I'm just checking in, I haven't been on here in a long time because life has been really really busy. I just submitted a couple new photos I took over the last couple years but life has really gotten in the way of Photography. I finished my bachelors degree in Natural Resources in December of 2012 and then last June my wife and I had our first baby so between school, work and fatherhood photography has fallen on the backburner. I have been looking at some of my old photos and it has inspired me to get back into it. I would like to try to at least make an attempt to shoot some more photos when we take a trip to the coast or to the scenic Bend
Sorry for the lack of new photography lately. I've been quite busy with school and now summer work. I'm planning on a few trips this summer so hopefully I'll have a few new ones to come. I'm in bend as we speak so I will post a few I took the other night after this journal.
I may not have mentioned this before but as one who obviously enjoys nature (as you can see through my nature photography) I am also an environmentalist. I am writing this because I have been recently been comparing cars because I will be getting a new car when I finish college and start working and I just wanted to see what was available. My primary concern is fuel economy, partly to save money but mostly for environmental reasons. After doing some research I was really saddened by what we had available in the US.
The US is by far the biggest consumer of oil, in 2009 we consumed 18 million barrels of oil per day, that is a lot of oil! The U