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November 5th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Kevin Russell

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Kevin Russell
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Scarlet Passage” By Kevin Russell. “This driveway into a farm is incredibly beautiful, passing by there I had to grab a few shots,” he said of his image taken near Snoqualmie, Washington. Gear: Nikon D7100, Sigma 10-20mm Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and …
November 2nd, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Philip Kuntz

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
First Light on Mt Rainer
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “First Light On Mt. Rainier” by Philip Kuntz. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Your Favorite Places and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage and several images from the Assignment Gallery are picked to be featured in The Best …
July 29th, 2015

Photo Of The Day By Kevin Russell

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
"Hurricane Layers" by Kevin Russell
Today’s Photo of the Day, “Hurricane Layers” by Kevin Russell, was shot on a Nikon D7000. He explained, “On a recent visit to Hurricane Ridge I was photographing some deer in the meadows when I looked out into this valley and could see a touch of rain had started to fall out there, and it really …
January 15th, 2015

Photo of the Day by Jason Matias

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'A Cave With A View' by Jason Matias
Today’s Photo of the Day, titled ‘A Cave With A View’, was shot and submitted to the Your Favorite Places Gallery by Jason Matias. “I spent about an hour in the ice cave with my friend and my dog. At the back of the cave is a waterfall with a skylight that had me befuddled …
December 31st, 2014

My Best Photos of 2014

Posted By Jay Goodrich
My Best Photos of 2014
2014 was one of those years where I felt like I was on a roller coaster. I am not talking about one of those old rickety wood things from the 60’s. I am talking about the new ones, the ones that are designed by retired NASA engineers that pull 4g.s and are made of more …
December 15th, 2014

Photo of the Day by Kevin Russell

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Frozen' by Kevin Russell
Kevin Russell’s exploration of his home state resulted in the photo of Tipsoo Lake and Mount Rainier entitled ‘Frozen’. “I’ve lived in Washington my entire life, but this was by first visit to Tipsoo Lake, and the scenery I had seen in pictures did not disappoint. The ice and snow allowed me to capture something …
November 13th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Ice Cave Series” by Garret Suhrie – Cascade Mountains, Washington

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Winter ice cave with water captured in the Cascade Mountains of Washington
This was definitely one of the most difficult shots I’ve ever captured for a number of reasons, mostly attributed to the extreme environment. First off, it was 90 degrees outside and 30 degrees inside the cave so I had to wait a few hours for the instant condensation that formed inside my lens to dissipate. …
June 17th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Detail of Panther Creek Falls” by Michel Hersen – Columbia River Gorge, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Surreal nature photograph of Panther Creek Falls in Columbia River Gorge, Washington, with moss trees and waterfalls
Panther Creek Falls is a complicated waterfall structurally that plunges over two steps to the valley floor from 69 to 102 feet. Albeit one of the most impressive waterfalls in the Northwest in the Columbia Gorge in Washington, for some reason it is not well known to the general public, perhaps because of its remote …
March 20th, 2014

Photo of The Day by Andy Porter

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Skagit Valley Tulips At Sunrise' by Andy Porter
  Today’s Photo of the Day by Andy Porter captures tulips in the Skagit Valley of Washington State. “April is the month for the Skagit Valley Tulip to come alive. There are acres upon acres of vibrant fields. Each year the fields rotate so look up Skagit Valley Tulip Festival for exact field locations and to see …
December 29th, 2013

My Best Photos of 2013

Posted By Jay Goodrich
Tetons Mountains Wyoming Jackson Summer by Jay Goodrich
My Best Photos of 2013 began with a look at 56,721 selects from this past year. I think it is safe to say that I shot a LOT of photos in the past 12 months. Out of those selects I narrowed my image selection down to 100, had my wife further refine the collection down …