Oregon Historical County Records Guide
Oregon Scenic Images and Landscape Photos
Please select a county: clickable map index
About the scenic images
Nearly 5,000 photos show scenes from every corner of Oregon. The images illustrate the geographic and cultural context and diversity of the state's 36 counties. Currently, the counties are represented by 80 to 238 images each. Also see our related scenic image YouTube videos with music that celebrate Oregon agriculture, rivers, and bridges.
Each image description includes the following: caption, dimensions, date created, camera, lens, orientation, and keywords/tags. Call 503-378-5259 for more information about specific images.
Use the search window on the left side of each Web page. Enter the desired search term such as sunset, barn, church, or lake. Click on the "image" tab in the search results page and then refine the search by clicking on "Scenic Oregon Images."
The 72 dpi JPEG images displayed in the Oregon Historical County Records Guide may be used free of charge without permission provided that the photo credit shown below is given. Use of the photos implies agreement to the following terms and conditions.
1) The images are taken for use in the copyrighted Oregon Blue Book and other state publications.
2) The Oregon State Archives holds custody of the photos and sets conditions of use.
3) The photos may be used in Web sites and other personal or commercial activities.
4) Derivative works are allowed.
Photo credit citations
Please cite any photos used from the Oregon Historical County Records Guide as follows:
Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives
Current equipment used
Nikon D800 Full Frame DSLR - 36.3 megapixels (7360 x 4912 pixels)
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Wide Angle Zoom Lens with Lee Filter System
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Zoom Lens
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Zoom Lens
Gitzo GT1542T Series 1 Traveler 6x Carbon Fiber 4-Section Tripod
Markins Q-Ball Q3 Traveler w/ Lever Release Tripod Head
Nikon SB600 Flash
High resolution copies available for purchase
300 dpi TIFF or JPEG versions of these images are also available for a fee.
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