Mountain, Falls, and Lupine
Caught the last bit of sunlight on Snoqualmie Falls while shooting lupine bloom on the local golf course.
Didn't have to go far for this one! Great aurora display right from my back yard patio in North Bend, WA. Looking north toward Mount Si.
Moonrise over Snoqualmie Falls, Mount Si, and the Salish Lodge (better known as The Great Northern Hotel in "Twin Peaks")
Snoqualmie Falls, Mount Si, and Salish Lodge at sunset
Middle Fork Moonrise
The full moon rises above Russian Butte and the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River valley - near North Bend, Washington.
Above the Fruited Plain
Mount Si rises above brightly-colored blueberry fields, as the morning fog burns off. Near North Bend, Washington.
Falls & Mountain
Snoqualmie Falls against the background of Mount Si.
Colorful maples line a driveway near North Bend, Washington
Sunset light falls on a narrow strip of trees, with Mount Si in the background.
Saw these crepuscular rays while driving down a local road this evening - just had to stop & take some pictures. Walked back about 100 feet along the road, until the rays lined up with the old, creepy abandoned house here.
Perseid meteors at Rattlesnake Lake near North Bend, WA. Composite of all meteors captured at this location over a 2-hour span.
Back Side of Si
Beautiful rock cliffs and waterfall on the northwest flank of Mount Si near North Bend WA.
Moonrise behind an abandoned farm house at Tollgate Farm park in North Bend, Washington
Panoramic image of Rattlesnake Lake, Washington. Extremely low water levels in fall 2015 expose hundreds of tree stumps where the lake used to be.
Tree stumps on exposed lake bed - Rattlesnake Lake, Washington
Sunrise over exposed tree stumps - Rattlesnake Lake, Washington
Purple Mountain Majesty
A stand of blooming lupines frames a sunset view of Mount Si - near Snoqualmie, Washington.
Late-afternoon light on colorful lupines, shot near TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf course in Snoqualmie, Washington.
The Falls of the Moon
Moonrise over Snoqualmie Falls, Washington.
Moonrise over Snoqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge hotel.
The nearly-full moon peeks over the top of Snoqualmie Falls in Washington State. "Snoqualmie" is a native Salish word meaning "moon".
Snoqualmie Falls, Washington
Elk grazing in a field of dandelion seed-heads at sunset. Near North Bend, Washington
Long-exposure sunset clouds, Rattlesnake Lake, Washington
A nearly-full moon rises above the top of Mount Si - a peak in the Cascade foothills near Snoqualmie, Washington.
Full moon rising over Mount Si, near Snoqualmie, Washington
Red Sky at Night
Mount Si at sunset, reflected in an oxbow bend of the Snoqualmie River.
Red Sky at Morning
Sunrise over the Cascade Mountains near North Bend, Washington.
Sunset & clouds reflected in Rattlesnake Lake, Washington
The Last One
Sunset at Rattlesnake Lake, about 30 miles east of Seattle, Washington.
Mountain & Moon
The moon rises over Mount Si, with reflection in the Snoqualmie River. Near North Bend, Washington.
Mount Si Motion
Long-exposure shot of Mount Si - near Snoqualmie, Washington - with a fresh coat of snow.