Synopses & Reviews
Oregon Coast: Portrait of a Place contains the stunning professional photography of Oregonian Rick Schafer. The ruggedly beautiful, endlessly fascinating 362 miles of the Oregon coast is one of the premier recreation destinations in North America. One of the most scenic and accessable coastlines on the Pacific Ocean; its bays, dunes, beaches, headlands, and coves along with harbors, small and resort towns are a tonic for the eye and soul. From the northmost tip of land at Ft. Stevens State Park, the charm of the town of Canon Beach to huge sand dunes at the national recreation area the photos capture the variety and excitement of this coastline.
Oregon Coast: Portrait of a Place showcases the reasons for this areas tremendous popularity. The ruggedly beautiful, endlessly fascinating 362 miles of the Oregon coast have been luring visitors for generations, and the coast is now one of the premier recreation destinations in the country.
About the Author
Rick Schafer's career in photography began with a ten-year apprenticeship under renowned photographer, Ray Atkeson. Schafer's work has been published internationally over the last twenty years. Recent works include these exhibit format books: Oregon IV; Our Portland; Oregon Golf; Magnificent Places: Oregon Coast; and Portrait of Oregon.