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Cape Kiwanda Sunrise, West of the Rock

Sunrise at sea, west of the rock, Cape Kiwanda.  A new day dawns on the sleepy village still snuggled under its thick blanket of fog. But soon the sun will lift the fog and the beach will come alive with … Continue reading

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Cannon Beach and Tillamook Head

If you look closely you can see houses dotting the hillside along Cannon Beach, so named because they found a very old cannon there many years ago, and off in the distance hiding in the clouds, Tillamook Head. Beyond that, … Continue reading

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Infrared River Bend

Here’s a nice infrared landscape of a river bend in the high country taken this spring. Near-infrared is light outside our visual range so in this shot we’re literally seeing “the world in a different light.”    

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Rough Country

A trip down memory lane turned into a wilderness adventure when I visited Osprey Point on Craine Praire Reservoir this Spring.  Last winter the high Cascades received the heaviest snow pack in years and it flattened a good many of … Continue reading

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Infrared: Gathering Clouds Over the Cascades

After a few successful days Kokanee fishing we’d normally break camp and head for home with thunderstorms in the forecast, but this time we stayed to watch the gathering clouds.  The “near” infrared (to distinguish it from “far” infrared or … Continue reading

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Neahkahnie Sunset

Some say there’s buried treasure on the Neahkanie headlands, while others say the ancient marks on the mountain are survey marks from early Spanish exploration of the Oregon Coast.  A few miles south of Neahkanie it’s a documented fact that … Continue reading

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Wreck of the Peter Iredale and Cape Disappointment. 

Built in 1890 in Maryport England the 290 foot, 2,000 ton, steel hulled four-masted sailing vessel Peter Iredale ran aground due to poor visibility and contrary winds on October 25, 1906, four miles south of the mouth of the Columbia … Continue reading

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What’s your wavelength?

The general concensus is giant lens flares spoil nice landscapes, and in spite of how good smart phone cameras are getting to be these days they are still very much prone to it as you can see here. Especially when … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights In The Snow.

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A Winter’s Day Haiku

Rain and snow must know rivers return to the sea Eventually. 

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