Perfectly Purple

Perfectly Purple This was not an accidental shot or a spontaneous moment of opportunity. I was on the hunt for the perfect flower and spent an afternoon scouring a friend’s property. This perfectly purple Iris presented itself in the middle of a larger cluster and with this one shot I captured what I was after.…

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Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill The Tracy Hills in Tracy, CA are generally a golden color, but due to all the rain that year, everything was a beautiful vibrant green. Driving through the country hills from a meeting in Pleasanton, I stopped on the side of the road. The sky had partially cleared and the sun was directly…

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Gazing from a Park Bench

Gazing from a Park Bench Sometimes you have to get low, get awkward and look at things in different ways. I like viewing the world from a different perspective at times. The vista while seated on the bench is obvious, but looking out from another angle offers an advantage that others might not ever see.…

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Overtaken by Nature

Overtaken by Nature Hiking through the old mining community of Opal Creek, I stumbled upon these decomposing trucks literally being over taken by nature. The juxtaposition of the rusting metal and the lush greenery of the vegetation struck a chord with me. Decades of sitting in one spot have obviously taken its toll, yet the…

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Mossy Stream to the Ocean

Mossy stream to the Ocean No doubt, the Oregon coast has been explored, documented and exalted by photographers countless times over the years. Even so, I still find something new that captures my eye with every visit. On this particular hike down to the ocean with my wife Lindsey, we came across a singular spot…

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Snoqalmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls I am fortunate enough to have my mother hike with me on various photo excursions. She is even stout enough to follow me on cold rainy November days like this one when most people have the sense to stay indoors by a fire. Alone on our hike down to Snoqualmie Falls, we headed…

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