Storm Clouds and Lightning

Here is a simple slideshow of images from July 22, 2014 thunderstorm.  What a wild sunset that was!  Hope you enjoy watching as much as i enjoyed taking the images!  These images are process quite minimally, with nothing added. News flash below the slide show   In September, Cycle Oregon will be traveling through Glenwood, Washington,Continue reading “Storm Clouds and Lightning”

Power of Nature

This last week we have had some amazing sunsets and thunderstorms. and I was lucky enough to get some images that made me dance.  These are all from Oregon and Washington near the Columbia River, White Salmon and Hood River. July 21 was amazing when the sky blew up in all directions.  On Facebook IContinue reading “Power of Nature”

Skies and Mountains and Rivers = Beauty

These first 3 images are from recent weeks out at Trout Lake, Washington at the Trout Lake Natural Area Preserve near town.   As you can see in the photo with people this is not a deep lake, but rather a wide spreading stream through a marshy area.  In high runnoff times the body ofContinue reading “Skies and Mountains and Rivers = Beauty”

Bright and Cheery Bits of Color

There is  such joy in the details of this earth we live on!  Here are a few macro flower images for your enjoyment.  I have become known more for landscapes and clouds, but flower macros are where I started falling in love with photography.   Other than the featured image, These are all from 2008, unpublishedContinue reading “Bright and Cheery Bits of Color”

Lenticulars and Sunset July 3, 2014

Seemingly all over the Pacific Northwest on July 3, the sunset lit up the sky with wonderful wild fire colors.  Prior to that over Mount Hood and Mount Adams, and continuing downwind to the East of White Salmon, WA, long strings of Altocumulus lenticularis clouds stacked up in clusters running primarily North and South acrossContinue reading “Lenticulars and Sunset July 3, 2014”

Waterfall: Which one do you like best?

I would love your feedback on the waterfalls… something I have not practiced as much as clouds 🙂  Your preference and why, and any tips you would like to share. One is shot with a 1.3 sec,  shutter speed at f22 and processed softly, the second one is shot with shutter speed of 1/5 at f11 and processedContinue reading “Waterfall: Which one do you like best?”

Life on the Lewis River, Memories of Youth

  Lower Falls on the Lewis River is a place full of happy childhood memories.  Where as most people who go there are most familiar with this viewpoint and the nearby campground, I remember a time this campground was brand new and small, and very few people came this way.  90 road did not goContinue reading “Life on the Lewis River, Memories of Youth”

Ketchum Kalf Rodeo Mutton Race

These little cowboys and cowgirls toughed it up at the Rodeo with their own races, the Stick pony race and the Mutton Race. An earlier post shows the pics I got of the Stick pony race as well. What troopers!!! Once the Sheep were released with the kids on their backs, chaos ensued for aContinue reading “Ketchum Kalf Rodeo Mutton Race”