Tribute Web Design and Photography in Eugene, Oregon

Event Photography

I love capturing all the various moods and elements of an event. Faces in a crowd can tell an intricate story. Here are some recent events I've photographed.

Mushroom FestivalMushroom Festival. Every fall, Mount Pisgah Arboretum puts on a one-day festival devoted to fungi. Booths, exhibits, live music, food, hay rides, and a creative scarecrow contest, all in a country setting.
Country FairScandinavian Festival. A four-day festival in Junction City celebrates the heritage of many of its citizens. There are craft and food booths, wandering Vikings, and hours of Scandinavian folk dancing.
Country FairFaerieworlds 2014. A three-day festival at Mount Pisgah celebrates fairytales and folklore with music, art, and lots of wild costumes and activies.
Country Fair"Thriller" Flash Mob. All around the world, flash mobs performed Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance at precisely the same moment, and raised money for local charities while they were at it.
Country FairEugene Celebration 2013. Every year the locals throw a city party that lasts three days, with great music, food, and entertainment.
Sunday StreetsEugene Sunday Streets 2012. For four hours on a beautiful September day, 31 blocks of Eugene are closed to cars and thousands celebrate car-free activities.
Country FairOregon Country Fair. The Oregon Country Fair is one of my favorite events for photos. An elaborate celebration of creativity and diversity, it's a place where people can be whoever they want to be.
Bark in the ParkBark in the Park 2011. Over 1,000 people and dogs braved impending rain for this Greenhill fundraiser.
Bark in the ParkBark in the Park 2010. Over 900 people and dogs registered for this fun fundraiser in Alton Baker Park in Eugene.
Eugene MarathonEugene Marathon. This year over 8,000 runners participated in this world-renown event.
Eggs for DogsEaster Eggs for Dogs. Greenhill Humane Society sponsors a yearly Easter Egg hunt for canines.
Pet ParadePet Parade. Part of the Eugene Celebration every year is a parade of festively attired pets and owners. The event benefits the Bearan Foundation, which helps pet owners in need with their vet bills.
jester in paradeEugene Celebration Parade. Every September the Eugene Celebration Parade celebrates Eugene's unique brand of diversity.
Slug Queen ContestSlug Queen Contest. In Eugene, anybody can be queen. Slug Queen, that is. All you have to do dress outrageously, behave eccentrically, and bribe the judges.
Brownsville muralFourth of July in Brownsville. A three-day weekend party at the Gerber House in Brownsville, Oregon included horseback riding, softball, croquet, creek swimming, pizza and ice cream making, and so much more.
Hogs for DogsBig Hogs for Big Dogs. A Greenhill Humane Society adoption event at the Harley Davidson store.
class car showClassic Car Show. The Emerald Empire Vintage Auto Club showcased some of their shiniest and best at Eugene's Valley River Center.
Bark in the Park FundraiserAmazon Dog Swim. Before closing up for the winter last fall, Eugene's Amazon Pool opened up a day for dogs to take over the pool.
Bark in the Park FundraiserBark in the Park 2009. Over 500 people and dogs registered for this fun fundraiser in Alton Baker Park in Eugene.
marathonerEugene Marathon. Over 6,000 runners from around the country participated in the third annual Eugene Marathon.
Saturday MarketEugene Saturday Market. From April through October, this market epitomizes the spirit of diversity in Eugene.

Note: These slideshows include only public photos and therefore don't require model releases. However, should you find a photo of yourself in here that you don't want to be public, just email me and I'll remove it.


I don't even bring my camera to events anymore. I just bring Jennifer. I know she's going to get all the shots I wish I had.

Kathleen Hynes