2016-2017 Projected Image of the Year Competition

First place: “Galen Rowell Tree” – copyright Pat Sotherlund

Second place: “Doktor’s First Snow” – copyright Karen McClymonds

Third place: “Leo the Rooster” – copyright Karen McClymonds


Honorable mention winners:

2016-2017 Best Nature Competition

First place: “Short-eared Owl” – copyright Victor Dallons

Second place: “Rough Legged Hawk” – copyright Victor Dallons

Third place: “Toketee Falls” – copyright Karen McClymonds


Honorable mention winners:

Roy Rodeo Field Trip Photos

The annual Roy Rodeo, in Roy, Washington is a fun and busy event that provides close up views of rodeo action!  We had quite a few people share their photos, so here are the images!

Steigerwald Lake Field Trip Photos

A group of photographers headed up to Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, on SR14 just east of Washougal.

Here are a few sample photos:

Star Trails & Milky Way Presentations

On Monday, March 27, PPS member Victor Dallons gave an excellent presentation on shooting star trails!

If you missed the presentation, or need a copy of the slides, click the link below:

Taking Star Trail Images – PPS Presentation

On Monday, April 24, Victor followed up with another presentation on shooting the Milky Way!

If you missed the presentation, or need a copy of the slides, click the link below:

Mily Way Photos – PPS Presentation

Pirtle Station Field Trip Photos

A small group of photographers headed to Pirtle Station for an impromptu field trip.  Here are some of the photos!

Columbia Gorge Field Trip Photos

A few intrepid photographers braved the weather and headed up the gorge looking for photos.  Here are a few samples from Karen McClymonds.

Hollywood Theatre Field Trip Photos

The folks at Hollywood Theatre were nice enough to let us in and give us access to take some great photos.  Here are the images from some of the attendees:


Portland Winter Light Festival Field Trip Photos

If you missed the first Portland Winter Light Festival in 2016 (see our photos here) the second year was just as good, with many new exhibits and the same freezing weather!


Christmas Train Field Trip Photos

This train runs once a year – it is a great time to get some shots of a real steam locomotive.  As Elaine’s photos show, there are often other things to shoot as well!