Last night’s sunset proved worthy of a reflective moment, or two, of time. This is a zoomed shot of a section of Payette Lake called the “Narrows”. The Narrows proper is the frozen over area. The toe of the ridge in the left frame is the northernmost section of Ponderosa State Park, also known as … More Fiery Narrows
Winter solstice has come and gone. Light the bonfire, the days are getting longer!
Western Tanager male regains its grip, after an unfortunate collision with our Cottage window, while having a go with another male. The good news is he recovered and flew off into a nearby tree a few minutes later. This colorful bird migrates from Central America, to the conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest each spring, … More Western Tanager
On a recent meander out the front door, my wife, to her delight (mine too), discovered the uncommon Fairy Slipper Orchid. In central Idaho they are tiny, delicate, and a real treat. We found over 10 in one area, and a couple Morel mushrooms in the same magical little spot.
It is morel season in central Idaho! Hooray!!
A very rainy day in Washington D.C., U.S.A., did not completely dampen my spirit to capture a few images as I walked from reception to reception while in the city on business. I explored some of the art filters in my Olympus OM-D-E1 to help bring a little life out of the very flat light. … More A Rainy Walk On The D.C. Mall
I had the chance to hop on a plane for some beer related work in Washington D.C. in December, to take part in the events associated with the yearly U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree , which was harvested from the Payette National Forest, and the Little Ski Hill, in my home of McCall, Idaho. We made a … More The People’s Library
On a recent trip to the capitol of the U.S.A., Washington D.C., I took a tour of the Library of Congress. I captured a series of images that show the dizzying array of colors, angles, and history that are housed in this incredible place. This image below was a zoom shot of a high corner … More Angels Of Knowledge
A shift in season Larch share yellow signs of change For now winter grips
Eye catching clouds spanning over nearby Brundage Mountain, and an icy fog lifting off of Payette Lake, in the morning light. It is as if you are watching the lake freeze in front of your eyes.