Scenery Tag

It Happened in Monterey

12 Dec 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

Okay, I admit that the last-minute trip to Monterey may have been a hair-brained idea. But our little crew needed to do something a bit hair-brained. Desperately. Who would have known that our trip was doomed? Erica and I were going a bit stir crazy after...

The Falls at Lake Clementine

21 Feb 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

The years of continued drought in California felt almost biblical. Then again, so did the rains that followed. "Atmospheric Rivers", they call them. And these rivers in the sky dumped so much water that nearby Lake Clementine was filled to overflowing. A mini-Niagara falls, they claimed. This was...

Roaming Lake Tahoe with the Newlyweds

03 Jan 2017, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Weddings

I could tell early on that working with Nichole and Nicholas would be a treat. Christmas comes a little early for me when a bride asks if we can spend most of the day shooting outdoors in Lake Tahoe. Capturing photos of some of the sweetest moments of a...

Campsite Full of Kids

13 Sep 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

When I spent what felt like a full day packing the car to prepare for a two days of camping, I was hoping that there would be a payoff. I wasn't disappointed. In our church, the end of the summer signals the coming of our annual camping trip. These are sweet times...

Heights and Depths in Ashland

01 Sep 2016, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

While I've never been one to feel that intense, gut-level connection to the place I was born, I keep finding myself back in Ashland. Another summer, another glorious anniversary trip to Ashland, Oregon with the woman I love. I've shared in earlier posts about the story behind our...