The Columbia River Gorge
The Columbia River Gorge
Cottonwood Canyon - John Day River
Cottonwood Canyon - John Day River
Vista Point Crown House
Vista Point Crown House
Dutchman Falls
Dutchman Falls
LaTourell Falls
LaTourell Falls
Monkland Road Wind Farm
Monkland Road Wind Farm
Multnomah Falls
Multnomah Falls
Wahkeena Falls
Wahkeena Falls
Wizard Island, Crater Lake
Wizard Island, Crater Lake
Crater Lake Near Sunset
Crater Lake Near Sunset
Crater Lake Sunset
Crater Lake Sunset
Pelton Reservoir
Pelton Reservoir
Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State Park
Valentine Cave
Valentine Cave
Arch Rock
Arch Rock
Harris Beach
Harris Beach
Mount Shasta
Mount Shasta
Secret Beach
Secret Beach
Bandon Beach Pinnacles
Bandon Beach Pinnacles
Coquille River Lighthouse
Coquille River Lighthouse
Lone Ranch Beach
Lone Ranch Beach
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Thors's Well
Thors's Well
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Haystacks from Ecola Park
Haystacks from Ecola Park
Tillamook Rock Lighthouse
Tillamook Rock Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Cold Lake
Cold Lake
Mount Saint Helens
Mount Saint Helens
Total Solar Eclipse and Barn
Total Solar Eclipse and Barn
Total Solar Eclipse
Total Solar Eclipse
The Columbia River Gorge
The Columbia River GorgeThis view is from the Portand Women's Conference viewpoint, Vista Point is the lights on the ridge to the center right of the shot.
Cottonwood Canyon - John Day River
Cottonwood Canyon - John Day RiverEast of the Cascades the lush verdant landscape gives way to grassy arid plains.  The Cottonwood Canyon along the John Day River is a riparian paradise.
Vista Point Crown House
Vista Point Crown HouseFrom here a magnificent view of the Columbia River Gorge may be had.
Dutchman Falls
Dutchman FallsBehind Multnomah Falls is a trail that winds upwards, switchback after switchback, to additional waterfalls.  This one is Dutchman Falls.
LaTourell Falls
LaTourell FallsThe westernmost of the Columbia River Gorge waterfalls.
Monkland Road Wind Farm
Monkland Road Wind FarmBetween the town of Moro and Cottonwood Canyon is this vast wind farm.
Multnomah Falls
Multnomah FallsThe most famous waterfall in the Columbia River Gorge, two levels with a bridge between the two levels and a grueling hike up to the top of the falls and beyond.
Wahkeena Falls
Wahkeena FallsThe trail takes you within mere feet of this gorgeous cascade.
Wizard Island, Crater Lake
Wizard Island, Crater LakeA volcano in an ancient caldera.
Crater Lake Near Sunset
Crater Lake Near SunsetTaken from the north end of the caldera, smoke from raging forest fires lent an orange glow to the evening sky.
Crater Lake Sunset
Crater Lake SunsetThe sun sets in a fiery glow amid copious smoke settled in the caldera.
Pelton Reservoir
Pelton ReservoirNear where I set up for my eclipse photo, at the eastern edge of the Warm Springs reservation.
Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State ParkVolcanic intrusions eroded by a creek make for a rugged and beautiful landscape.
Smith Rock State Park
Smith Rock State ParkA pinnacle of volcanic rock punctuates a gorgeous landscape.
Valentine Cave
Valentine CaveA lava tube cave in Lava Beds National Monument in California, just south of Klamath Falls.
Arch Rock
Arch RockOne of the iconic geologic features along the Samuel Boardman Scenic Corridor.
Harris Beach
Harris BeachIn southern Oregon, a splash of Pacific beauty.
Mount Shasta
Mount ShastaOnce spewing fiery death, this volcano looms placidly above the north California countryside.
Secret Beach
Secret BeachAn unmarked hidden parking lot and no indications of its existence along US 101, a hike down a thickly wooded trail takes you to a secret gem of the Oregon coastline.
Bandon Beach Pinnacles
Bandon Beach PinnaclesStone sentinels glow in the sunset on the Oregon Coast in Bandon.  A bird on the WIzard Hat sits attentively at close of day.
Coquille River Lighthouse
Coquille River LighthouseNot an easy lighthouse to photograph but worth the effort.
Lone Ranch Beach
Lone Ranch BeachA neutral density filter can render the energetic waves into foggy goodness.
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Heceta Head LighthouseA roadside pulloff gives a gorgeous view of this Oregon coast beacon.
Thors's Well
Thors's WellJust south of Yachats, this 12-foot-wide hole in the basalt coastal shelf has claimed many lives over the years.  It is a siren for photographers all over the world.
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Umpqua River LighthouseThis million-dollar French-made fresnel lens is the capping gemstone of this unassuming lighthouse on the Pacific coast.
Haystacks from Ecola Park
Haystacks from Ecola ParkLooking south from the high point at Ecola State Park towards the rocky "haystacks" dotting the coast.
Tillamook Rock Lighthouse
Tillamook Rock LighthouseA mile out to sea, this defunct and abandoned lighthouse bravely faces the elements all alone but it has its landlocked admirers.
Yaquina Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head LighthouseThe wind is strong, the terrain bare and the view unparalleled.
Cold Lake
Cold LakeIn the Mount Saint Helens area, this lake sits in the uneasy presence of the looming volcano.
Mount Saint Helens
Mount Saint HelensAn unreal, alien landscape scarred by its 1980 eruption.
Total Solar Eclipse and Barn
Total Solar Eclipse and BarnThe generosity of the family that owns this barn in inviting me in to sit and experience this phenomenon I've waited my whole life for is something I will always be grateful for.
Total Solar Eclipse
Total Solar EclipseAugust 21, 2017 at 10:20 AM local time.  My goal was to capture what the eclipse looked like to the unaided eye.  This is exactly what it looked like.
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