Waterfall Wednesday 06/29/16

The first Waterfall Wednesday! Naturally being in the Portland area I had to choose Multnomah Falls to open this series. I took this on a drive out on a weekday during the off-season so I could avoid the brightly-clad, selfie-stick-toting …

Tigard Hot Air Balloon Festival

3:50am, alarm goes off. 3:53am, roll out of bed. 4:05am, grab coffee and my gear. 4:20am out the door. The things we photographers do for a good shot . . . I was meeting a group of fellow photographers at …

Tulips, Tulips, Tulips!

Happy Monday and happy first day of summer! Here’s a last look at the spring blooms that I was reminiscing about on the last post. I thought it would be a nice last glimpse of spring before summer is in …

Spring in Portland

I know, I know, June is summer, not spring. But I can’t help but wish tulips were still in bloom! I took these photos at the start of April, and it there was this amazing two-week window of perfect blooms. …

Klamath Birding Pt 2

This post should really be titled “Klamath Wildlife”, as part 2 of my trip looks at the unexpected wildlife that were present along with the birds. These were all such phenomenal sightings, especially seeing a weasel with its prey! Definitely …

Klamath Birding Pt 1

It’s been a busy winter with moving, jobs, and generally settling back into being back from abroad. In other words, it’s been a while since my last posting. But! What better way to jump back into things than with an …

Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Long-Tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata )with Montane Vole

Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)

Garter Snake (Thamnophis)