"Early Morning on the Columbia"
This early morning image taken of the Columbia River Gorge was taken on a cold and blustery morning in the Gorge a few years ago.  If you have never taken the time to travel Historic US 30 also known as the Historic Scenic Highway, treat yourself and make the stops.  It is well worth the time.
"Along Cedar Creek"
Cedar Creek is a beautiful creek during all seasons.  In the fall however its color and beauty comes alive.  I was able to capture some of that beauty this last fall.
"Downtown Seattle After Dark"
Downtown Seattle after Dark is one of the most beautiful cityscapes anywhere.  This image was taken from Beacon Hill, just south of downtown.
"Early Evening Miracle at Tipsoo Lake"
Tipsoo Lake is one of the many lakes around Mt. Rainier.  It is a truly sublime place that changes every time I pass it.  On this particular evening my wife Leona and I were privileged to witness God perform this miracle of beauty at Tipsoo Lake.  I think you will agree.
“Sandman moored at Percival Landing”
This historic old tug no longer works in the waters of Puget Sound, but instead, stands as a historic tribute to the old mariners and their vessels of the Pacific Northwest.

"Kennewick’s Cable Bridge at Sundown”
The Icon of Kennewick has to be the beautiful Cable Bridge crossing the Columbia River.  It’s special lighting makes it especially gorgeous during the night time.
"Christine Falls"
Christine Falls is one of the many waterfalls that can be found in Mt. Rainier National Park.  Its beauty is framed by a stone faces bridge passing over the creek.
"Sunset at Haystack Rock"
Haystack Rock is a 235 door sea stack located at Cannon Beach, Oregon.  It is claimed by locals to be the third tallest intertidal structure in the World.  It is the icon of the Oregon Coast.  The tidal pools around Haystack Rock are homes to many  species of intertidal animals.  My wife, Leona and I enjoyed watching the sunset on this day and we captured the moment for you.
"Mount Rainier Sunset"
As you travel from Shelton to Union along the McCreavy Road, there is one little spot that you can clearly see Mount Rainier.  On this particular evening I was out looking to take a nice image and I rolled up on the summit of Mount Rainier glowing. What a special treat.
"Multnomah Falls-"
Spectacular Multnomah Falls is the largest and most magnificent waterfall on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge.  It is located near Interstate 84 and serves as an icon of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.  Of course Fall is the best time to see it.                                                                                      
"Thursday Afternoon at Kerry Park"
This is the place people go to appreciate the skyline of downtown Seattle.  For this early evening image, Mt Rainier made a spectacular appearance for all to appreciate.  We are truly blessed to live in the great Pacific Northwest.
"The Cedar Creek Grist Mill"
The Cedar Creek Grist Mill is currently the only operating grist mill in the state of Washington.  It operates strictly on waterpower.  It was rededicated and became operational again on November 11, 1989, after deteriorating for many years.  It was opened in 1876.
"Legislative Reflections"
The Washington State Capitol Building houses both legislative houses, and many of the elected state executives.  The legislature meets here annually to enact legislation that keeps our state operating.  This image is a tribute to the process and also demonstrates the beauty of our Capitol.
"Last Light at the Narrows Bridge"
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge as served as a Northwest Icon for over 75 years.  It has had quite a history with its collapse in 1940 and its rebuild being finished in 1950.  In 2007, the second span became operational because of increased population and traffic.  It still presents a beautiful and graceful addition to the Northwest landscape.  On this evening, I faced west toward the Olympic Mountains catching the light of the sunset and the traffic trails from the cars crossing both spans.
"Fall at the Lower Falls"
This image is of the Lower Falls of the Lewis River in Skamania County, Washington.  This location has become one of my very favorites in Washington State.
"Dusk at Crown Point"
Crown Point and Vista House located on the Oregon side of the Columbia River is one of the most beautiful vistas on the west coast.  The area is also replete with many notable waterfalls.
"The Lower Falls of the Lewis River"
Located deep in the heart of the Cascade Mountains in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest the Lower Falls is among many on the Lewis River and is certainly the most beautiful.
"Mount Saint Helens 1980"
During the month of March, 1980, Mount Saint Helens had sprung to life and had become geologically active again.  Sensing that we were in for the big one, a friend and I flew down to Mount Saint Helens to take a look.  As we flew around the mountain at the prescribed 10 mile radius, the mountain came alive and started spewing ash.  Even though we thought we may be in some trouble, I took a few shots and we got out of their.  Two months later the mountain changed forever.
"The Redneck Yacht Club"
This image was captured near Humptulips in Grays Harbor County, Washington.  My wife Leona insisted that I photograph this location as we passed by. So at her request I returned and took a few shots.  I actually returned several months later and captured this image.  I think this image speaks volumes.  It's humorous and beautiful at the same time.
                                   
"Springtime at Rush Creek"
This image was captured in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in 2011.  I was in the area with the intention of photographing the Lower Falls of the Lewis River when I ran across this beautiful scene.  I was so taken by the area I stayed quite a long time then returned the next year.
"Fall in Japan"
This image was captured at the Japanese Garden in Seattle and features an old Japanese Maple Tree in its prime flashing its glorious fall colors.
"Mount Rainier Sunset"
As you travel from Shelton to Union along the McCreavy Road, there is one little spot that you can clearly see Mount Rainier.  On this particular evening I was out looking to take a nice image and I rolled up on the summit of Mount Rainier glowing. What a special treat.
"The Transition of Mt. St. Helens"
On May 18, 1980, the eruption of Mt St Helens caused death and destruction to everything within a 10 mile radius.  The devastation made one think of an atomic explosion.  Thirty Seven years later, forests, animals and plant life have returned as illustrated in this photograph.
"Commencement Bay at the Golden Hour"
Tacoma, Washington, is blessed by Puget Sound on one side and Mt. Rainier on the other side.  In this image I was able to capture it all.

"Seattle Skyline from Kerry Park"
This is the place people go to appreciate the skyline of downtown Seattle.  For this early evening image, Mt Rainier made a spectacular appearance for all to appreciate.  We are truly blessed to live in the great Pacific Northwest.
"A Pack of Pipers Picking"
Often when you visit the Washington Coast you will see these little sandpipers scurrying around on the beach near the water's edge for foraging for food.  They are very social and feed together as we see in this image taken near Ocean Shores, Washington.
"The Satsop Silo"
Along the old route between Elma and Montesano near the little community of Satsop is this old wooden silo.  As it stands magnificently alone in this field, it reminds us of a simpler time.
"The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse"
The Cape Disappointment Lighthouse was built in 1856 and was lit with a first order fresnel lens.  It was also equipped with a fog bell that was often inaudible due to the churning surf.  The lighthouse demonstrated shortcomings in this dangerous area and was subsequently replaced by the North Head Lighthouse nearby. 
"Late Fall at Mt. Shuksan, North Cascades, Washington State"

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