I meant to go skiing when Raven caught my eye, flirting in the trees behind the parking lot at Timberline Lodge. Were there ten, twenty, maybe thirty? I watched from the car. They flew with delight, diving and rising, weaving in and out and around snow covered trees. At the stand of old growth Douglas […]
A picture is worth a 1,000 words. Building trust with your clients is priceless. How photography can increase your bottom line. Frequently the first contact prospective clients have with your business is online. The image you project and the photographs you use can make the difference between them contacting you, or moving on. Website [...]
It doesn’t snow often in the lower elevations of the Pacific Northwest, but when it does opportunity abounds for beautiful photography. Silver Falls State Park, and the Trail of Ten Falls is a favorite. Ten major waterfalls are accessible in an 8 mile loop, four of them over 100 feet high. If you’re going out […]
To get results like a pro you need to shoot like a pro. Here are few easy tips to improve your photography. 1. SHOOT A LOT Keep the best and leave the rest A big difference between a professional photographer and an amateur is also a simple difference to overcome and master. For every shot […]
When you hear the word Haiti, do you ever think of beautiful sunsets, clean beaches, and warm waters of the Caribbean? Have a stay at the L’Amitie Hotel, twenty minutes east of Jacmel. Count the steps from your room to the beach and a chair under a brightly colored umbrella. Order your favorite drink, have […]
School children on motorcycles are a common sight during the morning commute in Cap Haitian, Haiti. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
All of the children at the Lory school, Haiti, were treated today at a mobile medical clinic run by a small team of doctors and medical professionals from the U.S. For the past seven years the HACAOT medical team has come to Haiti for one week each November. Over 600 people in the village of […]
When people ask why I keep going back to Haiti, this image frequently comes to mind. Tomorrow will begin my third trip to Haiti volunteering with local aid organizations. During the next 4 weeks I’ll be documenting the work of a mobile medical clinic, an environmental restoration project, and a youth program in the slums […]
On a photography assignment to document the progress of a newly restored wet land area, curiosity led me into a nearby abandoned building where I found these gems. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
Portland Oregon skyline and the Willamette River, from the east bank esplanade. With dock and sculling boats. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
Soccer fans, the Timbers Army, celebrating when the Portland Timbers scored the winning goal in a game vs. the LA Galaxy, on a very rainy Saturday in Portland, Oregon. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
Waiting for care is a photographic essay of people waiting to be treated at a one day mobile medical clinic in the village of Dondon, Haiti. All the photographs were taken on November 9th, 2011. This collection of 13 images has recently been accepted to the Social Documentary website, dedicated to using the power of […]
Up late editing and I came across this sunrise, taken from the airplane window over the Sahara Dessert on my first trip to Rwanda, September 25th, 2007. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
What makes you feel nostalgic? How about Johnny Cash? or black and white film? or both? Lower left image – Johnny Cash singing with his wife, June Carter Cash. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights Reserved – Absolutely NO usage without prior authorization. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
My co-photographer, Christa Taylor, was proposed to by a stranger during our photography assignment yesterday for Triquint Semiconductor. Team members from Triquint couldn’t keep their feet on the ground after hearing the news. Copyright 2013 Adam Bacher. All rights reserved. On location photography, Portland Oregon photographer Adam Bacher.
“A hero is a kid who accepts responsibility to uplift herself in the most adverse conditions, maintains herself, and really does succeed in changing her life.” – Boby Duval The past two years Timbers Army (supporters of Portland Timbers professional soccer team), and Far Post Soccer Supply, made generous donations of soccer balls and [...]
Sixteen Tons: Tennessee Ernie Ford “Some people say a man is made outta mud A poor man’s made outta muscle and blood Muscle and blood and skin and bones A mind that’s a-weak and a back that’s strong You load sixteen tons, what do you get Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don’t […]
An open stairway climbs the outside back wall of a church in the village of Lorie, in rural northern Haiti. It leads to a low abutting roof, a gap in mason covered wood slats, and a view into the church. In November 2012, the church was transformed into a medical clinic run by the Haitian […]
The larger paths of history are often unrecognizable at origin. November 10th, 2012, may have been one of those times. The question remains – will the moment be seized now or later. Either way change is inevitable.
Yesterday, a soldier stationed in Afghanistan made his final trip home – American Airlines flight 1037. Passengers at gate C-2, Dallas Fort Worth airport, stood in silence when his flagged draped coffin arrived on the tarmac. They watched as the flag was folded with precision into a thick triangle, and his coffin slowly disappear into [...]
In Honor of 6 extraordinary Vets, on VETERANS DAY – the heart and soul of a 17 member mobile medical team in northern Haiti. Today they begin a disaster relief mission after severe flooding killed 10 people over the weekend. Thousands were injured and hundreds of homes swept away. Three days of Heavy rain […]
Reminders from the 3 days of torrential rain in southern of Haiti are many, compliments of Hurricane Sandy. A week before striking New York City, Sandy was parked just east of Haiti, sucking water from the Caribbean and dumping it back over the land. It was worst in the south, with upwards of 20 inches […]
For the month of November I’ll be doing humanitarian photography work Haiti. Tomorrow morning, Sister Denise Desil, a nun from the Little Sisters of St. Thérèse, will pick me up at the Port Au Prince airport. Founded in Haiti in 1948, the Little Sisters of St. Thérèse is the largest Catholic community on the island. […]
The historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, in New York City’s financial district, is currently the home of The National Museum of the American Indian. The Customs Service occupied the building from 1907-1973. A hub for international trade, activity in this rotunda was engulfed with frenetic energy integral to the economic engine of [...]
Grateful for the construction workers who build the homes and buildings where we live and work. Grateful to the people who build the roads and bridges we drive on, the cars and trucks we drive in, and the trains and planes that bring us and our goods from one place to another. Grateful for […]
With time lapse photography and some whimsical music, even the weariest hiker can look like he’s having fun. Sometimes getting to camp means going the extra mile -uphill. Four thousand feet uphill. It took six hours and six miles of backpacking to reach the base of the Sahale Glacier, in the North Cascades National Park. […]
The mind’s internal chatter is quieted, miles into the wilderness of the North Cascades National Park. Completely disconnected from the electronic busy-ness below. Not a care in the world. Face to face is the only communication for the coming days. Pen and paper are steady companions; an occasional deer, a marmot, a mountain goat, maybe [...]
Native Americans and Alaskans account for 1.2% of the U.S. population. The rest of us are immigrants. HAPPY 4th of JULY! This woman was one of 1500 patients treated in five days at a mobile healthcare clinic in Haiti, run by the U.S based HACAOT.org. She comes from the northern rural village of Lorie. […]
You are my brother and I am your brother, fellow man. Whatever desire comes from your mouth, I will grant, just as you will grant the desire that comes from my mouth. - Inscription on clay tablet letter sent by King of Eble to King of Hamazi, late 3rd millennium BC The town of […]