Category Archives: Pacific Northwest

30 years of tradition

ISO 100, 28mm, f.4.0, 1.3 sec Day 706 Every year the law firm Gatty and Gatty in Salem deck out the grounds for the holiday season.View full post »

Last minute work

ISO 200, 45mm, f/4.0, 1/320 sec Day 703 Clearly Santa has some work to do in the fields before he hops in his sleigh.View full post »

Willamette sunset

ISO 100, 200mm, f/32, 6.0 sec Day 701 We wandered down to the waterfront this evening. The sunset wasn’t nearly as spectacular asView full post »

Under mother’s skirt

ISO 100, 100mm macro, f/14, 1.3 sec Day 695 From the forest floor. The mushroom took asylum beneath the leaf and the slug sought refugeView full post »

The cliff

ISO 100, 105mm, f/9.0, 1/250 sec Day 694 – This is at Fogarty Creek Beach. I can’t say how many times I have been to that beachView full post »


ISO 100, 100mm macro, f/2.8, 1/50 sec Day 690 We had our first heavy frost last night. Everything in the yard was delicately outlined withView full post »


ISO 100, 100mm macro, f/16, 2.5 sec Day 689 This looks like something from an underwater coral reef. However, it is just another fungusView full post »

A schroom grotto

ISO 100, 100mm macro, f/22, 10.0 sec Day 688 Karen and Flocko walked ahead of me on the trail looking for treasures while I poked behindView full post »

The schroom family

ISO 100, 100mm, f/16, 1.0 sec Day 687 It never occurred to me that there is a mushroom season. On every hike we take these days, mushroomsView full post »


ISO 100, 100mm, f/14, 3.2 Day 684 – Mushrooms were everywhere on our hike yesterday. These were perched on a wall above us as if theyView full post »

Saying goodbye to fall

ISO 200, 58mm, f/4.0, 1/80 sec Day 675 Fall has always been my favorite time year. I love the early crisp mornings and the warmView full post »

Beach holiday

ISO 100, 24mm, f/10, 1/320 sec Day 668 Today was a holiday for me and Karen took the day off so that we could play. The fog was thick inView full post »