Category: landscapes

Landscape photography is one of our favorite things.
Getting out to shoot landscapes brings us into the outdoors.
It can be easy, It can be hard. But mostly it is fun and inspiring

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,…

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…

Burn Out

Mutnomah Falls survived the Eagle Creek Fire. Don’t know that it can survive the onslaught of the unthinking public.

Bridal Veil Creek

Bridal Veil Falls is a popular stop along the Historic Columbia River Highway. There is a B&B on the high side of the highway, opposite the parking lot provided by Oregon Parks. At the risk of being called a heretic, I am going to…

Latourell Falls

Latourell Falls is a pretty cascade just that is easy to visit while following the Historic Columbia River Highway

Columbia Gorge in the Morning

This is the classic view of the Columbia Gorge from the Portland Women’s Forum Viewpoint. Vista House sits high above the river with the colors of sunrise drawing your eye into the frame. Liddy and I spent the night in our Prius so we…

Day is Done

A lone fishing boat motors south towards the mouth of the Columbia River. Out to sea there is a squall threatening, but the ocean is calm. Should be an easy run up the river to its home port. This was shot from the path…

North Head Lighthouse

Cape Disappointment

Palouse Falls in Winter

No matter how you flip the photo, vertical or horizontal, Palouse Falls after a long cold spell is quite spectacular. It is a journey From Bonney Lake to Palouse Falls – it is a journey – 251 miles – about 4 hours on a…