Source on the Scene: “Ice Portals” Photo Exhibit

For anyone who lived through “snowmageddon” in Central Oregon last winter, “pretty” might not be the first word that comes to mind when describing the season, but one local photographer found beauty in the snowy scenery, and the result is a new photo exhibit called “Ice Portals,” now showing at the Bend Art Center.

In this week’s Source on the Scene, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker got a chance to spend some time with the photographer to see the world through her lens.You can see more of Alyson Belcher’s work at

For the latest arts and culture listings in Central Oregon, pick up the latest issue of The Source Weekly or head to their website at A special thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to bring you the best arts and culture that Central Oregon has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Meet Photographer James Parsons

Even when you’re working with the natural beauty of Oregon, the eye of a professional can turn a beautiful scene into a breathtaking picture. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings introduces you to landscape photographer James Parsons to learn some of the tricks of his trade.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Camp Abbot Trading Company in Sunriver, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.

Local Photographer’s Image on Postage Stamp

Bend resident George Lepp has spent his life traveling around the world, capturing images of wildlife as a professional photographer. Out of the tens of thousands of pictures he’s taken over the years, one caught the eye of the U.S. Postal Service and now it will live on forever as a stamp.

Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz explains in this week’s cover story.