The year has come to an end.
2017 and the future beckon. Like it or not, here they come!
But today is a day for reflection. To look back and see what was accomplished, to revisit the beauty and wonder I commiserated with and to merrily contemplate new sights to see and places to go.
These two images were captured at the fishing village of La Push, on the Olympic Coast. The image on the right is backlit by lights at the marina.
The image on the right features Orion as well as Em and Amber!
2017 Calendars are still available here!
One evening on the spring I had a premonition of a fiery sky, I headed over to Bow and found these images.
The Tulip Festival started in February again…well, the daffodils did anyway… Trying to find that perfect match with the flowers and the sky…what a fun problem to have!
My first serious backpack for the year ended up getting rained and stormed out midway, but I did find a few flowers along the way, in the Pasayten Wilderness.
Pasayten Wilderness Wildflowers
My night sky images for the year took me to Diablo Overlook, Washington Pass Overlook and Winchester Mountain Lookout several times each.
The opportunity opened to return to Spider Meadows, and climb up and over the pass at Spider Gap. What a fantastically exhilarating feeling to crest the top and look down to Lyman Basin below…
If you haven’t spent the night in a Fire Lookout, make sure to put it on your list…choose a evening when there are mostly clear, partly cloudy skies forecast and get ready for a color show! These images are from Winchester Lookout, above Twin Lakes.
Fall is a wonderful time for hiking, no bugs and great colors…these images are from Washington Pass and Blue Lake.
I led a Night Sky Photo Tour Eastern Washington to capture images of the old Govan School House… if you’re interested in learning Night Sky Imaging, you may like to come out on a Night Sky Photo Tour
And lastly, visited my favorite camping spot in Washington, Sahale Glacier Camp! Here are some details if you’d like to go out on a North Cascades Photo Tour this coming summer!
I wish you excitement and adventure in 2017, anything but a boring life! I look forward to hearing of and seeing images of the places you go and the things you do! Have fun and hope to see you on the trail,