Category Archives: 100 Strangers

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Stranger #7/100: Marlene

Her name is pronounced M-a-r-l-e-e-n-a.  I was tentatively trying to spell it and she quickly clarified, “Just like Marlene Dietrich!”   I had been waiting for quite a while for a stranger opportunity when Marlene and Tim came upon […]

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Stranger #6/100: Tim

My quest for stranger opportunities led me to Mingus Park today, a very nice community park in the city of Coos Bay.  I found a wonderful shaded area with a small stand of bamboo that was beautifully backlit.  […]

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Stranger #5/100: Ilona

It was Ilona’s little dog Charlie who came up to me to say hello in Azalea Park in Brookings.  Ilona started up a friendly conversation and asked about my circular case.  It is the bag that […]

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Stranger #4/100: Mark

It was a few minutes before sunset and a cold wind was blowing sand across the beach.  There was nobody else around and I was practicing my reflector techniques on Blanca.  Then I saw two […]

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Stranger #3/100: Hope

It was a few minutes before sunset and a cold wind was blowing sand across the beach.  There was nobody else around and I was practicing my reflector techniques on Blanca.  Then I saw two […]

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Stranger #2/100: Lynne

While I was exploring Cape Arago State Park on the beautiful Oregon Coast near Coos Bay, I saw Lynne walking around with a huge furry friend, and I decided to go for the spontaneous approach […]

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Stranger #1/100: Haley

This post marks the beginning of a new photography group project I’m participating in on Flickr called “100 Strangers.”  The concept is to take 100 portraits of strangers you approach for an impromptu photo session!  Fellow […]

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