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March 10th, 2013

Are Sunsets Overdone?

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Sunset, Deception Pass, WA
I have a thing about sunsets.  As my friends will testify, I have been known to rant about how we’re being inundated with endless pictures of sunsets, and landscapes bathed in dramatic, richly-colored light (and don’t get me started about digital exaggeration). So what’s my problem?  Simple: I believe that this obsession with sunsets can … 
January 2nd, 2013

New Year’s Gifts

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Snowy Owl in flight, Grays Harbor, WA
Snowy Owl in flight, Grays Harbor, WA Forget Christmas – my greatest gifts this holiday season came at New Year’s. This morning promised to be one of  the first clear days after several rain-sodden weeks — welcome to winter in the Northwest…! On a whim, I got up at 4 AM and headed to the coast, … 
April 13th, 2011

Spring Is In The Air

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum) Lake Crescent, WA
Spring is coming late this year to the Pacific Northwest after a long winter. But it’s on it’s way. So if you’re thinking of making a photo trip to Washington and Oregon, May and June are two of the best months of the year, when the Northwest is filled with every shade of green.  For …