Victoria, B.C. Inner Harbour
The cute little Fisherman's Wharf community in Victoria, B.C.
Butchart Gardens - Victoria, B.C.
Johnson Street drawbridge
Bear Mountain Resort - Mountain Course, View of Mount Baker
Johnson Street drawbridge at night.
Victoria Harbour & Empress Hotel
Parliament Building - Victoria, B.C.
A tranquil corner of the Seattle Japanese Garden.
It's Wisteria season at Seattle Japanese Garden
Seattle Japanese Garden in spring time.
More wisteria hysteria! At the Seattle Japanese Garden.
Sunset in the Emerald City
After a few days of clouds - the Mountain is back out again!
Telescope Peak and the Panamint range reflected on the water-covered Badwater Basin salt flat.
A rare film of water covers Badwater Basin salt flats, and provides beautiful reflections at sunrise.
Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park.
Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park. "Sun-Dog" mini-rainbows reflect on water-covered salt plain.
Sunrise on distant mountain range - Zabriskie Point, Death Valley National Park
Long-exposure, Death Valley National Park
Dark & moody clouds above the Eureka Dunes in Death Valley. You can spend hours here (and we did) searching for pleasing lines and curves in the sand.
Eureka Dunes in Death Valley. Like being in another world, nothing but sand for a couple miles either direction - with some dunes nearly 700 feet tall.
Desert rainstorm - Death Valley National Park
"Lost in the Dunes" - some of my fellow photographers are dwarfed by the landscape at Eureka Dunes.
Moonlight on Eureka Dunes. A break in the clouds allows the moon to briefly illuminate the dunes & let some stars shine through.
“Broken” - the wind in the dunes has exposed some of the underlying cracked hard-pan.
Long-exposure shot in Death Valley, at Artist's Palette - an amazing array of colored minerals exposed on the side of a mountain.
Artist's Palette in Death Valley
Seattle's cute little Alki Point Lighthouse, with Mount Rainier towering in the background 60 miles away.
Sunset captured at Dante’s View, overlooking Death Valley.
Death Valley, seen from Dante's View.
Overhead view of Badwater Basin, from Dante's View.
Zabriskie Point by moonlight.
Just after sunset - twilight colors at Zabriskie Point in Death Valley.
Seattle Monorail emerging from MoPOP (Museum of Pop Culture) building - a.k.a. "The Blob"...
Ospreys in nest - Bainbridge Island, WA.
Osprey fly-by - Bainbridge Island, WA
Osprey - Bainbridge Island, WA
Main sanctuary ceiling & stained glass - St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland
Angel playing bagpipe. St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Angel playing bagpipe. St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland. A cool but tiny detail carved on the wall in the Thistle Chapel.
Intricate carved ceiling of the Thistle Chapel - St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Eagle lectern in St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Art-deco style pipe organ - St. Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
Lots of fabulous old signs from casinos & hotels, at the Neon Museum boneyard in Las Vegas.
Boats in the harbor in North Berwick, Scotland.
The Forth Bridge - aka "Forth Railway Bridge" - is one of the amazing high points of 19th-century engineering. Opened in 1890(!), this is still one of the world's longest cantilever bridges. Although designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015 - it's still fully-functional and carries over 200 trains every day
Buildings underneath the 1890 railroad bridge across the Firth of Forth.
Long-exposure black & white image of Queensferry Crossing bridge near Edinburgh.
The graceful new Queensferry Crossing bridge near Edinburgh, Scotland. Newest of three adjacent bridges over the Firth of Forth (the oldest being the 1890 Forth Railroad Bridge), it was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth in 2017.
Neon Museum boneyard in Las Vegas
Ruins of St. Andrews Cathedral, long-exposure.
80-foot tall Hard Rock guitar sign at Neon Museum boneyard in Las Vegas
1890 Railroad bridge over the Firth of Forth.
"The Kelpies" - an amazing piece of roadside art along the Forth & Clyde Canal outside Edinburgh, Scotland. 100-foot tall metal sculptures, a tribute to the work horses that pulled barges along this canal between Glasgow & Edinburgh. A "Kelpie" is a mythological, shape-shifting water spirit.
Scene in the Queen's Chamber of Stirling Castle looks like a Renaissance still-life painting.
Great hall - Stirling Castle
Loch Lomond, Scottish Highlands
Edinburgh, Scotland - a long exposure captures double-decker bus lights zooming thru the city.
Sunset view of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Serendipity. Didn't realize I had captured an airplane in front of the setting sun, until later when editing photos. Edinburgh, Scotland.
An afternoon sun-break at Edinburgh Castle.
Colorful streets in Edinburgh.
Cannon Beach sunset - Haystack Rock & Needles
Sunrise - Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon
A dark & moody day at Cannon Beach.
Bird of the Day: Great Blue Heron - seen on a walk this morning at Hawley Cove Park, Bainbridge Island.
Bald Eagle - Bainbridge Island
Bald Eagle stealing a fish carcass from some seagulls - Bainbridge Island
Ferry at twilight
Snowy pathway along Eagle Harbor
Dramatic clouds at sunset this evening, as the ferry enters the harbor.
A tighter shot of the Point White dock at sunset from a couple nights ago.
Weathered old boats on Bainbridge Island, as the sunset breaks thru the clouds.
Parallel universe revealed under the boardwalk?
Seattle apparently isn't all just drab & gray in the winter.
Here in Seattle, we prefer steam-powered Ferris wheels...
The Blue Blob...
Orcas viewed from Vashon/Fauntleroy ferry.
