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Aurora Borealis Hits Home

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– It was quite a show, last Monday evening, across the Northern Hemisphere. The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, made quite an appearance even as far West and South as Anacortes, WA. From my vantage point near the Anacortes Ferry … Read More

Snow Geese in the Skagit Valley

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I finally got out for the first time this year and found some of the migrating snow geese that so regularly visit the Skagit Valley. Photographing the snow geese is always a treat. It’s not always easy to find large … Read More

Anacortes: For Sale – Beach Front

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Here is a gorgeous home for sale in Anacortes I had the opportunity to photograph recently. I have the great fortune to work with C9 Photography on occasion and it’s always a pleasure. They are one of the premier real … Read More

Behind the scenes album cover shoot Six Pack Pretty

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I love where my job takes me sometimes. My two favorite pastimes, photography and beer. I had the unique opportunity to do a photoshoot for a band called Six Pack Pretty at the old defunct Olympia Brewery buildings in Olympia WA. Six Pack Pretty is a cover band from Aberdeen WA….

RAW Processing – Before and After

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This before and after image shows the power of processing RAW filesĀ in Lightroom 5. The landscape image on the left, taken at Mount Baker an hour from Bellingham on Huntoon Trail at sunset, is the unedited “RAW” out of camera … Read More

PhotoLush 2015 – Rachel Vos – Creating Art

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PhotoLush 2015 was a resounding success! So many talented, gracious and giving artists come out to share their knowledge with the photography community. From portrait and wedding photographers, newborn photographers, videographers and landscape shooters, there is always something for everyone. … Read More

The Underpants

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Catchy title huh? This is the name of a 1910 stage play that was originally written by playwright Carl Sternheim. The original German farce was called Die Hose and later adapted by Steve Martin and renamed, The Underpants. I had … Read More