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
Did a loop drive around the Puget Sound and found a couple mills.
Rain squall opening up over Silverdale, WA. Unfortunately, the Pacific Northwest (Puget Sound) area seldom gets thunder or lightning. This heavy rainfall is rare.
Found these at a local garden.
Captured at Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Forest, WA
Harbor Seal Pup taking a rest on the warm beach. Image captured at Point No Point, Hansville, WA.
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.