Author Archives: Susan Dimock

A photographer based in Bandon, Oregon, I shoot birds, flowers, landscapes, animals and all things that I find beautiful or interesting! I love discovering and sharing creative techniques that stimulate and inspire photographic possibilities that are new and fresh.
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“Bones Bleach in the Sands”

  Captain Lawrence’s final toast to his ship was: “May God bless you, and may your bones bleach in the sands.” Peter Iredale was a four-masted steel barque sailing vessel that ran ashore October 25, […]

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Sweat the Small Stuff, Oregon Islands NWR

For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.  ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau  This morning […]

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Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge Project

  I spent an incredible day at Simpson Reef, a part of Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge this week.  I expect that the next three months will be my most fruitful as far as gathering […]

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Travel the Oregon Coast, Seeking Treasure

  My husband, Steve and I made our maiden mini voyage last weekend in our new photography travel set up! If you follow me you know that I am doing a year long project which […]

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Political Anxiety Antidote

 “We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.”  ~Theodore Roosevelt […]

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I Have A Voice

   “There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm.”  ~ Theodore Roosevelt Well, here we go…just when I think it’s […]

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Wild Horses Dragged Me Away!

  “You know I can’t just let you slide through my hands and wild horses couldn’t drag me away.”   ~ “Wild Horses”  by the Rolling Stones We had a wonderful ten day trip to […]

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Oyster Catcher Thanksgiving

  It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much […]

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Macro “Sun Painting”

  Strokes  and pools of light, color and form.  I call this “Sun Painting”.  I find it so enjoyable to shoot toward the sun for macro flower work.  I point my camera toward the bloom […]

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Flower Artistry…Creating Uniqueness

    Suggestions to get your inspiration flowing: Choosing your flower:   Any great image begins with a solid subject.  Look at your flowers closely and take the time to choose some beauties.  No blemishes unless […]

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