Friday, November 29, 2013

Port Orford - Oregon Coast

From 7/17/2013 to 8/2/2013, I took a road trip from the SF Bay Area to Vancouver, BC, Canada. Half of the trip was spent driving up the west coast. On my trip, I visited many famous places such as Seattle, Butchart Gardens, Mount Rainier, and much more. Obviously I got many coastal shots and many places that isn't as famous. The reason I am posting it now is because the high amount of photos I took equaled a high amount of processing time. I took a bit over 2000 photos on the trip. After stitching the panoramas, compositing the HDRs, and picking out photos from the repeats, I have a bit over 1000 photos to show you guys. The photos will be split into parts. I will link you to the previous and next parts on each post just like I did with my Death Valley National Park photos and my Yellowstone/Grand Teton National Park photos. Hope you enjoy this chain of posts!

Full Resolution Photos and Prints: If you want to see full resolution photos or buy prints of any of the photos you see, they are up on my portfolio for viewing. To view my best Oregon photos from this trip, use this link. To view all of my day 3 photos, use this link.

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Today I continue my trip north along the Oregon Coast. Photos from today are from Port Orford, Oregon and includes scenery on the road and photos from Battle Rock City Park.

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 Here is a photo from the Prehistoric Gardens in Port Orford, Oregon. I didn't go into the park this time and shot this photo from the parking lot. When I was a kid, my family and I also took a trip up driving along the coast. Back then, our destination was Seattle, WA not Vancouver, BC. Back then, I did take a trip into the gardens. I still remember it. It was pretty fun when I was little, but the park is more geared towards little kids. That is the reason I didn't go in this time, plus we were kind of in a hurry driving up the coast on this trip!
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 42 34 44 N 124 23 34 W

A photo from Port Orford, Oregon. This was shot on the side of US 101. 
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 42 41 51 N 124 27 10 W

Now I get to a park called Battle Rock City Park in Port Orford, Oregon. The rest of the photos from this post was shot in the park.  
Approximate GPS location (type into Google) according to the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver: 42 44 35 N 124 229 34 W

 Black and white process of the photo above. 


Always shoot a photo of the sign where you take your photos from so you don't forget where you shot them!  
 Another photo from Battle Rock City Park and a black and white process. 


 Another few photos from Battle Rock City Park and a black and white process. 

These are all the photos for today. I hope you have enjoyed them. Next time I have more photos from Oregon's Coast. Please don't forget to share with your friends and family members! Also, if you want to get notifications when I post up more photos, "Like" us on Facebook or follow me on Twitter and Google+. These links can also be found on the top of the right sidebar.

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