Photo of the Day

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

  1. Team Rocket Aerobatics on Saturday during the Oregon International Air Show on Sept. 20, 2014. Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  2. A tanker picks up water from Hagg Lake as the Scoggins Creek wildfire is just two miles northwest of Hagg Lake and eight miles west of Forest Grove, and has consumed 250 acres, with no containment reported as of Saturday morning. Crews stage at Boat Ramp C at Hagg in preparation for a long day of work fighting the fire. Photo by Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian

  3. At 8 a.m., the Apple store in downtown Portland opened its doors to the hundreds who waited in lines that snaked around several city blocks on Sept. 19, 2014. Inside, the highly anticipated iPhone 6 awaited.  Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  4. PORTLAND, OREGON - September 14, 2014 -  Rosalie Giron rides atop her father, Teo Giron. The MAiZE at Sauvie Island’s Pumpkin Patch is up and running for its 16th season. The sister Haunted MAiZE opens October 10. Owner Craig Easterly grew up on his dad’s farm in Ontario, Oregon, where he successfully tried out the idea of a corn maze in 1998. He brought the concept to Portland in 1999, renting ground from The Pumpkin Patch, which operates the pumpkin picking, hay climbing pyramid, tractor-pulled cow train and an animal barn among other things. Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  5. BEAVERTON, OREGON - Sept 16, 2014 -  NBA star Lebron James unveils new shoe at Nike World Headquarters, Tue, Sep 16, 2014, in Beaverton, Oregon. Photo by Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian

  6. September 12, 2014 - Portland, OR -  Katy Perry performs at the Moda Center in Portland. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  7. PORTLAND, OREGON - September 10, 2014 - Ox Blood: Buffalo Trace Bourbon, beet syrup, lemon, tarragon. Ox recently opened a bar out back, The Whey Bar. Photo by Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian

  8. Athletes race through The Warrior Dash, a 3.2-mile mud race including 12 obstacles with names such as “Alcatraz,” “Storming Normandy” and “Cargo Climb,” Saturday, Sept. 6, at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains. Photo by Hannah Leone/The Oregonian

  9. BEAVERTON, OREGON - SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 — Simon Armstrong (top) follows along with the instruction and Connor Freeman listens to Sister Denise as she tells the students about how to take the violin out of the case.  All fourth graders at Valley Catholic Elementary School are introduced to musical instruments by learning to play the violin.  Sister Denise has been teaching music for years at the school and carefully takes them through all the basics.  She says by the end of the year they will have mastered a number of notes and be playing songs.  Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  10. A Harvest moon, also called a “supermoon" because last night the moon was at perigee, rises over Sauvie Island in Northwest Portland Monday, September 8, 2015. Photo by Mike Zacchino/The Oregonian

  11. PORTLAND, OREGON - September 6, 2014 - The self-proclaimed “happiest 5K on the planet” spread good cheer and barrels of colored powder over Portland runners and walkers this weekend.  The Color Run was held at Portland International Raceway on Saturday.  Photo by Faith Cathcart/The Oregonian

  12. September 6, 2014 - Reynolds High School seniors attended an assembly led  Friday morning at the start of school. Students and staff at Reynolds High School were greeted on their first day back by several supporters carrying signs Friday morning at the school. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  13. PORTLAND, OREGON-SEPT. 4, 2014— Robin Lopez, center for the Portland Trail Blazers, was a special guest as students at Beach Elementary School, in North Portland, got new backpacks filled with school supplies on Thursday. Joining Lopez at the give-away were employees of Knowledge Universe, the Portland company that has partnered for the last seven year with Schoolhouse Supplies to provide support to the school. Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  14. August 29, 2014 - Salem, OR - Steven Robert Heine, who wrote The Oregon State Fair, a book of historical photographs on the event, has been attending the fair since he was a boy. He grew up two miles from the fair’s location. Oregon State Fair is underway in Salem and runs through September 1st. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  15. HILLSBORO, OREGON - AUGUST 22, 2014 — Mitch, 5, Paige, 7, and their mom Molly Johnson, from Cornelius, all watch while the Australian walking stick is shown to them.  Zoo Animal Presenters (ZAP), teenage interns from the Oregon Zoo, brought five animals to the Hillsboro Shute Park Branch Library to let children and adults touch and ask questions.    Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian