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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Winter Sunset Reflection on Lake Salish

Sunset reflected in Lake Salish, Fairview OR

There have been some stunning sunsets this past month. I have missed the opportunity to capture any of them due to my hectic schedule. However, on Monday evening I was headed back from running errands and noticed the sun getting low in the sky. My son and I took a detour from home and stopped by one of my favorite sunset locations, nearby Lake Salish. We walked around the lakes waiting for the sun to set, and when it did, this was the result!

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Shared On: Little Things; Skywatch; Friday Finds; Friday Photo Journal; Scenic Weekends

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

View of Mt Hood from Sauvie Island

Mt Hood from Sauvie Island, Portland, Oregon

This crazy nice weather has us Oregonians out and about! It feels like spring, but it is still only January. Mt Hood revealed itself in all its fresh snowy glory. I shot this from the farmlands on Sauvie Island.

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Shared On:Outdoor Wednesday; Create With Joy (WW); My Little Drummer Boys (WW); Aquariann (WW); WWByDavidFavorite Things

Monday, January 26, 2015

Crossing Over to Sauvie Island

Multnomah Channel, Sauvie Island Bridge

Sauvie Island is a large, 26,000 island in the Columbia River, just a short 10 minute drive from Portland. Once you cross the bridge, it seems like you enter an entirely different world. The island is home to many expansive farms and a huge wildlife refuge. This photo of the bridge crossing the Multnomah Channel nicely depicts the feeling of the island -- quiet and secluded

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Shared On:  Inspire Me Monday; Good. Random. Fun.;  Our World; Sweet Shot Tuesday; Nature Notes; ABC Wednesday; Wordless Wednesday; Water World Weds; Image-in-ing (WW)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Butte Creek Falls

Lower Butte Creek Falls

Last week I posted about a short hike I took to see two gorgeous waterfalls on Butte Creek. This is Butte Creek Falls (AKA Lower Butte Creek Falls). To access this view we went just beyond the end of the maintained trail to a rocky cliffs edge that towered over the creek hundreds of feet below. I set up my tripod on this precarious ledge and shot the twisting waters of the waterfall crashing down through the foggy forest.

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Shared On: Our World; Sweet Shot Tuesday; Nature Notes; ABC Wednesday; Outdoor Wednesday; Wordless Wednesday; Water World Weds; Image-in-ing (WW); Create With Joy (WW); My Little Drummer Boys (WW); Aquariann (WW)

Monday, January 19, 2015

Suspended Raindrops

waterdrop on moss spores macro


This photo is representative of the constant hard rain that fell this whole weekend, which limited the time I personally wanted to spend outside. I do love me some water droplets - the way the little upside down reflections capture the surroundings. In this case, little macro forests :)

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Shared On: Macro Monday; I Heart Macro; MakroMontag; Inspire Me Monday; Good. Random. Fun.
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