Synopses & Reviews
The diversity of ocean beaches and high desert, majestic mountains and lush valleys, and---of course, the scenic Columbia River Gorge are what makes Oregon both unique and beloved. Rich Schafer's magnificent images convey familiar scenes and evocative places from all across the Beaver State, including the undulating wheat fields of Central Oregon, the crystallline blue waters of Crater Lake National Park, colorful expanses of wildflowers in the Cascade Range, and the dramatic beauty of Multnomah Falls. From Cannon Beach to the Wallowa Mountains, from the hillside orchards of the Hood River Valley to the volcanic monoliths along the Oregon coast, from Portland and Eugene's cityscapes to Eastern Oregon's isolated grandeur, the splendor of this state is captured in this inspiring book.
Take a photographic journey through the scenery that makes Oregon so unique and loved. Travel along the ocean beaches, majestic mountains, lush valleys, and of course the scenic Columbia River Gorge.
Oregon: Portrait of a State is a part of the popular and beautiful Portrait of a Place Series from Graphic Arts Books. These are coffee-table quality books for less than $15, a tremendous value. See the world through these magnificent photographs highlighting settings which share a strong sense of place and majesty. Titles in this series include: Alaska, California, Chicago, Colorado, Las Vegas, Michigan, New England, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, Washington DC, Florida, Mount Hood and Orange County.
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.