Celebration of Light

Vancouver BC presents an annual Celebration of Light event where 3 different countries put on their own unique firework performance. In 2016, the featured countries were Netherlands, Australia, and United States, each on a different mid-summer night. I made the trip up to BC from Portland for the United States July 3oth performance in 2016, and it was spectacular! In 2017, the featured countries will be Japan, United Kingdom, and Canada on Saturday July 29th, Wednesday August 2nd, and Saturday August 5th. Maybe I’ll make it again! Arriving early to set up my photography equipment, I found a good spot above the massive crowds on the Sunset Beach Park for a good view of the performance off the English Bay Beach. The fireworks have been the city’s signature annual event since the inaugural event in 1990. The celebration has recently brought in over a million spectators over the 3 nights of the event. Firework photography can be tricky, especially metering for long exposures to capture multiple blasts. It took me a bit of trial and error, but was able to get the settings right and snap away to capture many excellent quality images. Post-production helped remove the firework smoke. The results from this firework photography adventure were very pleasing, and it was so much fun! As United States’ Independence Day is approaching, wishing you all a happy and safe 4th of July! ~Celebration of Light~ I’d love to be your photographer and capture stunning memories of you, your family, your life! Contact Rob to book your portrait session for any occasion, or to inquire availability for wedding photography. Ask about specials for 2017 Senior Portraits and 2018 Wedding Photography! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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Chasing Ebenezer @ White Eagle June 2017

This isn’t their first rodeo at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon in Portland, Oregon. After a phenomenal performance in March 2017 for their Outcasts & Refugees CD release party, Chasing Ebenezer returns for another flawless performance! The new album is absolutely fabulous, be sure to get your copy of the album here. You will NOT be disappointed! This music is top notch and professional with a purpose. “In their soul-searching tribal folk rock music, Chasing Ebenezer reflects a yearning for peace in the midst of turmoil. They advocate for the abused and abandoned and seek to move hearts to sacrificial compassion.” Thanks for blessing us with your beautiful gifts! Chasing Ebenezer | McMenamins White Eagle Saloon | June 24th 2017   Rob would LOVE to be your photographer to capture stunning memories of you, your family, your life! Contact Rob to book your portrait session for any and all occasions, or to inquire availability for wedding photography. Ask about specials for 2017 Senior Portraits and 2018 Wedding Photography! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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Rusty Wheels

Enjoyed a long Memorial Day weekend at a lovely cabin in Chiloquin, near Klamath Falls in Oregon. Lots of yummy food, some relaxing, and this photographer’s heaven, logging museum at Collier Park! Spent a couple hours exploring the park. These are a few of my favorites! ~Rusty Wheels~ I’d love to be your photographer and capture the intricate details of you, your family, your life! Contact Rob to book your portrait session for any occasion, or to inquire availability for wedding photography. Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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Kyler + Heather Prom Portraits

The stunning couple – Kyler + Heather – Prom Portraits! Had a fabulous time photographing this great looking and fun couple! Eastbank Esplanade in Portland, Oregon! We were planning for rain, so scouted bridge covered areas. It was dry all day until 15 minutes before our session start time. Luckily we had a few moments without rain about halfway through our session 🙂 Until next time Kyler + Heather! Thanks for having me as your photographer! Contact Rob to book your portrait session! He wants to photograph you, your family, your life! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com | www.barakadefoto.com/portraits p.s. this is Rob talking in 3rd person, because he’s silly....

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Riggs Newborn Portraits

A few months ago, we captured baby Mason inside the womb (see the Maternity Portraits post here). Now baby Mason is alive and well! These are a few of my favorites from our Newborn Portrait session. Those eyes!   Proud + Loving Parents! A precious gem! Contact Rob to book your portrait session! He wants to photograph you, your family, your life! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com | www.barakadefoto.com/portraits p.s. this is Rob talking in 3rd person, because he’s silly....

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Chasing Ebenezer @ White Eagle PDX

I’ve seen these guys a few times before, but never like this! Chasing Ebenezer packed the McMenamins White Eagle Saloon on March 13th 2017 for this special concert releasing their brand new Outcasts & Refugees CD. I have yet to hear the recordings, but I do know that the tracks performed live were phenomenal! “In their soul-searching tribal folk rock music, Chasing Ebenezer reflects a yearning for peace in the midst of turmoil. They advocate for the abused and abandoned and seek to move hearts to sacrificial compassion.” Thanks for blessing us with your gifts, Chasing Ebenezer! Chasing Ebenezer | Outcasts & Refugees CD Release Concert McMenamins White Eagle Saloon | March 13th 2017 Contact Rob to book your portrait session! He wants to photograph you, your family, your life! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com |...

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Riggs Maternity Portraits

  These are a few of my favorites from a recent maternity portrait session at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in SE Portland, Oregon. Newborn portraits of baby Mason are coming very soon! 🙂   We were thinking of heading up to the snow for this session, and the snow came to us! 🙂 These two (3!) are so in love, it’s beautiful and amazing. Contact Rob to book your portrait session! He wants to photograph you, your family, your life! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com | www.barakadefoto.com/portraits p.s. this is Rob talking in 3rd person, because he’s silly....

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Steve + Carla’s Horror Halloween 2016!

  Best annual Halloween Party, very impressive costumes, always amazing + incredible. Looking forward to next year…Enjoy! Portrait Photography 2016 Costume Contest ….and The Winners Are… Scariest Couple: Chucky + Bride of Chucky Best Couple: Zombie Pirates Authentic: The Birds Original: Dexter + Victim And the Grand Prize… Best Group: Exorcist! All costumes were great! The “GHOSTS” was a personal fav. The Most Beautiful: Bride of Frankenstein Bride of Frankenstein The Shining Invisible Man + Psycho Sorceress The Birds + REDRUM Interested in photography for an occasion in you or a friend’s life? I’d be honored to serve you. I offer Wedding Photography and all types of Portrait Photography services.  Investing in Your life memories! Click below for more info + rates.           Wedding Photography           Portrait Photography Support my Facebook page and stay tuned! Sincerely, Your Portland Area Wedding + Portrait Photographer Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com...

