Welcome to Sarah Bettey Photography, featuring photos
from the Mt. Hood to Portland, Oregon areas and beyond

Friday, June 17, 2011

Baker Cabin Pioneer Church

This adorable old church was built in 1895. In the late 1960's, it was saved from demolition and moved to its present site in Carver, OR. It is now part of the Baker Cabin Historical Society, and was accepted to the National Registry of Historic Places in 1976.

My friend is looking to get married at this peaceful wooded location in the near future. I can't wait!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Latourell Falls

I had Monday off, so a friend and I did something I had never taken the time to do. We drove the Old Columbia River Highway from Troutdale up to almost Cascade Locks. The route is home to many beautiful waterfalls, so we hiked the short trails and I photographed 4 of them. This is the first that we visited, Lautorell Falls. The falls plunge 249 feet.

It was a great time to visit the Gorge waterfalls. Not a lot of people, which is not the case if you go on the weekend!

Here is another view of the top of the falls. I assume the yellow on the rock face is a fungus of some sort. I will post the remainder of the waterfall photos I took over the next few weeks. :)