Columbia Gorge Photos - January 3, 2016

For Winter Solstice, I took a drive up Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon side. The first photo is the twisty turns on old Hwy 30 seen from Rowena Crest. ...

Comet ISON November Morning - November 26, 2013

I don’t see many clear mornings this time of year, but the morning of November 21st was cloudless. Some star twinkle, mostly on the horizon, indicated a thin...

Lunar Eclipse 2015-09 - September 28, 2015

The Harvest Super Moon total lunar eclipse last night I captured with a Canon Rebel attached to a Celestron C8 telescope used like a big telephoto lens. Th...

Moon Blood - April 15, 2014

Just before the clouds moved in, I captured a few shots of the lunar eclipse with my telescope. The heavy moisture in the air shows in the photos, but turn...

Rainier in November, 2015 - November 12, 2015

National parks entrance fees are waved for Veteran’s Day (November 11th), so my sister decided to visit Mount Rainier National Park. Neither of us had visi...

Smoking Candle Photo - October 14, 2013

For this photo, I moistened the glass for the older-used, shiny look and set brightest light source in background to capture smoke ring. Two smaller light ...

Snowy Crater Lake - April 21, 2016

For National Park Week, the 100th anniversary of the US National Park System, my sister and I decided to visit Crater Lake National Park. It turned out to ...

Sunrise - February 24, 2015

Mt Hood at sunrise on February 22nd taken with Canon Rebel.

Two Calderas - June 25, 2015

</center> Oregon is home of two notable calderas, [Crater Lake][1] and Newberry Caldera at [Newberry National Volcanic Monument][2], both within a 80 ...