Posts Tagged ‘photos

25
Feb
17

there was a time…

The photography of abandoned structures…

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11
Jan
17

The backyard….

is a sanctuary of sorts most of the year. Now the roses, fuchsias, clematis and such are shrouded in snow. Still beautiful in its own way for sure.

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22
Dec
16

buggy & suggestive…

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14
Nov
16

chasing the moon…

the Super Moon…the moon, that had not been so super since the year I was born…1948. Portland was socked in with rain coming. Weather forecasts in all directions showed clouds and rain coming by early evening. There was potentially a ‘sliver’ of hope to the East…about a 100 miles East. I took off East and bypassed hopeful vantage points (Crown Point, Cascade Locks, Hood River, The Dalles, Celilo Falls) that were socked in with spatters of rain. I pretty much lost hope as it looked cloudy as far as I could see. Coming upon Rufus, Oregon I saw a road that seemed to wind up above the Gorge (Columbia River Gorge) so I took the road and ended up high above amongst wind turbines and not another person in view. I drove around the area, snapped some shots of the turbines and prepared to leave when I saw a bright, wide ‘sliver’ of light penetrating the dark clouds and darkness. I turned around and headed toward the NE, where the light showed. I bailed out, set the camera atop the tripod and prepared to shoot. I neglected to adjust my ISO after having shot the wind turbines in the emerging darkness. As the Super Moon barely emerged amongst the clouds, it shined very bright. It was indeed huge…’super’. I had about 60 seconds as it emerged upward through the strata of rain clouds. I snapped away but, I had been in too much of a hurry and had not been prepared to adjust the settings as the arrival took me by surprise. It was a fun, private event atop the Gorge.

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04
Oct
16

at timberline…

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21
Sep
16

Winging it…

southbound

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12
Sep
16

planning & anticipation…

Late Summer fly fishing…pleasant daytime temps and cool mornings.

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Big, beautiful fish caught, carefully photo’d and released.




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