Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock by Anne McKinnell

The photo in yesterday’s post was made on a foggy afternoon at Cannon Beach, Oregon. The next day, the skies opened up and the sun shone on Cannon Beach’s iconic Haystack Rock. But there was still just enough fog lingering behind the rock to give the photo lots of mood. Please click the photo to […]

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Another Foggy Day at Cannon Beach, Oregon

Foggy day at Cannon Beach, Oregon by Anne McKinnell

As my summer on Vancouver Island draws to a close and I start getting ready for my trip to Africa next month, I realize I have so many photos from our last snowbird season down south that I still haven’t shared with you! I’m going to share as many of them as I possibly can […]

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Bandon Beach Seascape

Bandon Beach, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

A seascape is like a breath of fresh salty air isn’t it? I am a little tired of the cactus photos, and thought maybe you were too, so I dug up this seascape from earlier this snowbird season. I made it in one of my favourite places in the world, Bandon Beach, Oregon. Sorry I […]

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Sunset at Depoe Bay, Oregon

Sunset at Depoe Bay, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

In between our vists to Cannon Beach and Bandon Beach, Oregon, we stopped to enjoy a sunset at Depoe Bay. Depoe Bay is always so exciting with the crashing waves on all sides. They have a wonderfully big parking lot so it was no problem to pull in there with our RV, watch the sunset, […]

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The Stillness of Motion

Bandon Beach, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

I love watching waves. The ocean has this way of being still and moving at the same time. I’ve been trying to capture that moment and I think I finally got it in this photo I made at Bandon Beach, Oregon. Please click the image to view a larger version. You have to watch the […]

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Bandon Beach Black and White Seascape

Black and white seascape at Bandon Beach, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell.

Featured in Topaz Lab’s Pro Insights I was recently interviewed by the fantastic folks over at Topaz Labs for their “Pro Insights” series! If you’ve been following the blog very long, you probably already know that I’m a big fan of the Topaz Plugins like Adjust, BW Effects, Clarity and Restyle, so I am honoured […]

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Ripples in the Sand on Cannon Beach

A foggy day at Cannon Beach, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

I’ve decided to change my approach a little bit here on the blog. Instead of doing longer posts with several photos, I am going to go back to posting one photo per day. Well … almost every day … except on the weekends … okay, I’ll just try my best So if you are one […]

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Cannon Beach, Oregon, in the Fog

Cannon Beach, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

I have so much to catch up on! It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 4 weeks since we left home, finally, and I haven’t posted any photos from this snowbird season yet. After arriving in Port Angeles, we drove right through Washington to Seaside, Oregon, where we left the RV for a couple of […]

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Pacific City, Oregon

Pacific City, Oregon, by Anne McKinnell

I absolutely love the Oregon Coast. I guess because I’ve always loved the ocean and there’s just nothing like the wild ruggedness of the Oregon Coast. The only downside is that when we go through during our snowbird season it is usually April or November so it’s a little chilly!! But I just bundle up […]

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Or, Or, Or, Or, Or – Part 2

Sea Lion, Newport, Oregon

I have to tell you more about those sea lions I showed you earlier this week. (If you missed Part 1 you can check it out here.) Last year the winter storms destroyed the sea lion’s docks that sit down beside the pier in Newport, Oregon. The docks provide a haul-out place for the sea […]

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Or, Or, Or, Or, Or

Sea Lions, Newport, Oregon

Can you guess what this post is about based on the title? If you live near the ocean you probably can! Sea lions!! Please click the images to view larger versions. I so enjoyed watching them during a recent afternoon stroll on the waterfront at Newport, Oregon. They are so entertaining to watch. Giant creatures […]

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Old Buoys Club

Buoys, Newport, Oregon

I must have had textures on my mind as I strolled through the historic district of Newport, Oregon, this week. This collection of old buoys caught my attention. Please click the image to view a larger version. We have driven through Newport many times but never stopped because it is always so busy in the […]

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Roam – if you want to

Roam if you want to

Hi friends! I just wanted to let you know that I am going exploring and photographing in the wild for a week or so and will have no internet access. Enjoy your last week of August and take the opportunity to roam – if you want to. Please click the image to view a larger […]

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