May Day sunset in Mukilteo, Washington

Sunset over Whidbey Island, Washington as seen from Mukilteo.

(Mukilteo, WA) Clear skies, a gentle breeze, and a temperature hovering around 70 degrees made for a pleasant sunset in Mukilteo, Washington on the first day of May. Monday is expected to bring even warmer temperatures with highs in the mid-80’s. Expect high temperatures to dip to around 70 by  Tuesday, and to about 60… Continue reading May Day sunset in Mukilteo, Washington

What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?

(Edmonds, WA) On a late September day, I drove to Picnic Point Park in Edmonds to Periscope (broadcast) what was shaping-up to be a promising sunset from the beach. I arrived just minutes prior to the sun’s sinking behind the Olympic Mountains. No clouds in the sky. No haze. The distant peaks across Puget Sound seemed destined for tack… Continue reading What was that out in the waters of Puget Sound?

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

First Time Lapse: Seattle

After a few years of watching the emergence of DSLR cameras, I finally took the leap and bought one a couple of months ago.  I primarily fancied (well, darn near drooled over) these cameras for their ability to produce stunning, high-def video. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/ATPjbOWi0TU” width=”640″ height=”360″] In the jargon of photography, it’s said a histogram… Continue reading First Time Lapse: Seattle

VIDEO: Mukilteo moments…

(Mukilteo, WA)  No golden light.  No ethereal mist.  No blue skies, to be sure.  Just a very average winter afternoon spent along the beach in Mukilteo, Washington on Sunday, January 25, 2009. When I was a kid, my brothers and I would go down to the pier at this location and fish for perch and… Continue reading VIDEO: Mukilteo moments…