Gold Beach, Oregon

Oh Internet, it’s been too long, so I’m just going to jump right in.

Due to unforeseen health issues (resolved) I had to take a break, but I’m back. First up: Gold Beach, Oregon, where Sam and I spent a beautiful week in May at the Turtle Rock RV Resort. What a sweet park! Walking distance to the beach where Sam could run unfettered, wonderful staff, and we even made a new friend. (Hello to Jan and her pack!)

Gold Beach, Oregon

Notice the lack of ripples farther out – no swimming for Sam. This was the lagoon next to the RV park.

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The bridge over the lagoon. I tried this in black and white, but liked the subtle colors so I left them in.

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On a hike along the coast near the park. Oregon has so much of the beauty of the Northern California coast, but it’s less expensive and has fewer people.

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Beach grass. I took way too many photos of it, but this was my favorite.

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And the sunsets! Holy cow.

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End of the day. Ahhh.

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20 Comments

  1. Emily June 21, 2016 at 9:49 am #

    Wow. Beautiful images. The entire Oregon coast is so stunning!

    • deonne June 21, 2016 at 9:54 am #

      Thanks, Emilie! It really is beautiful. I seem to be collecting “places I need to get back to” a lot lately. πŸ™‚

  2. Jim Bago June 21, 2016 at 10:02 am #

    Great pictures. A dear friend has her 5th wheel parked there permanently as a cottage. I just recently returned from a train/bus tour out west. Have you ever taken shots of Route 66 in New Mexico? I know it isn’t very “natural”, but some of the old roadside attractions looked interesting. Happy trails!

    • deonne June 21, 2016 at 10:07 am #

      Jim – Nice spot to park! I’d happily go back. I’ve also wanted to do some train travel, what fun. I haven’t done much shooting on Route 66, but it is certainly photogenic. I’m sure I’ll do that one of these days. Thanks for the comment!

  3. Susan Embry June 21, 2016 at 10:03 am #

    Beautiful in a soft cloudy gray way. Love the beach grass! Glad you’re back on track. πŸ™‚

    • deonne June 21, 2016 at 10:08 am #

      Susan – I agree, and thank you for the kind words. πŸ™‚

  4. Brad Barfield June 21, 2016 at 10:21 am #

    My wife, a native Californian, took me to visit the northern California and Oregon coastlines during our RVing days. VERY friendly folks in Oregon and beautiful scenery! Thank you for the memory producing photos, Deonne! Peace

    • deonne June 21, 2016 at 10:46 am #

      Brad – Your wife is a smart lady! Glad I could bring back good memories.

  5. Lenny June 21, 2016 at 9:34 pm #

    Lovely work Deonne!

    • deonne June 22, 2016 at 7:16 am #

      Thanks so much, Lenny!

  6. Susan Carpenter Sims June 21, 2016 at 10:18 pm #

    Sigh-inducing, soul-restoring photos there, Deonne. Ahhh, indeed.
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    • deonne June 22, 2016 at 7:17 am #

      Thank you, Susan! I’m so glad you had that response. I may print and frame that last one so I can see it all the time at home. πŸ™‚

  7. Elida. Hanson-Finell June 22, 2016 at 7:11 am #

    Wonderful photography…beautifully composed and made me nostalgic for when I took a month driving down both coasts…a long time ago! So happy you are better! Makes me want to get back in a camper and hit the road!

    • deonne June 22, 2016 at 7:36 am #

      Elida – Thank you for the kind words! And yes, get back in the camper! πŸ™‚

  8. Manisha June 23, 2016 at 8:20 am #

    Even the muted colors seem so vibrant on your images. So lovely!
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    • deonne June 23, 2016 at 8:51 am #

      Thank you for saying so, Manisha!

  9. Sherry in MT June 24, 2016 at 12:55 pm #

    Some of my favorite spots and glad you have the scoop on the resort if I ever get back out that way. Looks like a heavenly place to pause and regroup!
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    • deonne June 24, 2016 at 3:08 pm #

      Sherry – It was exactly that, I hope you can check it out one of these days!

  10. Michelle Wing June 29, 2016 at 2:31 pm #

    Love the greens of Oregon, Deonne! But have to say, that lagoon shot is my fave. Sorry Sam couldn’t swim there.

    • deonne June 30, 2016 at 8:52 am #

      Michelle – Me too, what a beautiful place. Thanks for voting! πŸ™‚

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