On a Roll with the January Sunsets!

Tonight January 4th we had another lovely sunset in the PNW, and again I caught just the tail end going into twilight from White Salmon, Washington.  Here are tonight’s images!  Click on the image to see it bigger on my photo sharing site.  The previous post was another sunset in the Gorge on January 2, 2014.  It is already a good year!

 

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also regarding my calendars this year… I am out of both Mount Adams and The Gorge, but I still have desk Calendar and Fire Calendars.  You can see more about those and my coffee table books here, just click on the photo below:

Fire Calendar January

Fire Calendar January

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The Sunset that blew away the Northwest

Series of images:  I only caught the tail end of this surprise that happened after the sunset itself seemed to be over on January 2, 2014.  These first two are my own, and they link to my photo site on SmugMug

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Both were taken from the edge of White Salmon, Washington looking West down the Columbia River Gorge

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this next one is from a Cape Kiwanda/Pacific City  Webcam at the Oregon Coast that night

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Click Here:::  THIS IMAGE IS MY FAVORITE!!!  ON FACEBOOK  by Sherylita Mason Cruise

 

YOu can also see this sunset in a video here on KGW  http://www.kgw.com/video?id=238535671&sec=547977&ref=articlevidmod

 

KOIN 6 News also posted a huge gallery collection of images from January 2, the first killer sunset this year! Just Click on this link to see the gallery on Koin 6

This is a slideshow on Fox 12 News that included a great shot by another photographer in my area, Linda Steider

This next image was taken by Gary Randall of Mount Hood, and clicking on the link takes you to see  Gary’s Flickr post of the most amazing sunset on nearby Mount Hood with Lenticular clouds 

Fox 12 has a lovely slideshow of images sent in to the news that night  You can see the slideshow on this link to Fox 12

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I just sold out of the Gorge area calendars, but I have one calendar each of Mount Adams, and Barns and Buildings, plus a handful of Desk calendars and Fire Calendars.

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Fire Calendar February page.  Click on the image to see details on all the calendars and books

New Desk calendar!

Very sturdy quality by Shutterfly like my other calendars, these lovely items are sure to brighten any desk! Only $18.00 each or 3 or more only $15.00 each. Only 20 calendars on hand, first come first serve. I can tell you I am delighted with the way these came out! Just arrived today. Email me at starlisa.black@gmail.com to order. I can send you an invoice which can be paid by credit, debit, paypal, or money order.

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Ice Falls in the East Columbia Gorge

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Today I was able to get out and about for awhile with a friend locally, for a short time.  We decided to drive East of White Salmon to a small roadside falls near Rowland Lake to practice shooting iced up waterfalls.  It is so seldom I get the chance to shoot icicles that it always takes a little messing around with settings to look for the right ones!  I remembered that when shooting ice and snow it is best to actually over expose, while watching histograms closely to avoid bad blow out of the highlights.

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A land of fairy castles and undersea bubbles greeted us up the Old Highway 8

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Now you get to see the castles without getting cold!

 

Thanks for your visit, and remember to check out my calendars and books and pass them on via Facebook and other social media, help me spread the word!  You can share using the social media links at the bottom of the page, and you can see more about the books and 2014 calendars by clicking on the calendar page below.

November calendar page in the Mount Adams and Gorge calendar

November calendar page in the Mount Adams and Gorge calendar

Like an Exotic Bird!

Like a Bird of Paradise!

Like a Bird of Paradise!

I am going through archives searching for pics I never processed, and just had to show you this one… like a strange bird or creature!

I have another shipment of calendars coming in next week, so let me know if you are interested in ordering one or more for Holiday presents!  You can see all the pics in the various calendar choices on this link by clicking on this calendar pic below.

Cover Mount Adams Calendar.  Click on image for more information on calendars!

Cover Mount Adams Calendar. Click on image for more information on calendars!

Falling into lovely Memories

Along the Lewis River!  I found and scanned some older images from one of my favorite camping places from lifelong adventures with family, and am sharing them here for fun.  The stories are in the captions which can be seen by clicking on the images and scrolling through them with the arrows.

At the bottom of the page you will also find links for my three calendars currently available.

To see more information about my calendars including pics from inside all three calendars, click on this image!

Cover for Old Barns and Buildings.  Click to learn more about all three calendars.

Cover for Old Barns and Buildings. Click to learn more about all three calendars.

I also have several books for sale that make great presents as well, such as this Trout Lake and Beyond Coffee Table book.  Click on this image to go to the Menu page for all books and calendars.

Front Cover of Trout Lake and Beyond.  This and other books can be seen by clicking on this image

Front Cover of Trout Lake and Beyond. This and other books can be seen by clicking on this image

Three Calendar Designs!!

Cover for Old Barns and Buildings.  Click to learn more!

Cover for Old Barns and Buildings. Click to learn more!

There are now three calendars available, and you can see photos of the calendar pages by clicking on the calendars. Take note: you can choose with or without the little photos added to the dates on all except the barns calendar.

email me at starlisa.black(at)gmail.com

Cover Mount Adams Calendar.  Click on image for more information on calendars!

Cover Mount Adams Calendar. Click on image for more information on calendars!

Cover of the Columbia Gorge Area calendar.  Click on the image to see more information

Cover of the Columbia Gorge Area calendar. Click on the image to see more information

Trees and Clouds

As I sift through my unprocessed Archives I am finding all sorts of treasures!  Here are a few to share just for fun… these are not yet uploaded to my print purchasing galleries, just here to enjoy.  I am not going to weave a story with them right now or anything, just share them.  Please let me know if there are any you really think should be added to the Print Gallery!  

Click on that photo in the sidebar of the 2014 calendar to go see the pages of my new calendar.

 

Oh and I wanted to let you know if you are local here in the Columbia Gorge, I will be at North Shore Cafe on November 29, Friday, with other artists in a holiday Trunk Show from 5-8 pm.  The next day on November 30 I will be with many artists of all sorts over in Hood River at the Soroptimist Art Extravaganza all day Saturday.  It is located in the Conference building out front of the Best Western Hotel near the Bridge.  

2014 Calendar

At Long Last, I have finished making my calendar for 2014, and you can see photos of the pages on this link!  Come check them out… and contact me via comment or email if you would like to order.

2014 Calendar.

 

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