Photography Blog

99 Bottles of Root Beer

30 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Things

My wife and I celebrate our wedding anniversary most years by driving a few hours north to my hometown of Ashland, Oregon. Haven’t heard of it?

This foothill town is just over the Oregon state line along Interstate 5. It hosts several hundred Bed and Breakfasts, Southern Oregon University, and the world-famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival. I moved away from the place when I was just a few years old, but its quirky half college town, half hippie kingdom vibe has enough charm to draw us back each year.


Smartphone Saturday: Eilean Donan Castle

28 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

I take a break from blogging on Saturdays…sort of. Saturday is my day to post a simple, unedited photo from my phone for you to enjoy.

Today’s photo highlights the one of the most photogenic sites in Scotland: Eilean Donan Castle. Sure the outside is spectacular, but visitors are allowed inside as well. Take my advice and book your ticket to Scotland now!

Biking the Memorial Auditorium

25 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

One of the highlights of downtown Sacramento is The Memorial Auditorium. Not only is it a beautiful example of architecture from another era, but it is a place that has birthed a lot of treasured memories.

And now I’ve got a new image of the place in my mind, made more beautiful by the fall of night and the presence of a biker.