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White_Egret_Standing_on_the_Dunes_(1_of_1)
From the South Jetty trail. Not the sharpest shot because he was pretty far away but I've never seen one standing on the dunes before!
Storm_Clouds_At_Stonehenge_
We drove back to Portland on the WA side of the Columbia and stopped at Stonehenge
Skeene_s_Schooll
One of the spots we stopped was the Skeene's school house which is held up from falling over by a farming implement. There is also a huge pile of interesting old equipment
Play_Of_Light_and_Shadows
Such marvelous views we had in the Palouse
Pelican_Grooming_
I love the flower like spot visible where she is grooming
Palouse_Falls_Pano
We were blessed with a rainbow over the falls
No Trespassing
A friend and I went to the Palouse in eastern Washington for a photo trip. She came from Chicago to OR for a niece's graduation which go her in the PNW before the canola fields bloomed with their bright yellow adding contrast to the rolling green hills. But we had wonderful cloud patterns and I decided to experiment more with black and white
Lilacs_Keep_On_Growing
Lots of abandoned homes, barns, school houses in the Palouse
Lines_and_Curves_at_Steptoe_Butte
Golden Hour the first day we got to the Palouse
Cannon Ball!
Pigeon Guillemots in Winchester Bay in breeding season
Dust_in_the_Palouse 2
There was something totally engaging about watching the dust billow behind the tractors as they ploughed
Buried_Under_the_Lilacs_
There was occasionally some color besides green and brown on the Palouse trip
Black_and_White_Trees_In_the_Rolling_Hills
A friend and I went to the Palouse in eastern Washington for a photo trip. She came from Chicago to OR for a niece's graduation which go her in the PNW before the canola fields bloomed with their bright yellow adding contrast to the rolling green hills. But we had wonderful cloud patterns and I decided to experiment more with black and white
Black_and_White_Silos_and_Clouds
A friend and I went to the Palouse in eastern Washington for a photo trip. She came from Chicago to OR for a niece's graduation which go her in the PNW before the canola fields bloomed with their bright yellow adding contrast to the rolling green hills. But we had wonderful cloud patterns and I decided to experiment more with black and white
Big Sky Country
The Palouse
3 Trees b and w
A friend and I went to the Palouse in eastern Washington for a photo trip. She came from Chicago to OR for a niece's graduation which go her in the PNW before the canola fields bloomed with their bright yellow adding contrast to the rolling green hills. But we had wonderful cloud patterns and I decided to experiment more with black and white
Turbine_Dawn
I got up VERY early one morning leaving Taffy sleeping because I wanted some dawn shots from Steptoe Butte
Yellow_Tang_Grooming_a_Sea_Turtle_At_City_Of_Refuge
I was watching all the little fishies, and then saw who else was swimming along side of me
Sun_Going_Down_in_Hawaii
Ahhhh
Spinner_Dolphin_Spinning_lightened
The dolphins were in the Bay even more often this trip than before.
Rufous_Female_Getting_the_Nest_Ready
One of my favorite things to watch this time of year
Orchid_Droplets
On our landlords beutiful specimen orchid
Night_Heron_Catching_Dinner
We got to watch this night heron catch a big fish and then struggle to find a place to figure out how to get it all in at once!
Night_Heron_Flying_with_Fish
We got to watch this night heron catch a big fish and then struggle to find a place to figure out how to get it all in at once!
Mother_and_Baby_Dolphin
The dolphins were in the Bay even more often this trip than before. I was disappointed with my underwater camera's focus however
Fallen
We went on a hike at the volcano and the fog became so thick at one point that we were briefly lost
Dolphin_So_Close_I_Couldnt_Get_Him_All_in_the_Frame
The dolphins were in the Bay even more often this trip than before. I was disappointed with my underwater camera's focus however
Dawn_AT_Kealakekua_Bay
Where we sit to have our coffee in the morning
Best_Buddy_Dance
Pearl and her best friend, Abby
A_Few_Stars_Came_Out_at_Kilauea_Volcano
It rained the whole time we were at the volcano but we set our alarm for 2 AM hoping I'd be able to shoot the Milky Way over the caldera. No Milky Way visible in the mist but a few stars managed to pop out for about 5 minutes!
Stream_Leading_to_the_Steam_
I loved the leading lines and colors against the snow and dark sky
Staring_Into_the_Sun_At_Siltcoos_Outlet_
When it looks like a good sunset, I try to get to this spot since it has wonderful lines and reflections and is only accessible October- March
Old_Faithful_Blows_At_Sunset_
We got to our rooms in the Snow Lodge after a very long and wonderful day and learned that Old faithfull was just about to blow and it would be at close to sunset. The sunset colors were subtle but beautiful none the less
Murmuration_of_Dusky_Canadian_Geese_
Apparently Finley Wildlife Reserve was first created as a spot for dsuky Canadian geese to rest on their migration path. They sure like it there!
Magical_Light_On_theTravertine_
Back in Mammoth after it had snowed
Lines_and_Shadows_As_the_Sun_Goes_Down
I loved the play of light and shadows and the golden hour color
Hairy_Woodpecker_In_the_Snow_
We were looking for the wolves that had recently been eating a bison that they had taken down, and I looked up and say this little one
Golden Hour On the Dunes
We've had a lot of rainy weather so when It looked hopeful at the last minute that there would be a good sunset, I went down to the dunes behind Fred Meyers. This was just before sunset
Going Fishing+
I'm not sure if he was fishing for fish or ducks but boy was he determined and patient
Feathery Frost +
Apparently this kind of frost is created by gasses freezing. Rhime frost I think.
Dusky_Canadian_Geese_Flying_at_Finley_with_Mt_Hood_Watching_
I spent a sunny beautiful afternoon at Finley Wildlife Reserve
Another Blue Pool +
In the midst of a mostly monotone winter environment, there were frequent colorful surprises
Bubbling Caldron +
In the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone we saw geysers, mud pots, and pools
Bubble_Bubble_Fire_and_Trouble_
In the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone we saw geysers, mud pots, and pools
Bison_Dreams
Just having fun with Photoshop
Bison_and_Trumpeter_Swan_
Such an incredible wildllife adventure
WInter Scene in Yellowstone B and W No Sign
Watching the Travertine Flow
As we hiked around on our last day
Two Against One
Love their expressions
Take the Path B and W
Jim read a book "Death in Yellowstone" after we returned and learned that many people die going off the walkways because the thermals keep moving and are unpredictable...sometimes comfortable warm, sometimes horrendously hot
White_Egret_Standing_on_the_Dunes_(1_of_1) Storm_Clouds_At_Stonehenge_ Skeene_s_Schooll Play_Of_Light_and_Shadows Pelican_Grooming_ Palouse_Falls_Pano No Trespassing Lilacs_Keep_On_Growing Lines_and_Curves_at_Steptoe_Butte Cannon Ball! Dust_in_the_Palouse 2 Buried_Under_the_Lilacs_ Black_and_White_Trees_In_the_Rolling_Hills Black_and_White_Silos_and_Clouds Big Sky Country 3 Trees b and w Turbine_Dawn Yellow_Tang_Grooming_a_Sea_Turtle_At_City_Of_Refuge Sun_Going_Down_in_Hawaii Spinner_Dolphin_Spinning_lightened Rufous_Female_Getting_the_Nest_Ready Orchid_Droplets Night_Heron_Catching_Dinner Night_Heron_Flying_with_Fish Mother_and_Baby_Dolphin Fallen Dolphin_So_Close_I_Couldnt_Get_Him_All_in_the_Frame Dawn_AT_Kealakekua_Bay Best_Buddy_Dance A_Few_Stars_Came_Out_at_Kilauea_Volcano Stream_Leading_to_the_Steam_ Staring_Into_the_Sun_At_Siltcoos_Outlet_ Old_Faithful_Blows_At_Sunset_ Murmuration_of_Dusky_Canadian_Geese_ Magical_Light_On_theTravertine_ Lines_and_Shadows_As_the_Sun_Goes_Down Hairy_Woodpecker_In_the_Snow_ Golden Hour On the Dunes Going Fishing+ Feathery Frost + Dusky_Canadian_Geese_Flying_at_Finley_with_Mt_Hood_Watching_ Another Blue Pool + Bubbling Caldron + Bubble_Bubble_Fire_and_Trouble_ Bison_Dreams Bison_and_Trumpeter_Swan_ WInter Scene in Yellowstone B and W No Sign Watching the Travertine Flow Two Against One Take the Path B and W
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