Yakama Tribe Dip Netting

Taken near the Columbia Gorge in September, 2015, Native Americans catch fish the old fashioned way their ancestors used. Materials are a bit more modern, but the concept remains the same. I always encourage people to respect the ones fishing, ask before taking photos, and offer to send them images of themselves.

Grand Flying Adventure, Lady Washington from above!

I got blessed this week to be able to FLY over my home turf, a new experience for me!  Can you tell I am still thrilled? There is a wonderful pilot tour and training company in Hood River, Oregon called Classic Wings Aero Service  (if you click on that blue name it will open aContinue reading “Grand Flying Adventure, Lady Washington from above!”

Dinnertime with the Blue Heron

I had a lovely peaceful day recently beside Rowland Lake along Highway 14 between Bingen and Lyle, Washington.  The lake was stocked with fish that morning, and the ospreys and herons were eating good.  Click on the first photo, and then use side arrows to see all images larger.

High Prairie Sunset

My friend invited me up to her birthday barbeque on High Prairie today, and I took a photo of her goose while I was there.  Then, on the way back down the hill home, I caught these sunset images from Sunday night, last day of May 2015.  These are processed minimally, I wanted to justContinue reading “High Prairie Sunset”

Chasing Rainbows

Just a few of my favorite rainbow chasing images from over the years…  the first few are from chasing down the Oregon side of the Columbia with my bro Larry…. we had fun 😉 You can see some of these on my SmugMug gallery website Starlisa Black Photography Thanks for coming by!

FebruMay Day

ahhh, the wildflowers are blooming like crazy… they didn’t get the memo about winter being here until late March! Catherine Creek Universal Access Area along Old Highway 8 near Lyle, WA is a wonderful ever changing place when spring hits… even if spring comes in February.  Recent walks out around the paved handicap access trailContinue reading “FebruMay Day”

February 16 sunset

Well the sky was wild tonight!  In between the call that let me know my sis was going to the ER again this week after Dialysis with super low blood pressure, and the trip to Hood River to pick her up after she stabilized again, the sky exploded.  I took a few minutes to runContinue reading “February 16 sunset”

January Fog Days

These shots are all from January 24, 2014, a sunny day but with lingering fog that returned at sunset.  There will be more from this day!