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Wedding + Portrait Photography

Interested in photography for your wedding? I’d love to be a part of your BIG day! Let’s chat, maybe meet for coffee! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com | Wedding/Portrait Photographer www.barakadefoto.com/weddings www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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White Mounds

  A couple years ago, as I was introducing my photography portfolio to online galleries, I spent (later thought to have wasted) a huge amount of time building a profile on redbubble.com/people/barakadefoto. A few weeks ago, that “thought to have wasted” all changed. A fan placed an order for a framed/matted print of one of my landscape images “White Mounds” hyperlink: www.redbubble.com/people/barakadefoto/9539007-white-mounds The Red Bubble service is great, as they handle all manufacturing and processing of the transaction and provide the artist with a decent commission. This blog post is shouting out a big thanks to this fan, and all Barakade Foto fans. THANK YOU! Sincerely, Rob @ Barakade...

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Shaniko “Ghost Town” Oregon 2016 Calendar

  Thanks to all that ordered a 2016 calendar from Barakade Fotografie! This year’s calendar features images from a foto adventure to Shaniko “Ghost Town” Oregon. This eye-candy of a town was both incredible and unforgettable. If it’s not too late for you to add a calendar to your wall this year, here’s the shop: createphotocalendars.com Stay tuned to barakadefoto.com/blog & “like” facebook.com/barakadefoto for new image + product updates....

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Melissa & Max Wedding! ~Sneak Peek

  These two lovebirds are just glowing on their very special wedding day! Being a part of this celebration of love was absolutely amazing and unforgettable. Congratulations newlyweds, Melissa & Max! Rob Atkinson (503) 927-1288 rob@barakadefoto.com Wedding/Portrait Photographer Interested in photography for your wedding? Please feel free to contact me for an affordably fair quote.  ...

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Abstract Windows

  A “Fall Foto Safari” back in November 2013, brought my dad and I to the industrial areas of downtown Portland to explore the intense colors and textures. This is my “Abstract Windows” series from that photo project. This area could make for great portrait backgrounds. And many other locations that I am familiar with in and near Portland, OR. Please contact me for couple, family, senior, or anytime portraits. CONTACT More info here: www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 4: Arches Nat’l Park)

  My wife and I decided to take a road trip from Portland, Oregon to Colorado Spring, Colorado in July 2015. At first we thought to maybe fly, but as we though more about the beauty we’d be missing in between, we started to plan a road trip instead. And we’re so glad we did! This blog is the final installment, part 4 of some select photos from our trip. Stay tuned to the barakadefoto.com/blog for more adventures, and click the following links to see past blogs: Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 1: Idaho), Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 2: Yellowstone), Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 3: Colorado)   Thanks for hanging out with us! -Rob @ Barakade...

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Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 3: Colorado)

  My wife and I decided to take a road trip from Portland, Oregon to Colorado Spring, Colorado in July 2015. At first we thought to maybe fly, but as we though more about the beauty we’d be missing in between, we started to plan a road trip instead. And we’re so glad we did! This blog is part 3 of some select photos from our trip. Stay tuned to the barakadefoto.com/blog for part 4 of our adventure, and click the following links to see past blogs: Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 1: Idaho), Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 2:...

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Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 2: Yellowstone)

  My wife and I decided to take a road trip from Portland, Oregon to Colorado Spring, Colorado in July 2015. At first we thought to maybe fly, but as we though more about the beauty we’d be missing in between, we started to plan a road trip instead. And we’re so glad we did! This blog is part 2 of some select photos from our trip. Stay tuned to the barakadefoto.com/blog for parts 3-4 of our adventure, and click the following links to see past blogs: Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 1:...

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Oregon to Colorado Road Trip (Part 1: Idaho)

  My wife and I decided to take a road trip from Portland, Oregon to Colorado Spring, Colorado in July 2015. At first we thought to maybe fly, but as we though more about the beauty we’d be missing in between, we started to plan a road trip instead. And we’re so glad we did! This blog is part 1 of some select photos from our trip. Stay tuned to the barakadefoto.com/blog for parts 2-4 of our...

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Shaniko Ghost Town Oregon Part 3

  This is part 3 of 3 sets of images from an unbelievable trip to Shaniko “Ghost Town” Oregon. We traveled on November 29th, 2015, when the snow was fresh, the sun was shining, and deserted town was ghostly. An incredible place to visit! Be sure to check out these prior blogs from the same foto trip:  www.barakadefoto.com/shaniko-ghost-town-oregon-part-2 www.barakadefoto.com/shaniko-ghost-town-oregon-part-1...

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Shaniko Ghost Town Oregon Part 2

  This is part 2 of 3 sets of images from an unbelievable trip to Shaniko “Ghost Town” Oregon. We traveled on November 29th, 2015, when the snow was fresh, the sun was shining, and deserted town was ghostly. An incredible place to visit!   Be sure to check out these prior blogs from the same foto trip:  www.barakadefoto.com/shaniko-ghost-town-oregon-part-1...

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Chasing Ebenezer 2015 Christmas Concert

  Thank you for your amazing music Chasing Ebenezer!...

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Shaniko Ghost Town Oregon Part 1

  This is part 1 of 3 sets of images from an unbelievable trip to Shaniko “Ghost Town” Oregon. We traveled on November 29th, 2015, when the snow was fresh, the sun was shining, and deserted town was ghostly. An incredible place to visit!   Be sure to check out these prior blogs from the same foto trip: ...

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Road Trip to Shaniko Ghost Town Oregon

  These are my images from a road trip to Shaniko Ghost Town Oregon on a beautiful brisk autumn day. Stay tuned for the Shaniko Ghost Town...

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Senior Portraits | Lake Oswego OR

Fun times with these chill guys celebrating their Senior Year, a lifetime milestone! Location: George Rogers Park, Downtown Lake Oswego, OR October 2015 | Barakade Fotografie |...

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Daffern Family/Maternity Portraits

Had a fabulous time photographing this beautiful family at the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden in SE Portland, Oregon. The occasion: maternity. The reasons: love and memories. Congratulations on the new addition to your...

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Discland

  One day, I will make it across the water to this island. For now, the site from the Key West bank will have to do. Key West | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Lan Su Chinese Garden-05

  Lan Su Chinese Garden A treasure hidden in the heart of the city....

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Canoe Row

  Canoes resting on the Humber Bay. Toronto | Ontario | CAN © 2012 Rob...

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Lan Su Chinese Garden-04

  “Once inside the garden’s walls, you’ll feel as if you’ve traveled through time to another era in a faraway world. Lan Su is a window into Chinese culture, history and way of thinking. Ever changing, Lan Su always has something new to offer – by the minute, by the hour, and with the seasons. Enter the wonderland.”...

