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”

From Calm Serenity to Wild Weather, that is the Gorge!

Looking for the perfect March image for my calendar led me to this image.  I am amazed I never processed this!  Actually there are several, but only this one processed for now so I could get it in the calendar.  This is a very rare moment in the Columbia River Gorge, with this big oldContinue reading “From Calm Serenity to Wild Weather, that is the Gorge!”

Joys of Autumn in Trout Lake

Mid October brought some marvelous color.  These are print quality images, and if you click on the individual photos it will take you to a print purchasing site.  I can also get metal prints, canvas or thinwrap images ready to hang on the wall, from 5 x 7″ up to 30 x 45″ sizes ofContinue reading “Joys of Autumn in Trout Lake”

Support the Amazing Photographers who Bring you Joy!

It’s a beautiful world… Thank you to all the amazing photographers out there on the internet these days who put themselves in challenging and awkward situations to bring you an amazing view of this beautiful world. It has been such a pleasure getting to know and often learn from so many incredible photographers here inContinue reading “Support the Amazing Photographers who Bring you Joy!”

Intriguing Clouds over Mount Hood and Mount Adams

Lately I have been randomly dropping into older files from the last couple years looking for treasures that had been forgotten.  Here are a few of Lennies (my name for lenticular clouds) over Mount Hood and some interesting fluffy wannabe lennies over Mount Adams.  Judging from the rest of the day, the clouds over MountContinue reading “Intriguing Clouds over Mount Hood and Mount Adams”

Under the Storm Cell on Mount Hood

© Darlisa Black I always did love this shot looking up at a passing storm cell from up at Timberline… such wild and wooly weather these mountains create around themselves. Normally I am seeing the Hood from far away in White Salmon, Washington, watching the clouds dance around the peak or bury her completely. ThisContinue reading “Under the Storm Cell on Mount Hood”

Views along the Climber’s Trail on Mount Adams

One of my favorite places on Earth is up on the South Eastern Alpine slopes of Mount Adams in Bird Creek Meadows.  Part of Tract D, this area was part of the original Mount Adams WIlderness that was returned to the Yakama Nation in 1972 as per original Treaty of 1855.  More information on thatContinue reading “Views along the Climber’s Trail on Mount Adams”

Mount Rainer National Park

Hi!  this is Darlisa Black, owner of “Starlisa Black Photography” Please consider sharing my blog and other photo sharing links with your friends, and help me share the concept of finding Serenity and personal healing in Nature.  Do use standard sharing tools so that a link will point back to one of my websites.  ThankContinue reading “Mount Rainer National Park”

Bird Creek Meadows is Blossoming

Bear Grass has such intriguing blossoms, and they are thick this year! These images were all taken July 3, 2013.  Many of the lower blossoms are faded now July 12, but higher up the road there are still many flowers to enjoy.  There are also cute Critters. We also get some lovely sunsets… this oneContinue reading “Bird Creek Meadows is Blossoming”