Our Portland by Rick Schafer

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Nature is not just close at hand to the residents of and visitors to Portland, Oregon; its fundamental to the city and to the way of life. From salmon fishing in the Willamette and the Columbia rivers to skiing majestic Mt. Hood and Cascade Mountain ranges; from biking in Forest Park to beach combing on Cannon, Portland offers something for every outdoor enthusiast. But this popular city also boasts a rich cultural life: the Portland Art Museum, the zoo, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Oregon Symphony, and Powells Bookstores all call Portland home. M. J. Cody and Rick Schafers "Our Portland" celebrates this popular and "very livable" Pacific Northwest city by combining spectacular photographs of major attractions and lush nature scapes with detailed captions. Rick Schafer is a Portland-based freelance photographer who specializes in large and medium format scenic photography. His work has appeared internationally in a variety of advertising and editorial applications.
 

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M. J. Cody (Mary Jane) is a northwest native and is the editor of Best Places to Stay--Pacific Northwest and co-editor of Wild in the City, a field guide to the Portland-Vancouver area. She has been a photo editor, award-winning art director, award-winning television writer, and currently writes travel features for the Seattle Times and other publications as well as having a regular travel column in The Oregonian. Rick Schafer is a Portland based freelance photographer who specializes in large and medium format scenic photography. His work has appeared internationally in a variety of advertising and editorial applications. Rick's association with his stepfather, Ray Atkeson, has provided him with a rich legacy of more than sixty years of photographic experience from which to draw. More of Rick's work can be seen in his books: Oregon Golf, Portrait of Oregon and Magnificent Places Oregon Coast, in addition to his Oregon calendars. He also has his own photo workshop programs which include locations in the Northwest.
 
Published June 23, 2003 by Voyageur Press. 112 pages
Genres: History, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction