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”

High Speed Photography

As family and I traveled to Utah for a funeral,we drove through blizzards much of the way down, and then coming back 2 days later we had these lovely blue skies. I was a passenger in the back of the little Prius, (which is rare in my life), rolling down the window and shooting inContinue reading “High Speed Photography”

Just before Christmas Lennies

I was thrilled on the 22nd to get my early Christmas present!  You know me and my Lenticular clouds.  I was pretty excited to find these in Trout Lake for sunset.  Next day was rainbow day with wild rain, and the third day was sunny and blue skies!  Weather change indicators these are often called.Continue reading “Just before Christmas Lennies”

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!”

A Sunset in December

These are all from an amazing sunset over White Salmon and the Columbia River Gorge in December 2012 Please do check out the links in the sidebar on this page, to see how to order prints and calendars and books

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”

Aurora Borealis in Washington State

The featured image above and this next image are from June7,2013, as Northern lights danced in the midnight and early morning sky while I danced around my camera in the silence of a mountain night… which is never really silent, but alive with the songs of the stars, the movement of nocturnal birds and animals.Continue reading “Aurora Borealis in Washington State”

Finally! A SmugMug Storefront for Prints!

After much learning I finally am opening my SmugMug store. I am still not happy with their pricing system, so I am going to set up a discount code to use on the Thin Wraps, Canvas Wraps, and Metal Prints. Meanwhile you can still go directly through me on those items via email at starlisa.black@gmail.comContinue reading “Finally! A SmugMug Storefront for Prints!”

Current Events in February

Oh how I love Lenticulars! Yes, if you look over in the sidebar there is a menu link to Lenticular Clouds, a whole gallery of them spanning 6 years.    ALSO please look at the bottom of  this post for current information about my Gallery Shows! at the same time this morning this is theContinue reading “Current Events in February”

Current Events

January and early February have been months of amazing sunsets and sunrises and remarkable clouds. Winter has at least for the moment released its hold in the Columbia River Gorge, and over at Catherine Creek near Lyle the Grass Widows were already starting to bloom before the end of January. GALLERY SHOWS CURRENT AND UPCOMINGContinue reading “Current Events”