Filed Under: Travel Photography

The Gorge is Gorgeous!

Hello Hikers! The Columbia River Gorge is looking really good this year with all of our spring rain. The recent May monsoon provided quite the show for myself and a friend as we hiked on the Rowena Plateau, at the Tom McCall Preserve. This was a day of 87 degrees mid-day, overcast during the early afternoon and thunderstorms, []


Super Bloom, Columbia River Gorge

Update 5/26/16 Friends, Your responses to this blog post was off the charts! Thank you for your overwhelming support through your recent visits to my site… 564 visitors at last count! I believe this interest reflects the need and desire for preserving our open spaces. In honor of your tremendous support and interest, I am []


Light After the Storm

Celine, my wife, wrote the story below for one of my clients, whose son is recovering from cancer. The clearing storm with its splashes of sunlight resonated with her and she thought it would be an appropriate gift for him in his recovery… “In Mt. Rainier National Park on September 2013, this image was taken at sunset as the []


Protect Cedar Mesa, Utah

Utah Legislators may drill and mine at these Ancestral Ruins The Cedar Mesa cliff dwellings are currently unprotected, anyone can approach these Ancestral Puebloan ruins. Some are there to embrace them, but some have chosen to deface them. Having just returned from 10 days in Cedar Mesa, I am convinced that this area should be []


Haida Gwaii Sea Kayak Trip 2011

In the summer of 2011 Larry Olson and I did a 3-week sea kayak trip along the shores of Haida Gwaii.  Larry’s fascination with Haida Gwaii began more than 25 years ago when, as a young sea kayaker, he began to dream of paddling her waters. Remote, wild, and relatively undiscovered, the islands represent a lifetime []