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Dry Creet At Mt. Rainier


Dry Creet At Mt. Rainier

I took this photo in a dry creek bed while hiking in an interesting area at Mt. Rainier where there had been a devastating river flood a number of years earlier. This area was witness to the power, devastation, and beauty of nature.

Leaves In Transition


Leaves In Transition

The Old Miner's Chair


The Old Miner's Chair

At the old mine --- all is left is an old chair...long abandoned. I think of an hard working exhausted miner taking a well earned break sitting on the chair enjoying a moment of relaxation and enjoying the view they normally have their back too.

Nails On Wood Left To Rot


Nails On Wood Left To Rot

Saw on the ground a piece of wood with Two Nails barely hammered in. Nails are rusted and Wood is rotting. I zoomed in and took this shot. Everything ages, we all get rusty and creased and yet there is still beauty left.

Nails On Wood Left To Rot


Nails On Wood Left To Rot

Saw on the ground a piece of wood with Two Nails barely hammered in. Nails are rusted and Wood is rotting. I zoomed in and took this shot. Everything ages, we all get rusty and creased and yet there is still beauty left.

Lupines


Lupines

Lupines - Lake Tahoe, CA

Whispering Flowers


Whispering Flowers

I took this photo while hiking on a trail near the golf course at Whispering Woods resort. It was a lovely summer day and there was late afternoon light. The forest was filled with lovely wildflowers. I used my Sigma 70 - 300 telephoto lens set to...

Blue Beared Iris


 Blue Beared Iris

Close up of a Blue purple Bearded Iris 85 mm focal length F 6.7 S 1/250 Iso 200

"dancing In The Storm"


"dancing In The Storm"

I was the kind of person who would sit inside the car or in a comfortable restaurant sipping cappuccino while waiting for the storm to subside. After all, I didn't want to get my hair messy or get my shoes dirty. While I have always been an outdoorsy...

Pretty Small Candles


Pretty Small Candles

Around a pagoda, candles lie...

Wet Toes


Wet Toes

Going Up The Stairs


Going Up The Stairs

On the day of Buddah's coming, Someone attaches tag of family's name to candle light praying for their happiness...

Shower


Shower

Got up close and personal at my day job and worked with a very small aperture.

Resting


Resting

Bird resting near the sidewalk on mainstream of Raykavik

Golden Eyes


Golden Eyes

night shot by the pool

Dark Boulder


Dark Boulder

The sun puts an interesting sheen on a large, dark boulder on a rocky beach in Maine.

Dark Boulder


Dark Boulder

The sun puts an interesting sheen on a large, dark boulder on a rocky beach in Maine.

Cycad Bud


Cycad Bud

A morning stroll along the boardwalk. The soft light of early morning helped to reduce contrast and allow for a bit of fill flash.

Green Screen


Green Screen

Untouchable


Untouchable

A large bull thistle causes area grasses to grow around it, to avoid being damaged by its formidable spines. Being a lucky find, all I did here was shoot from an angle that portrayed the depth of the "nest" created by the grasses--a couple strands of...

Vegetation Abstract


Vegetation Abstract

I loved the festive mood generated by the shapes here and went with black and white to wrest attention away from color.

Red Barn In The Palouse


Red Barn In The Palouse

Rough Waters


Rough Waters

Behind Gar Woods Grill & Pier

"fall Maple"


"fall Maple"

"decay"


"decay"

Clay Contrast


Clay  Contrast

Also labeled: Landscapes

Moving Around


Moving Around

The water was higher than I expected. The waves were coming in and moving around, so I tried to capture the movement of the waves.

Stick And Stone


Stick And Stone

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Also labeled: Black & White, Nature, Water

Horned Toad


Horned Toad

A beautifully camouflaged Horned Toad (Phrynosoma cornutum) basks in the morning sun in Catalina State Park near Tucson, AZ. The misnamed Horned Toad is not a toad but is a member of the lizard family. The popular name comes from its rounded body and...

Water Lily...


Water Lily...

Isolated fresh water lily bloom and lily pads

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