The Painted Hills at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are made of heavily eroded volcanic ash layers. The hills get their name from the delicately colored stratifications in the soil and… Continue reading
Rain squall opening up over Silverdale, WA. Unfortunately, the Pacific Northwest (Puget Sound) area seldom gets thunder or lightning. This heavy rainfall is rare.
Fort Worden State Park near Port Townsend, WA. A retired Army Base with lighthouses, barracks and the movie set for Officer and a Gentleman. Buildings are now rented or leased for vacation and… Continue reading
Columbia River Water Basin near Vantage, WA
This is the reverse Palouse shot. Captured in late August when most of the fields have been harvested. Winter wheat will dominate the region.
Cloudy day on a very hot and dry day. Found this little Oasis in the middle of Nowhere, WA. HDR with 5 images processed with Photomatrix.
Heceta Head Lighthouse is one of the most scenic lighthouses on the Oregon Coast. It was built in 1892 and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. It is named after… Continue reading
These were taken after sunset and before sunrise.