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Julian Bialowas: This Is Oregon

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Inspiring quotes on gorgeous shots of the Beaver State, urging viewers to get outside and explore

Canadian graphic designer and photographer Julian Bialowas, who last year gained internet fame for his 365q photo project, comes through with a similarly-themed, interactive concept titled "This Is Oregon." A collaboration with Shwood, the Portland-based sustainable eyewear company (previously featured on SHFT), the project features uplifting quotes overtop gorgeous landscape shots of the Beaver......read more

Feds Approve First Commercial Wave Power Project in U.S.

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Ocean Power gets green light on wave energy project off Oregon coast

Of all the renewable energy technologies, wave power is the furthest back on the evolution chart. As it turns out, harnessing energy from ocean waves isn't easy. But the technology is improving, and extracting energy from ocean motion could eventually follow the same growth curves we have seen for wind and solar.  The U.S. wave power movement got a big boost last week when it was......read more

Shwood: Scrap Surf

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Shwood founder Eric Singer teams up with friends to craft a unique surfboard from reclaimed wood

Portland-based wooden eyewear company Shwood furthers its "Experiment" video series [previously] with this new clip that has something for everyone, from green design heads and surf shredders to crafty types and girls who like cool dudes. "Scrap Surf" features Shwood founder Eric Singer teaming up with his friends to create a wooden surfboard using reclaimed wood found on the......read more

A Year on the Road: Pacific Graveyard

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A ship that haunts the Oregon Coastline 106 years later

The decayed and the forgotten have long been my favorite subjects to shoot on the road. You can find them in all places and in all things, standing with integrity and tales from a time long ago. Every year, I take a drive up Highway 1 from LA to Portland with a keen eye and a car full of cameras. On this trip, I approached a beach on the northern coast of Oregon and to my wonder, from the......read more

Laura D'art: The Oregon Coast

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Take a visual road trip to the Northwest Pacific

As another weekend wraps and we vault into the work week ahead, the opportunity to hit the road seems like a world away. A little photographic escapism is just what the doctor ordered. Portland-based photographer Laura D'art has just the remedy in the form of this image log of a trip to the Oregon coast with her friends. Beautiful scenery, good food, and some local craft brews star. As Laura......read more

Pendleton Yakima Blanket

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Stay cozy this winter with a classic Pendleton blanket, complete with $113.00

If you're looking for a blanket that is as suitable in a living room as it is in a tent, look no further than Pendleton's Yakima Camp Blanket, a rugged yet luxurious wool blanket that's built to withstand the harsh climate of the Pacific Northwest. With a colorful Native American-inspired print, the Yakima Blanket will look lovely draped over your couch. And when it's time to wrap it up for a......read more

Still Corners "Fireflies"

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Director Christian Hansen follows synthpop duo through the Oregon desert

After a happy partnership with director Christian Sorensen Hansen on their "Berlin Lovers" video, London duo Still Corners re-enlisted him for this newish clip for "Fireflies, another track from their sophomore album Strange Pleasues. Hansen took the band to the Oregon desert to capture them amlbing in the dunes, swimming, and riding motorcycles in the sun. Watch above, and when you're done,......read more

Bigfoot Country: The Adventures of Woody and the Blue Ox

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After building his own truck-bed camper in Carpinteria, CA., Trevor Gordon embarks on a surf mission in Cascadia's Bigfoot Country

Last summer, surfer Trevor Gordon took his newly built camper north to British Columbia in search of surf and adventure. Having traded in his 1988 VW Vanagon for a blue four-by-four Jeep Comanche, he set out to build a wooden camper with a sturdy frame to withstand the rough terrain and torrential rains that define the region. “The day I finished, I immediately started the maiden voyage......read more

Wind Power Windfall for Oregon Farmers

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Money pours into to windy patch of rural Oregon

In Sherman County, Oregon, just south of the Columbia River Gorge, the howling winds are attracting more than just kiteboarders and windsurfers these days. They're also blowing in money. Hundreds of wind turbines now stretch across the farm landscape, generating clean energy for power lines — and cash for county coffers.  In the New York Times, Lee Van der Voo writes: Sherman......read more

Half Moon Run, "Call Me In The Afternoon"

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Mysterious phenonema abound in this new video shot in the Oregon woods

Canadian folk trio Half Moon Run are back with a new video for "Call Me in the Afternoon," the latest single from their debut album, Dark Eyes, out now on Outside/Indica. Directed by CzĹ‚owiek Kamera (aka "human-cam"), the clip stars a woman hanging out in the forest outside Portland, OR. Some clever camera trickery reveals disembodied hands emerging from the trees and mouths in the sky......read more

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