When the light is good its great!

When the light is good its great!

Why do we make numerous runs to favorite locations?  Well, because the light is different each time.  Take the case of Steptoe Butte from which this scene was shot.  Each time on this trip the atmospheric conditions were different.  On this particular night the air...
Grain Elevator

Grain Elevator

Another thing I’m drawn to in the Palouse, are the grain elevators.  This one is a long way away when shooting from Steptoe Butte.  I had my 70-200 with 1.7x tele-extender and still had to crop the frame in half to get this particular composition.  The late...
A Bird and a Barn!

A Bird and a Barn!

Each year we drive by this wonderful barn in the Palouse but the light or the sky is just working.  This year it was and we stopped!  Does the cloud above the barn to the right look like a bird or what?  A bird flying on its back buzzing the barn….. yup, thats...
Death Valley does COLOR!

Death Valley does COLOR!

In looking back at my last ten blog posts, I realized I’ve been in B&W mode!  I figured it was time for a color image.  This one is from the abandoned Eureka Mine area.  On our scouting day we had a cloud that was cooperating and the sun even reflected a...
Stumbling Upon Magic

Stumbling Upon Magic

Sometimes you just stumble upon magic.  While randomly wandering down yet another street in Trinidad we found this wonderful scene.  Could we have found a better scene? I think not! Come on, a blue car with its door open in a garage with colorful doors. And then, (see...
Chasing the light

Chasing the light

One evening in Trinidad, yes Cuba, we were in town as the sun was setting.  The gold light bathing the gold building was too good to pass...