Photo of the Day

A new Oregon-related photo every weekday from The Oregonian in Portland, Oregon.

  1. PORTLAND, OREGON - JULY 21, 2014 - Ainsley Van Hook, 13, participates in the 2014 Classical Ballet Academy Summer Camp on Monday. The Classical Ballet Academy provides 5-week summer dancing experiences for kids and teens from 9 - 17 years old. Photo by Xiaojie Ouyang/The Oregonian

  2. July 18, 2014 - Portland — Despite the loss, a few Hillsboro Hops players signed balls after the game against the Tri-City Dust Devils Friday night at the Ron Tonkin Field. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  3. CASCADE LOCKS, OREGON - July 16, 2014 - Ryan Kirkpatrick (left) practices a front wheel lift. A four-day mountain biking camp organized by Northwest Trail Alliance, Portland Parks & Recreation and The Dirt Dojo brought 21 students, ages 11-16, to the easyCLIMB trails Wednesday. The morning was spent on building specific skills before heading out on the singletrack to practice. Dirt Dojo co-founder and instructor Michelle Emmons says the camp is all about teaching listening skills and problem solving, which leads to increased self-confidence, all in the beautiful outdoors. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  4. PORTLAND, OREGON - July 15, 2014 - Youth from around the nation join local kids for Pendulum’s contemporary circus summer intensive. It’s 30 hours a week of trapeze, hoop, silk, and dance work.  Photo by Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian

  5. PORTLAND, OREGON - July 14, 2014 - Dinosaurs Unearthed at OMSI brings prehistory to life with interactive stations and animatronic dinosaurs that move and make sounds.    Photo by Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian

  6. PORTLAND, OREGON - JULY 5, 2014 - Steampunk lovers show up at Portland’s 4th GEAR Con, a steampunk convention, at the DoubleTree Hotel. The steampunk convention features 40 speakers as well as a whole program of events. Xiaojie Ouyang/The Oregonian

  7. PORTLAND, OREGON - Jul 1, 2014 - Dozens of acts will come together at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival over the 4th of July weekend, from local favorites to long-lived icons. There will be stages, cruises and after-parties; blues and zydeco and big-band jazz; even Linda Hornbuckle singing the national anthem. While your tastes may guide you elsewhere, we’ve gathered some highlights from each day of the marathon event. Photo by Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian

  8. PORTLAND, OREGON - Jul 1, 2014 - Jacob Guffy pulls his kayak to to the truck after his grandfather Michael Brannen, of Gladstone camped on an island in the Willamette River near Meldrum Bar Park. The forecast high of 98 degrees in Portland on July 1, 2014, will be only the second 90-degree day of the year and also the hottest. Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian

  9. June 20, 2014 - SALEM - Oregon State Penitentiary Corrections Officer Laura Hinkle underwent mindfulness training at the prison, which has helped her in her work with prisoners and her life. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  10. FOREST GROVE, OREGON - JUNE 17, 2014 - Amanda LeBrun’s boer cross goat she is raising for the Washington County Fair in the barn off the back of the high school.  Feed, water, cleaning the pen, and walking her goat brings her back to school every day.  Working with the goat has taught her a lot of discipline.  She hopes to have a good payday when she sells the goat at the end of the fair.  Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  11. TROUTDALE, OREGON - June 17, 2014 -  A large contingency of spiritual  and community leaders joined with the public to hold a candlelight vigil Tuesday night at Reynolds High School. The purpose of “A Service for Hope and Healing” was to provide a venue for support and a way forward following the campus shooting where freshman Jared Padgett shot and killed fellow classmate Emilio Hoffman before committing suicide. A teacher was also injured. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  12. EUGENE, OREGON - Jun 14, 2014 - Oregon Ducks track coach Robert Johnson takes a dunk in the steeplechase pit after the men placed first and the women earned third place in the 2014 NCAA Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field, in Eugene, Oregon.  Photo by Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian