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”

Thunderstorms of a wild sort

August 9, 2013 the Cascades were rocked by a huge thunderstorm of the style you might see in the Midwest I think. One of the first strikes hit the hill above Bingen, Washington not far from us. Sirens were going off everywhere and power went out. Rainbow and orange clouds and lightning and me dancingContinue reading “Thunderstorms of a wild sort”

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”

Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

September 8, 2012 while the Highway 141 fire near White Salmon was beginning to wind down, a Lightning storm swept through the area and started at least 40 wildfires in Washington and another large amount in Oregon.  Some of the fires were put out quickly, but others like the one on the south side ofContinue reading “Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams”

Finalist in Chasing the Light contest

Along with several amazing photographers for this area,  I have been accepted as a finalist in the Chasing the Light contest in the gorge… Columbia Art Gallery will be hosting the photography of 40 Finalists in the gallery show for August, 2012. You can read more about this on the Press Release document in theContinue reading “Finalist in Chasing the Light contest”

My Five finalists in the Chasing the Light contest thru Pro Photo…

Previously I posted the 12 or so images I had narrowed the decision down to, and here are the final 5 I actually entered into the contest. I know many amazing photos were submitted to this contest and i will be thrilled if I even make it as one of the 40 finalists whose workContinue reading “My Five finalists in the Chasing the Light contest thru Pro Photo…”