Photographer Bruce Forster, historian Chet Orloff take lofty view of Portland in new book





Most of us get our physical perspective of Portland by looking up.

From street level, we can raise our eyes to the Wells Fargo Center or the US Bancorp Tower, the Oregon Health & Science University complex on Marquam Hill, or Mount Hood soaring on the eastern horizon....

"Above" is the operative word, as in "Above Portland," a new coffee-table book by Portland photographer Bruce Forster, with historic passages and captions by Chet Orloff....

Forster's career began in London with work for Nova, the BBC, the Daily Telegraph and various professional journals. He came to Portland in 1970, opened his own studio and has assembled extensive credentials in fine art, magazine, architectural and corporate photography.

Orloff is perhaps best known as director emeritus of the Oregon Historical Society....



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