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Sand & Sage Hunt Test

Hello, if you’re stopping by to see photos of the Sand & Sage AKC Hunting Test in April, follow the link below to see the online galleries. New albums are being added for the next few days, so be sure and check back if you don’t see what or who you are looking for. Sand […]


Memory of Summer

Summer's over, but the memory lingers

Summer’s over, but it’s memory lingers on. A single drop of dew clings to a green leaf in the garden. Abstract macro photograph showing in brilliant detail the beauty in nature that exists all around us in our daily life. Image available on iStock. Like this:Like Loading…


White High Energy Cattle Dog Running a Dirt Trail With a Smile

White cattle dog running on dirt trail wearing a smile and tongue hanging out.

My awesome Milo dog. A beautuful cattle dog mix we adopted through Benton Franklin Humane Society. Available for licensing on iStock. Like this:Like Loading…


Garden Warriors – Paper Wasp Squash Bug Terminators

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This is the first year I’ve found squash bugs bugging me and my squash plants. It turns out though, that the paper wasps from a nearby nest love to eat baby squash bugs. So after rubbing the remaining eggs from under the leaves, not another squash bug was to be found the rest of the […]


Dancing Dandelions

Dancing Dandelions

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Best Friends

Best Friends

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Custom Iphone & Android Cases

Spring Cherry Blossom

This image and many others are now available as personalized iPhone or Android phone cases here in my Pixels.com shop. Like this:Like Loading…


New On Etsy Today – WINTER SUNSHINE…

One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb

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Shining Sea

Shining Sea

New On iStock…       I’ve titled this image Shining Sea, but it is actually a river. More specifically, the Columbia River with the brilliant summer sun sinking slowly into it. Like this:Like Loading…


Cloudscape

Cloudscape

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Love of Horses

Love of Horses

This video features footage from a photo session in Montana during September of 2012 with two of my nieces playing with and showing their love of horses on a beautiful autumn day. My niece Karlie took her favorite photographs and video from the shoot and put them together with a beautiful song. The weather was very […]


Senior Year Photo Session

Senior Session

Senior Year of Highschool… A major milestone in life signifying a destination reached, with a new journeys soon to follow. A time of new found independence and responsibilities. Hopes, dreams and plans for the future.  And lifelong friends who will always remember us in the prime of our lives, no matter how the test of […]


Hummingbird

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This beautiful hummingbird is the latest fine art print being made available today in my Etsy shop. Click the image for more details. Have you ever observed a hummingbird moving about in an aerial dance among the flowers – a living prismatic gem…. it is a creature of such fairy-like loveliness as to mock all […]


Dragonfly Closeup

Dragonfly

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Forgotton Little Treaures

Girl With Tulip

While digging through old files on my computer looking for an old document, I am finding lots of forgotton little treasures. This is one of the first videos I ever did combining music with my photos, and although I was somewhat limited in editing tools and experience at the time, I loved seeing this “oldie” […]


Mid-Columbia Eastern Washington Photo Gallery

Kayaker In The Yakima Delta

I’ve recently added a selection of my photographs taken in and around the Mid-Columbia region of Tri-Cites in Eastern Washington State to my online portfolio. There are so many photo opportunities here where I live – – dramatic skies, wildlife, three rivers coming together, agriculture, vineyards, orchards, amazing topography carved out from glaciers of many […]


Beauty In Nature Portfolio Addition

Blue Ripples On Water

To see my entire selection of images recently added to my “Beauty In Nature” portfolio, you can click here: Beauty in nature Here are a few previews below… Like this:Like Loading…


Beauty In The Mid-Columbia

Horse Heaven Hills

Beautiful scenery abounds year round in Tri-Cities Mid-Columbia region of Eastern Washington state. I feel very fortunate to live in the Northwest. Drama in the sky, orchards and vineyards, three rivers converging, treeless mountains, shrub steppe, wildlife and the refuges they live in are just a few of the perks, if you appreciate nature’s beauty. […]


Prosser, Washington Panoramic View at Twilight

Mount Adams Sunset

I ventured out recently to photograph Pan-Starrs Comet, which was forecasted to appear that evening at twilight, just to the left of where the sun set. I found a nice high spot on a hill above Prosser, Washington which I thought would be a perfect lookout. Well, I never did see that comet. Maybe it […]


Photography In Space

NASA Blue Earth

I’ll probably never have the chance to see or photograph our beautiful earth from space, but it doesn’t stop me from wondering how amazing that experience could be. NASA astronaut and photographer Dr. Don Pettit sheds some light on the out of this world video featuring images of space and Earth from the International Space […]


Have You Had A Good Pep Talk Lately?

Pep Talk

We can all use a little pep talk every once in a while. Big words of wisdom and inspiration from a little guy… Like this:Like Loading…


My Water Loving Dog

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Milo, my crazy dog, loves to run through water. I discovered this his first day home after we adopted him from Benton Franklin Humane Society. After getting settled in and checking out his new back yard, he ran, jumped and frolicked through our backyard fish pond. Many times. Through it. Up and down the water […]


Adopt A Dog Month

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American Humane Society is promoting October as Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. Thirteen years ago, our family adopted Buddy through Pet Over Population of Tri-Cities. He so lived up to his name by becoming a great friend not only to our other dog – Leroy, but to our entire family. August 13 of this year, […]


Wallula Gap Hike

Glacial Fields & Shrub-Steppe

A slideshow of photographs from a 6 mile hike yesterday by the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. We walked the animal trails over glacial fields and shrub-steppe – up, up and up some more to be rewarded with a beautiful vista view of the Columbia river and Wallula Gap below. You’ll […]


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