Photo of the Day

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


  1. PORTLAND - September 24, 2013 - The 100-year-old Edwin Rayworth House creeps up N. Skidmore Street en route to its new location at N. Bryant Street. The two-mile move took all day as power lines and other utility cables had to be lowered to make room for the house. Photo by Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian

  2. PORTLAND, OREGON—September 14, 2013—Izeyah Fruton, 7, pops out of his hiding place under the table his mother’s beaded jewelry and grandmother’s jingle dress sat on display. The NAYA Family Center hosted the Neerchokikoo Powwow Saturday, a celebration of Native culture, traditions, food and community on Saturday. Photo by Ross William Hamilton/The Oregonian

  3. PORTLAND, OREGON - SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 - Softskins Roar E is a sphynx cat.  His owner, Diana Nelson of Portland, says he’s a cat, a child, and a monkey all rolled into one.   The Oregon Cats Classic cat show is going on at the Portland Expo September 7th and 8th where you can see this sphynx and many other breeds of cats.   Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  4. PORTLAND, OREGON - August 23, 2013 - Rone, an artist from Australia, was the lone painter of the huge wall near SW 11th Avenue and Washington Street. one of 10 murals created by the Forest for the Trees NW project. The week-long event joined artists from five countries with local painters to fill empty walls of local businesses with art, if they chose to participate. The public display of an artists studio invited interaction with the public as well as a lasting work of art. Michael Lloyd/The Oregonian.

  5. July 20, 2013 — PORTLAND, OREGON — Maria Kochetkova and Martha Sander hug a tree, as part of an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most people hugging trees simultaneously at the Hoyt Arboretum in Portland, Oregon.  Photo by Brittany Greeson/The Oregonian

  6. PORTLAND, OREGON - June 22, 2013 -Sylvie the dog appears to enjoy cruising on a scooter with Vann (front) and Shalla Starr of Portland during a sunny morning on Saturday. Rain showers are expected today (Note: Sunday) through Tuesday, with sun and warmer temperatures returning later next week.  Photo by Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian

  7. May 14,  2013 - Portland, OR - Sabrina Heasley moved to Portland from Amity in January, and started hostessing at Raven and Rose in downtown Portland in January.  Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  8. PORTLAND, OREGON — MAY 24, 2013 — Rose Festival floats are started from scratch with pieces being built one at a time, layer by layer. Sherry Pendarvis (foreground) works on painting one of the heads that will go on a dancing body on the Spirit Mountain Float. Yacita Simonsen paints in the background.  Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  9. May 29,  2013 - Portland, OR -  Artist Tim Bavington turned sound waves from the song “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen into a colorful sculpture that dominates the wall of the main entrance into the the newly renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt federal building in downtown Portland. The Kingsmen were a Portland band. Although they did not write the song, their recording of it remains a rock classic. Photo by Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian

  10. PORTLAND, OREGON - MAY 22, 2013 - Zidell Marine gets a lot of Canada Geese tromping across their land on the south waterfront, so they put out some scary dog decoys. With this dog decoy, they had it hovering over a Canada Goose decoy that looks like it’s neck is broken. An employee with the company said they didn’t seem to be working given all the fresh geese poop all over the ground. Photo by Benjamin Brink/The Oregonian

  11. PORTLAND, OREGON-May 16, 2013—Brian Lacy, of Portland Honeybees, was called in to remove a swarm of honey bees that had settled in on the S.W. Main Street side of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Thursday afternoon. The swarm was too high off the ground to reach from below so Lacy lowered a “bee vacuum” from the roof and sucked them up for relocation.  Photo by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

  12. PORTLAND, OREGON—MAY 11, 2013—Brysyn Davis, 5,  of Kelso, Washington gets a close look at a replica of a Deinonychus, a creature that existed 70 to 76 million years ago in the Cretaceous period. The name means terrible claw. The replica Brysyn was looking at was among the non-animated dinosaur replicas kids could touch and interact with at the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit at the Expo Center. Ross William Hamilton/The Oregonian