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Lan Su Chinese Garden-03

  “Much more than just a beautiful botanical garden, Lan Su is a creative wonder — a powerfully inspiring experience based on a 2,000-year-old Chinese tradition that melds art, architecture, design and nature in perfect harmony.”...

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Lan Su Chinese Garden-02

  “Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of Portland’s greatest treasures and most interesting sites to see while visiting Portland. A result of a collaboration between the cities of Portland and Suzhou, our sister city in China’s Jiangsu province that’s famous for its beautiful Ming Dynasty gardens, Lan Su was built by Chinese artisans from our Suzhou and is the most authentic Chinese garden outside of China.”...

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Lan Su Chinese Garden-01

  It’s about time that I visited the Lan Su Chinese Garden in downtown Portland. A beautiful area of calmness and peace, perfect for relaxing, and of course capturing the scene...

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Sunset Silhouette

  Beautiful Portland...

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Woodburn Tulip Farm 2014

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Portland Headlight-Coast

  First lit in 1791, over 200 years ago! Portland Head Light | Fort Williams Park | Cape Elizabeth | Maine |...

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Portraits Portland

  Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a portrait session today! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com Portfolio: www.barakadefoto.com/portraits Capturing moments in your life are priceless. ➢ Lifetime memories for couples and families ➢ Life snapshots for engagements and seniors ➢ Promotional tools for artists, musicians, and business headshots Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a session today! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com Rates: ➢ $125 on-location session fee (1 hour, or more if needed) ➢ $25 copyright disc fee ($15 if paid upfront – SAVE $10) Location: on-location in Oregon’s Portland metro-area (further distance negotiable) ➢ A place meaningful to you ➢ A place convenient to your location ➢ A place of intriguing backgrounds that I would be happy to suggest My goal will be to capture 20-25 keepers, fully-edited to provide you with a proof sheet for ordering prints and/or a full-rights copyright disc (fee applies) with your full resolution images. I will include an order form, which you can use to order quality prints from me. The production lab used is both professional and reliable while offering fair prices with quick delivery. All prints use lustre Kodak Endura Paper, which sets the standard in professional printing, so you can feel confident you are receiving the best paper in the printing industry. Lustre paper is similar to matte, but with a texture finish. To book a session, or ask a question, simply send me a message on the Contact page or contact me directly. Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a session today! Sincerely, Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com |...

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Delightful Daffodils

  Celebrating Spring! A beautiful time of year for portraits: Couples, Families, Kids. Book Your Portrait Session Today! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com |...

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Portraits in Portland

  Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a portrait session today! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com Portfolio: www.barakadefoto.com/portraits Capturing moments in your life are priceless. ➢ Lifetime memories for couples and families ➢ Life snapshots for engagements and seniors ➢ Promotional tools for artists, musicians, and business headshots Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a session today! Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com Rates: ➢ $125 on-location session fee (1 hour, or more if needed) ➢ $25 copyright disc fee ($15 if paid upfront – SAVE $10) Location: on-location in Oregon’s Portland metro-area (further distance negotiable) ➢ A place meaningful to you ➢ A place convenient to your location ➢ A place of intriguing backgrounds that I would be happy to suggest My goal will be to capture 20-25 keepers, fully-edited to provide you with a proof sheet for ordering prints and/or a full-rights copyright disc (fee applies) with your full resolution images. I will include an order form, which you can use to order quality prints from me. The production lab used is both professional and reliable while offering fair prices with quick delivery. All prints use lustre Kodak Endura Paper, which sets the standard in professional printing, so you can feel confident you are receiving the best paper in the printing industry. Lustre paper is similar to matte, but with a texture finish. To book a session, or ask a question, simply send me a message on the Contact page or contact me directly. Don’t hesitate on capturing the moments in your life. Book a session today! Sincerely, Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288 |...

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Tulip Reflect

  The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, OR is now open! Starting a week earlier than scheduled because of all the beautiful weather the northwest has been blessed...

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Proverbs 19:21

  Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Nowhere Stones © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 12:15

  The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice. Proverbs 12:15 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Proxy Falls © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Painted Sunrise

  On the dock of the …paradise! Key West | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Palm Shore

    Everywhere you want to be. The Keys | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Proverbs 9:10

  The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Bent Horizon © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 29:25

  Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. Proverbs 29:25 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Cymbal & Capo © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 31:8

  Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Proverbs 31:8 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Red-tip Bundle © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 4:5

  Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them. Proverbs 4:5 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Whales Mouth © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 15:20

  A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. Proverbs 15:20 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Nowhere? © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Hanson Thompson Family Portraits 2014

  Hanson/Thompson Family Portraits 2014 Great times photographing a beautiful family in SE Portland at Reed College and the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. Thanks for a fun photo session! Barakade Fotografie is here to capture any milestone in your life, or just-because personal or family portraits. Tis’ the Season for family portraits to use with your Christmas cards. Call or email to inquire booking. GREAT RATES! -Rob | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com www.barakadefoto.com/portraits...

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Barakade Fotografie @ EHS Holiday Bazaar

Barakade Fotografie is excited to be a part of Evergreen High School’s Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, November 15th from 9am to 4pm. Featured on KPTV’s Events! http://events.kptv.com/Evergreen_High_School_Holiday_Bazaar_2014_/200764753.html An extra-large matted print will be donated to the event’s raffle. It’d be great to see you come through, get some holiday giftage out of the way, and have a chance to win the raffle. Be sure to stop by the Barakade Fotografie booth! Barakade Fotografie @ EHS Holiday Bazaar Evergreen High School 14300 NE 18th St, Vancouver,...

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Proverbs 4:26

  Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. Proverbs 4:26 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Striped Orchard © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 4:27

  Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil. Proverbs 4:27 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Branches on the Canyon © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 3:13

  Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding Proverbs 3:13 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Road to Paradise © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Abstract Rustic Junk

  Each fall, my dad and I go on an adventure to take pictures together. We call it a “photo safari.” This year, we explored the Willamette Falls Locks area in Oregon City. On the West Linn side of the river, we journeyed to an abandoned village filled with old rusted paper mill equipment. The colors were rich and the textures were thick in the patterns all around. Here are a few of my favorite images from the day. This series of images is titled “Abstract Rustic Junk”  ...

