Photographer Finds $1,400 Lens for $7 at Thrift Store

One extremely lucky photographer recently experienced the find of a lifetime at his local Goodwill thrift store. While looking through the home entertainment section, he was shocked to find a $1,399 professional camera lens priced at just $6.99.

Photographer Captures Double Rainbow All the Way Wedding Image

There are instances when a photographer meticulously plans a wedding photo, and then there is serendipity. Such was the case for Portland wedding photographer Craig Mitchelldyer when he worked a wedding at Gorge Crest Vineyards near the Oregon/Washington border.

Pose for Christmas Portraits with This ‘Hipster Santa’ in Portland

If you're looking for unique Christmas portraits for your kids this holiday season, head over to the Pioneer Place shopping mall in downtown Portland, Oregon. There, in one of the world capitals of hipsterdom, you'll find a hipster Santa that ditched his traditional red outfit in favor of jeans, a festive cardigan sweater, and a fashionable man bun.

A Magical Then-and-Now Journey Through Portland

"Then and now" photo projects are all the rage these days, but the video above puts a unique spin on the idea. It's titled "Yesterday's Tomorrow: A Portland Journey," and is a magical tour of Portland, Oregon, with vintage photographs weaved into modern day video of different places in the city.

‘Spinning Mountain’ Hyperlapse Makes You Feel Like You’re Flying Around Mt. Hood

Kevin Parry and Andrea Nesbitt of Candy Glass Productions have a thing for creating 'spinning' hyperlapses that make you feel like you're flying around a landmark at super-speed. But while they've taken on landmarks like the CN tower and a few notable San Francisco locations before, they recently took their craft to the next level when they decided to 'spin' an entire mountain. (Note: Spinning mountain starts at 1:15 in the video above).

Portland Now Charging Photographers for Use of Iconic City Sign

Drive across the west end of the Burnside Bridge in Portland, Oregon, and you're bound to see the iconic Portland, Oregon sign, commonly known as the "White Stag sign." It's an oft-photographed sign that was named a historic landmark back in 1977.

If you were planning on featuring it in a photo shoot, however, you'll now want to bring your checkbook in addition to your camera -- the city of Portland is now charging fees for anyone who would like to use images of the sign commercially.

Double Exposures of Nature Blooming Through Portraits of Young Women

Buried inside photographer Jon Duenas' extensive portfolio are a set of double exposures that seem to focus on the theme of nature blooming through portraits of young women. Sometimes the technique itself is novel; such was the case with the mix of light paining and bullet time we posted yesterday. But that doesn't mean that a photography technique that has been used time and again can't still produce fresh, unique, and inspirational results.