A group of Newport businesses and the Port of Newport have chipped in to produce a very attractive video that beautifully captures the Newport area at its best. Award winning Newport videographer Howard Shippey painstakingly shot every frame of the 33 minute video which, even for hard core locals, contains “big look” footage that will emotionally “get ya where ya live.”
The video is entitled “Welcome to Newport, Oregon.” In addition to the region’s spectacular natural beauty, it features some man-made additions like the Oregon Coast Aquarium, both historic lighthouses, recreation on Yaquina Bay, at sea and among the area’s vibrant arts and cultural events.
Local merchants and organizations are expected to acquire copies of the video and either sell them or make them otherwise available to visitors, even locals, to remind them of what a special place the Newport region is, proving that a single visit only scratches the surface.
The community DVD is currently available at JC Market, Lazerquick, Port of Newport Marina & RV, Newport Chamber of Commerce, Mo’s, Nye Cottage Beads, Yaquina Head Gift Shop, Oceanic Arts, Breach the Moon, Forinash Gallery, Best Western Inn, Bevens Chevron and Englund Marine.