Fighting the Darkness with Light and Color

I don’t know about you, but sometimes this time of year I feel heavy, slow… and sad as I think too much of those who have gone on.  This story explains a wee bit of how I came into Photography in a more serious way as a healing therapy. My husband and father both passedContinue reading “Fighting the Darkness with Light and Color”

2013 Calender coming next week!

This is the front cover of my new calender! I have been lax about posting on this blog lately, because I have been working on my starlisa.net website.  You can find a new page on that site with photos showing my new 2013 photography calendar and more information about how to get them.  Please feelContinue reading “2013 Calender coming next week!”

Fall and Photo shows

Life is Good, Especially when you have moments like this one! I did not know what I was after or where I was going as I drove away from home… so I followed the light and it led me across the Hood River Bridge where I had a lovely afternoon among orchards and pastures. DarlisaContinue reading “Fall and Photo shows”

White Salmon in Fall…. coming soon!

Before you know it Fall Dress will be in style once again! I have been spotting some brilliant fall alpine colors, as well as the full range of green to yellow, orange and red vine maple along highway 141 south of Trout Lake, Washington. I think it will hit hard and fast like every seasonContinue reading “White Salmon in Fall…. coming soon!”

Fire Helicopter Calendar available now!

At the request of some of the Helitack crew at the airbase in Trout Lake (here for the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams) I put together a calendar of Helicopters (and one plane used for Air Attack Platform coordination). These are custom design and I am only making a very limited quantity You canContinue reading “Fire Helicopter Calendar available now!”

Air Support on Wildfires

Trout Lake, Wa has been home for nearly a month to a large Fire Camp and Helitack crew, during the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams, with several Helicopters coming and going. My brother’s house is right behind the airstrip which lodges the Helitack camp, and I enjoy watching these birds of the air comingContinue reading “Air Support on Wildfires”

Red Sky at Night, Sailors Delight

Does that count for Red Suns as well? All this smoke in the area is really giving us some amazing sky phenomena. This is taken tonight, 9-24-2012 from White Salmon, WA. I did very little processing on any of these at this point. I took a break from the Cascade Creek Fire today, to takeContinue reading “Red Sky at Night, Sailors Delight”

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams. This is Dorina, she makes the Fire T-Shirts, Hoodies and Beanies, and they are lovely, very popular among the firefighters! this is the camp entrance, located in Hollenbeck Park in Trout Lake, Washington

Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams

The fire took off again the last few days, and is now up to well over 11,500 acres with a new run to the Northwest along Stagman Ridge in a narrow finger of fire reaching around the west side of the Mountain. More information can be seen here on the  InciwebLink UPDATE 9-23-2012: Now upContinue reading “Update on the Cascade Creek Fire on Mount Adams”

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”