Fire Boss details

Tour of the water scooper plane, Air Tanker Fire Boss 205, the N10122, complete with many photos.

Firefighters offer Ways to Help.

“When you want to help…. In a time of crisis people naturally want to reach out and help.  We appreciate those efforts and have a few suggestions for you to consider. Most appreciated by firefighters: ●       Thank you notes and banners ●       Donations to local recovery efforts ●       Donations to Wildland Firefighter Foundation:  http://www.wffoundation.org Other ideas: ●       Join or support yourContinue reading “Firefighters offer Ways to Help.”

Weekend Adventures

A few recent shots to share with you from last weekend. This first one of the helicopter dipping in the turtle pond is during the recent Memaloose #2 Fire on the Oregon hills along the Columbia River between Mosier and Rowena. The fire was in mop up the last few days which has been aContinue reading “Weekend Adventures”

Rowena Fire 2014 UPDATED

UPDATE Aug 9:  The fire was listed as 55 % contained this morning, with 3,565 acres total.  I believe that 3 houses burned and my thought and prayers are with the families, but grateful no lives were lost.  3 other structures burned as well.  All evacuations were dropped to Level 1 and people could return toContinue reading “Rowena Fire 2014 UPDATED”

New Fire Calendar! Last but not least…

at the request of some fire fighting friends I have now created a 2014 Fire Calendar, with my best shots from several fires in this area since 2008.  I only ordered 6 for now, but will order more if I get requests! email me at starlisa.black@gmail.com to request a Fire Calendar. They are $25 each,Continue reading “New Fire Calendar! Last but not least…”

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!”

2012 Photojourney BOOK

My newest book is out, consisting of many of my best images from late 2011 to late 2012 (plus a few extra bests thrown in from previous years). This colorful 8 x 8 inch book consists of 26 pages plus full size photos on front and back cover, and tells a seasonal story of theContinue reading “2012 Photojourney BOOK”

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”