today we're sharing a few more photos of Oregonians at work, part of an ongoing series. Check out the others in the series too:

Oregonians at Work
Oregonians at Work: Photo Perspectives
Oregonians at Work: Social Media Contributors
Oregonians at Work: Outside

Bill Ahrens polishes a rod manufactured by Arrow Machine Works of Portland for use in a Nuclear Power Plant.  His work is one of the last steps in 2 weeks of work that went into the production of this part.  Photo by Sean Bowie

Bill Ahrens polishes a rod manufactured by Arrow Machine Works of Portland for use in a Nuclear Power Plant.  His work is one of the last steps in 2 weeks of work that went into the production of this part. Photo by Sean Bowie

Zack Olmstead delivers some fish tacos to a customer from a food booth on the docks at Hood River.  Photo by Tom Boyd

Zack Olmstead delivers some fish tacos to a customer from a food booth on the docks at Hood River. Photo by Tom Boyd

Danielle Parks engineers the KBOO-FM daily newscast. KBOO-FM is a nonprofit community radio station that has been in operation since the 1960s.  Photo by Delphine Criscenzo

Danielle Parks engineers the KBOO-FM daily newscast. KBOO-FM is a nonprofit community radio station that has been in operation since the 1960s. Photo by Delphine Criscenzo

New Life

Spring has arrived and the longer days and buds on the trees have got us thinking about new life. Luckily, several of our photographers captured images that show life's beginning in a variety of ways.

A black crake chick five days after hatching at the Oregon Zoo.  Photo by Michael Durham

A black crake chick five days after hatching at the Oregon Zoo. Photo by Michael Durham

Maria Cisneros with daughter and baby Ahyzel at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.  Photo by Peter Marbach

Maria Cisneros with daughter and baby Ahyzel at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Photo by Peter Marbach

A Pendleton farmer inspects grains of wheat from his harvest.  Photo by Chantell Reid

A Pendleton farmer inspects grains of wheat from his harvest. Photo by Chantell Reid