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Proverbs 16:17

  The highway of the upright avoids evil; those who guard their ways preserve their lives. Proverbs 16:17 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! In-Between © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Alannah’s Senior Portraits 2014

  Alannah’s Senior Portraits 2014 Good times capturing a milestone in this senior’s life! Portland has so many great areas for portrait sessions, including this area near Omsi with the variety of interesting backgrounds. Thanks for a fun photo session, Alannah! Congratulations on your senior year! Barakade Fotografie is here to capture any milestone in your life, or just-because personal or family portraits. Tis’ the Season for family portraits to use with your Christmas cards. Call or email to inquire booking. GREAT RATES! -Rob | 503.927.1288 | rob@barakadefoto.com...

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Proverbs 16:18

  Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Niagara Mists © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Charitable Outreach

    A dear loved one is in the midst of an extremely rare type of cancer, TPLL Leukemia. If the good Lord, or your inner conscience, calls you to contribute to this need, your gift is gratefully accepted with abundant thanks!!! The fundraising site can be found here: www.gofundme.com/fn0giw Our beloved Jackie is in the midst of an extremely rare type of cancer, TPLL Leukemia. The medical bills are rising with upfront costs. Her amazing husband Jimm can only do so much, foremost to take care of his oh-so-greatly-loved wife, and secondly to work to provide for their household expenses. Jackie and Jimm have kept a STRONG faith in Jesus and they know that God is in control. If the good Lord, or your inner conscience, calls you to contribute to this need, your gift is gratefully accepted with abundant thanks!!! Here is their story: “Jackie and I have been married for 45 years. We have faced joy and adversity and other medical problems throughout that time. We have worked hard together and just recently began to learn about investing in Real Estate. We paid for this schooling. Then this leukemia struck. It sort of took the wind out of our sails but the debt is still there. And now on top of that despite a good insurance and Medicare, the medical bills are starting to rise. In the New Year we will have to pay more upfront before the rest of the insurance kicks in. If it happens, there will be end of life expenses. We have kept a strong faith in Jesus and still have it despite this disease and continued attacks against our faith. We know God will make lemonade out of lemons. He is in control. Jackie has a great concept – Jesus is with her now. If she dies she will be with Jesus.  Win win situation. We are now facing the worst adversity (adversary) that we have ever faced, TPLL Leukemia. It is extremely rare and aggressive. Our insurance and supplements do a pretty good job, but they don’t pay for all of the treatment. One of her chemo treatments is about 5K. So we are thinking the bills will run into the 50K range. After the treatments...

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Proverbs 1:7

  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Under the Rainbow © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 20:7

  The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them. Proverbs 20:07 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Purple Power © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 15:16

  Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. Proverbs 15:16 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Roped Pillar © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 15:32

  Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding. Proverbs 15:32 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Canoe Row © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 1:8

  Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Proverbs 1:8 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Flower Family © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 17:22

  A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Checkered Heart © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 4:23

  Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Horsetail Flow © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 14:31

  Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their maker, but whoever is kind to the needy honors God. Proverbs 14:31 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Pink Sunrise © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 22:1

  A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. Proverbs 22:01 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Classic Idaho © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 4:24

  Keep your mouth free of perversity; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. Proverbs 4:24 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Puerto Pelican © Rob Atkinson Subscribe to the Weekly Proverbs Series...

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Proverbs 11:4

  Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. Proverbs 11:4 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! St. Augustine Lighthouse © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 16:3

  Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! To the Beach © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 31:28

  Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her. Proverbs 31:28 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Discland © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 31:30

  Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. Proverbs 31:30 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Pink Love © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 16:9

  In their hearts human beings plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:09 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Stacked Texture © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 13:7

  One man pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth. Proverbs 13:7 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Horizon Blues © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 17:17

  A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Magnificence © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 31:10

  A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Proverbs 31:10 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Painted Sunrise © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 12:19

  Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. Proverbs 12:19 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Alien Nature © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 18:10

  The name of the LORD is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Blue Ledges © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 24:29

  Do not say, “I will do to them as they have done to me; I’ll pay them back for what they did.” Proverbs 24:29 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Orange Aisle © Rob Atkinson (original image line)...

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Proverbs 4:25

  Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Proverbs 4:25 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Portland Headlight – Coast © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 15:1

  A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Rock Moss Splash © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 27:17

  As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Triangular © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 28:1

  The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion. Proverbs 28:1 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Departing © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 28:13

  Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounce them finds mercy. Proverbs 28:13 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! The Hat Man © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Hanging at Stickmen Brewery

    Barakade Fotografie is very excited to be featuring eleven (11) pieces of artwork at the Stickmen Brewery in Lake Oswego. This brewpub has some amazing recipes, both food and drink. Stop in to enjoy and while you’re there, check out Barakade Fotografie’s artwork covering the walls of the halls and the bar area. Works for Sale! Featuring until Cinco de Mayo! www.stickmenbeer.com Stickmen Brewery 40 N. State St., Lake Oswego,...

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Proverbs 3:6

  In all your ways, submit to Him and He will make your path straight. Proverbs 3:6 (NIV) Send a FREE eCard. Just Click the “eCard” button below the image. Be someone’s encouragement today! Furrow Road © Rob Atkinson Subscribe to the Weekly Proverbs Series...

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Fairview Market 04.03.14

Barakade Fotografie will be at the Fairview Market today (Thur, April 3rd) from 3pm to 8pm. Come by and hang out under my tent, out from under the rain. 1300 Village Street | Fairview, OR

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Proverbs 10:12

  Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. Proverbs 10:12 (NIV) Mixed Paint © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 6:27

  Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned? Proverbs 6:27 (NIV) Pointy Mound © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 3:19-20

  By Wisdom the Lord laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; by His knowledge the watery depths were divided and the clouds let drop the dew. Proverbs 3:19-20 (NIV) Rock & Row © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 22:6

  Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 (NIV) Rainbow Stripes © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 4:18-19

  The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter until the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. Proverbs 4:18-19 (NIV) Grand Sunrise © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 3:9

  Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; Proverbs 3:9 (NIV) Vegetable Rows © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 23:12

  Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge. Proverbs 23:12 (NIV) Disformed © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Happy Valentines Day 2014

  Happy Valentine’s Day! Send an eCard for FREE! © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 3:5

  Trust in the Lord with All your Heart and lean not on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 (NIV) Vinyl Love © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Proverbs 30:5

  Every Word of God is Flawless; He is a Shield to those who take refuge In Him. Proverbs 30:5 (NIV) The Warrior © Rob Atkinson (original image link)...

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Small Leak

  Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. -Benjamin...

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Amazing

  The Meaning of a Smile It costs nothing … It creates Much …. It enriches those who receive it … Without impoverishing those who give it. It happens in a flash and the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. It creates happiness in the home. Fosters good business and is the counter sign of friends. It is rest to the weary … Daylight to the discouraged … Sunshine to the sad … And natures best antidote for trouble. Yet it cannot be begged, borrowed, bought or stolen … For it is something that is no earthly good to anyone … Until it is given away. So if in the course of the day Your friends may be too tired to give you a smile … Then why not give them one of yours ? ? ? ? Because nobody needs a smile more Than those who have none left to give! Smile!!!...

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Glowing Spares

  Creative abstract of a photographed image. © 2013 Rob...

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Equisetum

  Equisetum (horsetail, snake grass, puzzlegrass) is the only living genus in Equisetaceae, a family of vascular plants that reproduce by spores rather than seeds. Venice Beach | CA | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Shred Palms

  “Shred Palms” Palms shredding off the west coast. Manhattan Beach | California | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Portland Night Light

  “Portland Night Light” A crisp still evening in the midst of fall reflecting Portland’s pretty night lights. Portland | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Dahlia Generations

  “Dahlia Generations” The bright & vibrant beauty of pink dahlias, from generation to generation. © 2013 Rob...

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Reflecting Maritime

  “Reflecting Maritime” A beautiful Portland landmark reflecting off Portland’s mighty Willamette on a crisp fall evening. Oregon Maritime Museum | Portland | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Stolen Reflection

  “Stolen Reflection” Classic reflection of the Steel Bridge in Portland Oregon, which is the only double-deck bridge with independent lifts in the world and the second oldest vertical-lift bridge in North America, after the nearby Hawthorne bridge. The image was captured from the Burnside bridge on the crisp fall evening in the great city of Portland, Oregon (my hometown). Portland | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Conventional Reflect

  “Conventional Reflect” Oregon Convention Center reflecting off Portland’s mighty Willamette on a crisp evening in the midst of Autumn. Portland | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Pink Dahlia

  “Pink Dahlia” The bright & vibrant beauty of a pink dahlia on a crisp fall afternoon in the great NW. © 2013 Rob...

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Connection Reflection

  “Connection Reflection” Pretty night lights of the Steel Bridge reflecting on the might Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. This bridge links the Rose Quarter and Lloyd District in the east to Old Town Chinatown neighborhood in the west. Captured from the Burnside Bridge. Steel Bridge | Portland | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Oregon International Air Show 2013

… The 2013 Oregon International Air Show presents the Patriots Jet Team! Oregon Int’l Air Show ’13 Hillsboro | OR | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Patch Watcher

“Patch Watcher” The head pumpkin watches over the little ones at the pumpkin patch. © 2013 Rob...

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RAW’ARDS National Indie Arts Awards

^^^ CLICK HERE ^^^ 5th Annual RAW’ARDS National Indie Arts Awards VOTE EVERYDAY Tues 10/1 – Tues 10/8  to nominate Barakade Fotografie Go to www.rawartists.org/barakadefoto and click the VOTE FOR ME button. On Sept 12, I was honored to be part of a fabulously fun arts event at the Bossanova Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. I’d do it again tomorrow if I had the chance…and I do! Just gotta be voted in as the RAW Photographer of the Year! But I can’t do it alone, so I’m asking for a quick moment of your time each day starting today and ending on Oct 8. Everyone is able to vote once per day and the process simply asks for your email address for the sole purpose of keeping a fair nomination. Thanks for everyone’s support at the RAW Artist Showcase. Let’s make it to the RAW’ARDS! Quick and Simple … www.rawartists.org/barakadefoto … click VOTE FOR ME !!!  ^^^ CLICK HERE...

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Branches on the Canyon

    Departed from Las Vegas around midnight to arrive at the Grand Canyon just in time to scope out a marvelous viewpoint of the sun rising. Grand Canyon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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At Ease

  As many of us are enjoying a long weekend, a calming image of relaxation to commemorate today, Labor Day: a celebration of the labor movement dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers; a national tribute to the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. For those that are working their gifts today, THANK YOU! Hope everyone takes some time today to relax and be grateful for the gifts each one of us holds, and to not be jealous of the gifts chosen for others. “At Ease” Moments of peace in the calming Humber Bay Butterfly Habitat. Toronto | Ontario | CAN © 2012 Rob...

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Tribute to “I Have a Dream” 50th Anniversary

“Surrounded by Freedom” Washington Monument | Washington D.C. | USA © 2012 Rob Atkinson Today marks a very special day of our American heritage. 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. led some 200,000 to 300,000 people in the March on Washington where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. A turning point for America and a day to commemorate. A tribute!   “Renovating Reflection (part-2)” Lincoln Memorial | Washington D.C. | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Tribute to 40 days 13,000 miles

Road Trip USA ’12 To many more adventures…40 days, 13,000 miles.  One year ago today, I returned to the great Northwest after traveling 13,000 miles nearly around the entire perimeter of the United States. Over 40 days, my camera and I experienced a once in a lifetime opportunity. Absolute freedom with only two goals…to be back home 40 days later and to capture as many angles of life as possible. Over the weeks, I smiled A LOT at the beauty God spread amongst our country. I sang my heart out with music blasting and wind blowing on the open road. I even cried…I remember one time in particular when arriving in Key West, Florida, the farthest point in the continental USA that I could get away from home, after being on the road and mostly sleeping in my car and tent for about 3 weeks. Walking into a cozy room in paradise where I decided to take a “vacation” from my road trip was much needed and could not have been at a better place. Pure bliss. I didn’t meet a whole lot of people over the whole trip, mainly because I was on a mission, and 40 days isn’t a lot of time to soak it all up. I did, however, meet someone who I would like to call a friend. Even though we spent only one day, my new friend Kent and I had so much in common (mainly with photography) and it was such a pleasure to just hang out with someone for the day in Bar Harbor, Maine visiting the colorful Atlantic Puffin birds on a day cruise over the ocean waters. The last portion of my trip was spent with family in the Southwest. This was one of the greatest parts of the trip. It was so fabulous to see nearly every one of my distant family members and spend a couple/few days with each of them. The stretch home passed through the magnificent National Parks in Utah, which was a blessing to end the trip on such a marvelous note. Arriving back home was a relief, but also shocking in a sense. To be back to civilization, back to “the real world,” back from an experience that I...

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Proxy Falls

  Proxy Falls in Lane County, Oregon, is among the most photogenic waterfalls in the entire country. Fed by springs on the shoulder of North Sister, Proxy Creek breaks over a wall of columnar basalt liberally marinated in mosses, veiling 226 feet in two streams. Hands down, the most breathtaking waterfall I’ve ever encountered. Proxy Falls | Lane County | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob Atkinson...

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RAW Artist Showcase

Barakade Fotografie is honored to be a featured artist at the upcoming RAW showcase in Portland, Oregon. The showcase will be a LOT of FUN and will feature a night of Art, Fashion, Music, Film, Hair, Makeup, Photography, and Performing Art at one of Portland’s premier venues! I’m asking for your support and can’t express how much it means to me. Please visit www.rawartists.org/barakadefoto to explore my profile and consider purchasing a ticket or two to support my vision to think creatively and dream sideways. To show my appreciation for your support, I’m personally offering a FREE 8×10 print (matted to 11×14) to everyone purchasing two tickets. PLUS, each purchase of two tickets will receive one extra FREE ticket as soon as my 20-ticket sale commitment to the event is reached. Again, I can’t express how much I appreciate your support. Undiscovered talent is increasingly plentiful in our culture. Starving artist is not just an imaginary term. It’s a reality. Through RAW, this undiscovered talent has an opportunity to be unfolded and draped across a culture thirsty for new creativity. RAW ‘Natural Born Artists’ Presents: TRANSLATIONS Thursday, Sept 12th, ‘13 | 7pm | Bossanova Ballroom | 722 E Burnside, Portland, OR Very Truly Yours! <3 Rob Atkinson...

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Trestle Creek Falls

  This scenic 60-foot waterfall is nestled in a moss-covered rock grotto surrounded by a towering old-growth forest. Absolutely glorious place to visit, relax, enjoy. Trestle Creek Falls | Roseburg | Oregon | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Comforts Mobile Cuisine

  Barakade Fotografie is available to capture your product and/or promotional images to help boost your business! Contact Rob for booking. Stay tuned to the Facebook page for updates and current work. Cheers! -Rob DELICIOUS DISHES!!! Comforts Mobile Cuisine features their mobile cuisine in the city of Eugene during the week and at wineries in the outskirts of Eugene most weekends. Catering the finest of sandwiches and some amazing sweet potato fries. Stay tuned to their website www.comfortsmobilecuisine.com and their Facebook page for daily locations of the fine cuisine. These images were captured during a beautiful summer day at the Tebri Vineyards in Monroe,...

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Alien Nature

  Found on a hike to Trestle Creek Falls (Oregon, USA) this piece of nature has quite a bit of character. If you know what type of flower this is, please Leave a Reply! © 2013 Rob...

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Rushmore Aisle

  Today is a day that America celebrates it’s freedom, remembers those that made it happen, and recognizes those that remain to make it possible. Contemplating this I realize to, not only today but everyday, recognize and be so thankful for our freedom in Christ. Made possible through His son Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. So that we don’t have to be confined by our imperfection. So that we can be free to choose to love Him as He created us to. To Freedom in Christ. To Freedom in America. Happy Independence Day! Mt. Rushmore | South Dakota | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Pop-a-DEAL

    Barakade Fotografie is proud to be featuring the art booth at the Gresham Art Walk on Saturday, July 20th. The family event includes live music, free children’s arts and crafts, and unique shops & restaurants in Historic Downtown Gresham, OR. The Barakade Fotografie art booth will be featuring matted, framed, canvas, and metal prints of all sizes, as well as a special promotion just for you! PoP-A-DEAL Facebook Fans get 30% 40% 50% OFF your choice of one matted print, any size! Already a Facebook Fan? You’re all ready to stop by and claim your PoP-A-DEAL! ‘LIKE’ Facebook.com/BarakadeFoto or TEXT “Like BarakadeFoto” to 32665 (FBOOK) to become a Facebook Fan and claim your PoP-A-DEAL! PLUS 20% OFF 2nd and 40% OFF 3rd + same-visit purchase of any size matted prints* Take advantage of this exploding PoP-A-DEAL promotion to grab some décor for your space. Brighten up your home, business, and office or illuminate a friend or loved one’s space with a gift that will last a lifetime. All Barakade Fotografie products are made with 100% acid-free materials to last forever! Come play with family and friends to enjoy art & music all day. Live music & performers from 10am-5pm. Be sure to stop by the Barakade Fotografie booth (exact location to be announced, but you can’t miss the big Barakade Fotografie banner!) to take advantage of your PoP-A-DEAL! We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, July 20th, at the Gresham Art Walk! * Discounts of 20% OFF 2nd and 40% OFF 3rd will be applied to equal or lesser value...

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Just a Hiccup

  Attention all beloved Fans! You might have noticed Buy options on the website. This feature was perfect for the galleries. The fulfillment company called Fotomoto providing this service was found with great reviews. However, I’ve received some disappointing news. The company was recently purchased by liveBooks, who has apparently decided to discontinue supporting their services. I’m looking into alternatives. If anyone has any suggestions, I’d appreciate your input! Until further ado, please contact me directly with any interest of purchasing prints. There is a vast amount of prints already matted (some framed, canvas, and metal prints as well!) and I would be more than happy to accommodate any custom requests. All work is created with 100% acid-free materials to last forever! A great opportunity to decorate your space will be at the Gresham Art Walk on Saturday, July 20th. A Pop-a-DEAL! promotion will be available for Facebook fans. 30% 40% 50% OFF your choice of one matted print, any size! Variety is plentiful. I assure you there’s something for your décor. More info here: Pop-a-DEAL I can’t tell you how much I appreciate you as a fan. Thanks for all your support and encouragement! -Rob Atkinson | 503.927.1288...

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Horsetail Falls

  Horsetail Falls is a beautiful area on the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, USA. The trail goes behind the waterfall where you can hike down and nearly touch the falling water. A tranquil area, indeed. © 2013 Rob Atkinson Have you been to Horsetail Falls ? Share stories of your visit in...

