It was early, on my first morning back in Central Oregon. I was looking out the kitchen window that faces west, toward the cascade mountains. There was bright light filtering through the tree line that blocks my view of the mountains. What could this bright light be? I rubbed my eyes again, but the light was still a mystery. So out the back door I go to investigate the situation, once outside I could see the light was the full moon. I quickly ran back into house to retrieve my camera. Setting my ISO high and shutter as low as possible for a hand held image. I experienced something I don’t remember ever seeing before. The full moon was setting right behind the mountains known as the Three Sisters.
Sunset on Crooked River Gorge train bridge. Morgan and I debated about being here for sunset. I was glad we did, it was a wonderful time. June 2, 2015 f11 17 mm iso 100 HDR
400 mm 400 iso f5.6 1/1000 Morgan and I were thrilled to watch the Bald Eagles take care of their fledglings. We were on the canyon wall looking into the nest. It was amazing. June 1, 2015, Smith Rock State Park, Oregon.
I was at one of my favorite places at one of my favorite times, which is thirty minutes before sunrise. This particular Saturday morning was no different. I was set-up to photograph the sunrise right at the water’s edge at Old Bison Ranch. It is summer time that means snakes are out and about, so…