Make it Strong

Where did July go? Did I miss it? I had the opportunity to review my recent photos yesterday and found I only had a camera in my hands for three days of the 31 in July. Poor!

Oh well, August promises to be quite productive.

Happy Birthday Bro.

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Mt Rainier Sunset

The plan was… Drive up to Tipsoo Lake and check out the wildflowers. Continue south to Stevens Canyon Road. Visit Silver Falls, move on to Paradise to shoot wildflowers. Double back to Reflection Lake to get a sunset shot of the mountain.

That was the plan…

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Street Shooting

Saturday saw Liddy and I in the company of a bunch of Tacoma Photographic Society Photo Nuts.

We all hopped on the Link Light Rail at Angle Lake Station and rode up to Westlake where we spent the morning on the street.†

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Red on White

Last week Liddy and I made a quick run south to Mt. Saint Helens. The weather forcast promised sun with clouds. It had the potential for a stellar sunset. Nothing ventured, nothing gained they say.

We hopped into the Prius and headed south.

We stopped in Olympia for a sandwich and to fillup the Prius. While there, I checked the Volcano Cam. The camera was showing a clear view into the caldera.

Promising.

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Iris’s by the pond

In my previous post, Going Wild, I talked about Sumner Meadows and how it is … well … Going Wild.

There are a number of ponds, and this one has Iris’s growing in a location I would not have expected. It was, of course, the splash of yellow that caught my eye.

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Going Wild

Woke up the other day to see a light fog outside the window. After rinsing the eyeballs to make sure that wasn’t the problem we jumped in the Prius and ran down to Sumner Meadows to see if we could find a shot.

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Tipsoo Lake, Late May

Mt Rainier in the Spring is stunning with its pristine white dress of snow. I love to drive up to Chinook Pass shortly after the highway (Washington SR 410) is reopened after a long cold winter. It is one of the more Picturesque highways in the Cascades I think.

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On Shooting Bald Eagles

Putting Shooting and Bald Eagles together like this in a title is pure click bait. On the other hand, that is what I want to ramble on about in this post. That and wildlife photography in general.

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May Day

Yesterday was May 1st. May Day.

Yesterday was also a georgeous day for a drive and a perfect day to complete a project our Grandaughter, Skylar’s teacher assigned to us. (Us? Assignment?)

So Skylar’s class has just finished reading the tale of Flat Stanley. The project was to create a Flat Skylar and send it to someone to tour about. Skylar had her teacher send Her Flat Self to us.

This is what we sent back.

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Pretty in Pink

Springtime is wonderful!

After weeks of drab dreary days. Of snow and rain and cold. The promise of Spring brings new life.

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