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Moonlit Mount St Helens

Moonlit Mount St Helens with lupines in the foreground taken from Johnston Ridge Observatory. Night photography is a lot of fun but can be a challenge, even on a bright moonlit night, but the results can be dramatic. The breeze made this shot a challenge, while the moon light threatened to shine too bright and […]

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Moonlight and Flowers on Mount St Helens

Moonlight and Flowers on Mount St Helens With about 50% moonlight I set up this shot at Loowit Viewpoint near the Johnston Ridge Observatory at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The clouds above the mountain created a great fan like effect. I used a short tripod to include […]

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Panther Creek Falls Washington

Panther Creek Falls Washington during high water. It was a great day to visit this waterfall. I had tried to drive to the trail two weeks prior and was stopped by fallen trees and unmelted snow. In the meantime the road had been cleared and so Darlene and I decided to drive up and give […]

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Oregon Rain Forest

The Oregon Rain Forest – This photograph speaks of what Oregon means to me. My earliest memories are of sitting at the edge of an Oregon creek fishing for trout with my father and the smell of the forest and the sound of the creek as it tumbles over the top of mossy rocks and logs. […]

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Oneonta Gorge Oregon

The amazing Oneonta Gorge is the incredible Columbia River gorge on a sunny day.   This is an area of exceptional beauty, but it’s one that’s being loved to death. The hoards of people that have been visiting this location have been having a negative impact on this special place. The last time that I […]

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Gateway to Cold Spring Creek

Gateway to Cold Spring Creek I stand at the window to the light of the universe, the smell of the earth, the sound of a dynamic reality and the sight of beautiful, precious life.   This is only one of many spots to get a shot along Cold Spring Creek beside the trail to Tamanawas Falls, […]

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Playful Little Bears

I love Denali. This last trip in August was my second trip into the park and this trip was the best. The skies were clear which allowed for a great view of Denali the mountain as well as the animals roaming the early Autumn tundra. For those unaware, when you explore within the park you […]

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