Lincoln City

Night Sky

Did you stay up this week to see the blood moon caused by a lunar eclipse? We did! And it inspired us to pull up a few images of the night sky to share today.

Trees from 1989 forest fire silhouette the Northern Lights along the horizon at the Hat Point Overlook near Hell's Canyon.  Photo by Erika Plummer

Trees from 1989 forest fire silhouette the Northern Lights along the horizon at the Hat Point Overlook near Hell's Canyon. Photo by Erika Plummer

The night sky over Sparks Lake, 25 miles west of Bend.  Photo by Michelle Bauer

The night sky over Sparks Lake, 25 miles west of Bend. Photo by Michelle Bauer

A starry sky arches over the city lights of Lincoln City and Siletz Bay to the north in an early morning long exposure photo.  Photo by Ron Cooper

A starry sky arches over the city lights of Lincoln City and Siletz Bay to the north in an early morning long exposure photo. Photo by Ron Cooper

The Ocean

No portrait of Oregon would be complete without including some shots of our coast and the Pacific ocean. July 15th was a rare day on the coast: clear, bright, and beautiful. 

Young boy runs along the beach at Road's End State Recreation Site in Lincoln City.  Photo by Rich Iwasaki

Young boy runs along the beach at Road's End State Recreation Site in Lincoln City. Photo by Rich Iwasaki

Tom Henderson, Oregon's longest living free-dive spear-fisherman in action near Barview Jetty in Garibaldi.  Photo by Josh Humbert

Tom Henderson, Oregon's longest living free-dive spear-fisherman in action near Barview Jetty in Garibaldi. Photo by Josh Humbert

The photographer cleans vacation rentals up and down the coast from Yachats to Newport, and captured this image during her daily drive.  Photo by Lily Hudnell-Almas

The photographer cleans vacation rentals up and down the coast from Yachats to Newport, and captured this image during her daily drive. Photo by Lily Hudnell-Almas