Mike Putnam is a Bend Oregon photographer whose Fine Art Nature and Landscape Photographs celebrate the natural beauty of Oregon. All of his fine art prints were captured with a large format 4x5 film camera which gives his landscape and nature photographs exceptional detail, impressive depth of field and a look and feel which makes them distinct from other photography formats.

Oregon Landscape Photography Blog

Devil’s Staircase Adventure, in Oregon’s Siuslaw National Forest

Hidden deep in Oregon’s Coast Range within Siuslaw National Forest lies one of the Pacific Northwest’s hidden gems, the Devil’s Staircase. This remote and beautiful location is a proposed Wilderness Area, slated for protection.  Boasting one of the most remote locations in Oregon’s Coast Range, amazing forest is home to black bears, elk, and an […]

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Top 10 Oregon Waterfall Hikes!

Top 10 Oregon waterfall hikes.  Oregon is blessed with an amazing collection of waterfalls, arguably the most impressive  in the United States.  This, of course, means many readers will have a favorite waterfall which is not on my list.  That’s actually good.  It will give me more waterfalls to explore and hopefully photograph.  I’ve ventured […]

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The Seven Wonders of Central Oregon!

The Seven Wonders of Central Oregon…. I love lists…especially outdoor related lists.  Ever since Travel Oregon’s wildly successful Seven Wonders of Oregon campaign, I’ve brainstormed about what would be on my list of the Seven Wonders of Central Oregon.  As I debated and compiled information and images of the locations on this list, I was […]

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