It's a cool, crisp fall day here in Portland. The sky is clear, the leaves have turned and are near, if not at the height of their seasonal color. Here in the Pacific Northwest, though, that means mainly yellows with a smattering of bright reds and oranges.The pumpkin patches and the corn mazes are in full swing with as weekend visitors flock to pick out pumpkins to carve into jack o'lanterns, to feast at the vendor stalls, and to wander through tall rows of corn in hopes of getting a scare or two on their way to the exit.
Soon, however, the winter rains will be upon us and my outdoor photographic activities will be mostly curtailed. I've had a fruitful summer working with some great models and I have lots of images to process over the coming months. Oh, I"m likely to do a few studio shoots as I wrap up some specific projects, but more likely the majority of my time will be used to work on choosing and editing images and working on the layout of the two books in which they'll be featured. Here are some favorites from my summer shoots: