Enchanting photo features deer resting with cattle

(Snohomish, WA) An early morning photography quest in sub-freezing temperatures revealed a heart-warming surprise on the last day of November. While looking for snow geese in local farm fields, something else caught my eye while I drove along Lowell-Snohomish River Road. At first, I noticed a car parked alongside the road. Had the driver simply… Continue reading Enchanting photo features deer resting with cattle

Dutch Harbor travel makes for wondrous bald eagle photography adventure

Bald Eagle photographers Christian Sasse and Jack Molan appearing live on Beyond 90 Seconds from Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

  Armed with several cameras, lenses and a myriad of other accessories, photographers Christian Sasse and Jack Molan arrived in Dutch Harbor, Alaska on Saturday to embark on a unique bald eagle photography adventure. Sasse’s pack includes a camera that shoots a thousand frames per second, allowing for a super slow-motion look at bald eagles,… Continue reading Dutch Harbor travel makes for wondrous bald eagle photography adventure

Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

(Snohomish, WA) We’re fortunate to view of lot of nature’s wonder in the Pacific Northwest. But two prized moments have long eluded me in my 53 years: the site of orcas in Puget Sound, and witnessing the Northern Lights.  Well, I can finally cross one of those long-held dreams off the ol’ bucket list.  And… Continue reading Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

Photos: Sun-splashed Edmonds, WA

(Edmonds, WA)  While working on a video project in Edmonds on Monday, I also had the opportunity to shoot some pictures. I thought I’d share some of those photos here. Earlier in the day, I’d actually wondered if I’d have any luck, at all, with the weather. In Snohomish, it had been raining intermittently throughout the… Continue reading Photos: Sun-splashed Edmonds, WA

A Camano Island Moment

Mount Baker appears beyond Skagit Bay in this view from the English Boom Historical Park on Camano Island.

One of my favorite places to visit on Camano Island is the English Boom Historical Park. Located near a tiny airfield where the runway literally ends at the edge of a bluff overlooking Skagit Bay, you’re still more likely to see bald eagles than planes coming from that airport  (although, you could also see small… Continue reading A Camano Island Moment

September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River

Post updated on July 14, 2013. It’s an odd-numbered year, so watch-out!  Large numbers of pink salmon (nicknamed “humpies”) are about to return to Puget Sound. Want to whet your appetite for the upcoming humpy run?  Check-out the video below.  It features a full-helping of beautiful scenery on the Snohomish River captured during the 2011… Continue reading September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River