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Horsetail Flow

  Horsetail Falls is a beautiful area on the Columbia River Gorge about 30 miles east of Portland, Oregon USA. The water flow from the falls is quite fascinating and very peaceful. © 2013 Rob Atkinson Have you been to Horsetail Falls ? Share stories of your visit in the...

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Pink Love

  Timeless flower of love, captured in my personal love’s garden. © 2013 Rob...

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Crater Lake

    Crater lake is the deepest lake in the United States! The second deepest in North America & ninth deepest in the world. WoW! It is located in southern Oregon & the surrounding national park is the fifth oldest in the US. I’d say May is an excellent time to visit Crater Lake because enough of the roads are plowed to get around while the lake remains surrounded by a vast amount of fallen snow to enjoy. Have you been to Crater Lake? Share stories of your visit in the...

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“This Thursday”

    Stoked for a sudden opportunity for art showing! “Last Thursday“ This Thursday, May 30th 2013! 6pm-10pm | NE 11th & Alberta, PDX Barakade Fotografie will be featuring our photo art booth at the “Last Thursday Art Square” tomorrow, Thursday May 30th. Also featuring wonderful handmade bath and beauty products by Spa-tacious. Come on down to enjoy soulfully infused funky beats by the Keplers and support your passionate artists! We look forward to seeing you this Thursday, May 30th 2013, from 6pm-10pm! “Last Thursday” | Sponsored by Radio Room PDX Located at the open lot on the corner of NE 11th & Alberta, PDX...

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Gresham Art Walk

    Barakade Fotografie is very thrilled to be part of a fabulous community event this summer, The Gresham Art Walk. The family event includes live music, free childrens’ arts and crafts, and unique shops and restaurants in the Downtown core of Gresham, OR. A fantastic feature of their promotion team is an Artist Spotlight, which is currently featuring Barakade Fotografie! Take a moment to stop by the Artist Spotlight page. “The Art Walk began as the idea of downtown businesswoman Judy Han, a patron of the arts. Han decided it was time to bring more art opportunities to Gresham. In 2001, with volunteers, Gresham hosted the first Art Walk, in which only 28 artists participated. Today the Gresham Art Walk lists over 140 artists and attracts over 12,000 people to the event!” – Our History  We look forward to seeing you on the Third Saturday in July! July 20th, 2013...

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Pop-Up

  This image was created by twisting one image, while distorting another, layering the two, and adding a 3-D effect and light glare to pop the top layer. An intriguing piece to add flare to any decor! © 2011 Rob...

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Aquifer

  An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt) from which groundwater can be extracted using a water well. This digitally enhanced image reminded me of that. © 2011 Rob...

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Mixed Paint

  Painting a room these various shades of orange and blue-green sounds fascinating. But what would these colors actually blend to create? Not sure, but I’d sure like to see this pattern of boldness decorating a wall! © 2011 Rob...

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Lollipop

  What used to be just a few colorful teacups, spun into a colorful twist of a lollipop-like-look. Decorate your space with some bright colors! © 2011 Rob...

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Lemon Blues

  Lemon dipped margarita portrayed as sweet sorrow. Cafe Bolero | Old Town | Puerto Vallarta | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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Beverage Flare

  Tasty margaritas with flare! Cafe Bolero | Old Town | Puerto Vallarta | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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Dinner Draft

  A classic layout of the beginnings of an authentic Mexican feast, outlined to create an abstract image. Cafe Bolero | Old Town | Puerto Vallarta | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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Spoval

  What used to be runners for stage lights on the Disney Wonder cruise ship, pinched and twisted into an oval-ish figure sinking inward towards the galactical center. © 2011 Rob...

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Vinyl Love

  A personal favorite of my vinyl collection (w/ enhanced background). © 2010 Rob...

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Hypno

  Created with various neon lights, a turntable, and a lot of love. © 2010 Rob...

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Sirens

  Created with various neon lights, a turntable, and a lot of love. © 2010 Rob...

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Pointy Mound

  Imagine a ceiling light cover flipped downside-up, exploding from the inside out to create spiky points. …or just imagine a catepillar. © 2011 Rob...

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Spiked Gateway

  This image is drastically open for interpretation. Some say it looks like a teeth-lined throat of a foreign creature. Others have interpreted it to be an abstract image of a pig’s face. What do you see? © 2011 Rob...

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Pinched Spikes

  A cool ceiling light surrounded by spikes, flipped and pinched to create an abstract image for the imagination. © 2011 Rob...

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Chocolate Swirl

  This image reminds me of the beginning twists of a vanilla/chocolate/fudge milkshake. Hunger strike! © 2011 Rob...

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Twister

  A hypnotic spiral of illusion grasping human nature in a twisted way. © 2011 Rob...

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Light Writing

  Some fun light writing with the help of my brother and dad. I captured the image while they danced through a dark field to create the abstract spirals interacting with each other. Image created without any digital manipulation, simply a natural piece of art captured with a digital camera. © 2012 Rob...

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Mirror Bridge Reflect

  To depart where one returns, trapped. Manhattan Bridge | New York City | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Symmetrical Divide

  Continuous rows of ledges climaxing then retreating to an unknown depth. © 2012 Rob...

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Orchard Row

  A classic NW Autumn scene transformed from a digital copy of a 35mm film print into a digital representation of a watercolor painting. © 2010 Rob...

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Cymbal & Capo

  Captured at a show of one of the best guitarists I know, Trace Bundy. He uses lots of capos on his guitar. He’s an accoustic ninja. Literally. © 2010 Rob...

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Triangular Love

  A combination of triangular patterns from the Epcot Center and a spot of love from a favorite piece of vinyl. Meshed together to create Triangular Love. © 2013 Rob...

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Adjoined Canoes

  Interesting piece of work. Las Vegas | Nevada | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Spiral Chime

  A good friend gave me this spiral wind chime, which made for a decorative patio ornament and a cool image. © 2010 Rob...

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The Warrior

  This statue stands along the waterfront in Seattle, WA. A few personal touches were added to give it a little flare. Seattle | Washington | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Lamp Post Aisle

  A warm summer day at Seattle’s waterfront found this boardwalk strip of lamp posts. Seattle | Washington | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Rock & Row

  The long rows of rocks stretch along a bed of moss, soaking up the hot summer heat. © 2010 Rob...

