Tiffany Larsen and her buddy Rebecca Yaguda were climbing in the Lower Gorge of the Crooked River at Smith Rock State Park when they heard an animal whimpering. Then they saw the big, shivering trapped dog in the freezing Crooked River. They sprang into action.
Every picture tells a story, but video captures a series of moments and gives them context. Local company Hydroflask, who launched the first all-insulated bottle line-up into the market, wanted to do more for its customers than talk features. They wanted to share experiences in the form of video in the "Live" section of their website with "Stories that inspire us, to inspire you."
Dogs love Smith Rock, just like you. Sometimes we are so caught up in our own thoughts we forget they are having their own version of life's dramas. Riggins, a lovable Border Collie mix, let us in on his recent day at the park. Check out his guest post and video of his innermost thoughts on his first trip back to Smith after a traumatic breakup with his girlfriend, Sofie.
We were fortunate to run into guest blogger Jack Wills hanging out with his bald eagle family here at Smith Rock the other day. In addition to sharing some of his images from the day, he shared his story of what makes the park so special to him as a wildlife photographer.
George Lepp is serious about capturing bald eagles, photographically speaking. Two years ago he spent 12 weeks and over 80 hours documenting a pair of bald eagles from hatching to fledging.