Mike Putnam, Oregon Landscape Photographer.

Mike Putnam, Oregon Landscape Photographer.

Where to begin?  How about the beginning….  I was born in Omaha, Nebraska, a long time ago!  A year later, my parents, Mike and Sheila Putnam, packed up and moved our family to Lexington, Kentucky.  I had a pleasant, and very well supported, if not typical...
California Road Trip!

California Road Trip!

California Road trip.  I am often asked by friends  where I’ve been traveling for landscape photography purposes.  They are often surprised that I rarely leave Central Oregon and virtually never leave the boundaries of my home state of Oregon.   I live in...
New Bend Oregon Photos!

New Bend Oregon Photos!

There are few places that have more enjoyable summers than Bend Oregon.  Warm sunny days, low humidity, cool evenings and endless outdoor recreational opportunities are what define summers in Bend.  Luckily, I was able to capture several new Bend Oregon photos which...
Tumalo Falls Photos, Bend’s  Waterfall!

Tumalo Falls Photos, Bend’s Waterfall!

Tumalo Falls Driving Directions Located just 10 minutes from downtown Bend, Oregon, Tumalo Falls is a short drive from the hub of Central Oregon.  In summer months, Tumalo Falls is easily accessible but the parking lot does fill up during summer weekends, so arrive...
Oregon Landscape Photos!

Oregon Landscape Photos!

I’m thrilled to announce That I have released two new Oregon landscape photos!  My collection of fine art landscape photographs is continually growing as I attempt to capture new images of Oregon’s diverse and beautiful landscapes. The first of my new...
Metal prints! A new presentation for my landscape photography.

Metal prints! A new presentation for my landscape photography.

Metal prints?  I’m a traditionalist.  I’ve always preferred my traditional fine art photographs over other medias such as canvas gallery wraps, acrylic face mounts or metal prints but I’m beginning to see the light.  Call me a late adaptor!  Last...
Oregon Greeting Cards! Hot off the press!

Oregon Greeting Cards! Hot off the press!

My New Oregon Greeting Cards have arrived!  Four new greeting cards which beautifully capture the beauty of Bend and the Central Oregon Region. All of these Oregon Greeting Cards are 5×7 and if you purchase them from my website, envelopes are included.  To see my...
Mirror Pond, Crow’s Feet Commons and My Urban Bliss.

Mirror Pond, Crow’s Feet Commons and My Urban Bliss.

I discovered the view of Mirror Pond long before My wife, Dr. Debbie Putnam and I ever moved to Bend, Oregon.  I remember the moment well.  It was 20 years ago and I was surfing the internet, which at the time was a collection of long strings and dixie cups!  I was...
2016 “Bend Wild” Wall Calendar!

2016 “Bend Wild” Wall Calendar!

I’m very excited to announce the release of my very first “Bend Wild Calendar”, hot off the presses for Christmas.  I’ve entertained countless suggestions to print my own Bend, Oregon area calendar for years and this year, I finally made the...