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Checkered Heart

  A wooden heart woven onto the color of love. © 2010 Rob...

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Blue Ledges

  An abstract image of fine architecture’s window ledges on a downtown high rise. © 2010 Rob...

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Piece of Paradise

  A piece of paradise standing in front of a Las Vegas skyscraper. Las Vegas | Nevada | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Vegetable Rows

  These rows of agriculture lie in the middle of nowhere, with tracks deep and rows long. Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Triangular

  Abstract of sepia- toned triangles and diamonds on a 3D-ish platform © 2010 Rob...

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The Red Door

  A classic red barn door capured in the fine country of the great NorthWest. Woodland | Washington State | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Umbrellas Oriented

  “Bright colors put people in a good mood.” -Unknown © 2010 Rob...

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Square Stripes

  Finely textured and interesting colored siding to a historic landmark in the great NorthWest. Cedar Creek Grist Mill | Woodland | Washington State | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Umbrella Blues

  Animated capture of an umbrella’s geometrics and bright colors contrasting for a fine wall decoration. © 2010 Rob...

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Tangled Rope

  Abstract image of a bundle of tangled rope could add interesting flare to decorate a craft room or garage. © 2010 Rob...

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Captured Ripples

  The colorful water’s ripples on a windy day captured through the guard of a rope bridge. © 2010 Rob...

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Stacked Texture

  Fine texture abstract from a Swiss Family Robinson style tree house fort. © 2010 Rob...

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Umbrella Orange

  Under-carriage view of an umbrella’s geometrics and bright colors contrasting for a fine wall decoration. © 2010 Rob...

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The Roof

  Very neat architecture in the Old Town areas of a historic city. Old Town | Puerto Vallarta | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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Disformed

  Big ears overseeing many miniature eyes, an artistic strucure. Puerto Vallarta | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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The Hat Man

  Not sure how many hats this guys planning to slang, but he has quite the variety! Cabo San Lucas | MEX © 2011 Rob...

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Stained Cubes

  Very cool architecture at the nation’s capital. Library of Congress | Washington D.C. | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Red Cube

  This “Red Cube” was sculptured in 1968 by Isamu Noguchi and stands in the heart of New York City dynamically complimenting the surrounding architecture. Cool piece of work! New York City | New York | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Roped Pillar

  Finely textured image of a pillar bordering the beautiful southeast coast beach in the Gulf of Mexico. Bonita Beach | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Linked

  Finely textured image of the chains at the historic fort. Fort Zachary Taylor | Key West | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Lines In-Between

  This image was taken on my road trip around the perimeter of nearly the entire USA, with exception of the lower west coast. Heading out of the long double lane roads at the Everglades Nat’l Park in Florida, I had to stop and smell the … swamps? But really, in the off-season of crocodile country, USA, just after sunset, nobody is around. To stop and listen and hear nothing but the incredible sounds of nature in the middle of what seems to be a lifeless domain…is priceless. This was that moment for me. I took the opportunity to capture this image of the long, narrow, empty road. Enjoy! © 2012 Rob...

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Deep & Wide

  A colorful piece to brighten up any room in the house, possibly the baby or kids’ rooms! Key West | Florida | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Flamboyant Horn

  Jazz up your space with some bright colors! New Orleans | Louisiana | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Orange Notes

  Sing a song, a colorful song. New Orleans | Louisiana | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Umbrella Row

  San Antonio mission: to find the colorful umbrellas …mission accomplished! River Walk | San Antonio | Texas | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Rainbow Stripes

  A colorful piece to brighten up any room in the house, possibly the baby or kids’ rooms! Albuquerque | New Mexico | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Red-tip Bundle

  Part of a beautiful garden of color, in the heart of the city. Portland | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Floral Periscope

  The periscope rises out of the floral bed to keep watch over the population. © 2010 Rob...

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Munchkin Field

  Life sized floral bed shrunk to fit a munchkin in a field of fantasy. © 2010 Rob...

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Lily Field

  The Woodburn Tuplip Festival in Oregon each Spring is a great time to enjoy the beautiful colors and spend time with family and friends. And capture colorful images to decorate your wall! Woodburn Tulip Farm | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Surrounding Yellow

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Orange Aisle

  The Woodburn Tuplip Festival in Oregon each Spring is a great time to enjoy the beautiful colors and spend time with family and friends. And capture colorful images to decorate your wall! Woodburn Tulip Farm | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Flower Tower

  The Woodburn Tuplip Festival in Oregon each Spring is a great time to enjoy the beautiful colors and spend time with family and friends. And capture colorful images to decorate your wall! Woodburn Tulip Farm | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Flower Flame

  The Woodburn Tulip Festival in Oregon each Spring is a great time to enjoy the beautiful colors and spend time with family and friends. And capture colorful images to decorate your wall! Woodburn Tulip Farm | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Purple Power

  The Woodburn Tuplip Festival in Oregon each Spring is a great time to enjoy the beautiful colors and spend time with family and friends. And capture colorful images to decorate your wall! Woodburn Tulip Farm | Oregon | USA © 2010 Rob...

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Lavendar Toon

  Digitally enhanced image of a toon-ish looking lavendar flower. © 2010 Rob...

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Snow Pad

  A good amount of snow for March, or anytime for that matter, in the great NW! Snow-day home from work made for a great time to march through the snow-filled park. Delta Ponds | Eugene | Oregon | USA © 2011 Rob...

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Yellow Stone

  Found the yellow stone at Yellowstone! Yellowtone National Park | Wyoming | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Geyser Basin Bath

  Fascinating colors here in Yellowstone! Norris Geyser Basin | Yellowtone National Park | Wyoming | USA © 2012 Rob...

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Flower Family

  Butterfly Habitat | Humber Bay | Toronto | Ontario | CAN © 2012 Rob...

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Shallow Bloom

  Butterfly Habitat | Humber Bay | Toronto | Ontario | CAN © 2012 Rob...

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To the Beach

  Set the vibe of an escape to the coast right in your space. Ocean Park | WA | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Scaly Rope Wrap

  A calming coastal area in the great NW. Ocean Park | WA | USA © 2013 Rob...

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Whales Mouth

  A breathtaking experience down in these marvelous New Mexico caverns. They call this one Whales Mouth. I couldn’t agree more! Whales Mouth | Carlsbad Caverns | New Mexico | USA © 2012 Rob...

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