Orcas viewed from Point Robinson Lighthouse on Maury Island
Super Blood Wolf Moon! Don't remember all these moon names when I was younger - I think the Moon has hired much better marketing people since then. Got lucky with some breaks in the clouds tonight...
Great Blue Heron - Bainbridge Island
A tiny jewel in the snow.
Immature bald eagle in my backyard tree, during one of last week's snow storms.
A very cold hummingbird waiting for his ferry this morning.
Harlequin Ducks this morning on Bainbridge Island.
Heron at sunset - Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island
Cormorants and Mount Rainier at sunset, 500mm telephoto zoom.
Punk Rock Duck - aka. Common Merganser, Bainbridge Island.
Sunset rainbow over Manzanita Bay on Bainbridge Island.
Moonrise at Point No Point lighthouse, while waiting for lunar eclipse to begin.
Lighthouse Super Moon.
Super Moon rising behind the Point No Point lighthouse near Hansville, Washington - before the lunar eclipse started.
Sunset over the Olympic Mountains, from Dock Street on Bainbridge Island.
Here's a cool view of Mount Si you don't see too often. Thru a telephoto lens, it appears to loom directly behind Century Link field in downtown Seattle...
How many Seattle icons can you jam into one photo?
Coast Guard cutter leaving Seattle at sunrise.
Early morning in Seattle's Elliot Bay - as Mount Rainier looms over the background.
Amazingly nice day for November, here in the Pacific NW.
Sunrise - Olympic mountains & Bainbridge Island
Cormorants at sunset this evening.
Ferry vs. Mountain...
Sunset over Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island, WA.
Tis the season for brilliant sunrise/sunsets. Just woke up to this...
Rowing team at sunset in Eagle Harbor.
Wide-angle panorama of downtown Seattle with snowy Cascade mountains in the background. Taken from Bainbridge Island ferry.
Late-afternoon golf - Wing Point golf club, Bainbridge Island.
Blinded by the Light(house)...
A quiet, secluded corner of the Minnesota Landscape Arbortuem - Chaska, MN.
Rainbow tree, rainbow sky.
Maple and sunshine - Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Beautiful fall golf at Wild Ridge in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
Interference patterns - Kubota Garden, Seattle
Japanese Maple - Kubota Garden, Seattle
Rocks and Maple, Portland Japanese Garden
Looking *out* of the garden, rather than in.
Stone lantern at Portland Japanese Garden
Bridge to autumn.
Pagoda Lantern - Portland Japanese Garden.
Koi pond, maple, and waterfall. Portland Japanese Garden
Maple Molten Center
Downtown Seattle sunset view, from 12th Avenue bridge...
Another view of last week's colorful Seattle skyline sunset, from the 12th Ave bridge...
When you point your iPhone directly at the sun, you're never quite sure what you'll get - usually a bunch of ugly flares and artifacts. But sometimes it turns out cool....
Double-tall with Whipped Cream
View of Starbucks HQ with Mount Rainier in background, shot from Bainbridge-Seattle ferry.
A pair of Harlequin ducks here on Bainbridge Island. A very colorful, small sea duck occasionally seen in Puget Sound during winter months. And best scientific name ever - Histrionicus histrionicus (Melodrama melodrama)!
Black & white view of downtown Seattle from SODO area.
River otter playing on the beach this afternoon - Bainbridge Island, WA.
You know it's Christmas season in Seattle when Pike Place Market's giant carrot is all lit up!
MV Chimacum in Rich Passage. #FerryFotoContest
Early autumn colors at the Seattle Japanese Garden this morning.
Seattle skyline at sunset, view from West Seattle
Our OTHER big white volcano - Mt. Baker - at sunset, looming behind the Space Needle.
Soft overcast light brings out the colors of the tundra - Nunavut Territories
Musk Ox - Nunavut Territories, Canada
River of Light
Aurora Borealis, Cameron River Crossing Territorial Park - Yellowknife, Canada
Caribou - Nunavut Territores, Canada
Autumn foliage, Nunavut Territories
Crowberry plants on the tundra - Nunavut Territories
Wolf pup - Nunavut Territores, Canada
Aurora Borealis, Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Islands and distant snow clouds - Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Tundra ground cover, Nunavut Territories
Spruce cones - Nunavut Territories
Sunset on Ennadai Lake - Nunavut Territories
Long-exposure, Kazan River - Nunavut Territories
Up at the Lake
Sunset & powerboat on beach - Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Sunset light at Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Wetter than the average bear! Grizzly swimming the 1km crossing from an island in Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories.
Up Close and Personal
Young musk ox in Nunavut Territories, Canada.
Aurora Borealis over Arctic Haven Lodge - Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Aurora Borealis -Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
Gateway to the Northern Lights
Aurora Borealis & wooden gate - Arctic Haven Lodge, Ennadai Lake, Nunavut Territories
The power of these planes - and the precision of their pilots - is absolutely insane...
Blue Angels zoom across Seattle's I-90 bridge.
Blue Angels airshow - SeaFair 2018
Colorful sunset along Seattle waterfront - due to smoke from Olympic Peninsula wildfire.
Gondola sunset - Seattle Great Wheel.
Moon rise over Mt. Rainier and WA State ferry.
The northern lights that were forecast last night never showed up - but it was still a beautiful clear evening along Hood Canal. Managed to capture about 90 minutes worth of the earth's rotation, plus a bonus ISS flyover at about 12:40am!
Some nice sunset color just now - on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Happy Independence Day from Bainbridge Island!