"It relaxes me," says Dene Bish, of James Excell's Celtic folk harp music. "It alleviates my headaches, reduces tension, tremors and rigidity. Often the effects will last through the evening, until I go to sleep." Bish suffers from Multiple Systems Atrophy and is under hospice care in her home. She looks forward to weekly visits from Excell.
Photographers have always created portraits, and Project Dayshoot resulted in many incredible examples of the form. Here are just a few of the wonderful portraits of Oregonians that were taken on July 15th.