My family and I used to live in Mukilteo, Washington. It is a beautiful small town next to Everett. This shot was taken from Mukilteo Drive with the sun setting behind the Olympic mountains to the west.
Bad Baby! As much as this shot looks staged, I swear it wasn’t. I came around the corner to this very scene. I couldn’t have planned the lighting better had I tried. I just had time to grab my camera, take the picture and then it was over.
I am in the process of scanning some of my old photos from days gone by… Here is one of a mini on a cool cobblestone street. I can’t actually remember where I took this one.
When my wife and I went to Puerto Vallarta for our 15th wedding anniversary we got a great deal. The only catch was our return flight left at 2:00 am so we had a lot of time to kill between checking out of the hotel and catching our flight. It gave us time to watch a last sunset and I caught this shot during the sunset.
I like this one in both the muted beige tones and in black and white.
This is an image of a young girl standing in front of a door that is “just her size”. I love the vacant stare that she has and the way that she is almost standing at attention.
This was taken at Fort Rodd Hill near Victoria, BC.
Although Old Faithful is pretty reliable the lighting is not always what you are hoping for. I sat with my daughter and waited for Old Faithful to erupt with the sky completely clouded over threatening to rain and totally flat light. I decided to put on a neutral density filter to allow for a longer exposure time to see if the water would look cooler “in motion”. Then to my surprise a beam of light shone through the clouds onto the geyser and lighted it just at the right time.
I’ve lived fairly close to Abottsford, BC for about 10 years and I have never attended the annual airshow. I finally made it this past summer with my son and got a couple of great airplane shots. This is one of my favorites from that day. Although it was cloudy for the whole day and we even got a bit of rain it made it possible to get a shot like this without losing the details in the shadows.
Just a fun picture of the mug of a black horse against a white sky.
I was down to Portland, Oregon for a class a couple of years ago that took place in the old Montgomery Park building near the downtown. During my lunch hours I spent a fair bit of time taking pictures around the building. This one is from the atrium looking up towards the south tower through the rain drenched windows. It seems like a really depressing picture but I really like it.
I know a picture focusing on a garbage can isn’t immediately what you might think of as a nice shot but I think this one works. The can is clean and I love the contrast of the white posts against the dark lake and hills in the background.
This photograph is taken in Kelowna, BC, Canada.