That Winter Feeling

This month’s wallpaper is one from the archives, shot on above Narada Falls on Mount Rainier back in August 2013, but seems really fitting for winter in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy February 2016 iPad To set as your desktop wallpaper, Internet Explorer users can click on the link so that it opens to full size. … Continue reading

Turn the Page

As the sun sets on 2015, we find our itinerant photographer opening a fresh can of cliché… This photo is literally the sunset on December 31, so while clichéd, it is fitting and accurate. I’ve shot this scene before, but it’s one I really like and I enjoyed the moment of being there on the … Continue reading

It’s a Major Award!

Been a few years since we set up the Christmas village, and the fun is in the little details. This is Ralphie’s house from A Christmas Story, complete with Old Man Parker’s Major Award in the window. The details: Fujifilm X-E2, Lensbaby Composer (wide open), ISO 200, 1/2 second. December 2015 iPad To set as … Continue reading

Badgers, Badgers, Badgers…

November again and the mushrooms are back! In quite predictable fashion, I headed back to arboretum and went looking for photogenic mushrooms. The big nurse log I shot last year was bare, not a ‘shroom to be seen, so it took a little more effort. Found a single here, a pair there and then I spotted … Continue reading

Cypress Mirror

A couple weeks ago, I went on a business trip to Tampa, Florida for some training and for some face to face time with my peers. The weather was consistently hot and humid, to the point where my glasses fogged up every time I left a building or got out of the car. I was … Continue reading

Birds of a Feather

We visited the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge last week, taking the afternoon to walk the trails and enjoy the high tide along the boardwalk. On the way back from the viewing platform at the end of the boardwalk, we stopped and talked with a group of four birdwatchers (seen on the left side of the photo). … Continue reading