River & Mountains


A view from the side of the road on the way to Tofino, BC.

Taken outside Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.


My first attempt at long exposure ocean shot. I'm proud of this one, but need some more practice, including not letting the tripod rest on the sand that's slowly sinking!

Taken in Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.



Going back through my photo collection, I found this old Shell station, coupled with the old Ford. Kind of brings me back to days before I was born... err...

Taken in Issaquah, WA, USA.

Just Resting ...


I snapped this butterfly just resting on a flower at the Victoria Butterfly Museum

Taken at the Victoria Butterfly Museum, Vancouver Island, BC.

Caterpillar Creation


Trying not to disturb the "love-flies", I crept up close and snapped the Caterpillar creation

Taken at the Victoria Butterfly Museum, Vancouver Island, BC.

Party Gal


The girl who never got off the dance floor.

Taken in Niles, OH, USA.

No Wind to Fill the Sails



Walking around Sidney Harbor, it was so calm, that the reflections of these sailboats were just about perfect. I couldn't resist one, or maybe two shots! ;o)

Taken in Sidney, BC, Canada.

Castle Lighting


These lights were original when Craig Darroch Castle got electricity

Taken in Craig Darroch Castle, Victoria, BC, Canada.



This peacock was running around the outside of the cage trying to get back in!

Taken in Waterloo, ON, Canada.

2 Under the Tree


Looking back through some of my past photos, I found this one of a couple relaxing together under a tree.

Taken Maui, Hawaii, USA.

Abandon Ship!


Speaking of kids having fun, I found this one taken during the milk carten derby. After crossing the finished line, these kids started having the real fun!

Taken in Seattle, WA, USA.

Upcoming Jungle Girl


I had the pleasure this weekend of taking pictures of my friends beautiful daughter (and trampling their garden).

Taken near Seattle, WA, USA.

Thumb-sized Chain


This chain is actually quite small, each loop no bigger than my thumbnail. I was zoomed in with a macro lens for this shot.

Taken near Seattle, WA, USA.

Rusy Dials


Walking Chico around, I cam across a construction vehicle that had obviously completely depreciated.

Taken near Seattle, WA, USA.

Nature Suspended


I found these water droplets and leaf suspended on a tightly woven spider's web.

Taken near Seattle, WA, USA.



Surfing my photo collection last night, I found this shot I took a few years back.

Taken on the Atlantic on Caribean cruise.

Hungry Woodpecker



With a knocking sound. Chico ran up to the bedroom and started barking at the window. Looking out I found this woodpecker searching for food. I managed to creep within 6 feet of him before he took off.

Taken near Seattle, WA, USA.

Power Lines



Most of Seattle runs on electric bus systems. While waiting for the sun to set, I managed to snap a few that I liked.

Taken in Seattle, WA, USA.

Amazon.com ... Straight Up!




Walking around the Amazon.com building, I managed to snap a few shots before security booted us. The last is through the bars as we were allowed to take pictures from outside the gates.

Taken in Seattle, WA, USA.

Tiger Mountain Panoramic


While relaxing on the top of Tiger Mountain after a 2 mile hike up, I managed to snap off a set of photos that stitched together well. This is a 360 panoramic. so the hill on the left is actually also the hill on the right.

Taken on top of Tiger Mountain, Issaquah, WA, USA.

Crazy Rope Swinger


So, as it turns out, I wasn't ready for this guy to swing out from under the train bridge. I had my polorized filter on, the ISO was set all wrong, but I manged to snap this photo anyways...

Taken near Kanasket State Park, WA, USA.

Calm Stream


I found this calm stream with the reflections of the trees in Kanasket State Park.

Taken in Kanasket State Park, WA, USA.

Dragon Boats


These Dragon boats were resting after their big race on Greenlake

Taken in Seattle, WA, USA.

Land Claim


This Viking and his friends from the Orient were spotted claiming land near Greenlake.

Taken in Seattle, WA, USA.

Rusty Reflections


This weekend I headed down to Kanaset State Park with a few friends. Just outside the park there was this train bridge. Placing my camera on the rail, I managed to snap this neat reflection.

Taken Kanasket State Park, WA, USA.



After the first set of fireworks, Lucas was pretty freaked out, and got some soothing rubbin'

Taken in Carnation, WA, USA.

Preparing the Show


Dave take's fireworks seriously as he sets up for the show before it gets too dark.

Taken in Carnation, WA, USA.

Happy 4th of July




The firework show yesterday was quite spectacular, and I managed to snap about 100 photos. Here are the three I like the best.

Taken Carnation, WA, USA.

Public Market


I try to stay away from the market on weekends in the summer because of how crouded it is. But with guests in town, the best I could do was point out the market and wait in the street. I snapped this one waiting for them to watch the flying fish.

Taken Seattle, WA, USA.

Squares and Circles


These two buildings reflected the clouds behind me as well as standing out as an interesting shape.

Taken, Seattle, WA, USA.

I Know You!


I snapped this lady when she recognized someone in the croud as she passed by on her float.

Taken Portland, OR, USA.
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Latourell Falls


Latourell Falls from the upper path through the trees. This "little" water fall was on the Historic Columbia River Hwy.

Taken outside Portland, WA, USA.
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