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”

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

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”

Wildflower season in the High Mountains

Several recent journeys took me into the mountains, mostly around Mount Adams at Bird Creek Meadows where I love to play. I also made a quick side trip to Sunrise Point on Mount Rainer as I came through the back ways home from Seattle, caught sunrise and a few wildflower shots! I need to getContinue reading “Wildflower season in the High Mountains”

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”